Steve Kidd Art

watercolour

There’s Something About Mary πŸŒ‚πŸ¦

I’m one step away from ruining this painting if I do any more updates so I’m going to call time on it now even tho

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

Watercolouring tattoos 🌹

Here’s some tattoos being applied to one of my works in progress. I deliberately painted the skin tones first over a rou

Claude glass / black mirror for the modern age πŸ”

In days of old artists would often use something called a Claude glass otherwise known as a black mirror. The idea was to refl

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,

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

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

Lewis Hamilton, five times Formula One World Champion πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

Statistically the most successful British driver in F1. The most wins, the most career points, the most pole positions, the li

Sketch practice

A couple of sketches as practice for learning techniques. The Etherington Brothers are well worth Googling for if you’re

Happy New Year πŸŽ‰

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

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

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

Red roses painting framed🌹

Looks quite nice in this frame, I’ve made it available in my Etsy shop (link to painting) with FREE GLOBAL postage 😁π

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… 😬

Inktober 25 PRICKLY🌹

Happy about how this turned out for Inktober as apart from the green it’s entirely ink. But more than that because it wa

Land Rover πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Inktober Day 23 MUDDY

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

Inktober 19 – SCORCHED πŸ”₯

Cracking toast Gromit, erm Bart. Hmmm, Bart’s toast came out looking quite scorched and my Bart came out looking like Wa

Hop in my Chrysler, it's as big as a…

… Inktober day 12 WHALE Love Shack Baby

Mercedes Benz 540K Special Roadster

Inktober day 10 – FLOWING

Inktober day 4 – SPELL

Bart Simpson making some spellin mistackes.

Vienna monument πŸ—½

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 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

Harley 🐢

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

Top Gun πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²

Brushed ink drawing and portrait number 67 of 100 in a 100.

Eva πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

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

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 Harbourβ›΅

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