In this class we looked at quick character developing and variety of them. And if more time allowed, to develop your favourite ones further. Here is the A3 sheet of my sketches for this: And then homework. This was in two parts. Firstly, observational, of conversations, and here is a few of my favourites: The […]
Last weekend, Hazel and I went to the Blue Mountains. This trip was primarily to attend a couple of tango workshops and also a milonga in the evening, of which the theme was gangsters and showgirls. As you can see from my cartoon picture we dressed perfectly for the occasion! When we weren’t dancing, we […]
I have finally found a fantastic course to enrol on, and I am enjoying it so much that I thought I should document each weeks progress here on my blog. Franki Sparke is full of inspiration, knowledge and a wealth of experience, that makes it special to learn from her. This week had three parts: Firstly there was gesture […]
One family that came into the Visitor Information Centre at Tidbinbilla last week had their young son with them who had just two questions: “Can I take a kangaroo home?” “Can I ride a kangaroo?” He was so cute and shy about it that I felt bad that the answer to those two questions was ‘no’.
This is a lovely slender bird, mainly characterised by it’s red wattles that are on either side of it’s face. However, these wattles do remind me of red dangling earrings, so I had to exaggerate these into large earrings in my cartoon picture.
On Monday morning there was a little bit of ice on the wetlands at Tidbinbilla, and I happen to spot a couple of Crimson Rosellas walking on it. But I am not sure that they fully understood the concept of ice, as every so often they lost their footing, but they did manage to remain […]
Here’s a nice logo I created after visiting the National Film and Sound Archive today. The NFSA has a gallery showing Australian animation and film memorabilia, from Blinky Bill to Prescilla Queen of the Desert. There is also a gift shop and a quality coffee shop. For the logo, I wanted to incorporate the Australian Government’s logo […]