Quiet study of my cat asleep. Sketchbook Pro on iPad 2 I found myself walking with my iPad past my cat curled asleep and decided wherever it was I supposed to go not as important as stopping to sketch the moment. I've decided that 2020 will be the year to capture these [...]
I just spent Saturday morning studying the Extensor muscles of the human forearm. It is truly fascinating to see how all the muscles that extend both the hand at the wrist and the fingers originate on the bony prominence of the humerus called the Lateral Epicondyle. In a similar way, all the flexors originate on [...]
Starting the year with some #sketches of my #cat as he lay beside me on the couch. I was supposed to be working on the storyboards for a new book book but he was just too tempting to ignore.8B on 8.5 x 11" printer paper
It's sometimes surprising what you find when you're cleaning up piles of old drawings. I found these two from long ago but clearly remembered moments. Rudy was the Dachshund belonging to the family of a friend of ours. Rudy had a unique 'what do I care what you want?' atitude which suited everyone just fine. Except [...]
caribou head study pencil crayon c.1979 caribou skull study pencil 1977 study of wing pencil 1977 bear skull study 1981
I was doing some skeletal studies of the foot and lower leg and it struck me that the bones of the foot were squid or octopus like in their form and rhythm. So I stuck in a whale only to realize that it would be a sperm whale and not blue that would go after [...]
Response to another challenge to post work. Dated March 29 but done this morning instead of answering Monday morning emails. 6B on cheap paper. time to bring out the better stuff on the shelves.
I was at the Human Anatomy labs and the Bone Rooms/ OVC /University of Guelph with my Humber and Seneca students for the last two days. After everyone left today I took an hour to do a study of this black bear skeleton for myself. 8B pencil on mat board. 18 x 24 inches approx.
We have a small bronze rabbit that I bought in Halifax years ago. He sits by a door mostly unnoticed. I decided to sketch him today and found he has rather an evil stare that I'd never noticed. Not sure if I feel comfortable with him anymore. One never knows what happens in the dark.However [...]