Creature Sketchbook

Here’s a selection of creatures I’ve found in my sketchbooks… These guys are possums, who have an unfortunate habit of moving into people’s roofs in Australia, uninvited. The largest drawing looks like the possum who kicked the ventilation grill off my bathroom ceiling one night, and decided to have a good peek inside the house.Continue reading “Creature Sketchbook”

Sydney Sketchbook

  Three years ago, I didn’t know how to draw. It was always something I wanted to do, but had been convinced that I couldn’t. It’s a long story, but basically one night I wandered into an evening class. Drawing has been my favourite hobby ever since. I think drawing is great for writers. It activatesContinue reading “Sydney Sketchbook”

Scary heads and a cat who became a gargoyle

  Continuing this week’s collection of unusual and spooky-ish drawings, here are some heads from an evening class I took last year. The art room was full of marble heads, statues and the odd skeleton. I thought it best to start from the beginning (or the end I guess) so first up was a skull:  Continue reading “Scary heads and a cat who became a gargoyle”

Every blog needs a cat

I like to draw all sorts of things, particularly animals. It wouldn’t be a blog without a cat, so here’s my contribution. There’s a cat at the end of my street, who looks like this. She just stares, plays it cool, surveys the scene and retreats behind the wall. She has a pretty impressive mane andContinue reading “Every blog needs a cat”