I am an artist

C is for Cartoon

When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be a cartoonist. Nowadays when I say what I’ve always wanted to be it’s ‘an artist’, but back before and around the age of ten, it was ‘a cartoonist’.

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Hoonhilda

Hoonhilda

Trying to get back into the habit of answering challenges (they give so much inspiration and have me doing things I would never have thought of otherwise). I discovered Got an Inkling over at Dthaase’s site today and was immediately inspired. Great challenge that one. So I scribbled down a sketch to answer that and incidently my first Sunday Sketches in a long time.

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Spike - original sketch

Sunday Sketches – experiments in hand drawn animation

Sunday Sketches… I actually did some sketching this week as part of my current venture into animation. When I say animation, I mean very basic animation. I did the sketches below as an experiment to see how the process works. I have since decided to use another method and another character, so these drawings are redundant, but I kinda liked him and thought I could introduce you all to Spike (no relation to the Buffy character…though I suppose I could draw a couple of fangs on him :D)

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Zentangle eyes

Sunday Sketches from the week of funk

I’ve only got dud sketches for this week’s Sunday Sketches. Last week was a funk week so very little was done. First up we have an attempt to answer last week’s Illustration Friday prompt of ‘deja-vu’. I had a concept, but my brain wouldn’t supply me with an image to fully communicate what I was […]

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Creative Tuesday – Heavenly

Okay, so it’s a day early, but I drew it today so here it is. There was the whole bald, cute and nappy thing, but considering he got to sleep on a cloud and then shoot people in the butt all day, his job wasn’t too bad. Cupid, pen on bleedbroof paper, approx. 250 x […]

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Drawing lab Challenge #5 results – Herbert

‘Somehow he felt different after visiting the art gallery.’ Herbert, pen on bleedproof paper, approx. 210 x 150 mm. Just a quick post as my youngest daughter is not well at the moment (upset tummy, nothing major except for the fact she is only 7 months old) and I need to be with her. I […]

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Creative Tuesday (and AEDM) – little house

‘Special precautions were required when Uncle Bill came to visit.’ Little House, pen on bleedproof paper, approx. 290 x 200 mm Is it a little sad that when prompted with the phrase ‘little house’, the first thing that came to mind was a toilet? Or should I blame it on being Australian? In any case, […]

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