Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Never Give In

Art (Never Give In) by Solar-CitrusA common thing I hear from up and coming artists is, ‘I will never be good enough,’ or ‘my art sucks.’ When I am at conventions I hear it all the time, I have artists, that haven’t made the same leap as me, come to my table and say it to my face; leaving me at times a loss for words (I mean have you seen my work?). I cannot supply a quick fix, because there is no quick fix, all I can offer is the same advice of keep going. Some times it feels the biggest issue is that in today’s culture everyone is looking for that shortcut to make it happen now… Instant gratification…  Continue reading

Pour mon soutien à #JeSuisCharlie je me tiens avec #CharlesHebdo #liberté

I stand with Charlie Hebdo by Nick DavisLike many Artists,Writers and Cartoonists around the world I watched in horror when the Terrorist attack on the French Satirical Paper Charlie Hebdo in Paris took place. Continue reading

Tristan the Teddy Bear and his Boy an Unconditional Hugs Watercolor Inspired by E.H.Shepard

A Teddy Bear and his Boy by Nick Davis

‘Please don’t ever lose me.’ Tristan the Teddy Bear and his Boy by Nick Davis

Please don’t ever lose me… An Unconditional Hugs illustration, featuring Tristan the Teddy Bear and his Boy. I was inspired to create this piece by the original beautiful watercolor work for Winnie the Pooh by E.H.Shepard. Continue reading

A 52 Step Journey Into Cartoons And Comic Strips With Unconditional Hugs

The Final Unconditional Hugs Comic Strip

The Final Unconditional Hugs Comic Strip

Unconditional Hugs, the comic strip about a Teddy Bear and his Boy comes to an end today, after 52 strips I am closing out what has been a year-long creative journey for me, as I attempted to teach myself how to draw comic strip stories. Continue reading

Watercolor Sketch of the First Cuddly Superhero SuperTed and his Pal Spotty #SketchSaturday

SuperTed and Spotty by Nick Davis

SuperTed and Spotty by Nick Davis

Today started off with a Sketch Saturday challenge and although it turned into a drawing interrupted I decided on illustrating a childhood favorite from my home county of England. Continue reading