Here's today's comic strip diary entry.
|It rains in paradise too|
I managed to take some photos of the little lizard on the tree yesterday. Unlike other lizards we've seen, this one didn't seem particularly bothered by me being so close!
Here it is from another angle when it ran around the other side of the tree!
I started a drawing a couple of days ago while sitting on the beach and decided it needed a bit of water added to create shadows by making the ink run. Here's the finished painting. I was a little scared of adding any water or ink to the sea in case it made it into a splodgy black mess, so it still looks a bit bare.
|Batu Karas beach|
I have yet to enter any drawings for Illustration Fridays
, but I decided that today is the day. The inspiration word this week is 'sweet'. Having already done a drawing of sweets for Creative Tuesdays
I wanted to try something a bit different. So I interpreted 'sweet' as 'cute' and drew this little dude that we saw in Borneo.
This was my reference photo.
I thought it was about time that I include a picture of Sam surfing, as he has been doing it A LOT! So here it is, taken my his own personal photographer!
This next photo is of a potential new banner for the top of my blog. I wanted something hand drawn but haven't had any particularly inspiring thoughts! Sam thinks this looks a little 'busy', I'm not sure either, what do you think?
|From one end...|
|...and from the other end.|
This morning, while it was raining, I got chance to finish this drawing I started. To be honest I got a bit bored, so it still looks a little unfinished!
Then I moved on to some ink drawings! I wanted to check that my rubbish sketchpad would take water well, so I quickly sketched our camera to test it out.
It seems to have turned out ok.
|Ink with water painted on.|
So then I went ahead and drew this pagoda which I've been wanting to draw since we saw it in Sibu, Borneo. Just to be safe though, I didn't add any water!
|Drawing in progress...|
I think it still needs a little something though!
|The 'finished' drawing.|
I'll finish this mammoth post here with a photo of a dog on the beach!
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