A stroke of colour

In my last few posts, I've been trying to draw back some memories from different travels through recent years. Basically by going through my photo albums, and picking out some favourites to try and recreate in my own style (or in my best abilities, that is..). One of the photos I decided to having a…

A treehouse in Vietnam

Traveling in South East Asia a few years ago, we came over a real chaotic looking treehouse in Vietnam. It may have been as stable and solid as any other treehouse you'll find, but I did'nt really get the urge to try and climb up to it (and I don't know if it was allowed…

A Mexican Fiesta!

I've been really into drawing sketches from real life lately. It's so much fun to restore old memories with your own pen, and extremely challenging to get it all looking right. Just the simple process of making the perspectives right, or to put the right things into the correct layer, can be a real struggle…

An abandoned discoteca in Mexico

As you may, or may not, have noticed, I tried painting a roofless house from Cozumel, Mexico a few posts ago. As I wrote in the post, Cozumel is one of the most colourful places I've ever visited. There were things to photograph at every street corner, which means that there were a lot to…

Drawing hands is hard…

So I've recently been reading a tutorial book, with tasks and guidance to become a better painter and drawer. In the section about drawing people, you get challenged to try drawing hands. Not just the same hand over and over again, but small hands, big hands, coarse hands, delicate hands, old hands and young hands.…