Thursday, October 25, 2012

Guess who showed up in my sketchbook? Mr. Grumpypants himself, Guy Davis' character The Marquis. He's such a fun guy to draw, I think because his silhouette is so iconic. Plus he always looks like he's got a pebble stuck in his shoe.



Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Hello internet! These are some people from my nephew's 5th birthday party - there was a trampoline but I wasn't allowed on it :C More importantly - DOGS!

Monday, July 30, 2012

A Message from the Past

So I was feeling kinda gloomy today and I was flipping through a semi-recent sketchbook and found this little comic I did about how great i was feeling at the time. It's like me-from-the-past is sending me a secret message!

Motivational Comic?

Sometimes, in lieu of a diary, I make these really rough little comics in my sketchbook to record whatever's going on in my life. I might post some more of them - they're obviously really rough and messy but they have a certain je ne sais quoi about them that I like. Tumbled

Sunday, July 29, 2012

This one escaped my frog page for some reason so here he is with a splash of colour.

Green Frog

Saturday, July 28, 2012

While I'm working on other things, here is a page of frog sketches! I want to do something with frogs, I'm just not sure what yet. They are very interesting creatures.

Page o' Frogs

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Here's a really lose sketch of a drawing I might start working on. Full body octopus hug! Or racy pinup? You be the judge!

Octopus Hug


Saturday, July 21, 2012

Some little cupids based on illustrated woodcuts from 1900

Sketchbook: cupids


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

I was playing with some left over paint and voila - a rose! roseroserose-web


Monday, July 16, 2012



I've really been into bees and ants the last few weeks after reading Angels and Insects by A. S. Byatt. This piece represents a lot of the experimentation I've been doing with texture.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Here's a little drawing from the sketchbook: Sketchbook: this guy

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It's me in doodle form! One more before I pack it in.

Alexis Doodle

Little bee! This is part of a larger illustration I'm working on but ain't he sweet?! This drawing is actually only around 2.5cm, graphite.

Little Bee

Last one of these!

Portrait Sketch

Monday, July 9, 2012

One more! Another experiment with a limited palette.

Painting Sketch

Sunday, July 8, 2012

I got my hands on some actual paints! This is a study in a limited palette: yellow ochre, titanium white, raw umber, ultramarine blue and I think I threw in a tiny bit of maybe burnt sienna near the end.

Sunny Portrait

Friday, July 6, 2012

Some more creepy faces!

Kids' Faces

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Some face drawing from tonight, from a book of facial expressions:


Sunday, June 24, 2012

I made this Free Cece poster to hang up around the city, if you'd like to put some up too you can download the original (letter) size by clicking on the image. For more information about Cece Macdonald's case visit: Support Cece!

I stand with Cece!

Free Cece - Poster 1

Friday, June 22, 2012

From the sketchbook, two guys in pencil:

Sketchbook - two guys

Thursday, June 21, 2012

I've been making a mask for the last couple of days. It's a very ambiguous animal.

Monster Mask