Steve Kidd Art



This is a digital reinterpretation of a watercolour painting from last year. I’m still at the experimentation stage with

Smoking Ho Chi Minh ๐Ÿšฌ

This I sketched out on my new iPad which I’ve been playing with lately. I’m not sure where I got the reference fro

Tweet ๐Ÿฆ

There’s a couple of ‘firsts’ for this drawing. It’s my first ever drawing with pastels, my lovely wife

The Demon of Mine D ๐Ÿ‘ฟ

I admit up front that this is weird and not my usual stuff. In fact I wouldn’t expect anyone at all to like it. Don̵

Beauty from a bit of burnt wood ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ’’

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท J’ai utilisรฉ du fusain pour dessiner la cathรฉdrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Quelque chose de beau dans du bois br

There’s Something About Mary ๐ŸŒ‚๐Ÿฆ

I’m one step away from ruining this painting if I do any more updates so I’m going to call time on it now even tho

Falling down the rabbit hole ๐Ÿ‡

Here’s my first foray into proper digital art. I’ve done some little sketches on my phone before but this is my fi

Ferrari 375 Berlinetta Sport Specialรฉ

Ballpoint sketching my new runaround (in my dreams) It was mentioned that it looked quite 3D, so here’s some proof of it

Sketchbook Flip-Through ๐Ÿ“–

This is a flip-through view of a sketchbook which has been definitely been my favourite so far out of the seven or eight books

Watercolouring tattoos ๐ŸŒน

Here’s some tattoos being applied to one of my works in progress. I deliberately painted the skin tones first over a rou

Pixel Art – A New Hope ๐Ÿ‘พ

This post is an excerpt of a new ARTicle I’ve been writing but that’s taking sooo long I thought I may as well pos

Claude glass / black mirror for the modern age ๐Ÿ”

In days of old artists would often use something called a Claude glass otherwise known as a black mirror. The idea was to refl

Les toits en ardoise de Paris ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

This is another attempt to add colour to an old sketch. The original drawing was from the balcony of my hotel in La Madeleine,

Tinkerbell ๐Ÿงš๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

An original Tinkerbell design drawn with regular black and blue biros.

Painting over Biro ๐ŸŽจ

I hadn’t painted over ballpoint pen before and wasn’t sure if it would work. One advantage of painting over old sk

Two Years Anniversary :o

Yep, it’s been two years since I set up the “Steve Kidd Art” website!! But before I get on to that here̵


You were an angel in the shape of my mum… …And I know that when God took you back he said Hallelujah You’re

Porsche 911 Carrera RS ๐Ÿ

Hopefully a familiar shape to most, the 911 is as distinct and recognisable as the VW Beetle and Mini. My sketch here would be

Throwback Thursday – Donkey Dudes

Instagram has this common thread running called “Throwback Thursdays”. I occasionally do a look back with this all

Sue's View ๐Ÿ–๏ธ

Abstracted and… possibly adiรณs amigos ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

Sorry? What was that? Apologies I got a little abstracted… Why adiรณs amigos ? Iโ€™ve been contemplating this website fo

Red roses painting framed๐ŸŒน

Looks quite nice in this frame, I’ve made it available in my Etsy shop (link to painting) with FREE GLOBAL postage ๐Ÿ˜๐

Inktober JOLT โšก

Inktober 25 PRICKLY๐ŸŒน

Happy about how this turned out for Inktober as apart from the green it’s entirely ink. But more than that because it wa

Inktober 18 BOTTLE โœ’๏ธ

Dip pen drawing seems a charming notion. The reality is somewhat different. Repeatedly dipping, the nib not giving up the ink,

Inktober Day 11 – Cruel ๐Ÿ

Formula one can be the cruellest mistress. Today’s safety initiatives mean that fatalities are thankfully an exception r

Playing around ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ

Throwing the paint around trying stuff out. Found this a useful exercise, watercolour in itself has been good to learn since t

Can you guess who this is? ๐Ÿค”

A quick copied pencil sketch, I made the mistake of starting too small so restricted myself as to how I could draw it. The que

A little negative space warm up to get going ๐Ÿ˜Ž

This was from the early hours on Sunday, so early I’ve only just remembered to post it.

Watercolour practice ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ

Another watercolour practice copying from the book watercolour sketching by Paul Laseau. As I’m limiting myself to using

Watercolour practice ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ

Practicing from the book, Watercolor sketching by Paul Laseau. Whilst I have some bigger brushes and tube colours I’m re

Indonesian Fisherman

Charcoal sketch on A3 paper. They might not be Indonesian, but that’s what I had in mind when drawing it. I’m addi

Coffee time โ˜•

Toff โ€˜nโ€™ tash ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ

Quick urban sketch, the Lord Mayors Show is tomorrow.

It passes by opposite the Bank of England which is close to where I was sitting to draw this. Theyโ€™re setting up the road bl

Inktober Day 27 CLIMB

Hereโ€™s to those that climb, whether itโ€™s a tree, a hill, a mountain or to the moon – fulfilling that inherent human

Inktober Day 25 SHIP ๐Ÿš€

Well, it is a star โ€˜shipโ€™ ๐Ÿ’ซ The sky was done with watered down black ink and rock salt chucked randomly on top. First t

Inktober Day 21 TRAIL

Watercolour cloud practice โ›…๏ธ

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐ŸผBonus post – no extra charge๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป For todayโ€™s #inktober challenge I had a quick look on the web to see abou

Inktober Day 7 SHY

Bashful ๐Ÿ˜Š Maybe a bit obvious that I would pick him after my Poison post on day 3 ๐Ÿค—