Tag Archives: Nature
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 […]
Just a simple illustration I painted using graphic design software. I didn’t want too much detail, I just aimed to capture the warmth and the movement in this scene. I’m starting a National Diploma in Graphic Design in September, so I’m brushing up on my digital illustration skills 😀
Just a little coloured pencil sketch of a rhino at Chester zoo. He seemed weary, the tedium of captive life eh? Boredom
Well, I’m in the mood for big cats again today. I was given permission to draw this handsome lion, Izu, by the young and accomplished teen photographer Charles. His photography can be found here- http://www.flickr.com/photos/charlessf/ I spent the entirety of this morning drawing this. The foreshortening was quite challenging, but I think I pulled it off. Izu’s mane […]
Ok, so it’s been a while since my last post, but I have got plenty of stuff lined up to show you now. I’m working on some large, detailed bird of prey studies at the moment, and I’ve also been playing around with digital collage. Here’s one of the collages I created a couple of […]
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.
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..