Wendigos

I’ve been trying to experiment more with a flatter art style with my digital work. I was inspired to paint these wendigo illustrations, and I am fairly pleased with how they’ve turned out.

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Octopus

While on a ferry to Ireland a couple of months ago I was inspired by the waves and landscape to digitally paint this image, featuring this quote by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Below the thunders of the upper deep,

Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,

His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep

The Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights flee

About his shadowy sides; above him swell

Huge sponges of millennial growth and height;

And far away into the sickly light,

From many a wondrous grot and secret cell

Unnumbered and enormous polypi

Winnow with giant arms the slumbering green.

There hath he lain for ages, and will lie

Battening upon huge sea worms in his sleep,

Until the latter fire shall heat the deep;

Then once by man and angels to be seen,

In roaring he shall rise and on the surface die.

Mermaid Project.

Myself and one of my oldest friends Rebecca Taylor are currently working on a project together, we’re drawing mermaids inspired by the months of the year (and also special occasions) so far we’ve created 4 mermaids in different styles. 

  
January- Narwhal mermaid by Rebecca 

  
February- ringed seal mermaid by myself 

  
March- Blue whale mermaid by Rebecca

  

April- Jellyfish mermaid by myself

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Formby Beach -Lanscape practice

  
I’m working on a bigger illustration right now and needed a break and a play so I drew this picture of formby beach from a photograph I took. I loved the contrasts in the photo so accentuated them here as well as tried to get a mystical kind of feeling to it, overall I’m fairly pleased since landscapes aren’t my strong suit. 

sea slugs

Sea slugs are some of the cooler animals of the sea. The type in my picture, the Blue sea slug is particularly cool, they often get stung by jellyfish and absorb the poison and use it on other sea creatures, they’re also very beautiful! So, here’s my stupid sea slug illustration! Drawn in Photoshop, oh and I don’t think sea slugs swim like this but I thought it looked cool

 

sea slug

Still on a water drawing kick since yesterday’s jellyfish….