Drawing Lab Challenge #12

This is the twelfth challenge post for the Drawing Lab Challenge. Grab your copy of ‘Drawing lab for mixed media artists: 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun‘ and join us as we tackle the book together. Details of the challenge and joining can be found here. This week the challenge is… Lab 2 (Page […]

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Zentangle eyes

Sunday Sketches from the week of funk

I’ve only got dud sketches for this week’s Sunday Sketches. Last week was a funk week so very little was done. First up we have an attempt to answer last week’s Illustration Friday prompt of ‘deja-vu’. I had a concept, but my brain wouldn’t supply me with an image to fully communicate what I was […]

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carbon paper texture sampler

Experiments with carbon paper

Drawing Lab Challenge #11 – how did you do? I managed to slip off the rails somewhat and do something not quite what the challenge was asking for. I didn’t really feel like drawing something, I felt like playing with textures, so I did. I grabbed some carbon paper (of which I have a pile […]

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These four walls

Stagnation: the enemy of Inspiration

This is a photo of my loungeroom/livingroom. I took it approximately five minutes ago. Here you can see the mess and the strong influence of my children. This is the scene I have been staring at for the last several weeks. In this shot you can see where I’ve been sitting. To the left, on […]

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Drawing Lab Challenge #11

Apologies for the absence of this challenge for the past few weeks. The holiday season and the creation of this new blog pretty much wiped out everything for me. But! It’s back, so ready your pencils… This is the eleventh challenge post for the Drawing Lab Challenge. Grab your copy of ‘Drawing lab for mixed […]

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Cosmos, acrylic on illustration board scan and digitally altered, approx. 210 x 210 mm. Another experiment, this time with digital art. The challenge this month over at Creative Every Day is ‘cosmos’ and I couldn’t leave a word like that alone. This is the result. I’m not 100% happy with it and I may make […]

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Challenge Directory

In search of a challenge? Here are a few I know about – Challenge Directory. If you have a challenge you would like me to list, hosted by yourself or someone else, please drop me a comment here and I’ll be happy add it. Nutty (building a website)

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