Character Sketches

I am surrounded by creative projects in various stages of completion. Here are some character sketches from an ambitious plan I had to write an illustrated novel. Our beautiful heroine has been captured…   By a mean and pompous vampire-hunter… And held captive in a terrifying prison, where the guards keep watch… Due to herContinue reading “Character Sketches”

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”