Steve Kidd Art

sketching

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

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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 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

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 ❄️

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 🦌

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’€

Sue's View πŸ–οΈ

Abstracted and… possibly adiΓ³s amigos 😯

Sorry? What was that? Apologies I got a little abstracted… Why adiΓ³s amigos ? I’ve been contemplating this website fo

Charcoal portrait πŸ‘©πŸ»

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

Pen and ink practice βœ’οΈ

Time spent practicing technique is never wasted time. Some of these were based on examples from Arthur Guptill who’s boo

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 JOLT ⚑

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… 😬

Land Rover πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Inktober Day 23 MUDDY

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