kidsketches

kidsketches

Very invested- watching The Neverending Story.

Spidery Sketches – Finding one’s way into an illustration

Spidery Sketches – Finding one’s way into an illustration

My work starts with very spidery, very tiny thumbnail sketches. I put down a web of lines and gesture, then follow up on the ones I want to use. I keep things very small (16-20% of final size) and work quickly to avoid getting attached to anything that might need to be redrawn or changed. These rough, intuitive sketches can carry an emotion […]

Sneak!

Sneak!

This guy is clearly making off with all the Halloween candy…

Two Monsters Dancing

Two Monsters Dancing

This pair emerged from a daily sketch exercise inspired by fabulous illustrator Sergio Ruzzier at a recent workshop. Given a list of prompts, spend just 2 minutes on each – no erasing! The results can be frustrating, but – if I’m in luck – crack right through a dull shell of procrastination and into the creative process. It’s all about spinning […]

Great little Monster Hunt

Great little Monster Hunt

Another, great workshop exercise from Sergio Ruzzio, based on five sentence prompts: Those characters were very peculiar, each in a different way. The path they took was like nothing they had seen before. After a long journey, they found what they were looking for. “Don’t!” They screamed. However one wants to see it, the whole thing […]