Archive for November, 2010

Dingle Drink & Draw 30th Nov

Posted: 30th November 2010 by Peter in artwork

Had a very productive drink and draw tonight in MacCarthy’s bar Dingle. One of our number was suffering from artist block so we agreed to do some 4 minute sketches to get the creative juices flowing. For each sketch we took turns of picking random or non-associated words to inspire the image. The results were […]

Fantasy Creature

Posted: 30th November 2010 by Peter in artwork

Another ‘tipper’ from my sketchbook. Decided to only partially colour the head after finishing the arms. Oh well, that’s the nature of this type of sketch I guess. Hope you like, leave a comment why don’t ya’?

Dragon Attack

Posted: 29th November 2010 by Peter in artwork
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I wanted to do a worms eye perspective sketch in my sketchbook which resulted with this ‘tipper’ (felt-tip drawings). I really enjoy drawing with markers. It’s relaxing, interesting and you don’t get caught up with technology so you can flow and be creative.

Dragon Sketches

Posted: 28th November 2010 by Peter in artwork

These are concept sketches I did prior to creating a finished dragon image posted to Deviant Art. You can see the stages of development where I worked through a few ideas and details. So I decided I wanted to work on a dragon, can’t recall why, perhaps because I was reading about the Japanese game […]

MyPaint rocks!

Posted: 28th November 2010 by Peter in Web and ART Tools etc.etc.

How come I never heard of MyPaint before? MyPaint is an open-source graphic software application freely available for all to download on a whim. This light weight application won’t demand too much from your PC’s storage but it certainly earns it’s place on any hard-drive. I came across a mention of it in Dec 2010 […]

I recently discovered my local library in Dingle has a small but pretty interesting DVD collection which happily includes the Japanese movie RAN directed by Akira Kurosawa. Find out about this visually stunning movie on the RAN wiki. Inspired by the sometimes dramatic beauty of this film I just had to do some doodles which […]

Dingles famous bottle-nosed dolphin as you’ve never seen him! Fungi arrived in Dingle Bay over a decade ago and decided to stay. A tourism industry grew up around this friendly dolphin which has resulted in good trade for some folk, and lots of easy fish for Fungi. A good deal all round. But I often […]