Category Archive: Drawing

Christmas Card 21! Adorable illustrations by Jacob Stack

I absolutely love the Christmassy illustrations of Jacob Stack – his bird characters are particularly adorable, especially when they’re looking upwards at something a lot bigger than them. The one above is my… Continue reading

My homebrew life class (probably NSFW)

It’s been a very long time since I went to life drawing classes. My favourites were the drop in sessions on Sundays at Oxford’s Jam Factory where I would stay for hours at… Continue reading

Werewolves Love Waffles!

Aren’t these illustrations by Daniel Salmieri great? So full of character (and also full of my favourite food, the waffle). I found his work after happening upon a great-sounding children’s book on Amazon… Continue reading

Pushing the Envelope 2012

Now in its 7th year, Pushing the Envelope is a charity campaign which gets contributors from the worlds of entertainment and the arts to create personalised envelope designs which are then auctioned off to… Continue reading

The story of how David Shrigley drew all over me

David Shrigley is about to be given the major survey treatment by the Hayward Gallery thanks to new exhibition Brain Activity which opens 1 February. It seems as good an excuse as any… Continue reading

Own a Quentin Blake print for 46p thanks to Royal Mail’s new stamps

The Royal Mail are currently honouring author Roald Dahl with a special stamp programme featuring six of his children’s books. The Royal Mail describes the limited edition set as “a tribute to one of… Continue reading

Watercolour sketches: Owl’s birthday

I rarely find the time to do any sketching or drawing or painting myself. It’s far less messy to browse the internet looking at what other people are doing but during a recent… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: If cephalopods had nunchuks

Just a quick Octopus Monday today! It’s by Donovan Santiago – a guest artist for David K. Israel’s Twaggies project. For those of you not in the know, Twaggies are illustrations of Twitter… Continue reading

Adorable animal illustrations

A while ago I stumbled upon an illustration exhibition in the middle of Foyles bookshop. Yesterday I discovered all the business cards and postcard samples I picked up while I was there and… Continue reading

Just a little horse

The Guardian’s website – where I seem to be getting a lot of my info at the moment and should probably return to a more diverse pool of news – tells me that… Continue reading