Niggle would approve.

I started sketching a tree for the theme of the month over on John Howe’s website, it was supposed to be a quick simple sketch, then I got too the branches. The good intentions of a quick doodle to get in the right frame of mind went out the window and I started to become a little obsessive over the branches, I ended up doodling away at each little branch ignoring pretty much everything else. However, I get the feeling I need to obsess over the branches of the next…

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Wizards go a wandering

Trying to get ideas together for a painting, or maybe I should just say doodling for inspiration πŸ˜‰ Anyway, this is a digital doodle of the two blue wizards briefly mentioned by Tolkien and pondered about by many ever since πŸ™‚ Not happy with the first wizards colour, well it may grow on me, and perhaps I should change one of the hats….. first of all though I’ll collapse and sleep for an hour or three.

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Yet Dawn….

I have a for a while been tinkering with a digital piece for the theme of the month ‘competition’ over on John Howe‘s website, the them Dawn’s Early Light was one that appealed to me but the digital piece really wasn’t working out as I wanted it to. For some reason the line from Lord of the Rings kept going through my head “Yet dawn is ever the hope of men,” so I decided to play with type instead of banging my head against the wall with the failing digital…

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