Friday, 28 August 2015

Happy Birthday, Jack Kirby!

Today marks the 98th anniversary of the birth of Jack Kirby
Here's my contribution to this years' Birthday portrait gallery at Kirby-Vision.

Monday, 24 August 2015

Do ya think it's alright?

Tommy and his tormentor Cousin Kevin.
Created on the iPad using Inkpad & Sketches Pro.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

John Steed

A belated tribute to Patrick Macnee which marks my first piece of artwork created solely on the iPad. Apps used were Adobe Draw (initial sketch), Inkpad (vector inking) and Sketches Pro (colour).

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Commute Doodles

Have sketchbook will travel.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015


Trying to capture a consistent look to new character designs.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

New Stuff

About time I got round to posting some new sketchbook pages instead of letting them fester unseen. These are from an untitled project that's been hanging about for a few weeks in the hope of some narrative. Plenty of characters to design so expect a livelier posting regime to follow.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Happy Birthday, Jack Kirby!

I'm a little embarrassed that last years Kirby portrait for KIRBY-VISION is only three posts further down the page. I'll be addressing this flagrant blog neglect in the coming months with new 'Drunk Beatles' work. Until then, HAPPY 97th BIRTHDAY, MR. KIRBY!

Friday, 28 February 2014

Paul & Jeremy

A Drunk Beatles piece from the sketchbook worked up in Manga Studio.

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Blog Neglect

Hoping to get some regular posts up over the next few months as the Drunk Beatles project starts to move towards finished artwork. In the meantime here's something I drew last December for the office Secret Santa (the rule being no names on pressies just drawings, then you guess which is yours).

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Eleven Doctors

Here's my little tribute for The Doctor's 50th anniversary.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Happy Birthday, Jack Kirby!

Today marks the 96th anniversary of the birth of Jack Kirby. Here's my portrait of the great man for Kirby-Vision's annual birthday gallery.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Size matters

I have a tendency to draw quite small when character sketching. So in an effort to open things up a little I've been drawing to the full height of the page (14cm). The end result is a lot more satisfying as extra time was needed for the structure of the bodies. I did find though that once scanned, the carbon 'inks' did not render as strong as my smaller drawings and had to be touched up in Photoshop.