Sunday, October 31, 2010

Going Bump

Happy Halloween! Monsters have to be trained and cared for when they're not stalking you, you know. The scary one is kind of like a bat-dinosaur-boar. It was fun to do a bit of creature design. An inked sketch that I painted with watercolor.

EDIT: I found the scan of the ink-only version. I sort of like it better.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

She thinks of him, and so she dresses in black.

It's become kind of a tradition for me to draw a picture of my little bilby character in a Halloween costume. This watercolor sketch is a very tiny painting of Pinki as Paul. This is why I don't draw her with shoes on -- look at how weird those Beatle boots look!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cold Macaroni

Hi followers! I'm trying to update at least once a week. I hope I can try to do it more often. This picture is a small watercolor/brush pen. Penguins are fun to draw. And I haven't made any griffins in a while, which are some of my favorite things to draw.

The snow came out kind of cool. I made a list of flightless griffins, so that's why it says Part 1. Let's see if I actually draw any more of them!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Up from the Depths

Another small watercolor sketch. I've frequently had images of big, dark shapes underwater where you don't know what kind of creature it is. In dreams, it's often been scary. I wanted to paint a more benevolent scene. This isn't any particular animal, just one that likes eating lilies.

Monday, October 11, 2010

The one that got away

This is a picture from my "watercolors of things that pop into my head, possibly to become more finished paintings some day" sketchbook. I had the idea of a large prehistoric deerlike creature with decorated arrows in its hide. Don't worry, it climbed up high and is going to be fine. Now with rudimentary background! I wish I had made his antlers much larger, like an Irish elk's.

Saturday, October 02, 2010


I heard the song Werewolves of London and wanted to draw a werewolf. He's supposed to be eating beef chow mein but it looks more like ramen. I tried for a wolfier werewolf, in coloring and ears, but he seems to have some werehusky in him. And werenerd!