Sketchy XXVI

…variation of the theme…

…(the theme being skulls and crossbones as usual)….

…cryptic squiggles courtesy of trying to figure out if the skulls can be “tumbled” thru 4 different angles…

…(too complicated for me to figure out!)…

Sketchy XXV

…ha!…

…as soon as you say “I’m gonna post every day” you almost miss one…

….but I have an excuse…

…first night back at my ol’ forklifting job….

…and I had a crap day’s sleep….

…sigh…

Sketchy XXIV

…thanks for not asking…

…there is a plan….

..no more hoarding of artwork….

…gonna catch up with the huge backlog of sketchbook/paintbook/finished stuff by posting every day…

…then I’ll post stuff as I finish it….

…simple…

…right?…

Sketchy XXII

…so I’ve quit my day job…

…and been kinda headhunted back to the night shift I left 6 months ago…

…so I guess I’ll be able to make more stuff like…..

…and…

….ahhhh…sitting up all night drawing skulls and crossbones and octopuses over and over again…

….yep….

…(now…where’s that eight colour pen)….

Sketchy XIX

…at the top we have the “detailed” plans for what became my paintbox…

…below that we have me running out of ideas and beginning to fill the page with skulls and crossbones before remembering “Phil Mcandrew’s Big List Of Stuff To Draw”…

… somebody posted it ages ago and it’s a wonderful set of prompts for the stuck and (for me) usually ends up like….

…go seek it out….

…but only if you’re stuck.

…(and, no, the paintbox didn’t fit into a banana box when finished)….

Sketchy XVIII

….below is an attempt to use the 8 colour pen in 9 x 3 colour combinations…

…a bit bland for my liking but the idea is pursued in paintbook for the next few “Paintbook” posts…

…(some results may vary)….