13 December 2014

Snow Owl

It rarely snows where I now live.  So I draw snow scenes instead.  This drawing relies heavily on frisket film, toothbrush splatters, and not spilling the ink!  I like the balance of control and chaos on the same page.

4 December 2014

Moving Targets

Joined illustrators in a sketch crawl at the local art gallery.  These turned out to be 30 second gesture drawings since subjects kept moving!

27 November 2014

Creature Comforts

Pigma 005 and 05

When short on time and new ideas, I resort to familiar things like ink doodles and crows.  Caw-caw!

Speaking of creature comforts, check out the short by Nick Park (Aardman Animation) here.

10 November 2014

Huli-huli Owl

Maybe it is the days getting shorter.  Maybe it is all that rain and grey sky.  Maybe it is that my brother has a time share in Hawaii...  Owl in coconut bikini and hula skirt is what you get today.  Watercolour, pen, acetone transfer, and collage.

31 October 2014


Pigma 005 and 05

Last entry for INKtober this year:  Gargoyle.  Happy Halloween, All Saints' Day, and All Souls' Day.

27 October 2014

Do Unicorns believe in Narwhals?

Pigma 005

Here is a quick one for INKtober.  This has been an interesting way to draw -- once you have the outline for an image, the rest is pretty much letting the pen travel across the page, filling in with patterns.  Drawing as therapy?

23 October 2014


Pigma 005 and 05 on Stonehenge

This week's entry for INKtober.  Done at cruising altitude to Toronto, photographed and uploaded on iPhone.  Blog version was scanned at home.  Here is the original photograph by Ronald Wittek that inspired the doodle: