I Should Be On Stuff

….like t-shirts or skateboards…

…thats what that gallery owner said way back before lockdown….

…took me awhile to realise that nephew Max could be a source for used boards….and when asked at the Xmas brunch table if he had any he immediately left the table for 20 minutes to go find them!….

….and here are the results…

….Cheers Max…

….all boards had the original graphics ground off….stained to look like “real” wood…all skulls “n” bones and graphic edges burnt on with the trusty poker work machine….

…Max decided to go for a ridable option (these three are well thrashed)…and will bring me a fresh board to redecorate….a board we can document the wear and tear on…

….should be interesting….

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….)

Sketchy Wednesday X With 15 Minutes Of Tuesday On The Clock

…better early than late…

…please note the introduction of 8 colour Smiggle pen on second page…..

…colours a little muted but it gives me a spectrum to plan with….