Animated portrait of Chris Whitty, possibly the world’s most worried man. (Also shown is the original drawing, plus an early first version.)
Steven Seagal’s biggest fan.
The fishtail palms and the orchid trees, they can give you that bleeding heart disease.
Another ink drawing from Nieuwe Bildtdijk.
Cover illustration for ‘Jakarta—History of a Misunderstood City’ by Herald Van Der Linde.
I once lived in Jakarta, so it’s good to have a picture on a book about it. The illustration used is part of a much longer pen and ink drawing I made a while back. Big thanks to Anita Teo @marshallcavendish.
Happy little oak trees: white gouache and white pencil on black paper, and black and grey ink and HB pencil on white.
Two little oak trees from acorns I kept from a visit to England last September.
Happy little avocado tree—two versions: black and grey ink and HB pencil on white, and white gouache and white pencil on black paper.
Another of my growing-stuff-from-fruit-I’ve-eaten experiments
Happy little apple tree—two versions: white gouache and white pencil on black paper, and black and grey ink and HB pencil on white.
Lately I’ve been trying to grow plants from seeds I keep from supermarket fruit. This is one of the first that came alive. It blows me away that these things happen. It took six months to go from the seed to this plant, so you have time to get used to it. If it happened in six seconds, you would scream wow every time.
“Now everything’s a little upside down.”
Double selfie across time. This is number 6 in my ‘Date night‘ series—drawings of people I’d love to spend a few hours with. Imaginary meet ups with unlikely people across time.
Here we go. Leadbelly and Robert Johnson. I’m not sure if these two ever met, but they do here. I love Leadbelly. When I had to have my appendix out in a hurry a few years back, all I could think about was listening to Leadbelly again. Anyway.
‘Shiver for me now’. This is number 4 in my ‘Date night‘ series—drawings of people I’d love to spend a few hours with. Imaginary meet ups with unlikely people across time.