Little Mignola tribute

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I’ve been reading a lot of Hellboy lately. I think it might have gotten in there somewhere. Love that blackness.

Wonka!

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I was thinking about Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka the other day. That film was my favourite as a kid. The more I think about it now, the more I think it actually formed almost everything that I consider to be “me”. The sketch started out ‘cos I wanted to play around with some more saturated colour ideas. They’re alot …

A Discarded Sketch

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First eva sketch for a comic I’m working on… Designs came out a bit bland and I’ve gone another way with it. Keep your eyes peeled for more!

The Happy Place

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For my bud Reggie. Things don’t get better than this.

How to spot a Duck

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The pheasant spotters guide. Around me in the fields these days, I have the pleasure of walking my dog and watching the pheasants fly. The verb “to fly” have never been more stretched. It’s more of a panicked dive into the air with about 4 secs of hang time. Poor loves.

Cows

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I’m lucky enough to live near a large expanse of beautiful common land where farmers are allowed to let their cattle roam. Which means, alot of cow reference! They have such good shapes. They’re also the only animal to be almost exactly rectangular. If anyone is looking for a fix on cow reference, I’m your man, I’ll give ya a …

The Tiger Queen

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Sometimes I sit down to draw and all that comes out is what I’ve watched last. Dynasties by David Attenborough was Monday. This sketch was Tuesday. Simple as. The design lacks a little something, but when you’re only taking one shot at a sketch, you don’t always hit the best options available 😛