As part of my aim to create more art in both digital and traditional ways I wanted to re-create the space scene that I use quite a lot on my site and see how well I could make it using what I had. Unlike the previous times I have created planet rings I didn't take … Continue reading Space Art – Saturn and the Distant Sun
I've had a picture of this car for ages, it's so bright and red and the shine on it was amazing - I wanted to draw it or at least have a go. I don't know why it's one of those itches I think someone who does art gets...This is how it went. I got … Continue reading Color Sketching an Alfa Romeo
I've been playing with overlays again. This time I've overlayed the Gargantua black hole from Interstellar. What do ya think? I might try getting more daring with these... See what I can find.
I've been very much in a creative lull lately. Since pretty much the beginning of the year I've hardly written, drawn, sketched or done any digital art... I needed to rejuvenate my creativeness. So I looked about a bit and I found myself a book on creating Sci-Fi concepts! Mechanika from Doug Chiang is packed … Continue reading Drawing Sci-Fi and finding Imagination
I've been having a play, merging my pictures with images from others to overlay them and create something kinda cool. What do we think about seeing Saturn at sunset over the horizon. I made a few pictures of this, which one is best do you think? Saturn from Cassini (Credit NASA / JPL) overlayed onto … Continue reading Image Overlays – Saturn at Sunset
I've been having a play, merging my pictures with images from others to overlay them and create something kinda cool. This one is of Neptune and Triton taken from Voyager 2 overlayed onto a sunset picture that I took. What do you think? Neptune and Triton from Voyager 2 (Credit NASA / JPL) overlayed onto … Continue reading Image Overlays – Neptune Triton with Sunset
For Kate's Comic Relief Isolation Fun I thought I would see what I could do - as a first attempt I came up with this: Enjoy! I hope you're all well.
Hello everyone, I was going to share this ages ago - I have no idea what got in the way but it did. Anyway I created a howling wolf scene that had been stuck in my head.You know like sometimes you have something in your mind and you have to create it? Like scratching an … Continue reading Icy Moonlit Wolf Scene
As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. This pumpkin drawing is a simple and quick little sketch that quite cool. Layers Use the layer tool to create different layers for all the different drawing elements, this will help greatly in putting everything in the right order. Find it under Layer … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – The Spooky Scene
As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. I'm building up a spooky Halloween scene to go with my Ghost Called Bob stories. I've written one every year for a few years now and I've had to use an image that wasn't my own... until now.Anyway, for this image I need … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Bat
As it's Halloween month I thought I would create some seasonal drawings. This pumpkin drawing is a simple and quick little sketch that quite cool. Pumpkin Body Create a shape like this from a rectangle. Pumpkin Body 2 Create another rectangle shape like this. Merge the Body Lay one over the other. The Stalk The … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing a Pumpkin
Ever thought about drawing some grass? Me neither until recently but I've found a cool way to do it in Inkscape. Have a look: Create the Blade With the pen tool draw a line with the line shape set to Triangle Out. Bend the Brass Using the Nodes tool click on the grass in the … Continue reading Digital Art with InkScape – Drawing Grass the Easy Way