10 Days Sans Nicotine

…from the sketchbook at that time…Scan 84Scan 85Scan 86

…ideas waning…line work loosening up…composition drifting…

…spending way more time on finished art and manic posting on WordPress…

…oh, and day job stuff.

…(if you’ve arrived here late….this blog was started as part of my journey to exorcise the demon nicotine from my system…”sketchbook” was (still is) largely what I did with my hands instead of smoking…”finished art” is a direct result of that burst of creativity and this blog is an ongoing record of all three…welcome to my nightmare…)…

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Untitled

…because I can’t think of a suitable title…

…the main protagonists from my “UK toons” appear in the sketchbook from time to time…

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…a reminder to myself that there are over 180 pages worth of hastily scrawled ideas (when I say ideas I probably mean poo-jokes) languishing in a notebook on a shelf above my work table…

…just waiting for me to regain the confidence to do sequential stuff again….

…not far away now, I guess, because I’ve already bought an A4 pad and have been doing some patterny ¬†illustrations at the larger size…guess I’ll get to it when this sketchbook stuff is played out…

…I often return to older more established characters when no fresh ideas are forthcoming and sometimes they lead to…

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…um..lead to…er…well…lead to ideas that you’re just not sure about!