Category Archives: A drawing every other day

‘A Drawing Every Other Day’ is now …

iAD01WEB
Hey! A Drawing Every Other Day sketch book! Haven’t seen that for a long time!
Lets take a look inside…
iAD02WEB
Oh my! No drawings in august 2011, nor in 2012 only a couple in 2013. What about 2014?
Not yesterday or the day after or any other day! Maybe I should draw something!
Lets see…what shall I draw? Hmmmmmmm…..
iAD03WEB
Yawn! Lets take a little nap first….. Continue reading ‘A Drawing Every Other Day’ is now …

Game Maker mates…


Just finished another ‘For Kids’ book, this time about showing children how to make their own games on internet. I wanted another recurring ‘character’ – to point the way through the pages of fairly complicated text and screen-dumps – and developed a series of characters, or Mates, using a PacMan head and a work sheet/grid inspired body. I made 32 illustrations in total and here is the ‘Mathematician’ mate from first sketch to finished illustration! Continue reading Game Maker mates…

Capoeira…


Busy busy with a new commission for children’s magazine KLEUR! But I really love beginning a new commission, especially making the first sketches. The secret is to get enough information, movement and balance into the sketches but not to loose them, rub them out, cramp up and draw them too stiffly, when making the definate illustrations.This chapter is about a fight, romp, dance sport from Brazil called Capoeira and I have to depict six Capoeira movements so that a primary school class can try them out in their lessons at school. Here are the first sketches – plus pencil lines, mistakes, ink blotches, smears, rubber bits, weird expressions, warts and all! And here, two weeks later, is the finished and definite Capoeira illustration..