Steve Kidd Art

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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

Look Up! Scalpel

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

โ›ช 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

Happy New Year ๐ŸŽ‰

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

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

Scribbledeer ๐ŸฆŒ

Pen and ink practice โœ’๏ธ

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

Inktober 20, 21 and 22 ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ•ณ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ธ

Inktober Day 20 BREAKABLE Planet Earth ๐ŸŒ Human life on earth will cease to exist one day, it is completely inevitable. How

Dark pencil testing โœ๏ธโœ๏ธโœ๏ธ

Iโ€™ve only recently started playing around with pencils again having bought a set of Contรฉ Pierre Noire pencils which promis

Normal? Moi?

Portrait number 40 of “100 portraits 100 days”

Scribble Portraits โœ๐Ÿผ

Here’s portrait 38 of 100 in 100 days. Scribbled out but surprisingly it’s still not any faster doing it this way.

One year of www.SteveKiddArt.com ๐ŸŽ‚

Amazingly (to me) it’s been a year since I setup this website and a hashtag #stevekiddart on the social media channels.

Three new pictures in different mediums ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ

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

Leo ballpoint portrait

Ballpoint portrait of Leonardo DiCaprio on A5. I was undecided whether to add anything to the background, leaving it for now b

Artย Nouveau Entrรฉe d'une station de mรฉtro ๐Ÿš‡

Je l’ai dessinรฉ la veille avant participer au marathon de Paris, je me souviens des jolis lampadaires orange. And dรฉso

Snow Bears Reunited ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

I found the previous two versions of my Snow Bear drawing posted from 2017. These are from 2013, 2016 & 2017. I doubt the

Two more mini-portraits and a couple of winters animals ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐ŸฆŠ

Hereโ€™s another couple of the Sktchy mini portraits from this week. They arenโ€™t mini in size as such, in fact the ballpoint

Tree sketch comparison ๐ŸŒฒ ๐ŸŒฒ

Itโ€™s a Throwback Thursday A tree sketch from last year compared with the same tree from Inktober a few weeks back. Itโ€™s th

Goat ๐Ÿ

Quick pen urban sketch of this goat at Spitalfields, London.

Quick urban sketch, the Lord Mayors Show is tomorrow.

It passes by opposite the Bank of England which is close to where I was sitting to draw this. Theyโ€™re setting up the road bl

Ballpoint Double Portrait ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚

This drawing represents a few โ€˜firstsโ€™ for me; First double portrait. First time trying fine shading with a ballpoint pen