Steve Kidd Art

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Persian Cat 🐈

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

Japanese Sika Deer 🦌

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

De Rat πŸ€

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

A sketch a day…

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

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

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

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

Coffee time β˜•

A more colourful version of my coffee van sketch from last week. This was drawn on the iPad, it’s probably the first one

Coffee van man β˜•

A quick(ish) sketch of a coffee van, drawn whilst sat about 25 metres away and it’s incredible just how many people want

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

Classic car dashboard

This is my first drawing with a Faber Castell Polychromos pencil. Whilst they are known for being professional grade coloured

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

Norton Dominator Wideline 600cc Watercolour Sketch

Norton Dominator Wideline 600cc I started this sketch whilst sat track-side at the Isle of Man TT races last week, the tip of

Off To The Races 🏍️

I’m off to the Isle of Man tomorrow for a few days of motorcycle road racing at the TT. At one time I’d have been

Not plane sailing πŸ›©οΈ

It’s been a couple of months since transferring my website onto a different provider.  I know some fellow WordPress

St. Paul’s Cathedral β›ͺ

St Paul’s Cathedral drawn in ink and charcoal. My initial sketch was in pencil from the roof of a shopping centre overlo

RIP Niki Lauda

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

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

Tweet 🐦

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

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

Ferrari 375 Berlinetta Sport SpecialΓ©

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 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

Scribble update ✍🏻

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

Les toits en ardoise de Paris πŸ‡«πŸ‡·

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 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

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

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

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&#

Formula One Revealed 🏁

It’s “F1 reveal” silly season, that time every year when the manufacturers unveil this year’s new cars

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

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