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Open licenced artwork by William Mckee

sept21

Welcome to Sept 2021. As you may notice - the site has a new look. I’ve moved the site from Python Nikola to a Golang framework called Hugo, and have rewritten the script that creates the markdown template (including the images) in Go.

Here’s the artwork of the month.

carrot-vacum

I have been using Krita, and decided to paint over some of my older line works- this was a pepper and carrot work. A derivative of artwork originally by D.Revoy, CC-By.

handsup-landscape

Landscape with a few characters with their hands up.

hills

Hills in a comic panel.

jenspup-rip-line

Jens, Doug and Pup died in DND, so I drew a tribute / memory of them. In a comic panel.

jenspup-rip

Grayscale paint overlay of the line of Jens, Doug and Pup. A comic panel.

peppercarrot-camp

Another paint over of a an older line work Pepper and Carrot. I really have been exploring some of the different brushes - I especially like the dot texture - it gives it a pop art look. Great for covering large areas of blank space.

undead-dnd

Drawing of a undead creature from DND, alongside a cart from the env.

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aug21 dnd

The end of August 2021 artwork. This is a combo of some of July 2021 artwork also - mostly DND inspired artwork, along with some recent comic panels I created with Krita.

bayofchutt-ship-top

Top view of ship in DND. We had to fight pirates, and it was tough.

bayofchutt-ship

Side view of ship in DND.

doodle-test

Testing brushes and strokes

forest-gnome

Did a one shot in DND and I played a Forest Gnome. This is a sketch of him. In future main campaign I am planning on playing a deep gnome.

headrect-comic-grayscale

Giving the comic templates a go in krita - this is grayscale.

headrect-comic-line

Line version of the headrect comic. Different zoom levels of areas - including the landscape was the focus.

headstar-comic-grayscale

Headstar comic grayscale.

headstar-comic-line

Another Krita comic template sketch. Line version. A head with three spikes, and a landscape behind it, different zooms

myrtra-logo

The symbol / logo of mystra. Praise!

praise-mystra

Praise Mystra! Mystra is the god that my character - Bril follows, along with the group that he travels with Jens and Friends. This is a portrait of her.

smile-landscape

A smile character with a landscape.

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june2021

Welcome to the end of June 2021. I have recently started playing DnD so here is a

bril-line

Line drawing of my character Bril.

bril-gray

Grayscale painting of my character Bril.

bril-color

Color painting of my character Bril.

phillgchq-Sister

Remix of PhillfromGCHGQ Sister panel.

doug-landscape

doug and pup surrounded in fire.

gayexpress-landscape

A landscape

wings-landscape

Character with wings. It could be Bril.

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may2021

Here is artwork for May 2021.

badebatch

I have been watching The Bad Batch on Disney+, this is a drawing of some of the concept art from the show.

JEWELS

Jewels logo. A smile face made out of jewels.

white_widow23

A drawing of white_widow23 from redditgetsdrawn.

avabamby-line

A drawing of avabamby line version. I liked the pattern on her top.

avabamby-gray

Tonal grayscale version of avabamby from redditgetsdrawn. It’s been awile since I have done tonal works.

wire-landscape

A character and a landscape

zerooneclass

Learnt about 0101s in binary

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feb21

Welcome to March 2021. Despite the name of the post. Yes I didn’t do a post for feb 2021. But here is some artwork.

some1

A landscape. Mostly trees.

Background

Starting a landscape. Something that looks like a plant.

kennybearrr

A portrait of kennybearrr. Such a big smile :)

qwer

Some sort of creature in the middle standing on the ground. With clouds surrounding it. Alot of tetris like shapes covering the ground.

gs

r/wallstreetbets mascot fanart.

llama_laughter

A portrait of llama_laughter from redditgetsdrawn. No background, just her face.

lands

Character with no head but the words you may know on the bottom left. Landscape covers rest of the image.

luna

A portrait of Luna + James. They broke up over a year ago. Quite popular vblogs on YouTube and other platforms.

randomname789037

A portrait of randomname789037 from redditgetsdrawn. Landscape in the background.

some1face

A self portrait. With added stars.

gs1

A face in the middle with lines coming off to the side. Vertical structures coming out from the ground.

some1land

bs_ricky

A portrait of bs_ricky from redditgetsdrawn.

parysisnotdead

A portrait of paryisnotdead from redditgetsdrawn. A added stars to the side of the portrait.

veeeeeevy

A portrait of veeeeeevy from redditgetsdrawn. I like her hat. Landscape and bush in the background.

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jan21-phil

Welcoem to 2021. I’ve been playing Path of Exile a bit this month, but here are some drawings.

blah

A landscape.

poe-logo

Sketch of the poe logo. I have also been working on a Python project called poe-pillow (named after the pillow lib for python to do stuff with images), so there is a mention of that in there. It used the poe api in order to generate characters profiles as GIFS.

poe

Reference was some Path of Exile concept art recently released.

kenziixoxo

A drawing of kenziixoxo from redditgetsdrawn.

runphil

Reference was the comic phillfromgchq.

fffff

spicegrl17

A drawing of spicegrll7 from redditgetsdrawn.

calzone

The theme on sketchdaily was calzone. I had never heard the term before. But it’s similar to pizza.

hello

hairinthewild

A drawing of hairinthewild from redditgetsdrawn.

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cat-portraits-xmas

Merry Xmas. Here’s some portraits mostly of family cats for xmas presents but a few rgd portraits thrown in there.

furio

My sisters cat - Furio. He is the same type of cat that I had when I was in high school - kitty cat. He is very friendly and likes to go exploring.

charsword

Character standing with a sword.

unicorn

A unicorn. Drawn from the hells pizza site well waiting for pizza order.

duece

Mums cat Duece. He likes to go on walks when we walk the goats.

barky1bark

A portrait of barky1bark from rgd

lightninglandscape

A landscape with a character and lightning in the sky.

kiri_a04

A portrait of kiri_a04 from rgd.

puddy

A drawing of my brothers cat Puddy which I drew for his birthday. His tounge is perm out.

elwin-mage

A portrait of elwin-mage from rgd.

sg

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pencil ink travels

Here are recent pencil and ink works. I recently brought a small notebook, ink pen, and clutch pencil from the Japanese store here - much cheaper than gordan harris. Though I would like to get a larger notebook in the future - the one I am currently using is A6 and A5 would be better.

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From imagination

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From imagination

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This is a view on K Road, Auckland. Looking towards the Rockshop building. Tress, landpost, buildings, and traffic lights.

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This is a view in Lyall Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. It is looking out towards a island. I caught up with my friend Brooke who I attended The Learning Connexion with… almost a decade ago now.

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Full character with horns over two pages. Landscape in the background.

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View from minibar in Wellington, New Zealand. I got a jug of cider.

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From imagination

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Notes taken at the Auckland Python meetup. There was a bunch of speakers - from chicargo crime to a django site for marine repair hiring, and RESTful best practices.

I am going to submit a talk for next month. I will either talk about MindBodyOnline API and what I am doing with it for Hot Yoga Works (a talk I have never done before) OR Space GIF (which I have talked about at NASA Space APPS and Sydney Python)

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This was drawn in Napier, New Zealand. I traveled to Napier to visit my Grandfather but he was unwell so I didn’t end up seeing him. The view, weather, and my time in Napier was good though.

I have drawn this scene previously when I have traveled to Napier in the past to visit Grandad.

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endoct2020rgd

Here’s some last minute artwork for october. More Halloween themed portraits.

gabriellehmua

A portrait of habriellehumua from redditgetsdrawn. Small horns. It’s not finished, missing hair and background etc. But the simplicity of it is nice.

yooitsash

A portrait of yooitsash from redditgetsdrawn. A scarecrow theme for halloween. I like the flower bow.

natigg_78

A portrait of natigg_78 from redditgetsdrawn. Holding a orange up to her eye, so only had to draw one eye. The hand was fun to draw.

bbzarr

A portrait of bbzarr from redditgetsdrawn. Strong dark makeup on the face, clown like. The shirt had a montage of portraits on. So this is a portrait within a portrait.

emilynnsimmons

A portrait of emilynnsimmons. Plain looking, non halloween portrait. No background. Looking straight on.

gardengnoslc

A portrait of gardengnoslc from redditgetsdrawn. Looking to a angle.

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oct2020rgd

Here is some artwork that I created recently. All the references are from redditgetsdrawn. It’s October so lots of pre Halloween photos which is fun.

buyingsecrets

A portrait of buyingsecrets. Clean lines for the face, looking to the right. Managed to fit in the bust into the frame also. A stripped top. No background.

lacielaplante

A portrait of lacielaplante. This was a Halloween costume. She has devil horns on her head which was great to add into the image. Interesting way of holding her hand which made for a challenge.

oggality

A portrait of oggality. Nice hate and interesting container he is holding. I drew the people on the container. full body within portrait art.

beard-rgd

I didn’t write down the name of this one. But it’s a guy with a beard from redditgetsdrawn.

nessi_saltares

A portrait of nessi_saltares. I like the way she is holding her hand under her chin.

el-gothica

A portrait of el-gothica. Another Halloween costume. This one had lots of body paint applied - creating a 2 face type effect. I really enjoyed creating the thick back lines to show the edge of the paint. In the background - darkness.

vanessa_30

A portrait of vanessa_30.

electricheadcomedy

A portrait of electicheadcomedy. Halloween costume but a male. I drew his horns much shorter than the photo. Very frizzy hair.

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