Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Kids Pursuit



Still with the fox project, here are some concept sketches for the children in the story.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

'River Crossing'

A more polished version of the previous 'river crossing' concepts. I'm still unsure whether I'll go with this style but it was fun to try something like this.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Landscapes



Inspired by some recents visits to a place called Marburg. My personal view of observation is that sometimes it's best used through the filter of memory. I think we somehow distill what was important to us in the subject when we recall it from past observation. When the subject is in front of us the details can be overwhelming.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

New project


Here's some concept art for a new project I've started on. The fox concepts were some early ideas which I think I'll change, and the top two images were just figuring out a composition and working out a technique to use. I didn't really like the black ink in the topmost image, but thought the background was heading in the right direction

Friday, September 9, 2011

Ipswich Festival of Children's Literature



Here are some photos and doodles from my first 2 days at a festival for children's literature. I don't generally like drawing in front of people, but the kids were very enthusiastic and made it unexpectedly enjoyable for me.

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