And Exhale

…(for those of you that were holding your breaths between posts)….

…been tardy with communicating with the outside world, but I have an excuse or two….

…have been focused on the above…

…have been adjusting to new work hours and getting my head round larger, heavier machinery to operate…

…have been trying to assimilate the fact the my local city council representatives think “consultation” means telling me how it’s gonna be and not answering a single question I have put to them re:- them screwing the resale value of my property by sticking a sewer thru half of it….

…(am supposed to be typing a lengthy letter to “them” instead of blogging!)….

…being asked to come out of retirement from a certain area of my skill base to help someone organise a huge donation to charity….

…being asked to contribute to two (count ’em) compilation comics after god knows how long away from black and white creations….

….but I am still here.

…here’s a wee sneak at what this piece might be heading towards when done…

…bones still need to be re-burned, but I think this should elucidate the matter somewhat….

…and…

…inhale.

Sketchy XVI

…this page….further musings on the “Raise Zealandia” idea and some plans for the library day bed….

…that page…back to the real work at hand….

….mmmm…sketchy….

Sketchy XVI

….some “haven’t quite made it to paintbook yet” ideas….

…sidetracked is a state of….

…ooo…what’s that!….

Sketchy XIV

…(…”Wednesday” removed to reduce international time difference anxiety…)…

…the “Zealandia” in question is the submerged continent that New Zealand is the top of …not the native bird sanctuary in Wellington…

… the idea has it’s roots in that marvellous H.P. Lovecraft tale “The Call Of Cthulhu”…

…the well-spring of all things tentacly…

…(like I’d suggest burning down a bird sanctuary!)…

…dig deeper below….

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zealandia

https://www.visitzealandia.com/

Double Spread Paintbook

….and half of that would be….

…ergo the other half would be….

…and the coffee table I intend adorning with this design would be….

…er…

…buried under a mountain of other partially complete flights of fancy in the corner…..

Sketchy Wednesday XI

….a double spread to give the Smiggle pen a thorough workout….

….mmmm… 8 colour Smiggle pen….

…(ooo…just noticed that wordpress is squishing the image…unsquished version at….

https://www.tumblr.com/blog/view/boredtootone2

…for some reason I kinda like the squished one a bit better….)