Sketches to inspire me to find that perfect studio space…
This one I started to work into a proper Photoshop painted image as I just love the bulky steaminess of it.
Unlike many of my fellow illustrators I find it almost impossible to work at home and not just because I’ve no space.
Making drawings and paintings with a mixture of digital and traditional methods means I need somewhere I can sprawl and leave it set up.
These are just a few of the recent roughs I’ve been sketching up – mostly in cafes, on the bus or anywhere other than in the house.
They are a joy but I find the distractions of home too much so here’s to finding an affordable work space for my art.
Emily Barker and the Red Clay Halo sketched at Guildhall as part of the City of London Festival last week, more brilliant Australians.
Sketching people is great and but it was quite a challenge as they swayed and played so it took a lot longer than other public sketchyness does.