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Instagram Top Nine of 2019

According to Instagram these are the top nine statistically, though I think IG’s algorithms have gone wrong over the lat

Hello Deery 🦌

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

Charcoal portrait πŸ‘©πŸ»

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

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

BMW E30 M3

Wheel arch ink sketch for Inktober day 17 – SWOLLEN Ooh, and I forgot to post yesterday’s one for “ANGULAR&#

Ayrton Senna da Silva 🏁

Widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time πŸ†πŸ†πŸ† “Because in a split second, it’

Le DΓ©part de Paris πŸ‡«πŸ‡·

Une conception originale ✍🏻

James Hunt πŸ†

F1 World Champion in 1976. That statistic though tells nothing of the man or his story, he was one of, if not the most, colour

Niki LaudaπŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

F1 World Champion in 1975, 1977 and 1984. The only driver ever to have been champion for Ferrari and McLaren. I would usually

Valentina πŸš€

Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman to have flown in space, the first civilian to fly in space and the only woman ever to

🏁 Jim Clark 🏁

James Clark, Jr. (1936 – 1968) Two times F1 world champion. Clark was killed in a Formula Two racing accident in 1968 in

🏁 Graham Hill 🏁

Norman Graham Hill (1929 – 1975) a British racing driver and team owner, twice F1 World Champion and the ONLY driver to win

🎸 Ed Sheeran 🎸

Portrait 53 of the 100 challenge.

Knight Knight βš”οΈπŸ’€

Portrait 51 is a quick sketch of a sculpture spotted in London, I was roasting in the sun doing this so the quicker the better

Steamboat Willie 🐭

To mark the halfway point of my 100 portrait challenge here’s a very special character from 1928. I bet this guy has lau