The Squirrel Cage Cutter

Back in early spring when food was hard to come by for all our feathered and furry friends the local squirrel (or one of them) was as is usual helping himself to the birsds nuts and it seems they were having some difficulty getting to the nuts inside. Squirrel on bird feeder - Copyright Simon … Continue reading The Squirrel Cage Cutter

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

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