Steve Kidd Art

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Persian Cat ๐Ÿˆ

Inktober prompt : coat Persian cats have a distinct long-haired coat and are characterised by it’s round face and short

“Ooh my spinning head” ๐Ÿป

The Inktober prompt here was : dizzy Did you know that animals, certainly those with an ear canal such as Polar Bear here, can

Bee ๐Ÿ

Inktober prompt : ancient Back in the time of the dinosaurs there were forests of trees, ferns, pines and cedars but absolutel

Amur Leopard ๐Ÿ†

Inktober prompt : Ghost People usually think of leopards in the savannas of Africa but this subspecies has adapted to the fore

Japanese Sika Deer ๐ŸฆŒ

Inktober prompt : treasure Sika deer are regarded as a national treasure in Japan and are protected by law.  A very popul

De Rat ๐Ÿ€

This has nothing to do with the Inktober prompt of “tread” but when trying to think of something relevant all I co

Piglet ๐Ÿ–

I couldn’t think of anything to do with the #Inktober prompt “sling” to do with animals so here’s a Pi

Tanuki Racoon Dog

Inktober prompt : misfit Is this a racoon? Is it a dog? Well, it’s a bit of a misfit – it’s a Racoon-Dog !!

Grey Squirrel ๐Ÿฟ๏ธ

Inktober prompt: ORNAMENT The red squirrel is the UK’s only native squirrel species. However in the 1870s the grey squir

Cassowary โš ๏ธ

Inktober prompt : wild It pays to be wary of a cassowary The most dangerous bird in the world. Cassowary attacks are more dead

Polar Bear โ„๏ธ

Inktober prompt : legend The Inuit believed that Nanuk, the polar bear, was powerful and mighty and would worship this great b

Echidna ๐Ÿฆ”

Inktober prompt – ash Despite the looks this is not a hedgehog or porcupine – Echidnas are quite unique, along wit

Lizard ๐ŸฆŽ

Inktober prompt – Dragon. I was initially tempted to paint a Komodo Dragon which is the largest of the living dragon liz

Snow leopard ๐Ÿ†

Inktober prompt – Snow Whilst the snow leopard shares a similar name and appearance with other leopards, genetic studies

Poison Dart Frog ๐Ÿธ

Inktober prompt – pattern Poison dart frogs warn predators with brilliant colors and patterns, their name comes from hun

Ay Chihuahua!

Inktober prompt – frail The runt of a litter would usually refer to the most frail of the bunch. To my eyes all Chihuahu

Red Crowned Crane

Inktober prompt – enchanted. It could be said that the red-crowned crane is enchanted, it is known as a symbol of luck,

Husky

Inktober prompt – Husky Considering that my Inktober theme is concerning animals I made a kind of obvious choice today,

Harley Quinn Painting – Close Ups

Here are some more detailed close-up shots of the painting from my last post.

Harley Quinn Painting

This painting has taken a loooong long while to decide it’s “finished”.  Those that have been following

Have I got some body in my teeth again?

It’s been a long while but I’ve got the ink pot out for another couple of paintings. Video of brushing Godzilla

A sketch a day…

…Keeps the doctor away ๐Ÿ˜ The head doctor that is, draw every day to get some mental cleansing. Here’s a few ske

Lewis Hamilton Very Limited Edition Giclรฉe Print ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†

This is a Giclรฉe fine art print of Lewis Hamilton from my original painting printed on Canson Aquarelle paper. In my opinion

Drama Llama

This drama queen posed for my camera at Hillside Animal Sanctuary in Norfolk, it’s well with a visit if you get a chance

One small step for man…

…One giant leap for mankind. A perfect quote for what is in my opinion the greatest achievement the human species has ev

How To Draw Portraits

“How To Draw Portraits” that’s the simple title of this book by Charles Wood from 1943. My particular copy I

Nearly Harley ๐Ÿฎ

Reclining sculpture – digital sketching

RIP Niki Lauda

22 February 1949 โ€“ 20 May 2019 Three time Formula One World Champion, as it happens I actually met him once along with Eddie

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

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

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

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

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

Scribble update โœ๐Ÿป

Just updated one of my Inktober sketches from last year in between doing a couple of long running watercolours (looking forwar

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