Tag Archives: ink

I don’t even know where to begin!

I’ve been busy.  I have so much to show you that I haven’t a clue where to begin.  So, I’m going to leave you with a link to my shop for now, as it has prints of a few of my shiny  new illustrations for you to look at.  I think it’s time I started […]

Some New Stuff

Hello again, poor neglected blog.  It is official, I’m an art student….again. I’ve had a bit of a shock to my system;this college actually gives you stuff to do, and lots of it!  We get live briefs, studio units, visual recording (drawing, painting from life) computers in art and design, AS photography (almost as much […]

Laid Back

This is VERY different to my usual work. I got bored watching TV last night so I started sketching some random things 😀 I sketched this guy really quick with an hb pencil. I used a cocktail stick dipped in ink to draw loosely over the pencil lines, then did some quick blocking in and […]

Birds Of Prey project-New Zealand CaraCara Bird

Recently we saw a birds of prey display team fly some amazing birds around South Park.  Ben Potter, The team leader, kindly allowed me to take some reference photographs of the birds up close.  One of the biggest characters of the show was the CaraCara bird. This bird was smart, and incredibly cheeky. The moment […]

Swan sketch in carbon and ink

Just a quick carbon and ink sketch. I liked the viewpoint in this one. I might add an extra ink wash to the background, to tidy it up a bit.

Small swan study in acrylic and ink.

Just thought I’d post this small study I did this afternoon, another swan from the nature reserve.  I did this one in acrylic white paint, adding shadows with diluted ink. I’m thinking about doing a large graphite and carbon drawing of this..

First proper blog post!

Here it is, the very first sentence in my first proper Blog post! My name is Owen, I draw, I paint, I procrastinate.  That is all the information you are getting for now 😀 You may have noticed that I haven’t filled in my Bio yet, it’s on my to do list.  If I could list […]