mindless scrawl

mindless scrawl

As I mentioned the other day, I’ve been drawing from life so much (what with the public transport pictures) that I’d forgotten how much fun drawing without thinking was. Here’s a few pictures from the past day or two.   The last one was immense fun, drawn onto A1 black paper with a white pencil crayon. It took about an hour, I suppose. Here it is ‘in real life’, weighed down at the corner with a book, a notebook and a box of R. Crumb postcards. Without them, the paper would snap back into a tight tube and roll off onto the...
cyclist

cyclist

A few months ago, I overheard an obnoxious, whiney cyclist complaining about her lot. So, when the guys at the Tooting Free Press asked me if I could draw something for their first issue, I drew her. I did it back at the beginning of the year and I think it’s clear from the style that I some of Searle’s ‘New Mayhew’ drawings kicking about. It certainly looks a lot more considered and ‘traditional’ than the stuff I’ve been doing in the last month or two. Still quite like it, though. If you want to find out what she was complaining about, then you’ll need to get hold of a copy of the paper....