Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Drawing The Teddy Bear Superhero Hero Ted

Hero Ted - The Superhero Teddy Bear Out To Save the World Before Bedtime
Have you met Hero Ted? He is the Superhero Teddy Bear out to save the world just before bedtime. I had chance a couple of days ago to do a quick character study illustration just to play with some elements of this new hero. Continue reading

Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Three Year Progress

Hero Ted Page One by Nick DavisI talk a lot in Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone about never giving in, about keep practicing and drawing is like a muscle – the more you exercise it the stronger you get. I am by no means an accomplished artist, although my confidence in my skills have grown that I can draw the Hero Ted scene above, and feel fairly happy about it. Now after the jump I am going to reveal to you the astonishing truth to my artistic progress. Continue reading

Drawing Outside Your Comfort Zone – Anime Nurse In a Chinese Dress With a Phoenix Motif [UPDATED]

Chinese Dress Anime NurseThis was an odd commission to get – drawing an anime styled Nurse in a Chinese dress with a phoenix motif. This would take me completely outside my comfort zone of my more normal cartoony cuddly toy Teddy Bear zone and really did test me. Continue reading