I've recently been reading The Paleoartist's Handbook by Mark Witton, it's a cracking book talking about the history of paleoart, talking about how to create good paleoart and it gives lots of gorgeous examples in loads of different styles! I'm about halfway though and it's left me itching to draw my own paleo art. I decided … Continue reading Paleo art pattern
Deep Sea Sharks
Did a revamp of my deep sea shark Inktober from 2015 in Risograph I'm really happy with how the Risograph added colour and style to this old piece! I'm loving Risograph as a medium at the moment as I feel it gives my work a lot of texture and depth and also forces me to … Continue reading Deep Sea Sharks
While on a ferry to Ireland a couple of months ago I was inspired by the waves and landscape to digitally paint this image, featuring this quote by Alfred Lord TennysonBelow the thunders of the upper deep,Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleepThe Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights fleeAbout his shadowy sides; … Continue reading Octopus
New products added this week!
I've added some new products to my Etsy store I've added the badges I designed in conjunction with the Kickstarter campaign for our comic. People who bought a physical copy received the whole set of pins for free, now people who missed out can get the set for just £2 here The creatures featured are: … Continue reading New products added this week!
We still have 13 out of 20 of our premium packages for those backing £20 or more to our Kickstarter campaign. The package includes a PDF copy of the finished graphic novel, a high quality printed physical copy and best of all; a custom A5 sketch by Katie, just for you and of absolutely anything you would … Continue reading Still Available!
Print test of the first 11 pages of the comic.
I just wanted to see what the comic would look like so far printed and how the pages would flow, I'm relatively happy with the results so far. Obviously the bigger the comic gets (I'm on page 23 with at least 41 left) it'll be harder for me to do these tests so I'll be … Continue reading Print test of the first 11 pages of the comic.
Myself and one of my oldest friends Rebecca Taylor are currently working on a project together, we're drawing mermaids inspired by the months of the year (and also special occasions) so far we've created 4 mermaids in different styles. January- Narwhal mermaid by Rebecca February- ringed seal mermaid by myself March- Blue whale mermaid … Continue reading Mermaid Project.
Drawing Jellyfish has been relaxing recently, and has been giving me a chance to explore features on Photoshop, I've used a lot of glow effects here. I'm getting really happy with my finished results, drawing every day has definitely helped!
Sea slugs are some of the cooler animals of the sea. The type in my picture, the Blue sea slug is particularly cool, they often get stung by jellyfish and absorb the poison and use it on other sea creatures, they're also very beautiful! So, here's my stupid sea slug illustration! Drawn in Photoshop, oh … Continue reading sea slugs
I love drawing ocean landscapes, the colours fascinate me and are enjoyable to paint.