Last week I drew some gesture drawings of dogs from Line of Action and here are a few of the results! I enjoyed trying to capture the attitude of each dog. Most of these were drawn in 30 seconds. The ones with more detail were done in two minutes.
Inktober is an annual drawing challenge which I’ve taken part in before, but this year I’ve decided to do it a little differently. As the name suggests the drawings are supposed to be in ink, but this year I’m going to cheat and draw digitally. My aim with this challenge is to develop my characterContinue reading “Inktober 2018 #01 – Elsa”
My dog is notoriously difficult to photograph, let alone draw. This afternoon I managed to capture her in the garden as she munched on a very old tennis ball and an offcut from someone’s fence.
There’s been idea in my head that I’ve wanted to storyboard for a while. I’ve begun drawing thumbnails, but before going any further today I decided to get down some rough character designs. A dog features in this story, specifically a Border Collie, so I did some very loose drawings inspired by my own dogContinue reading “Collie Character”
Mother’s Day (or Mothering Sunday) was yesterday here in the UK. I made a little card for my mum with a Charley Harper-inspired caricature of Elsa, our Border Collie. Though my sister immediately knew what it was meant to be, our parents thought it was either a bear or a monkey. So here it is,Continue reading “Elsa, Dog Monkey”
This is my dog, Elsa. Elsa from Frozen, yes, but we didn’t name her! In reality she is more like Anna – feisty, determined and a bit nuts. At first she was asleep, but then she realised I was drawing her. This is her eye upside-down – she was lying like she is in theContinue reading “Elsa”
A quick doodle I did for Fathers’ Day. Elsa is our new Border Collie puppy. She likes to chew on things! Sadly, not only her own things … I used Kyle T. Webster’s Pastel Palooza brush, and was so impressed I’ve preordered his dry media brush set. You can find his brushes here.