As an illustrator most of my time is spent drawing relatively cute and pretty pictures aimed to appease conservative publishers and appeal to a young market. Thus, my private sketchbook is a haven to unfetter my brain on paper... (If you are looking for my usual work in children's literature, check out my regular blog at

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Dr Sketchy's Brisbane - April 2012

Dr Sketchy favourite La Viola Vixen. She was the model last December, and July before that.
1 min poses

2 min poses

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5 min pose

5 min pose

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15 min pose

Miss Burlesque 2012, Alyssa Kitt, did this quick pose...
3 min pose, "Miss Alyssa Kitt"
No faces, again. I was jokingly likened to a serial killer by a fellow Sketchy sketcher, and asked if I keep the drawings of lady's heads in my freezer :-D

I was loving the choice of music this night — a mix of vintage french jazz like Django Reinhardt and Gus Visuer, Edith Piaf, and a lot of film noir-style jazz. I thought someone had raided my iTunes! I like working to this style of music, so I think it helped my drawing!