Tuesday, 20 July 2010

I.F: Breakfast

This weeks picture for Illustration Friday, I decided to go for illustrating a recent memorable breakfast of mine so I went for the first one I had, pancakes, during my week in New York. I remember having to adjust to the rather large portions!

This was quite different to what I usually do - I never seem to draw much in the way of food.

A quick card illustration

For my cousin who is doing a MA which is something to do with conservation, and his dissertation is on bees, so I did a few plants and wildlife to try and cover the topic :)
I quite like drawing cute little garden creatures, the problem is I don't always know what to do with their many legs - I stopped in the middle of a centipede because I couldn't work out how to place them!
I have a new character who is invading my sketchbook at the moment - Freddie Wiggles, the
underconfident earwig, and he seems to be bringing his friends with him too. He came about because I thought drawing a cute earwig would cure my fear of them; I don't think it is working but I am quite fond of Freddie all the same :)

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws

First in a set of 6 pieces I plan on doing based on cat phrases/sayings.
My personal favourite is 'as nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs', I am looking forward to doing that one!

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

A work in progress

There are a few key things missing from this. I don't know if anyone can guess exactly what is going on yet. (The clue is cats and fishing)

This is part of a set of 6 self promotional pieces I'm working on, more info on that when I've finished this one :)

Sunday, 11 July 2010


Have you ever written down an important date in your diary only to have a hamster come along and eat it?

First attempt at using Illustration Friday's prompt - a good way to keep the creative ideas going post graduation, I think!