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A toad, a giraffe, two elephants and a Gorgonite

Toy figures are well-behaved models, holding their poses indefinitely. They also give the opportunity to sketch rarely seen creatures, and from unusual angles. Broad dip pen with Carbon black ink, water brush with dilute Carbon black ink, A5 White Uni … Continue reading

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Dead toad

I found this toad belly up in the garden last Summer, and returned to sketch it several times it over a few weeks. The colours changed, the body grew, then shrank, and the arms moved. Looks like he/she’s playing air … Continue reading

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