Sketchbook

May 17, 2015
ARCHETYPES premium
A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder Ink (Faber-Castell PITT artist pens) on a LEUCHTTURM1917 (A4 with extra strong paper) You can find a bigger image clicking here I have been spending some time working on some concepts for Fallen Thalantea, a project I’m involved with. […]
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May 3, 2015
PORTRAIT PRACTICE: TYRION premium
A Lannister always pays his debts Graphite and charcoal pencils on a Stillman & Birn sketchbook – 150 gsm ivory, vellum surface. This is my 3rd portrait ever. I’m quite happy with the likeness, there are a lot of things to improve (I need to do a serious study of eyes and lips) but I’m […]
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April 26, 2015
WHERE IS MY MIND? premium
Animals were hiding behind the rocks; Except the little fish Beautiful Sunday morning, and I decided to keep practising drawing portraits. Well, that was the plan. But as soon as I opened one of my new sketchbooks, a LEUCHTTURM1917 (A4 with extra strong paper), boom! This image came to my head from nowhere. So, humming “Where is […]
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April 13, 2015
SUNDAY AFTERNOON SKETCH PRACTICE: MIKE EHRMANTRAUT premium
Shut the fuck up and let me die in peace Sunday afternoon practice. Graphite and charcoal pencils. I always said I’m not portrait artist. But as I enjoyed doing the Leonard Nimoy tribute, I thought to try and do another portrait just for fun. This time is one of my favourite characters from any series: Mike […]
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April 6, 2015
ADAPTING YOUR STYLE BUT KEEPING YOUR SOUL premium
Be water, my friend I have been experimenting drawing some characters on different styles for a project I’m involved with. The key thing for me is to be able to transfer your soul -your identity- across styles. I think it is quite important for an illustrator to be malleable, adapting your style to fit a project […]
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March 2, 2015
LEONARD NIMOY premium
Live long and prosper On his last post on twitter Leonard Nimoy wrote: “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.” It is always sad to see people that inspired us to pass away. But that inspiration, that influence, however, will never die. It will pass on taking different […]
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January 25, 2015
SKETCH: PORTRAIT OF AN ELECTRIC SHEEP DREAMER premium
When machines learn to feel, who decides what is human… Sketch using a ball-point pen (good old Bic), just to loosen up the line. I think I’m going to dedicate this particular drawing to the very talented writer, K. Ceres Wright. She keeps posting illustrations on FB of these gorgeous warrior women… and I felt enticed […]
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January 12, 2015
SKETCH: POWER ARMOUR premium
…On numerous occasions they had seen one man pursue a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight. A pencil sketch on my trusty Moleskine (you’d think they’d pay me to advertise their product!). I’d normally ink it and clean it up but this is just a quick sketch for a personal project. Without giving […]
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January 8, 2015
SEVEN SAMURAI: KYUZO’S DUEL premium
Don’t you see? A real sword will kill you. Another ink sketch on my travelling Moleskine. This is my favourite scene on any martial arts films. It is from Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai – 1954) by Akira Kurosawa. The duel Kyuzo (left) felt forced to fight against an unknown ronin. Kyuzo’s demeanour reminds me […]
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January 5, 2015
NIPPUR DE LAGASH premium
Forest of spears in the Sumerian haze Nippur de Lagash is one of the most popular characters in Argentinian comic book history. He is a warrior from Sumer and his adventures are set in the 23rd century BC, in the regions of Mesopotamia, Levant and Ancient Egypt. Nippur was born from the mind of the incredibly talented Robin Wood and first […]
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