Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 27

Old to New: Tough Apron!

My live-in chef / partner is a big guy, and it’s usually tough to find clothes that fit him. It’s even tougher to find an apron for him. Thus, he often cooks sans apron, getting food spatters all over his hard-to-find shirts. We have amassed quite a collection of different laundry stain removers as a …

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May 17

Scribbler 2 – Coffee Girl

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As before, done with the Scribbler Too app and coloured in Photoshop.   Why is the coffee white? It’s the milk foam, of course :)

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May 17

Scribbler 1 – Balloons

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I came across the Ze Frank / Mario Klingemann “Scribbler Too” drawing app, and it’s super fun! It gives simple line drawing spiderweb-like texture and everything feels organic and soft. If you make a mistake, just draw over it and make it part of the shading :) It’s really relaxing and I recommend everyone to …

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May 04

Spaced Out

spaced out web

Coloured pencil, ink, paper   I fell in love with this print from artist Richard Perez, and it made me want to draw my own astronaut. The simplicity of the lines in Perez’s drawing feel wonderfully childlike and imaginative, and the bare linework reminds me star constellations, aircraft manuals, and of the pictograms sent into …

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May 04

Studious Rabbit, Part III

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Found my box of water colours and gouache! Gave richer colours than just the pencils, especially on darker paper like this.

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