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Sketching Ideas: Don’t Dismiss Those Small Beginnings


Thumbnail sketches, jotting down ideas that suddenly come to you, it can be surprisingly easy to fall out of the habit of doing these small things that at first might not seem like they add up to all that much.

Just now I was thumbing through a little book that I keep and was surprised and amused to find a couple of small illustration ideas that I had jotted down a while back. Both of the ideas have gone on to become two of the most involved of my personal projects that I’ve done in the past couple of years.

The first sketch that I found was an idea that I had for a Scottish themed illustration… Continue reading

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The Scottish Saltire is Complete!

Scottish Saltire Art
It took a while. Totally worth it though.
I was amazed by all the new stuff that I found out about my native country whilst researching it.

Time for a Scottish walking trip I think. Next year when I’m home that is. Continue reading

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Scottish Saltire – Detail, Details, Details

Scottish Saltire Work in Progress
Still drawing this, still having fun. I really need to lock myself in a room soon and just do nothing but this project. x

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Scottish Saltire – Adding Detail

St Andrews Cross Detail of IllustrationIt’s slowly coming together. More updates to follow… x

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Scottish Saltire – Inking

Scottish SaltireSmall Update. I’ve now removed all the initial pencil lines and from here on in, it’s all about the blue ink. Expect mucho detail. x

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Scottish Saltire: Pencil Stage Done!

Scottish Saltire Illustration
That’s the pencil stage done. Just in time for St. Andrew Day. Next stage, adding the blue ink. As soon as the pens arrive that I ordered that is. Continue reading

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Scottish Saltire, Progress of a Sort

Scottish Saltire Illlustration ProcessWell it is certainly starting to look like a Scottish Saltire now so that’s definitely something. I’m looking forward to having the pencil complete so I can start the blue ink stage.

Keep checking back for more progress, I’ll be here. x

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Scotland Illustration

St. Andrews Cross, Scotland IllustrationIllustrating the St Andrews flag!

This is one of my many new illustrations that I currently have in the pipeline. I’m super excited about this one! It will eventually be done in blue ink but I’m using pencil just now because of the high amount of detail and complicated compositions.

Keep checking back for more updates. Of which, there shall be many!

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