Strap in friends, it’s time for me to throw many, many words at you! (Don’t worry, I’ll intersperse them with some pictures to make it easier on you. I’m not completely heartless). You may have noticed that despite my best intentions, this has been somewhat less than a weekly blog this year. I kind of… Continue reading A Hiatus
trans. - to the very end __ I've wanted to record more work for a long time, and this prompt on Pop My Mind was the perfect opportunity.The process behind this started out far too planned, and I realised I was overthinking the piece too much. So I asked my partner to choose an… Continue reading Usque Ad Finem
In the interest of Improvement™ I’ve been warming up with little forest studies on the mornings that I’m working digitally. For one thing I was getting bored and frustrated with quick sketching human figures, and for another Wyrdhope has a lot of forest backgrounds, and I wanted to expand my mental library of woodland to… Continue reading Forest Studies
What do you get if you combine my love for D&D with my love for Pride Month? More gay as hell D&D inspired designs, that's what! Here are the three designs I created to celebrate all my LGBTQ+ nerds out there, who like dice and also rainbows. The first two were just having fun drawing… Continue reading Happy Pride Month, Nerds!
Last week I recounted the incredibly thrilling tale of my misadventures visiting the Tate Modern and the Barbican. This week the journey continues as I visit three galleries and one museum in one day without dying. So without further ado: FRIDAY Okay. I have learned from Tuesday. I have checked and double checked which tube… Continue reading ART GALLERY TRIP PART TWO – A Game of Find The Gallery & Other Extreme Sports (ft. Sam Gets Overly Enthusiastic About Art History And Yes, Abstraction IS The Hill I Will Die On)
Heads up friends, this is going to be a wordy post, so if you’re mainly here for the pictures you can go ahead and skip this one. Last week, thanks to the generosity of Pop My Mind, I was able to take two, count ‘em, two, trips to London to do some gallery binging. Using… Continue reading ART GALLERY TRIP PART ONE – Abstract Photography, Improvised Forks & How Not to Navigate the London Tube System
Another piece from last year that I can share now - for a project that fell through, sadly, but a fun one to do nonetheless. This was actually the first piece I used the technique of dropping coloured ink into water to create the blended, dreamy effect - which I then used to create the… Continue reading When I Sleep, My Mind Grows Wings