Steve Kidd Art

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Mahatma Gandhi – scribble style

Portrait 44 of my 100 in 100 days (yeah, that target date seems quite unlikely now). This was done in my scribble style, I lik

Dark pencil testing ✏️✏️✏️

I’ve only recently started playing around with pencils again having bought a set of Conté Pierre Noire pencils which promis

A couple of classic cats 🏁😼😼🏁

A bonus sketch to accompany another one of my drawings heading for the United States. Jaguars C-Type and XK120 – very cl

Lady in red💃🏻

Pencil and ink sketch✏️✒️ Number 43 of 100 portraits in 100 days.

Edward Sketcherhands ✂️

Normal? Moi?

Portrait number 40 of “100 portraits 100 days”

Henry Fuseli in ink. (Updated)

(Updated – I had missed a few lines before so here’s the updated version) The original (2nd image) is a favourite

Throwback Thursdays 🕰️

There’s this ‘Throwback Thursday’ thing on social media which I’ve started doing on and off, I wouldn&

Nelson Mandela (18 Jul 1918 – 5 Dec 2013)

The first post-apartheid President of South Africa. The first black chief executive of South Africa, and the first elected in

John Surtees, CBE (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) 🏁

John Surtees was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver. He was a four-time motorcycle World Champ

David Hockney

David Hockney using a camera lucida. Tinted charcoal/chalk on black card. Portrait of a portrait artist, and number 31 of my #

Charcoal Mia 👩🏻🚬

Charcoal and chalk study Portrait 29 of 100

Liz 👁️👁️

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011) Portrait 20/100, drawn on the worst kind of paper wit

100 Portraits Project 16 and 17. And an award nomination !!

Last things first, PMUInk very kindly nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger Award. “The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to tho

100 portraits project, numbers 10-15 🤡

Some of these went better than others. Just doing some sketchy ones to make a start and warm up the brushes. If you’re t

100 portrait count starts here 🚦

There’s a project online for drawing a hundred portraits in a week… and another for hundred portraits in a hundred

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

My first paint sketch, Lotus progress, new sales items and #artvsartist hashtag nonsense 🤡

This is my first urban sketch done without any drawing at all, it was a case of sit down, open the watercolour palette and sta

Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA

Born: 8 January 1942, Oxford Died: 14 March 2018, Cambridge It matters if you just don’t give up. People won’t hav

Twitter 🐦

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

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

Rumours confirmed. Lewis Hamilton to drive for Team SteveKiddArt in 2018 🏁🏎️

Baby head proportions 👶

I drew this from the book “Drawing the Head and Hands” by Andrew Loomis about 3-4 years ago. I haven’t refer

Art Nouveau Entrée d'une station de métro 🚇

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

🎅🏻 Are you really on my Nice List? Let me double-check…

Merry Christmas to you all 🎄 Reference from https://sktchy.com/p.5a31faf7664a1c342f801dbc

Flute girl 🎶🎶

Pencil portrait on A3. I drew this a couple of years ago and think I made some improvements to it since this photo but I can

Insight into pencil scaffolding on portraiture ✏️

Here’s an insight into how I’ve improved on my ink portrait drawings lately. Since doing Inktober and reading the tip abou

Leaf practicing

In case you’ve never drawn leaves from observation I can recommend it as good practice. It trains that eye-to-paper connecti

Two more mini-portraits and a couple of winters animals 🎅🏻👩🏻🐻🦊

Here’s another couple of the Sktchy mini portraits from this week. They aren’t mini in size as such, in fact the ballpoint

Drink 🥃 Up

Just for Nitesh 😉

Ariana Grande One Love Manchester portrait for charity 💖

I’ve listed this one off original drawing on an eBay auction with all proceeds going directly to the Red Cross for the Manch

Slightly spooky churchyard 👻

This churchyard is in Chilham, Kent. It wasn’t supposed to be all that scary, hence the ‘slightly spooky’ tag.

Inktober Day 28 FALL

The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a m

Inktober Day 26 SQUEAK 🐁

The original squeakers. As today’s is a bit basic (certainly compared with yesterday’s mammoth task) I’ve included the i

Inktober Day 20 DEEP 🌲🌳

OK, admittedly a tenuous link to ‘deep’… As you sit there leaning against a tree, do you ever think about the enormi

Heavenly Village Gondola.

I’d driven several hundred miles to South Lake Tahoe only to find that the gondola up the side of the mountain had closed ju

La Madeleine rooftops of Paris

Pencil sketch of the rooftops opposite my hotel room in Paris. It was in the early hours of the morning and lit by the street

Golden Gate Bridge in the mist

I tried to get as much of the bridge in before the misty clouds removed it entirely from view. This was drawn from the Battery

San Francisco Sea Lions

I drew these guys on an early morning at Pier 39, San Francisco.  There were loads of them, easily 30-40 laying on some float

Left foot forward 👣

Sketching my left foot, ideally I’d have done it quicker because I’d gone numb by the time I’d finished.  S