View Full Version : Veterok's sketchbook & project thread

08-29-2009, 08:56 AM
I think I'd like to give this thread idea a try, we'll see.. Today I've been mostly just laughing at my old sketches and doodles so I'd like to share a few! (These are from my Flickr account and I don't know how to post them with links to Flickr so eventually they'll probably start showing the stupid Flickr no can do banners. Duh!)


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08-29-2009, 08:59 AM
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08-29-2009, 11:36 AM
Those are cool Elina! Thanks for sharing them. The eskimo-looking guy is cool and the deer head, and the man pushing the boulder, and...well there are so many! Just curious, is there a particular reason why the one guy has the big X across his mouth?

08-29-2009, 12:05 PM
Thanks! Don't really know about the X, but it might have been some random association to a Finnish album cover, http://www.turkku.com/graf/lp/leevi_suutele_big.jpg

Now when I look at these I start to think some of them would be cool in ATC size, the Siberian gentleman especially. It really amazes me how I was able to draw something so patient/detailed only a couple of years ago. Nowadays I just get frustrated so easily!

08-29-2009, 01:50 PM
Love it! Keep posting more :)

I really like how some of your pages have so much writing and lettering. It makes things even more interesting. Sort of like a journal.

Really dig the figure drawings. Gorgeous.

08-29-2009, 02:19 PM
Wow these are great! Thanks for sharing!

08-29-2009, 02:24 PM
Yeah, I've never really drawn the line between sketchbook and journal so all my sketchbooks are journals and journals are sketchbooks..!
I hope this thread inspires me to sketch more in the future, at the moment I'm still combing through my old sketches and scans (more to come...)

08-29-2009, 05:49 PM
Yeah, I get you.. mine are filled with notes. Of course, they aren't in some lovely foreign language ;)

Great work. It's wonderful to see these, it's like watching them being made. I can see the movement of your strokes, AND of the sparklies in your mind ..

I'd trade you for any cards from these.. if you even want something I've done.. these are so VERY creative!

08-29-2009, 06:12 PM
what a talent you are. cool to see the stuff you were doing back in high school!

08-31-2009, 02:54 PM
I love all your wonderful, rich, shadows! And your animals are just as fascinating as your figurative work. Can't wait to see more!

09-01-2009, 09:45 AM
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09-02-2009, 04:11 AM
(Also, am I the only one who likes Lucien Dubenko from ER? : D )

NO! I think he's adorable. And you captured him wonderfully!

Everything is just awesome. I like making up stuff to translate your text into. Interesting that you should write about monkeys stuffed with string cheese. ;)

I'm hoping browsing people's sketchbook threads will encourage me to actually sketch from time to time. ha!

09-08-2009, 04:12 PM
More old sketchbook things, all from 2006:


(I think the colours are delicious)




http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y3/veterok/Lousiness%20actually/kirjalistanaama.jpg http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y3/veterok/Lousiness%20actually/housukenka.jpg

09-08-2009, 04:18 PM
All right, these are recent! I'm so glad I've done at least something, even if it's only rendering and random sketches between my completely irrelevant notes. (notes between the sketches, more likely).

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y3/veterok/Lousiness%20actually/render09.jpg http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y3/veterok/Lousiness%20actually/rts.jpg


I have this completely awesome little sketchbook with BROWN PAPER, I bought it from Dover this summer. BROWN PAPER! BROWN PAPER saves the world because.. because it's BROWN.

09-08-2009, 06:19 PM
i lovelovelovelove that top one!

09-08-2009, 06:52 PM
Thanks! It looks like a self-portrait so I guess it was.. I like the messiness in general, I wonder why I don't do stuff like that anymore. I should.

09-08-2009, 07:01 PM
Love the current sketches - nice muscle study. Makes me want to get back into it as well.

09-08-2009, 08:11 PM
Great, keep them going!


09-11-2009, 08:26 PM
Very great scetches, love your style!

09-12-2009, 10:46 AM
fantastic, your work is so vibrant, I like the way you work up your drawings and the mix of text with the art, thanks for sharing

09-18-2013, 10:49 PM
I'm not sure whether we should be posting this stuff to our blogs or something, but as I found this old thread I might as well continue updating it. I tried the blog once but then never remembered to post anything in it. Now that I saw the contents of this thread it seems I never really bothered with this either. Hm!





Anyway, a few months ago I was feeling very upset and/or anxious about something, so I got really drunk and drew all these borzoi sketches. (In fact there were more of them too)

09-20-2013, 01:38 AM
I really love these!!! The last one especially! Your art is amazing

10-22-2013, 01:08 AM
Thank you for sharing your sketchbook pages - love it! Enjoy seeing the energy of a working mind.

11-29-2013, 06:53 PM
Some of you probably know about this already, but this is what I have been doing the past two months or so. Mostly the first weeks of this month though, in a terrible panic, weeping over stupid looking pared leather pieces. I formally finished my Master Bookbinder's degree 16th-17th of this November; I had three written pieces, five handbound books and a case/box to finish before that. These are some of the books I made for the graduation weekend:


The Buccaneers of America, in a gilt chemise & slipcase.



Same book without the chemise and case. In the latter picture the book sits on the felt-lined chemise/overcover which is kept open by a stone, ignore that.


Detail of a half cloth binding


Ningen Shikkaku by Osamu Dazai. These are the stenciled cover candidates.


Here's the finished book, a full cloth binding with foil stamped title on the back and the stenciled portrait on the cover.

There are a few more but these were my favourites and I'm quite happy with how they turned out. A couple of books had to be discarded because I screwed up with the finishing. In between making these (and screwing up all my favourite bindings) I actually managed to draw something too, and trade some ATCs... not much else. I made all the cards for the art-a-thon while I was supposed to be working on these, lol. As for the written pieces, one was a translation on the history of English craft bookbinding technique from the middle ages to present day, one a simple project description about one of my works, and the last one was the thesis, which I wrote on online marketing, a hideously boring and disgusting subject from start to finish.
I'm very glad that it's the holiday season soon. Also, I don't know how to make the pictures a tad smaller, can one do that with BBCode? Argh!

11-29-2013, 08:03 PM
The books look amazing, V! They totally look professional. Congrats on finishing your masters education!

No, can't make images smaller with BBcode. But it's nice to see big pics. I prefer them to mini ones any day!

11-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Thanks Sal!

12-01-2013, 05:56 PM
Congratulations!!! Such beautiful professional work.

12-02-2013, 04:03 AM
V, wow. Those books are incredible. And congratulations on your degree, yay for you! And for working it in and making atcs and decos etc also at the same time. I so appreciate finding out about what you are doing. You inspire me:)

12-02-2013, 07:32 AM
Thank you Cat and Janet! I always tend to get the feeling I just fail in everything so now that in the end I managed to produce at least a couple of good books (and they were accepted by the jurors too..) I feel a bit better. Such a relief. I did have fun doing them too, but time got a bit tight because I'm an idiot and because there were so many complications with some pieces that took all my attention.. I'm glad they're done. I guess binding books now feels a bit more inspiring too because now I don't have deadlines. Also surprisingly, boring customer work feels quite lovely too, because I don't have to be so freaking creative all the time. Heh!

03-06-2014, 11:37 AM
I bought a large-ish black sketchbook by Derwent not a long ago, and what a joy it has been to me. In fact after first trying it out I went and bought another one; I tend to be a bit timid with new books and journals and sketchbooks, I keep saving them for some future "purpose" and this means I never really draw in them in earnest. I thought that if I have two of them, it'll be easier for me to just scribble and paint all kinds of rubbish in the first one, on a weekly basis, without worrying about "wasting paper" or something completely stupid like that which I always tend to worry about. So that's what I'm doing now, I keep painting in them. Here's a skull:


03-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Beautiful! Is it a dark paper sketchbook or you painted the page black?

03-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Yeah, it's black sketchbook - I mean, a black-cover sketchbook with black pages and it even has a flat, black rubber band thingy on it so it stays close :D It is a void that slowly absorbs everything in the universe in it!

I've never had a black sketchbook before, which is weird, considering how much I like drawing with light pencils on toned and darker papers etc. Such a relief when you don't have to cover all that white space with something first, heheh..heh.

03-06-2014, 02:43 PM
I like painting on black fabric, but haven't really done much working on top of black paper. Looks like fun. That skull is great. The turquoise touches excite me! How big is the book?

03-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Ohhhh that is awesome. I have grey and brown-toned sketchbooks, but I haven't ever seen a black one.

03-06-2014, 03:08 PM
It is a void that slowly absorbs everything in the universe in it!

That made me LOL.

03-06-2014, 03:13 PM
I think it's around A4, which is... well, I have no idea what it is in inches or anything. Not huge, just regular sketchpad size I guess. Derwent calls it the "Black book".

03-06-2014, 11:54 PM
Enjoy perusing your sketchbook pages!

03-09-2014, 01:51 AM
I'm glad you revived this thread Veterok. Your bookbinding is amazing! I like seeing the insides of other artists sketchbooks. I hope you keep posting.

I went to the Portland Museum of Art, which is near where I live, to see their exhibit of drawings. There were drawings by Hopper and Homer and Eakins and Bellows and a lot of big names and some not so big and some I had never heard of before. It was so inspiring it made me want to come home and dig into my sketchbook. I don't spend nearly enough time sketching. I always feel so good when I come out of the museum. I wish it was closer so I could visit more often.

09-09-2014, 12:42 PM
You should update this thread with your new paintings, V :)

I'm going to dig my old thread up and start posting in it again.

09-09-2014, 05:57 PM
Haha! That's true. Although not publishing any pictures of the paintings I'm working on has been the most important factor in the creative process - it sort of lets me to do anything I want without thinking what others might think. The thought that I'm just painting for myself and my eyes only. Such freedom! I have enjoyed it immensely, the secretive approach to it. I think I've discovered so many things too.

But I will come back a bit later and post some closeups of some of them, because I have some that are getting almost finished so sharing them is no problemo! Mostly it seems I've been painting skulls in a recreational way, in between working on the bigger things. They're easy and delightful.

09-11-2014, 04:30 PM
First of all, it is just the COOLEST THING that you are a bookbinder. The old arts! Also, it seems to suit you so well. The black sketchbook - cool idea! I always say I like the idea of using darker toned paper but then I never get to it. The skull is really cool. I love the blue accents.

09-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Thanks Cindy! I personally have had some doubts about whether bookbinding suits me or not, but I'm sort of.. finding my way. It's true what so many people say, that one only truly discovers the whole thing after doing it for 10+ years or something.

And now, as promised, some skulls... and more skulls.

the one that's almost finished

a sketchy one

sketch getting somewhere, with a random assemblage as a bonus.
(This picture is bigger and I don't know how to make it smaller in any easy way so bleh.)

a somewhat obscure and bad picture of three larger paintings I've been working on.
I have so many of these unfinished large ones, feels like I'm drowning in them. Good!

a detail of the middle one in daylight..

more skull-fillers.

09-12-2014, 08:43 PM

Oh and when I haven't been painting or making books I've been drawing silly vampire fanart, so here's Louis. This was made around Easter though.

09-12-2014, 09:25 PM
A bit more;

http://u1.ipernity.com/42/58/33/32235833.970b19cc.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/32235833)

09-24-2014, 09:41 PM
Love that Louis sketch! Actually everything here is cool. Great to see painting and other things that I wouldn't ordinarily see.

09-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Love the paintings!! gorgeous! I always love your colours.

10-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Thanks Genxster & Amerasu!

Last weekend I drew some quickish self portraits as I was drinking my tea after waking up. So, I sort of accidentally took part in that "inktober" thing, although I mostly draw with ink anyway!

http://u1.ipernity.com/28/77/13/35357713.194ea17e.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357713)
Self in ink (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357713) par Veterok. (http://www.ipernity.com/home/veterok), on ipernity

http://u1.ipernity.com/28/77/09/35357709.1c1e06dc.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357709)
In this one someone is apparently shooting me in the head from a distance.

http://u1.ipernity.com/28/77/05/35357705.2deae814.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357705)

http://u1.ipernity.com/28/77/03/35357703.7c75fe1c.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357703)

http://u1.ipernity.com/28/77/01/35357701.901134fa.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357701)
Conjuration (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35357701) par Veterok. (http://www.ipernity.com/home/veterok), on ipernity

http://u1.ipernity.com/45/57/27/35345727.8aae5a12.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/35345727)

10-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Those look fantastic, V!

10-07-2014, 12:21 AM
Wow, those first are like a really sophisticated set of fashion illustrations (with the possible exception of the shooting in the head bit). I totally love the one from the back, and the one below that. Very crisp, but with loose shapes.

10-13-2014, 09:23 PM
These are so cool. As Cindy says, crisp but loose. Love your sketches.

01-07-2015, 05:17 PM
Here are pictures and details of some of the paintings I've been working on lately. There's loads of more of course but these are worth uploading at the moment.


Skull detail


Detail of a large self portrait thing I made during the holidays. This was the first thing I painted when I finally got round to it - I spent the first half of the holiday doing absolutely nothing, no art, nothing at all. I'd been feeling really stressed out because of the loads of work I had before the midwinter and even the thought of doing a single ATC or something made me all exhausted. It's getting so much nicer now. And when I got to painting, I painted lots. I think I did around 7-8 panels in the course of 2-3 days during the holiday. They're in various stages of unfinished of course, but I did them.

Lots of stuff has to be fixed in this but it's just a quick sketchy sketch. I often randomly include lyrics of the music I'm listening to while working, and then usually cover them up when I finish the pieces...


Detail of the most finished thing I painted. It's actually painted on a tall medium sized panel, approx. 70 x 40 cm, so there's lots of empty space above the skull and I'll put something in there later on.


A borzoi sketch, on top of a previous dog sketch


.. and a random dog sketch. Skulls, dogs, that's all for now!

01-07-2015, 07:34 PM
These are really gorgeous so far, V. I like the white over browns. It's a really cool style and feels like there's a lot of depth.

01-07-2015, 09:06 PM
Thanks Sal! I have the problem of making everything too black (because black is just so nice can't help it ugh), so I've been trying to make myself sketch & do the backgrounds with various browns for a while now. I also use white a lot because I love doing thin wash layers over white. I kind of like it too.

01-11-2015, 02:09 AM
Black is great in the right style, and I am a huge fan of yours! Love the deep and moody contrasts and you capture people with geometric and lines so well.

01-12-2015, 09:49 PM
Wow, what stunning paintings Veterok! I love your dark moody colors with white and a little jolt of intense color!

05-02-2015, 05:28 PM
This spring has been kind of stressful so I haven't had time to do any ATCs. I've, however, made lots of books. Here are some blank books I made for my shop. Most of them have Canson Mi-Teintes for pages. (They're still for sale too, wink wink nudge nudge.)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/20/70/37592070.25892d22.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37592070)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/86/94/37588694.7c9c0ac8.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37588694)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/85/96/37828596.f090f1b0.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37828596)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/30/80/37573080.515f7848.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37573080)

Here are a couple of bones, too. These are actually from last year but I took them in a month ago:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/30/78/37573078.31093eb6.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37573078)

05-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Some ink drawings:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/34/40/36863440.17a8352c.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/36863440)
This is an older one, but looks like I didn't show it before... who cares about anatomy or anything when you got so much blood and all that hair in the same piece.

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/62/64/37896264.3d79de07.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37896264)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/43/69/37974369.937942d7.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/37974369)

Two ink & brush sketches

05-04-2015, 01:10 PM
Wow, the books look amazing! I love them! If I were richer, I would buy a bunch to use as journals and sketchbooks. I hope they sell quickly for you.

Super ink drawings too, very cool. Especially that first one with the red.

07-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Before I got too busy in June, I was working on a new desk for myself. I've had this really crap and way too small desk for bookbinding and I've always thought some day I'm going to get a better one. Well, here's the better one. It's not even near to being finished yet, though. The welded frame will have some separate forged and riveted vertical rods, arts and crafts style, around it, and a top made of old oak wood we had lying around.

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/52/64/38445264.8e43ba50.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/38445264)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/52/66/38445266.470da113.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/38445266)

Here's the oak:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/86/00/38518600.4307a4a9.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/38518600)

Not sure what will become out of that. Woodworking is alien to me and I'm sort of glueing lots of these narrow pieces together... eh.

07-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Yah there is some awesomes stuffs in here, I love skull,I think you'll like my next swap ;)

08-18-2015, 05:35 PM
I'm currently holidaying (is that a word?) in an art school, which means I've now spent a week drawing taxidermied animals. It's surprisingly entertaining.

This is the first time I've ever been to an art school in my life, heh.
AT LAST (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ So here's a couple of sketches

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/83/02/39318302.ec7994bc.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39318302)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/83/06/39318306.aa248c67.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39318306)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/83/08/39318308.8c820931.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39318308)

08-24-2015, 04:47 PM
Those sketches would work perfectly for the sketches swap! I love the weasels! And of course the crows!

08-24-2015, 05:19 PM
Thanks! Here are some pages from my sketchbook / visual journal as well:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/99/06/39369906.478741a2.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39369906)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/99/12/39369912.90fceac7.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39369912)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/99/10/39369910.2f484ea3.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39369910)

08-24-2015, 05:20 PM
http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/99/26/39369926.17a0e321.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39369926)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/99/24/39369924.82e0feb4.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/39369924)

The old masters generally depicted suffering and drama better than me.

08-29-2015, 11:04 AM
Love the way you sketch Veterok.
I burst out laughing when I saw the skull man and 'perunalastuja!!!', unexpected combination. :D

10-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Some more from the visual journal / sketchbook thing:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/86/12/40148612.b203b796.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40148612)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/86/14/40148614.ae743d12.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40148614)

10-29-2015, 12:12 PM
And then some... croquis that is. Times vary between 4 minutes - 30 seconds per pose.

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/06/40048106.e401a2b2.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40048106)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/28/40048128.32ca9847.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40048128)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/34/40048134.da640baa.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40048134)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/42/40048142.7f055085.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40048142)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/46/40048146.6bd332fe.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40048146)

I loved drawing the person who modelled in the non-inverted pages above, a gender-nonconforming model with a beautiful physique and background in martial arts etc. which contributed a lot.

12-20-2015, 07:39 PM
Wow, V, so many great figure studies! I totally need to do that, aaaah.
Wonderful shading and movement.

01-04-2016, 01:58 AM
Thanks Cindy!
Here's a couple of holiday brushpen drawings:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/93/34/40669334.8584cb95.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40669334)
A sighthound + an Anáryawe

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/93/36/40669336.1e33c633.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40669336)
Kinks stuff

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/93/32/40669332.e6090ff9.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40669332)
more Kinks stuff yeah

I have a hard time admitting that pretty much all I did during the holidays was Ray Davies fanart. Jfc

01-10-2016, 05:58 PM
Love the brush pen work, I like the way you use the angled hatching to shade. Always love your style!

01-11-2016, 02:05 PM
Looking good as always, V :dude:

01-14-2016, 09:11 PM
wonderful! I love it

01-18-2016, 03:08 PM
Thank yous! The angled hatching -- it's always so fun to get comments on one's style because they usually point out things I haven't really noticed myself, or given much thought to. I mean when I draw I just do something, and rarely notice there's a certain thing going on. Now that I look at that hatching I like it as well, lol. I don't know when I adopted that thing, but it resurfaces every now and then. The brushpens I got are such a delight, they make me really enjoy the physical aspect of drawing. Sometimes I just keep drawing lines and hatchings with them because it feels so nice.

01-22-2016, 12:32 PM
What brush pens are you using, I would like to add that to my New Year resolutions of things I want to try this year.

Looking forward to your next entry on this thread. I love looking at other artists sketchbooks. I don't have any art friends where I live so I have to look at artists work on line. Luckily Utube has a lot of interesting videos from other artists when I need an art fix.

02-22-2016, 07:14 PM
I've been busy with this art school thing. I've so many deadlines in the next few weeks, ugh.
Here's a finished painting from last autumn, which I recently sold.

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/73/98/41077398.2e5a0c8f.500.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/41077398)

And some clothed life drawing, varying between 4 min - 30 sec

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/76/40934976.d4b3d33c.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934976)

The one that looks like weird ham / turkey leg is my fave

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/78/40934978.67d4e74f.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934978)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/82/40934982.e58bb4cc.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934982)

02-22-2016, 07:14 PM
Some more.

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/74/40934974.ee3dcc87.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934974)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/70/40934970.95608c3f.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934970)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/68/40934968.3434904d.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934968)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/66/40934966.28a27d3c.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934966)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/49/64/40934964.787b9f08.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/40934964)

02-22-2016, 07:20 PM
What brush pens are you using, I would like to add that to my New Year resolutions of things I want to try this year.

I ordered a heap of them from JetPens, to see which ones are the best. Pilot's are the best. I like the Pilot Pocket Brush Pen "Soft" and Pilot Pocket Brush Pen "Hard" the most. I also have some from Sailor and Kuretake.

02-25-2016, 04:31 PM
Love the sketches, V. Looking great!

I really dig that painting too! The colour combo is delicious.

03-17-2016, 10:07 PM
Wow, so many great figure studies! Those with the sheet are really cool.

06-02-2017, 04:02 PM
I've been really preoccupied with doing larger art so haven't had much time for making ATCs. The good thing is, I've been finally drawing and even painting some. Here are some recent sketches:

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/90/44788190.930b814d.500.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/44788190)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/81/92/44788192.485b3965.500.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/44788192)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/38/18/44833818.ac5b2118.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/44833818)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/38/20/44833820.74714519.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/44833820)

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/84/76/44888476.cb0a2dcb.640.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/veterok/44888476)
(a selfie!)

06-02-2017, 06:25 PM
Wow! GORGEOUS sketches!

06-07-2017, 06:42 PM
They are really really sensitive and beautiful.

06-07-2017, 08:59 PM
Beautiful! Love the selfie!

06-08-2017, 01:10 AM
Lovely line work, I think the selfie sketch is perfect.

06-08-2017, 03:26 PM
Thanks everyone! I'm quite happy about the fact that I actually like drawing with graphite/pencil these days. So it's something nice I do when I don't want to paint or anything. For a long time I didn't have anything like that, so I just didn't draw or paint at all.

06-11-2017, 01:44 PM
Loving your sight on realism in your sketches