It's hard to believe that the Lord of the Rings films are now 20 years older or more now. Having read the books I would say that the films where an honest, modern interpretation of the story. They definitely don't follow the the story or tone of the stories line by line but great in … Continue reading “Argonath” The Pillars of Kings – A Sketchwork
Sketchwork – Top Gun Maverick
Here's a lok at my latest sketcwork, taken from the Top Gun Maverick movie poser I saw it and it was to me this brilliant blend of old and new, a now much older Maverick looking up at the twin fighters from a P51 Mustang. I (for some reason) had to draw it... So I … Continue reading Sketchwork – Top Gun Maverick
Sketching Little Dogs
This latest large sketch work is based on a photo of 2 small dogs laying on a sofa. As you can imagine getting the it to look right is more than just perspective and getting the face look right - there's loads of fur try and capture the look of. So the line drawing started … Continue reading Sketching Little Dogs
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 – Human in Perspective
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... Perspective is something hard to get right when drawing something let alone someone but with a little help and practice this sketch worked out quite well I thinkWhat do you think?
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
I've been working a bit on my sketching, especially with portraits as they're quite interesting, my latest work was of a portrait of Scarlett Johansson. This was the finished sketch: The hardest bit I found with this is the charcoal pencils, the fine detail with them seems hard to achieve and I'm wondering if I … Continue reading Sketching Scarlett
Comic Relief – Alien Contact
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.
Icy Moonlit Wolf Scene
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
Inktober – Ancient
I've hear about this Inktober thing for years now and I've never thought about taking part. While I'm not really taking part fully I thought I might dive in some days.Today's prompt was Ancient so I thought I would draw the Colosseum.
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