Go three days without picking up a pencil or pen to sketch, and the block starts to creep in. Go one week without sketching and the confidence levels drop. It’s such a pain sometimes, and I don’t know whether working digitally in those cases is a blessing or a curse. On the one hand, digital […]
Brush tests for some of the best and most exciting new brushes I’ve bought for Procreate in a long time. Finally a pencil brush which I like! And gorgeous ink brushes, beautiful painting and chalk brushes, and a couple of brilliant watercolour brushes.
The griffin is probably my favourite mythological creature, surpassing even dragons. Dragons, wyrms and wyverns are often used as symbols of evil or destruction and chaos, but the griffin escapes that reputation because whilst majestic and mighty, it’s not exactly devastating. You could bring it down if you had to. Yet it seems just large […]
Far up in the north, beyond the reach of the people who would hunt them and kill them if they ever realized they were still around, live the last, tiny remaining colony of the mountain dragons. The sea dragons withdrew into the deepest parts of the oceans when the hunt began, and the marsh dragons […]
Last revised sketches before I jump back into regular practice, sketching from references from the ground up. It’s been fun playing around with half developed sketches on Procreate, but ink and pencil and paper are calling to me again.
Ah, Daenerys. Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys. Missandei’s Daenerys, Jorah’s Daenerys, Grey Worm’s Daenerys, the queen we chose. Not because she’s the daughter of some king we never knew in a foreign land across the Narrow Sea, but because of who she is. The girl who walked into fire with three stone eggs and walked out unburnt […]
Just fictional bird sketches.