THIS IS A NEW SECTION, which I will add to over time...

 

A collection of images from my sketchbook and some 'work in progress' shots to show a little more of my thought and image processes, as well as developing styles.

Newer images are at the top, scroll down to go back in time...

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Some quick people drawings... These were done on an iPad Pro with Adobe Draw, mucking about with the different brushes. I like the fact that stuff done on here is in vector, so there's a lot of scope for creating elements on the iPad and then moving them over to Adobe Illustrator my Mac...

Doodle Catz

Doodle Catz

Enjoying playing with simple shapes, using Procreate on the iPad Pro...

Bird

Bird

Three Guys...

Three Guys...

The next couple of images were done on the iPad Pro using an Apple Pencil and Adobe Draw. Some quick character drawings, playing about with the different brushes. I really like the fact that anything drawn in Adobe Draw is vector... This will be great for me creating vector elements to take over to the Mac and use in Adobe Illustrator. 

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These are sketchbook pages done whilst on holiday in Crete, with a minimal kit of pens, Sharpies & some Washi tape....

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Character play on iPad Pro... my first go at using the Procreate App. Fun applying a similar approach/aesthetic as the characters I created recently, using acrylics on wood (scroll down to see those...)

Character play on iPad Pro... my first go at using the Procreate App. Fun applying a similar approach/aesthetic as the characters I created recently, using acrylics on wood (scroll down to see those...)

Posca Doodle Dude and Dudette....

Queue. People doodle. Not sure what they're waiting for...

Queue. People doodle. Not sure what they're waiting for...

People doodle

'Sven' - Acrylic on plywood. 

Working on developing a new character style, based around simple shapes and overlaying colours. An approach that could easily translate into my digital work. I like the organic nature of shapes created by hand though...

Painty character play. Experimenting with paint and shapes, 15cm x 15cm, acrylic paint on plywood

Painty character play. Experimenting with paint and shapes, 15cm x 15cm, acrylic paint on plywood

'Olga'

Doodle faces

Doodle faces

You ain't seen me...

You ain't seen me...

Washi tape and paper doodlebugs

Washi tape and paper doodlebugs

Mix 'n' match characters... with cut paper shapes and Posca pen >

Little Blue faces

Little Blue faces

Some flower elements, to be scanned and made into vectors. These were coloured and composited together digitally to form the basis of a new brand identity for a gardening business.

Some flower elements, to be scanned and made into vectors. These were coloured and composited together digitally to form the basis of a new brand identity for a gardening business.

People doodle. Afro Shower Caps?

People doodle. Afro Shower Caps?

Cut paper trees. 

Cut paper trees. 

Colour Wheel

Colour Wheel

...& riding those colour wheels

...& riding those colour wheels

Some quick portrait practice, for some live drawing sessions  I'm doing for a client as part of a bigger project. More on this to come!

Some quick portrait practice, for some live drawing sessions  I'm doing for a client as part of a bigger project. More on this to come!

A week of hand drawn letters. Days of the week M to S, when it got to Sunday I didn't feel like doing another S, so did Z instead....  Zzz-unday, the day of rest :-)

Doodle bike stack

Budgie Jumping. I love it when little ideas come out of me completely mis-hearing what my kids are talking about...

Budgie Jumping. I love it when little ideas come out of me completely mis-hearing what my kids are talking about...

Stampy Number Face. Having some fun with some old pricing/number stamps.

Stampy Number Face. Having some fun with some old pricing/number stamps.

Pattern Doodle, using some felt tips that are just on the edge of running out!

Pattern Doodle, using some felt tips that are just on the edge of running out!

Face doodle (with the same 'about to run out' old felt-tips)

Face doodle (with the same 'about to run out' old felt-tips)

Love D'uck

Love D'uck

Character play, Muppets inspired

Character play, Muppets inspired

Neapolitan Metropolis. Ice cream colour cityscape

Emergency

Pink Versus Grey

Pink Versus Grey

Arrow Doodle
Sketchbook bugs. Cut paper shapes and pen.

Sketchbook bugs. Cut paper shapes and pen.

Some people doodles...

Some people doodles...

Interested in drawing with shapes (cut from coloured paper) and adding detail with simple pen lines. I like the feel of these with a minimal colour palette. Reckon the style could easily translate to my vector work.

Posca pen on a small block of wood.

Posca pen on a small block of wood.

Some tree elements created for a client illustration piece. I quite liked them laid out like this.

Some tree elements created for a client illustration piece. I quite liked them laid out like this.

Crazy shape doodle pattern

Crazy shape doodle pattern

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