Big Pour

(digital) Big Pour The holidays are finally here, so it’s time to relax, sit back and enjoy an overfilling glass of wine. Nothing should stop you, even if said glass sprouts wings, grows tiny sharp teeth and looks like a creature from the deep. Cheers!! Forrest Russell –@illustratedconnection

Animal Doodles

Tiger: Anteater: Hippopotamus: (digital) Part One: The Tiger, Anteater, and Hippopotamus. Here are a few fun animal cartoons I did on Procreate during this past summer. I wanted to explore how quickly I could doodle various animals. These complex creatures simplified and easily read using limited digital brushes. Animals have always sparked my curiosity andContinue reading “Animal Doodles”

The (B)ackground

(ink, pencil, colouring pencil) I was recently given this beautiful vintage scrap book as a gift. Every page inside was empty except for the last. It had a ripped image, a diagram of a playground with kids playing on a structure. I found it haunting, nearly sad so I decided to add to the page,Continue reading “The (B)ackground”

Haphazard

“I can’t see in this mess!!” (ink, marker, digital) I had to pack light on my journey home for the holidays. I find it easier to get things done when there isn’t much choice around to distract my focus. I brought with me a single moleskin which I had been doodling in throughout the semesterContinue reading “Haphazard”