Tag Archives: fantasy

Uprooted

I recently read Uprooted, by Naomi Novik. Here’s a post-it note sized watercolour drawing of a few of its heroes. If you’re in need of a book that offers a perfectly contained folkloric world of well-written magic, unflinchingly honest friendships, … Continue reading

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Inktober Tree Dwellers 3

A last few inktober tree dwellers (yikes, posting these late!): Taking shelter; Losing the squirrel stare off contest; A portrait of a forest critter (species kind of ambiguous, was going for squirrel but he turned out a bit foxy) (fuirrel?) ; … Continue reading

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House of the Mushroom Sprite

A house and its guardian spirit, plus some little spirit helpers* and a few nosy crows. This is a better fit for autumn really. Ah well, hope your weekend is beautifully spring-filled! * Actually extremely ineffectual. Do not count on … Continue reading

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Mapping things out

Mapping out plans and travels. Hope this year leads us all to some intriguing and beautiful new places! I did this small painting for tablet drawing practice, playing around with layers, limited colours and screen tones. I’m slowly learning more about the digital art programme, … Continue reading

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Tree Dwellers

 I did this quite some time ago, one of the first ‘bigger’ images I did – it’s still quite small, but it’s a whole, and one where I tried for once to be patient and paint the watercolours in layers as … Continue reading

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Wolves and Lions (and a squid)

I know Spring is making a grand entrance, but all that snow recently made me want to draw Game of Thrones characters, particularly the Stark kids (plus Jon Snow and Theon Greyjoy) living in happier times (before anything in the … Continue reading

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Friday magical-people doodles

Hello and happy weekend times! Here are some doodles which I ended up watercolouring. One’s an elf from Terry Pratchett’s Lords and Ladies, wearing scraps of fur, brightly coloured feathers and whatnot, and the other is the gentleman with the … Continue reading

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