Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone: Redirecting Your Ability

Nick Davis Teddy Bear Author And ArtistHello, and welcome to another installment of Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone, today I am going to talk about redirecting your ability. What do I mean about this… Well, join me after the jump and I will discuss it below.

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Go, Go Robo-Ted Mecha Anime Holding The Line Against The Boogeyman

Robo Ted Manga Action Panel
Go, Go Robo-Ted!!! Piloted by the grim LT Booyah, Robo-Ted is our last best hope against the Monster constructs of the Boogeyman…

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Writing Without Fear – Ideas Are Like Buses… Wait Forever And Three Come At Once

Tristan the Teddy Bear from the Teddy Bear Tales (art by Dan Nokes)As a creative writer you sit there coming up with ideas for storylines, characters and interesting plot hooks. It involves long hours, and sometime waking up in the middle of the night and frantically scribbling the idea down on your phone, or notepad. Then you go to sleep, thinking you’ve come up with he most original story idea ever! Well… I have news for you… Chances are someone has had the same idea as you, this is why ideas are like buses… They all come at once. Continue reading

Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Learning How To Draw

Daisy - A simple but very effective floral work painted at Michael's Store as part of my Art Demo for the workshops I am running.The last couple of years I got asked this question at every show, ‘what advice can you give me about learning to draw?’ It confuses me a little bit, because my skills are not overwhelming and are limited. My reply is normally gesturing at my work and saying, ‘are you sure you asking the right person?’ Continue reading

The Anatomy Of A Composite Drawing – The Princess Archer & Companions

The Princess Archer by Nick DavisThe Princess Archer story is one of my original Once Upon a Time Adventures called The Wonder Tales, it is the story of a Princess called Gwendolyn who is flung by magic to the Land of the Sun and her journey back to her home – the Ninth Kingdom. On this quest she is joined by Kurt the Wolf Boy, cursed by Baba Yaga to be Werewolf, or Wolf, but never a boy, a nervous faire creature Will O’Wisp and their guide Tobisum the Inch High Samurai. You can read their adventures at The Wonder Tales. Continue reading