November 16th, 2019

Sumatran Tiger

ARTIST: Alyssa Johnson, AustraliaARTIST STATEMENT: Animals of all kinds have always been a love of mine, but nothing compares to the majesty of the big cats. My training runs more towards animation and sculpture, but sketching was my first love. I spent a couple of hours putting the Sumatran Tiger sketch together one morning […]

April 25th, 2016

Kawaii Citrus

ARTIST: Kate Hadfield, United Kingdom ARTIST STATEMENT: I’ve recently started a new sketchbook project specifically to play more freely with different materials, patterns and techniques as a balance to the more stylised drawings I create for my everyday work. This sketchbook drawing was inspired by a weekly drawing challenge I take part in on Instagram, […]

May 21st, 2015

Imperator Furiosa

Artist: Allison Sohn, United States In a typically masculine-oriented summer blockbuster,” Mad Max: Fury Road” stands out for its unapologetic feminist streak. The film has compelling female characters, especially Imperator (“Commander”) Furiosa, played by Charlize Theron. Imperator Furiosa is the focus of this illustration along with other female characters in the film. This is […]

May 14th, 2015

Beyond the Sea

Artist: Faustine Vaughn, United States Artist’s Statement: For this piece, I was inspired by artwork I saw that featured this idea of hiding fish in the curves of ocean waves, and thought it was so creative! I knew I had to do a similar theme in my sketchbook. But I had no idea what to […]

March 19th, 2015

Summer Breezes

Artist: Faustine Vaughn Artist’s Statement: I am still a beginner in the process of finding my preferred art medium, so have been playing with inks, watercolors, markers, you name it. I love that my 7×7 Zeta Series sketchbook has taken most everything I’ve thrown at it well. Whatever media I use, I love the bright […]

March 16th, 2015

Storm Troopers

Artist: Allison Sohn Artist Statement: People draw a lot of Star Wars imagery; as an authorized Lucasfilm artist, I’ve done my share. I think the way to make your art memorable, especially when drawing something like Storm Troopers, which can be so very same-y, is to do it in a way that makes your work […]