Steve Kidd Art

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Smoking Ho Chi Minh 🚬

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 πŸ‘Ώ

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 πŸŒ‚πŸ¦

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 πŸ‡

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 πŸ“–

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 🌹

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 πŸ”

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 ✍🏻

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

Tinkerbell πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

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

Painting over Biro 🎨

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

πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Twisted Firestarter πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

πŸ”₯ He’s THE Firestarter, Twisted Firestarter πŸ”₯ RIP Keith Flint who died yesterday (17 September 1969 – 4 March 20

Colouring old sketches ✏️🎨

I’ve reached the last page on a sketchbook that I’ve been using on and off since 2015!! That may seem like I don&#

🎸Ed and DaveπŸ–οΈ

Ed Sheeran posted up his new portrait by David Hockney on Instagram ( @teddysphotos ) the other day. By pure coincidence I dre

A slow cat leads to the next idea…

A customer in France ordered an A3 print of my Catwoman picture over Christmas, due to the holiday break and some kind of dela

Lewis Hamilton, five times Formula One World Champion πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

Statistically the most successful British driver in F1. The most wins, the most career points, the most pole positions, the li

Sketch practice

A couple of sketches as practice for learning techniques. The Etherington Brothers are well worth Googling for if you’re

Happy New Year πŸŽ‰

Happy New Year to readers of my arty posts. Here’s a few sketches from the past few days. I’ve started off my new

That Christmas baby drawing

I thought I’d do an additional post for another view of my Christmas post, in case you didn’t catch it this was th

Happy Christmas Everyone

Top Nine 2018

On Instagram there’s a fad for posting your top 9 images of the year, you simply enter your username on a website and it

James Bond Sketch πŸ”«

Tree face 🌳

Losing my mind, I see faces in trees 😬

πŸ€“ Hockney Hockney πŸ€“

Quick sketch of David Hockney, this wasn’t the best representation, it was a tricky one to copy from the photo on this r

Scribbledeer 🦌

Throwback Thursday – Donkey Dudes

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

Snow White and a flower

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs have been sold and off to their new home. When adding to the shop, I did consider adding the t

SchrΓΆdinger's Cat πŸ™€πŸ”«

“When I hear about SchrΓΆdinger’s cat I reach for my gun.” – Stephen Hawking I wasn’t going to p

πŸ’ž Eternal Love πŸ’€

Charcoal portrait πŸ‘©πŸ»

An exercise in adding and removing marks with a ContΓ© Pierre Noire charcoal mix pencil.

Inktober SLICE πŸ—‘οΈ

Lightning McQueen ⚑

Monochrome value study using the ink pens for Inktober 27 THUNDER. Stock car racer, sound of thunder… Some facts for you

Inktober 26 Stretch

Give yourself a point if you can figure out the relevance here. Perhaps you could explain it to me… 😬

Inktober Day 24 CHOP

Bart got fed up with me drawing him badly.

Inktober 20, 21 and 22 πŸŒπŸ•³οΈπŸ’Έ

Inktober Day 20 BREAKABLE Planet Earth 🌍 Human life on earth will cease to exist one day, it is completely inevitable. How

Inktober 19 – SCORCHED πŸ”₯

Cracking toast Gromit, erm Bart. Hmmm, Bart’s toast came out looking quite scorched and my Bart came out looking like Wa

🌿 Vegans are weak right?

They don’t get protein in their diet – that can only be sourced from chewing on flesh right? Somebody please tell

Inktober 13 GUARDED

Banksy style frame for guarding my drawings.

Inktober Day 11 – Cruel 🏁

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

My Precious πŸ’›

Inktober Day 8 – PRECIOUS