Inktober 2015 – The First Fifteen Sketchcards Of October

Inktober The First Fifteen SketchcardsThere is an annual event for artists of all talents that runs throughout the month of October called Inktober. The idea is you draw one illustration a day with ink, black, brown, blue, red whatever… It just has to be inked; me I use Faber-Castell Pitt Pens for that duty. 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

Adventure Yet To Come – A Teddy Bear Tale II Illustration By Nick Davis

Adventure Yet To Come by Nick Davis

Adventure Yet To Come – A Teddy Bear Tale II Illustration by Nick Davis

This is an illustration featuring Tristan and Wilma based on the final paragraph from A Teddy Bear Tale II, Tristan the Teddy Bears second adventure as he saved the Toy Train from the Green Headed Monster. So, if you don’t want to know how that illustrated adventure ended don’t click the jump. 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