Steve Kidd Art

landscape

Ranworth Moorings

This is a sketch across Ranworth Moorings in Norfolk with a view up to the church. As you can see, I’ve modified the sce

St Benet’s Abbey 🚀

I saw this ruin across the river whilst out for a jog, painted it and only then found out a few days later it was actually a l

Oh Golly Gouache 🎨

So far I’ve not ventured away from my basic watercolour set but when I saw a set of gouache paints for less than the pri

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

SpongeBob Statue πŸ—Ώ

SpongeBob Statue in the middle of London. This archway and buildings are just behind St Paul’s cathedral.  This dra

Digital London Urban Sketches

One of these I’ve already posted a couple of days ago but here’s some more from the past few days. They’re a

Reclining sculpture – digital sketching

Beauty from a bit of burnt wood πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸ’’

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· J’ai utilisΓ© du fusain pour dessiner la cathΓ©drale Notre-Dame de Paris. Quelque chose de beau dans du bois br

Canary Wharf Lunch Sketch 🌈

Another old sketch updated with a splash of colour 🌈 I can’t remember the colours of the scene from years back so thi

The Cornhill Water Pump

This pump is passed by tens of thousands of Londoners daily, it’s next to The Royal Exchange and a minute’s walk f

Margate beach Donkeys ⛱️

I was aiming for a Turner-esque look here by basing this on a few of his sketches. Joseph Mallord William Turner returned to M

Look Up! Scalpel

This is the first of a series of pictures I’ve got planned, I’m calling the series “Look Up!”. I’

β›ͺ Christ Church, Spitalfields

This church was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor and built between 1714 and 1729 so as English churches go it’s pretty muc

Sketch practice

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

Sculpture sketching ❄️

Frozen fingers for sketching this strange sculpture in London ❄️

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

Tree face 🌳

Losing my mind, I see faces in trees 😬

Sue's View πŸ–οΈ

Chimera with Personifications of Fire and the Sea

Chimera with Personifications of Fire and the Sea by Francis William Doyle-Jones. The sculpture is over the doorway of 24 Lomb

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

Genghis Khan πŸ‡²πŸ‡³

This has precisely nothing to do with the Inktober 2018 prompt of TRANQUIL but hey, it’s an ink drawing. Interesting fac

Vienna monument πŸ—½

Spotted whilst cycling in Vienna. And another quick watercolour practice sketch.

A few London pictures

Now I’m freed and wrapping up the last of the portraits from the 100 day challenge it’s time to return to somethin

Babbacombe Model Village 😁

Head poking out the ground, spotted this at Babbacombe Model Village. It’s a miniature village and railway located in Ba

Polperro fishing village 🎣

Polperro is a village and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall, England. It is a noted tou

Holiday home 🏑

A quick little watercolour sketch of our holiday home. More memorable than any photo, for the painter that is…

Sun in the sand 🌞

Hot day in the UKπŸ”₯🌞πŸ”₯ Counting this as portrait 49 of the 100 portraits in 100 days challenge. Nobody said it had to b

Portrait 45 – Statue Sketch

Statue Sketching – one guarantee is that your subject won’t fidget around. I haven’t done any urban sketchin

Barn Painting – Final Step and WIN IT FOR FREE !!!

Here’s the final stage of this painting, if you’ve been following these updates you could be hard-pressed to see a

Barn painting – Step six

A bit of roofwork going on. I laid down a really wet wash of one colour here and then whilst still wet I dabbed in another bru

🐟 Seaside Town βš“

A small watercolour sketch which I then overlaid with some detail with the fineliners. I wanted to see how it would work and h

Barn painting – Step Five

Adding detail for the grass and other foliage. Also added the tree on the right hand side. Not overly happy with the tree as i

Barn painting – Step Four

A bit more detail on the fence posts, taking into account of the light source coming from the left. Up until now there hasn

Barn painting – Step Three

… continuing with the barn painting, in with the green stuff at the bottom. As with the sky, it was a case of wetting th

Barn painting – Step One (and two)

I posted up a line sketch of a barn on Instagram and asked those folks what medium I should use to do the colours with, and al

Chickleberry Farm πŸ”

This was a hideous train wreck of a painting. Attacked it with various tools, including a toothbrush!!! And with a bit of luck

Value study practice, learning from mistakes πŸ€“

I think it was a bit much to expect to do this with a water brush which continually flows out… Along with the added unne

Sharpie Urban Sketches, some video and… one of my pieces is on display in a gallery πŸ€ͺ

I’d seen some work from a London based artist who draws mainly with Sharpie pens which served as a bit of a reminder to

Three new pictures in different mediums πŸ–ŒοΈπŸ–ŠοΈ

Continuing with the watercolour practice (2-3 more on the way not shown here) but also throwing in an old pen portrait sketch

Veracles the Vicious πŸ‘Ώ

Don’t mess with Veracles the Vicious, any disrespect and he’ll remove your eyeballs and tongue and only put them b