Author Archives: ouroboros81

face

Day 28

I would love to finish off my 28 days with a bang but finding time to work every day and finishing work to my satisfaction has been difficult.  Today I’ve used Gimp to alter an old charcoal drawing that I

face

Day 28

I would love to finish off my 28 days with a bang but finding time to work every day and finishing work to my satisfaction has been difficult.  Today I’ve used Gimp to alter an old charcoal drawing that I

durer

Day 27

A Durer rabbit. Pen, pencil and paper. 5×6 inches One more days work to go.

durer

Day 27

A Durer rabbit. Pen, pencil and paper. 5×6 inches One more days work to go.

sketchy

Day 26

Quick Self Portrait (15 minutes). Marker and pencil on paper 4×6 inches

sketchy

Day 26

Quick Self Portrait (15 minutes). Marker and pencil on paper 4×6 inches

scarfinprogress

Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

scarfinprogress

Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

sepiasnail2

Day 24

Finished Snail Pen and pencil on paper. 5×7 inches.

sepiasnail2

Day 24

Finished Snail Pen and pencil on paper. 5×7 inches.

snailwip1

Day 23

A snail work in progress.

snailwip1

Day 23

A snail work in progress.

snail

Day 22

Finished the snail. Pencil and pen on paper 5 x 7 inches  

snail

Day 22

Finished the snail. Pencil and pen on paper 5 x 7 inches  

scarf2

Day 19

I finished the scarf.  I couldn’t convince a human to model it but luckily for me, my cat is always happy to be a model.

scarf2

Day 19

I finished the scarf.  I couldn’t convince a human to model it but luckily for me, my cat is always happy to be a model.

wing

Day 18

Today is my day for catching up on posts. Pencil and pen on paper. 5×7 inches

wing

Day 18

Today is my day for catching up on posts. Pencil and pen on paper. 5×7 inches

brownangel

Day 17

  I’m behind with posting again.  i should be caught up in a day or two.

brownangel

Day 17

  I’m behind with posting again.  i should be caught up in a day or two.

angel

Day 16

Busy day today, I should be able to finish this tomorrow after work.  It’s pencil and pen on paper, worked from a photo I took of a statue in one of the local cemeteries.

angel

Day 16

Busy day today, I should be able to finish this tomorrow after work.  It’s pencil and pen on paper, worked from a photo I took of a statue in one of the local cemeteries.

natural

Day 15

Pencil and pen on paper. 5 x 7 inches

natural

Day 15

Pencil and pen on paper. 5 x 7 inches

angel

Day 14

Pencil and pen on paper 5×7 inches

angel

Day 14

Pencil and pen on paper 5×7 inches

tentacle3

Day 13

I bought a small print from the op shop in a 4×4 inch frame. It’s a print and unnumbered, I don’t work over limited editions or one of a kind pieces. I took the image out of the backing and

tentacle3

Day 13

I bought a small print from the op shop in a 4×4 inch frame. It’s a print and unnumbered, I don’t work over limited editions or one of a kind pieces. I took the image out of the backing and

knitting

Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

knitting

Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

crow

Day 11

Taking a break from the Angel:

crow

Day 11

Taking a break from the Angel:

wip3

Day 10 – work in progress

I’m still working on it, with far less time than I would like.

wip3

Day 10 – work in progress

I’m still working on it, with far less time than I would like.

wip2

Day 9 – work in progress

There’s nothing like a shift or two at work to make me fall behind in documenting my process.  The angel is a bit green because she is covered in moss.

wip2

Day 9 – work in progress

There’s nothing like a shift or two at work to make me fall behind in documenting my process.  The angel is a bit green because she is covered in moss.

wip1

Day 8 – work in progress

This will take a little longer than the other drawings so there might be a few WIP shots.

wip1

Day 8 – work in progress

This will take a little longer than the other drawings so there might be a few WIP shots.

cliffink

Day 7

Ink on paper 5×7 inches

cliffink

Day 7

Ink on paper 5×7 inches

Stinky1

Day 6

Pencil, pen and watercolour on paper. 4×4 inches My very cooperative model.

Stinky1

Day 6

Pencil, pen and watercolour on paper. 4×4 inches My very cooperative model.

X

Day 5

Graphite and pen on paper. 4×6 inches (unfinished)

X

Day 5

Graphite and pen on paper. 4×6 inches (unfinished)

TAD

Day 4

I wanted a moving gif to use as a signature so I made this using GIMP.  I realise now that it’s probably a bit large to use but it’s still a thing that I made today.

TAD

Day 4

I wanted a moving gif to use as a signature so I made this using GIMP.  I realise now that it’s probably a bit large to use but it’s still a thing that I made today.

Tardar Sauce

Day 3

Nope. Pencil, watercolour and pen on paper. 4×6 inches

Tardar Sauce

Day 3

Nope. Pencil, watercolour and pen on paper. 4×6 inches

silh2

Day 2

Just an ink and watercolour silhouette.  4×6 inches on watercolour paper. Time escapes me and I found myself working today when I thought I’d have time to play.

silh2

Day 2

Just an ink and watercolour silhouette.  4×6 inches on watercolour paper. Time escapes me and I found myself working today when I thought I’d have time to play.

Happy Fish

Day 1

It’s been a year since the last Thing A Day and I’m hoping that this time I will be a little more organised.  I’m aiming to make one drawing a day for the entire month but there’s some wiggle room

Happy Fish

Day 1

It’s been a year since the last Thing A Day and I’m hoping that this time I will be a little more organised.  I’m aiming to make one drawing a day for the entire month but there’s some wiggle room

hamster

Day Twenty-Nine- The End

  It’s a little watercolour sketch of hamster for a friend.  I’ll finish it later. Thing A Day is something that I joined at the last minute and I enjoyed it a lot.  Next year I’ll be prepared with materials

hamster

Day Twenty-Nine- The End

  It’s a little watercolour sketch of hamster for a friend.  I’ll finish it later. Thing A Day is something that I joined at the last minute and I enjoyed it a lot.  Next year I’ll be prepared with materials

Cat Toy

Day Twenty-Eight – Cat Toy

  It’s a bit funny looking but it’s full of catnip and my kitties love it.

Cat Toy

Day Twenty-Eight – Cat Toy

  It’s a bit funny looking but it’s full of catnip and my kitties love it.

Snail Shell Painting

Day Twenty-Five- Painting

  This is a painting from last year, I’ve just been touching it up so that I can apply for an exhibition.  I’ve mainly been adding light tones to it.

Snail Shell Painting

Day Twenty-Five- Painting

  This is a painting from last year, I’ve just been touching it up so that I can apply for an exhibition.  I’ve mainly been adding light tones to it.

Teal PJ Pants

Day Twenty-two- Pyjama Pants

These are pyjama pants that I made out of poplin to go with my grey Hellephant t-shirt.  Because I took the photo myself it looks like I have tiny feet but they’re actually a little big and my legs are

Teal PJ Pants

Day Twenty-two- Pyjama Pants

These are pyjama pants that I made out of poplin to go with my grey Hellephant t-shirt.  Because I took the photo myself it looks like I have tiny feet but they’re actually a little big and my legs are

Hi

Days Nineteen, Twenty and Twenty-one- Catch up post

Another catch up post because the end of the month is getting close and being busy doesn’t seem like a good enough excuse. I’ll try and post images of everything else I’ve been up to tomorrow.

Hi

Days Nineteen, Twenty and Twenty-one- Catch up post

Another catch up post because the end of the month is getting close and being busy doesn’t seem like a good enough excuse. I’ll try and post images of everything else I’ve been up to tomorrow.

Hellephant T-shirt

Day Eighteen- Screen printed t-shirt

I bought a t-shirt on sale and thought it might be nice to have a pair of Hellephant pyjamas.  I’m going to make some bottoms out of teal poplin.

Hellephant T-shirt

Day Eighteen- Screen printed t-shirt

I bought a t-shirt on sale and thought it might be nice to have a pair of Hellephant pyjamas.  I’m going to make some bottoms out of teal poplin.

Drama Llama

Day Seventeen- Drama Llama

It’s a Drama Llama.  Maybe a Drama Alpaca (I have a hard time telling them apart).  In any case, this is a quick sketch from a photo I took at the local agricultural show last year.  I used coloured pen

Drama Llama

Day Seventeen- Drama Llama

It’s a Drama Llama.  Maybe a Drama Alpaca (I have a hard time telling them apart).  In any case, this is a quick sketch from a photo I took at the local agricultural show last year.  I used coloured pen

Footprint in Sand

Day Sixteen- Footprint Drawing

This is a drawing made using the stippling technique with a fineliner on medium weight drawing paper.  It’s roughly 5×7 inches.

Footprint in Sand

Day Sixteen- Footprint Drawing

This is a drawing made using the stippling technique with a fineliner on medium weight drawing paper.  It’s roughly 5×7 inches.