Steve Kidd Art

sketching

Pen and ink practice ✒️

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 🗡️

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 🇬🇧

Inktober Day 23 MUDDY

Inktober Day 24 CHOP

Bart got fed up with me drawing him badly.

Inktober 20, 21 and 22 🌍🕳️💸

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

Inktober 18 BOTTLE ✒️

Dip pen drawing seems a charming notion. The reality is somewhat different. Repeatedly dipping, the nib not giving up the ink,

BMW E30 M3

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

🌿 Vegans are weak right?

They don’t get protein in their diet – that can only be sourced from chewing on flesh right? Somebody please tell

The Old Ticker 🕰️

Inktober Day 14 Clock There are only so many tick-tocks available so don’t waste too many of them…

Inktober 13 GUARDED

Banksy style frame for guarding my drawings.

Hop in my Chrysler, it's as big as a…

… Inktober day 12 WHALE Love Shack Baby

Inktober Day 11 – Cruel 🏁

Formula one can be the cruellest mistress. Today’s safety initiatives mean that fatalities are thankfully an exception r

My Precious 💛

Inktober Day 8 – PRECIOUS

Inktober – more Bart ⭐

Combined a few of the day’s themes just to participate whilst still being able to get on with my other art-making, and I

Inktober day 4 – SPELL

Bart Simpson making some spellin mistackes.

Genghis Khan 🇲🇳

This has precisely nothing to do with the Inktober 2018 prompt of TRANQUIL but hey, it’s an ink drawing. Interesting fac

Hennessey Venom GT 🏁

Inktober 2018 has started, despite having no intention of doing it this year it was good fun last year. I didn’t really

Vienna monument 🗽

Spotted whilst cycling in Vienna. And another quick watercolour practice sketch.

A few London pictures

Now I’m freed and wrapping up the last of the portraits from the 100 day challenge it’s time to return to somethin

James Hunt 🏆

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

Harley 🐶

A little painting of a little dog with a large character 🐶 Portrait 70 of the 100 in 100.

Not my usual stuff 🤪

Ink and charcoal, a bit abstract and perhaps just plain weird. Check my others if you want more of ‘normal’ 😏 P

Valentina 🚀

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

Eva 🤦🏻‍♀️

Portrait 57 of the 100 day challenge which will soon be over – in terms of days rather than portraits 🙄

Babbacombe Model Village 😁

Head poking out the ground, spotted this at Babbacombe Model Village. It’s a miniature village and railway located in Ba

Polperro fishing village 🎣

Polperro is a village and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall, England. It is a noted tou

Charlestown Harbour⛵

Small watercolour sketch of Charlestown Harbour. This harbour had been used several times on the big screen and small, for Doc

Holiday home 🏡

A quick little watercolour sketch of our holiday home. More memorable than any photo, for the painter that is…

🏁 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

Knight Knight ⚔️💤

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

Le Petit Prince 🌠

Portrait 48 of 100, ink and watercolour.

Lumiere and Cogsworth from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 🕰️🕯️

A small 6×4” watercolour painting, pushing the envelope in precision laying down of this barely controllable medium. Po

Portrait 45 – Statue Sketch

Statue Sketching – one guarantee is that your subject won’t fidget around. I haven’t done any urban sketchin

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