Sketchbook Fun with Arachnids

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Some spider drawings done with Platinum Carbon fountain pen in toned Canson sketchbook.  These are for a friend and fellow blogger, Inari, who drew a beautiful spider for me.  Check out, “what’s on the drawing board?” at  Inari Designs

More Sketchbook Fun with 3 Dancing Zombie Chicks, 1 Freak, a Naked Twerker and 1 Tiny Beetle


Some sketchbook fun to lighten the day! I draw a lot of silly figures in my sketchbooks and  call them Lilliputians because most of them are tiny-people thumbnail sketches.  All of this silliness is purely for my own simple amusement.

Have a Zombie Happy Day

Happy Day

Just funin’ around with another zombie. This guy needs a name, any suggestions?   He’s really a sweet dead guy, thinking just enough to wish everyone a happy day. (I know, zombies don’t think, it was really me doing the thinkin’ part.  He just posed long enough for the drawing,

Jivaro Shrunken Head 4

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Here’s Shrunken Head 4 in a series of 4.  These shrinkies have been a blast to create. I used-up a lot of Copic and Prismacolor marker ink doing them, because I layer the colors, probably muddying it in some places but I think it gives it a bit of a painterly-look.

Paper Wasp

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This is a Paper Wasp watercolor sketched in my Crescent sketchbook.  The Crescent sketchbook is predominantly for work with markers, they don’t bleed through to the next page.  Still not sure if I like the way the paper accepts watercolor.  However, for Copic and Prismacolor Markers, Crescent is awesome. Oh, and one last thing, this paper has a very slight greyish hue, it’s not labeled or considered a “toned” paper though.