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January 2017

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It’s your day off.You: ‘Great, I’ll finally get some drawing and writing done.’The all mighty being that controls all drawing and writing ability: ‘Not. A. Chance.’There’s nothing more frustrating than sitting down, cup of tea at the ready and all the determination in the world to get things done, only to find you are incapable of drawing anything. And I mean anything.Your backgrounds become a disgusting mix of colours as your brain can’t settle on what it wants to achieve; it’s like a paint palette has caught some sort of bug and exploded at both ends all over your page. Your once cute and cuddly characters look like they have mutated into the things nightmares are made of. You end up madly scribbling across your pages, angrily cursing under your breath.It’s not like you’ve been forcing yourself to…

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My first digital creation

Introducing the Bear Family (original name, I know!)This is the first digital illustration I’ve completed and I’m super proud of my first attempt. Story pending…

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Happy Birthday Holmes

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The 6 January is commonly believed to be the birthday of Sherlock Holmes, the literary creation of Arthur Conan Doyle.A wonderful character that’s intriguing, brilliant and unique.I can’t believe I haven’t read all the books. But I guess I’ve just found my reading mission for 2017.So tell me, who prefers the books? Or perhaps the current TV show with Benedict Cumberbatch? Or maybe the films starring Robert Downey Junior…

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