Category Archives: Illustration

Sketches made when waiting…

A self portrait in a little mirror. I like being a bit unflattering with myself. No hairbrush, early night or shave for me. The eye is closed as the mirror was so near the two eyes were giving differnet views. … Continue reading

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TABOO

The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading

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Little sketches

Izzy and Kate in Byron burgers. Drawn on the napkin with a 2H pencil. There was a photo of a Clinical Physiologist, Dr Gerald Graham in the Times Obits. I liked the lighting and doodled a version. Shot at an … Continue reading

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Sherlock / Ian Mckellen in the dresser

Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Mark Gatiss are great to capture in pencil. Such different faces. Sketched while watching the TV. It’s cheap life drawing but the model is usually moving. Taboo is next. The Dresser. A good movie with a crackling … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 1. Japanese lady ‘Y’.

Life drawing at the Mary Ward Centre on a Friday night. Fun fun fun. Continue reading

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A sketch from Parliament Hill last Saturday.

A nice day. I was there to drop someone off at rugby. As the café was full I sat on a bench and sketched. Here’s the result with and without notation. I loved the dog Betsy who as dogs are … Continue reading

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Life drawing 7: Black ground & two models. With The Stooges in my head.

Three deep grey painted sheets of paper. Two models. On Friday night. Add the music of The Stooges and watch me go. Strong stuff. Continue reading

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