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30th April 2016 

Man waiting on an aeroplane. Earlier today. iPad finger drawing, brushes XP.


From over 35 years ago…

a great invention: the lap top desk / pillow!

Still using it today!

From A Sketchbook

Dani Labrosse's stuff - composite illustrations

Last week an email dropped into my mailbox from a new, young artist living in Edinburgh.

Dani Labrosse had been trying to find the name of the artist who painted the shutter near where he stays in Leith (it was Jamie Johnson’s on the shutters of the Game Exchange, by the way). 447 more words



Looking over Sketchbook 7 — 35 years old! — from 4 April 1981 – 13 July 1981

Bedside reminder

… on location drawing from my bedroom in Barneveld, NY — 10 June 1981

From A Sketchbook

Babies: Spot the difference

Basically this is the same drawing rendered very slightly differently each time. This is the finicky kind of detail that illustrators spend hours obsessing about. I feel line drawing, in the context of book illustration anyway,  is a bit unfashionable at the moment. 220 more words


'Drawings of Simple Objects For Rising Children' Henry Cole (1849)

‘Drawings of Simple Objects For Rising Children’ Henry Cole (1849)