Simon’s Sketch Work – 3D Ball

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... I enjoyed this one, for some reason a bit of a pain getting the circle the right size and position but the shading seems to blend well. It's amazing that a … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – 3D Ball

Simon’s Sketch Work – Cosmic Eye

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... This is something I felt inspired to draw rather than a copy. I'm not sure I totally know what it means - maybe it's about the cosmic, human perspectiveWhat do you … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Cosmic Eye

Simon’s Sketch Work – Dancer

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... People are interesting to draw, the form and perspective makes it a challenge. This Dancer image was a struggle to get right and even now isn't perfect... but good enough.What do … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Dancer

Simon’s Sketch Work – Praying Hands

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... I've done a few recently and the first one was of some praying hands. There's something about praying hands that's peaceful, there's many things human hands can do for good or … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Praying Hands

Sketching of Virgin’s Galactic Spacecraft

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic spacecraft has finally flown, to some fanfare and a lot of controversy the Virgin Galactic took its first commercial flight some weeks back. Aesthetically it's quite a pretty thing, something that looks quite swan like and graceful. Finding a picture that inspired me - I created this sketch. There a few … Continue reading Sketching of Virgin’s Galactic Spacecraft

Space Art – The Clouds of Jupiter

After the fairly successful Horsehead Nebula I dived into a bit of planetary art this time the clouds of Jupiter were the subject. This took a fair bit of time this piece as the colours and patterns had to be shaped and merged and all of that good stuff. I'm quite pleased with this one … Continue reading Space Art – The Clouds of Jupiter