Wednesday, 23 February 2011

A few pages from my current sketchbook

Whilst trying to work out the structure for my final MA project I got slightly sidelined and a bit overexcited sticking sheets of paper together and created a rather long rough drawing of a fishing village, which seems to work quite nicely as a concertina book. So now pondering how i can go about making this ...

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Captain Bushybeard

Have been looking into the whaling industry of the 19th century, and found the photograph this drawing is based on while trawling through the Scott Polar Research Institute archive. I couldn't resist the awesome beard, so had a go at drawing him, with an attempt at combining the way i draw people when i do portrait work and the way i draw characters from my head.