Continuing to draw things. Playing around working from photos, random ideas, and a combination of the two (oh deer Ty). A few people on Facebook and Instagram (where I’ve posted even more sketches than seen here) have asked if I will be making prints of any of these sketches. I’m thinking about it, but having never tried to sell drawings/”artwork” before, I’m still sussing out the best route for me. I’ll keep you posted.
On a related, but unrelated note: this last drawing is based on a photo by Ian McAllister, from Pacific Wild. I was drawn to this photo from the moment I saw it, and I hope I did it justice in my interpretation (including some embellishments). I didn’t draw it for this reason, but Pacific Wild is also an organization I believe in strongly. They do a lot of important work trying to protect this BC coast that I love so much. I have donated a portion of my earnings to them before, when I made the spirit bears. After some thinking, and recently attending Ian McAllister’s speaking tour for his new book, I have decided to donate 5% of everything I earn from items sold in the shop to Pacific Wild for this year. Pretty much everything I create is influenced by my coastal environment, so it seems only fitting to put what support I can toward those who are fighting to protect it.