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”

Lunch hour sketchbook – Sydney, Australia

  My 2012 resolution was to do one drawing a day. The first step was to purchase the right sketchbook (this A5 Japanese one seemed perfect) and to fill it up by the end of the year. You might note it is now 2014. The book is still half empty. Months seems to go byContinue reading “Lunch hour sketchbook – Sydney, Australia”

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”