Drawings at Akva

I go to a drawing group at Akva every now and again. These are some things I drew at that.

Check

Drawn with a trusty Edding 500 chisel tip marker.

Fonts

I made this with Triangulart, a web app that lets you draw with triangles. Fun times. I went through a…

Kendrick Lamar

This is taken from a photo in a big coffee-table book called “Hip Hop Raised Me”.

Dots

  Inktense pencils on paper.

Tree

Drawn with Inktense watercolour pencils.

Self portraits

A couple of self portraits. The first one started off as a contour drawing: This second one’s in a more…

bananas

Bananas

I read about Frida Kahlo drawing fruit, so I thought I’d draw some fruit. I drew the bananas from life,…

frida kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Been reading Hayden Herrara’s biography Frida recently. Crazy stories. This is drawn from a photo taken by Nickolas Muray in 1939.

doppelganger

Doppelganger

Here’s a quick thing I made at a drawing event organised by Edinburgh Zine Library.  

Muriel Spark

Edinburgh’s got Muriel Spark fever at the moment. She was born 100 years ago, and there’s an exhibition of letters…

The Royal Oak

Sketches at the downstairs part of the Royal Oak, a folk music pub in Edinburgh.

Life drawing

I’d never been to a life drawing session until last month. I blushed, naturally. All part of being British. These…

New website

Every so often I rework this website. The plan this time was to develop my own WordPress theme, but two…