Sketchy 122

…(casually wanders in from stage left and sticks something on wordpress like there’s been no gap in his content)….

…(will probably make some lame excuse like “I’ve been busy with the transition from finishing one large piece to starting another…and I quit my job”…or similar)….

….sorry for the gap in transmission team….

….I’ve been busy with the transition from finishing one large piece to starting another…

….and I quit my job….

…(can’t say I didn’t warn you)….

Paintbook 59/60

…kinda in that uneasy space between finishing something large and trying to start the next one…

…have a screed of notes and colour guides developing around my drawing table in preparation…

…was going to post some more sketchbook only to discover that I’d re-scanned the last page posted thinking it was the one I wanted to put up now…

…had to finish the above (abandoned since January) to get back into paintbook without guilt….

…now I want to do a “good” version to hang!….

…(ah…there’s that next rabbit hole…)….



Regular

Sketchy LXXXIV

…was trying to get some momentum to cartoon again….

….so have been doing sketch book comics from “found” scripts (the sketch book it is littered with “good ideas”)…

…but it all felt forced and incomplete (blanked when it came to backgrounds!)….

…kinda drifted back to eight legged things….

…and my good friend Dee gave me a coffee table book filled with Indian matchbox art….

…it would appear I’ve found another rabbit hole….

Sketchbook LXXIV

…yeah…

…so this seemed like a “natural” progression from everything I’ve been doodling leading up to this point …

…and the red and blue?….

…the green and black seem to run out faster in these four colour pens and I’m gonna try and even them out ‘cos I hate it when you run out on two colours and there’s ink to be used…

….(looks forlornly at pile of half used up four colour pens)….

Paintbook 50

…7 panels are better than 5….

…7 panels are better than 5….

…7 panels are better than 5….

…7 panels are better than 5….

…(see 2 posts back for 5 panel option)…

Paintbook 47

…still exploring the colour combo’s and tweaking the composition….

….piece finished 20 minutes before I quit my day job…

…(so much happier to be back on nights!)….