Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Artistically Sidetracked . . .

I apologise for missing my blogging slot yesterday. It was going to be the first for 2012 but I got sidetracked. As much as I love writing, not a lot has happened since before Christmas. I know the weeks have been busy with the build-up but I'm not using that as an excuse.

Instead I'm going to use the fact that I've been drawing a lot just lately, and when I'm not drawing, I'm thinking about drawing. I can't focus on writing when I'm in a drawing mood, and it made times whilst writing Son of Jack a tad difficult.

You see (and if you've been following for a while, you may remember) ever since I drew that picture of a few Marvel Characters for a friend, I've been almost to the point of obsessed with Marvel Art and wanted to continue with my gallery. I was so eager to start but knew I had a deadline to meet with writing, so put it off. Now I find myself able to pick up where I kinda left off a couple of months back.

So, with no real deadlines to heed to, I'm allowing myself some time off to fulfill other creative urges. Here's a sneak peak of one of the pictures I've done. It's a little dark, but that's what you get using a bog-standard camera phone. For those who are unaware, this is The Phoenix. . .


  1. My gosh you have talent! So jealous!

  2. That's great. I wish I was as artistic as you, but I've done pretty much zero drawing since I left school. Obviously, it comes in handy when it comes to designing book covers! Happy new year (if it's not too late to say that). Oh, and I'm sure the writing will pick up again soon too. :)

  3. Thanks guys...and Nick, it's not too late to say Happy New Year. So Happy New Year to you all too :)

    Even when I left school, I left with a pencil in my hand. Infact, just like my writing, I can honestly say I've improved over the years, too. And even though everyone questioned me, taking my career in the direction of Art never interested me. Writing will always be my first love.

    And Are you one of these people who find the Little Mermaid attractive??? lol...

  4. And Are you one of these people who find the Little Mermaid attractive??? lol... I agree, it's worrying. I'm a Pocahontas man myself - though Mrs Griffin in Family Guy and Wilma from the Flintstones also rock my boat a little : )

  5. Dark is always great, my friend, as is your great art! Happy New Year!


  6. I couldn't stop laughing at your comment, Mike. I don't dare go even lower by saying Peter Griffin rocks my boat. That would be just

    And Blaze, I agree. Dark is always good. Happy New Year :)