Soccer sketching

To practise my ability to draw people in movement, I thought it would be a nice task to try and draw a soccer player about to kick a ball. It's hard enough to draw a human being sitting or standing still, so I soon noticed the challenges that comes with drawing something in motion. Is…

Testing out the tortillons

I've been doing a lot of pen or marker drawings lately, which I find really enjoyable. To get some change of medium though, I decided to do a quick pencil drawing the other night. It's been a while since my last pencil drawing. I also bought a bunch of tortillons recently, which I wanted to…

A pen and marker Winnie

In the recent months I haven't had much time to do long painting sessions. Therefore, I've been doing a lot more sketching and drawing in the time gaps available each day. The other night I used about 30 minutes doing a quick pen and marker sketch. It's based on this drawing which I found randomly…

A festive mission

As we're arranging a kids' party in the near future, I've gotten a very festive mission. The theme of the party is woodland creatures, and I've been asked to draw up some cartoonish creatures to go with the table decorations. So I drew up some outlines with a pencil, went over my favourite ones with…

Learning to draw faces

As I wrote in my last post, I've decided to invest some time in increasing my drawing skills. Painting people is something I've always felt uncomfortable with, so I guess drawing faces in different angles and with different expressions would be a nice way to start of. I've read a few pages in one of…