Posts Tagged ‘squid’
January 2023 Patreon sketches
Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
Plus a cat, because it made the layout better.
- Jeff requested “Advanced Squid Leader,” and he knows what he’s got here (sold)
- Andria wanted a snow dragon, and got one playing around in deep snow
- Nick asked for “Thestral Moon” and despite referencing the terf wizard books, I painted him something pretty and creepy
- Eric asked for “Scary Fairy” and got this weird little critter (sold)
- And cat 44 again, because Trotsky looks like this when he’s in a sunny window pawing to get out at the squirrels
Categories: Angels, Cthulhu, and Other Myths, Completed Commissions, Flowers, Trees and Landscapes, Sea Creatures and Other Animals
Tags: 100cats, cat, dragon, more cowbell, pen and ink, squid, watercolor
Inktober 2018: Week 1
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
Autumn winds are blowing and fire season is almost over, which means not only October, Halloween, and Pumpkin Spice, but Inktober! I’m doing one ink drawing per day all month, pulling from a number of prompt lists. This year I’m doing everything in the Artist’s Trading Card size of 3.5″x2.5″ and sticking to black and white with the occasional cheat of grey.
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Categories: Angels, Cthulhu, and Other Myths, Completed Commissions, Daily Art, People, Figures and Faces, Pretty Words, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Tentacles, Whimsical and Strange, Zombies, Skulls, and Other Morbid Things
Tags: brush and ink, cat, coffee, crow, inktober, pen and ink, pod, skull, squid, word art
April Patreon Sketches
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
I finished these a while back but have just gotten around to sharing with you, my lovely readers. You’ve all been so patient with me while I got through my No Good Very Bad Year, thank you.
- Winnie the Pooh and Piglet, “Happiness” for Jeff
- Penguin for Corinne
- Books & Tea for Kim
- Cat Making a Mistake, “Spring” for Grace
- “Squid Friends” for Oscar
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Categories: Flowers, Trees and Landscapes, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Series and Books, Tentacles, Things I'm a Fan Of, Whimsical and Strange
Tags: book, cat, kim, patreon, pen and ink, pencil, penguin, sketch, squid, tea, winnie the pooh
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
This commission was a Christmas gift, it’s just taken me a while to get it into the schedule with all the other madness going on.
The giftee for this was formerly in the Navy, and is a fan of two of Boston’s sports teams, so we incorporated both those ideas into his cheerful blue tentacularness*. He’s either doffing or straightening his cover, which is at a bit of a jaunty angle for a proper naval serviceman. Or servicesquid.
Navy Squid, 7″x5″ pen & ink and Copic marker on paper.
*tentacularness is totally a word
Categories: Completed Commissions, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Tentacles
Tags: all rights reserved, commission, copic marker, nfs, pen and ink, sold, squid, tentacle
Saturday, January 11th, 2014
The fates are conspiring to keep these two lovers apart, but they’ve used their shrimp treats to express their devotion. Will someone buy them both and put them in the same tank, or are they doomed to live forever alone?
You can get a Valentine at Etsy to show that long-distance love how much you miss them. With shrimp.
Shrimp-Crossed Lovers, 7″x5″ pen & ink and Copic marker on paper.
Categories: Card Design, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Tentacles, Whimsical and Strange
Tags: copic marker, etsy, nfs, octopus, pen and ink, sold, squid, valentine
A Trio of Dancing Squid
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
I had originally thought of doing fatter, cuter, cartoony squid on this lusciously bright green background, but then when googling around for inspiration I found some pictures of swimming squid that were sleek and small with big golden eyes. And so we have this little trio, swimming past some big, mossy rock or perhaps a wall in some ruins somewhere. They’re painted in a shimmery turquoise with green-yellow eyes, and a scribble-painted dark teal for shadows and outlines. I imagine them cheerfully unaware of their audience, just twirling and dancing around as they swim on by.
A Trio of Dancing Squid, 7″x5″ watercolor, Japanese watercolor, and duochrome watercolor on Arches cover black paper.
Above, you can see the sun shining off the iridescent paint. Below, you can see them in their frame, hanging out with some aquatic friends.
Categories: Daily Art, Sea Creatures and Other Animals, Series and Books, Tentacles, Whimsical and Strange
Tags: black paper, duochrome, green, iridescent, japanese watercolor, nfs, sold, squid
Squid and Octopi
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
I went through all of my cartoon tentacles and framed all the originals I had, and now they’re cheerfully gracing a wall in my apartment.
Starting from the top left:
- Baby Squid
- Tying the Knot
- Thank You Squid
- Octopus Loves Boba
- Squid With Mittens
- Sad and Sorry Squid
- Lucky Squid
- Party Octopus
- Squid Hearts You
- Squid in a Scarf
- Octopus’ Gift
- Squid Inked
- Get Well Squid
Categories: Daily Art, Words Words Words
Tags: is it octopuses or octopi anyway, octopus, squid
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