Welcome to the last ‘Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone’ for 2016, the series of posts that exist to prod you into just drawing!
Now, I have never once pretended to be a good artist, through trial and error, and a lot of practice I’ve managed to make a few things work – with only a few more hours left in 2016 and it is time to take a look at the art I have drawn, sketched, and attempted over 2016.
Inktober is an annual event set in the month of October, the idea is you draw one ink-based sketch a day for thirty-one days. This is the third year I have taken part in this event and this year I choose the theme of Teddy Bear/Superhero mash-ups, with of course, my traditional Halloween themed Monster sketch to cap the event off at Day 31… Take the jump and see how I did.
Like all things this all started very innocently… To grow my art style I decided to have a go at drawing the Powerpuff Girls, with their bold, but simple dynamic shapes, and heavy lines I wanted to see what I could take from this clean style. In an evening I had drawn Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup, and had a blast drawing them. From there I drew Bubbles dressed as Supergirl for my Daughter… And it sort of exploded…
Over the next eleven days I will be producing the Doctor from Doctor Who as a Cuddly Sketch Card and posting them here as I get them done. First one out of the gate is the very first Doctor played by William Hartnell in the Doctor Who TV series in 1963. This illustration was finished in black ink and watercolor and because we only ever saw the first Doctor in black and white I restricted my palette to grays. Continue reading →
This May 4th for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY I will be at my LCS Chucks Comics celebrating the day and being allowed once again through the kindness of Captain Chuck to sell my wares. So please join me for this fun little event, I will be bringing along all the Cuddly Sketch Cards including my Chucks Comics Exclusive FCBD. Continue reading →