I started this picture ages ago but I got frustrated trying to draw her face. So she has been stuck on my iPad for about a year waiting for me to finish. Then, when I came to finally finish her, … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Drawings
When I first started fingerpainting, I would slap out a picture in an hour or two. As I got better at it, I would pay more and more attention to the detail and it took longer and longer and became … Continue reading
I’ve always thought of automats as lonely, melancholy places. I entered my first automat when I was 14 and visiting the first of many, many navy bases. Naval establishments in those days were almost defined by their automats and automats … Continue reading
I wonder if people seeing new paintings at the dawn of each new period experienced them the way we experience an exciting new technology? When the renaissance painters rediscovered perspective did their fans experience it the way we experience 3D … Continue reading
When I was a teenager, I thought there was nothing that I couldn’t do if I worked hard enough at it. Except art and music. All my attempts at drawing ended in tears and my attempts at playing the recorder … Continue reading
I have a routine now. I google for an image on my iPhone and prop it on my knee while I sketch it on my iPad. I think that’s enough copying for now though. Time to come up with my … Continue reading
I’m behind on posting sketches. Here’s one ofÂ I did of Dido on the plane ride home from Portland a couple of weeks ago. (click image for a bigger version)
I have become a total junkie for iPad art. Flickr is my pusher. Here are some of my favourite drugs. Hotel Midnight is a crazed daughter of the Surrealist project. Her dreams give me nightmares. Midnight works in themes; each … Continue reading
This one’s for Stan.
I might have to take a break from sketching. This one took me forever. More sketches on Flickr.