I love my cats dearly and have an instagram account dedicated to them, which I refuse to apologise for (follow me on @sharkimedis). After doing the Quentin Blake copies yesterday I’ve tried to use his style(ish) to paint Shadow and Archimedis. And this is a cartoon of life with a cat…
I loved going to the House of Illustration when I was doing my Cartooning Course at St Martins College. Quentin Blakes illustrations are amazing, and it was so interesting to see the way he storyboarded his illustrations and technically how he created the watercolours (there is a great video of him painting several illustrations fromContinue reading “Quentin Blake Illustrations”
My boyfriends Aunt has a lovely painting of origami birds (I don’t know who painted it unfortunately) which inspired this series of watercolours..
I’ve been experimenting with different ways of painting street scenes in varying degrees of abstraction..
I watched a TED talk recently on how to learn any language in 6 months. and the speaker Chris Lonsdale said that one of the most important things was to learn what you will use of a language. I’d really like to be able to shop more easily at the local market (at the moment IContinue reading “French flashcards”
I am behind with my artathon (365 watercolour postcards over the course of this year) so now I’m fighting a bit of a battle to get back on track. These are some warm-up postcards to get me back in the swing of things as I haven’t used my watercolours in more than a month now!
My friends cat Willow is a gorgeous beast, and a couple of months ago she requested I paint her, which I have finally managed to get round to doing! The second one didn’t work so well, but I quite like the first.
I’m back from my road trip round Sweden! I saw a photo of ‘Litzlberg am Attersee’while on my travels and loved it (the 40 million price tag not too shabby either) so have eased back into my artathon by doing a copy of it and another of his landscapes. I didn’t realise he did landscapes,Continue reading “Copies of a master – Gustav Klimt”