Tag Archives: inspiration

faux cover

Just because I had so much fun making my fake logo and masthead, I wanted to mock up a cover! Probably needs the title to be chiselled into a block of cracked stone… The plan is to draw all new artwork, a gloriously pointless and self absorbed project.

“buoyancy”

Well, it was supposed to be about putting a bomb under my motivation, but this seemed like more fun! The Copics didn’t play too badly with the biro, just a bit of bleeding. I wonder how they’d go with printer ink if I scanned and printed the drawing…

“intro version”

Suck it up – part two. I often also look back with amazement on the careless extravagance and freedom of youth. Sometimes it’s my own youth that sparks it, other times it’s seeing someone else’s. Like teenagers out getting snacks for a movie night, while someone else is home cooking dinner. Plugging away on those […]

elf evolution

A little while back I read a cool blog post about an antidote to negatively comparing yourself to your heroes. The suggestion was to compare your work to your own 5 years back. Looking through some boxes to unpack, I found some folders of the multitude of drawings I did to document the fantasy world […]

“probation”

This is a story of two halves. Bad part first. The idea for this came into my head a couple of years back when I got the letter about my first check up scan. I still feel like a bit of a faker telling people I had cancer, because I never felt sick, but chemo […]

“muse#4”

This picture started out a little whiny… “it’s so hard to get motivated” Then I tracked down the first in the sequence that I’d forgotten about, all youthful exuberance… “I love being an artist!” The second was a rebellion against all the “serious” art I was doing to get into visual arts at VCA… “you […]