Crow – Commission

Crow – Commission

I was recently commissioned for a graphite crow, with spread wings, in A3. I think the final result was pretty striking; I have to credit the commissioner for asking for an image that was ‘as dark as possible’ which I always had at the back of my mind as I was working on it. It’s a strange tendency we have when something is dark to draw it so much lighter, as if in trying to understand the shape we end up going in the opposite...

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Grumpy little fantail

Grumpy little fantail

This grumpy little fantail was commissioned by some family in New Zealand. Fantails are adorable tiny birds, I love their angry little eyebrows! He was completed in graphite  using mostly mechanical pencils, on thick hand pressed cardstock. This will be a print eventually, but I need to get a better quality scan of it (yes, phone photo again. I really should get some respect for myself and get a...

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Silly Bird – Purpy

Silly Bird – Purpy

Here is the first of the digitally realised Silly Birds – Purpy Purpy is cautious. He likes raspberries and anonymous exhibitionism. Create in Photoshop. From my brain.                

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