Café Sketch 11: Full Colour Textures

I’m really enjoying these combinations of watercolour textures with the digital tablet sketches. They really introduce an illustrative quality which makes me think about how these could be adapted.

Café Sketch 10: Line-Up

The round forms of the watercolour textures really change the emotions and the boundaries of the drawing.

Café Sketch 09: Three Watercolour Textures

Another experiment with adding watercolour textures to a sketch on the tablet. Also used a weird, rougher pen tool that I’m not sure about.

Café Sketch 08: Watercolour Texture

These guys ended up with glummer expressions than they really had. I added a watercolour texture as an experiment in combining digital lines with traditional elements. The texture comes from, a site I run that supplies free inks and textures for digital artists.

4 Digital Sketches: Café

Here are four more sketches done on our tablet in the Boulevard Café. I’m getting to know SketchBook Pro a little more since my first try.

Two Pieces in Group Show at Kafka’s

Curator Michael Schwartz is hosting a group show called “Spring Break at Kafka’s Coffee And Tea on Main Street in Vancouver. The show features work by nineteen local artists, including two each from Aya and me. Click through to see both pieces and a photo montage of opening night. Highway Empire 01 Pen, watercolour. 19 x […]

Kaiju: Red King Pixels

A digital sketch in preparation for the watercolour piece, below, that went into last month’s show.

Day16: Takkongu

Takkongu Ink, watercolour. 35.5 x 51 cm Fat little sucker-ball!

Day 15: Dada 3

Dada 3 Ink, watercolour. 35.5 x 51 cm

Day 14: Gan-Q

Gan-Q Ink (wide brush and toothbrush on watercolour paper). 35.5 x 51 cm

Day 07: 12 Kaiju

12 Kaiju Marker, watercolour.

Day 06: T-28

T-28 Ink on watercolour paper.

Day 03: Supina-Chi

Supina-Chi comes in the night. Ink, pencil.

Two Ink Monsters

Buska Ink, watercolour 2008

Santorini Pen and Ink

Pen, ink, watercolour. 2007 Original: SOLD Prints: Available