Posts Tagged ‘scribbles’

Illustration Friday: Early

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

This girl (and a couple of her siblings/twins) showed up in my sketches from last week but I didn’t include them because I knew I wanted to use her & soon. So now I’ve got lumpy men and triangular-headed women populating my nascent world. No idea where I’ll end up with this but I like her face a lot. As for the theme, I knew I wasn’t going to do birds…and actually I probably will stay away from birds in general because so many folks are birds, even though I love drawing birds in various ways and do so rather a lot when I’m just doodling. So anyway, “early.” Interpret as you will, but this is where I wound up with it.

Click for bigger as usual.


illustration friday: equipment

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

oh, the sketches. the one million sketches, most awful, and having been squeezed desperately in-between work and herding a toddler. I didn’t much like this word but I am okay with the result, I suppose. I like his legs, anyway.

All digital, Scribbles and Photoshop. As usual click for large. On the right are some of my many brainstormy sketches, most in Scribbles. Click it for reasonably large, click here for enormo.


Now, the illustration-friday

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Having discarded the Musketeer, I just went with what felt right, which is this grim little bugger right here. All I know is that he is ahead of those four miseries behind him and he’s looking ahead at something, however unpleasant it might be.

The sketch again was done in Scribbles (@atebits! let me pay you!) and screenshotted into Photoshop, painted there. As usual, click for (much!) larger.


First, the reject

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

This kind of seemed to be going well – I liked the “A,” he was kind of a musketeer…but I just couldn’t get behind it in the end. This is all digital, using Scribbles, for which I have a demo and which I have been trying desperately to buy (it’s only $20!) but I am being thoroughly, 100% thwarted in every way.