I have a seasonal vegetables chart hanging on the wall in front of the table where I draw. Combined with a sense of post-bike riding hunger, I was compelled to quickly sketch some veggies.
The idea for this drawing came to me while looking at photos of horses running across beaches and listening to the Viking-themed melodic death metal band Amon Amarth. I call this creature a Narwhalicornceros* and I hope to share the finished product on my RedBubble portfolio – once I can wrest control of the computer with the scanner away from my Minecraft-playing son.
*I imagined and invented this, and don’t know of anything similar that other people have created, though I concede that the concept of a Merhorse probably isn’t that original!
This is from several pages of pencil and ink fineliner drawings around 2007-2008 representing snippets of my memories of my rural upbringing. I come from a part of the world where discarded tractor tyres are sometimes used as driveway markers. Some farmers go as far as to attach reflective markers to catch the glow of the headlights of passing cars. It’s a novel solution to the problem of finding one’s driveway entrance in dark areas with no streetlights.
This is an A3-sized Bayeux tapestry-inspired ink and pencil illustration, which I drew as a profile picture for my ye olde MySpace account. Wow, that was a long time ago!
Ink fineliner and pencil sketches, playing around with Australian native animal sketches. Shown here are an echidna and a wombat. Wombats are great, they’re like nature’s bulldozers!