Author Archives: kristykate

Kristy Kate Zazzle Store Now Open!

Hip-hip-hooray! Kristy Kate designs are now available on Zazzle! (This has been on my to-do list for a while, so I’m a teensy bit excited!) I’ve been a busy bee over the past two weeks uploading all my current designs, so everything you’ve seen at the conventions I’ve attended are now available online. I’m especially […]

Week 23 Studies

August 25th – 31st Hi all! Another week down (is it just me, or did the week fly by??) and it’s time to wrap up Spoonflower’s #SpoonChallenge. The general theme for the final week was cities, maps and urban life. Day 16 – Skyline Day 17 – Taxi Day 18 – Map Legend Day 19 […]

Week 22 Studies

August 18th – 24th Hi all! Prepare for a big #SpoonChallenge update today, but first, a couple of PS lasso tool characters: Study (or should I say sketchbook?) time has been limited lately, so I concentrated on building up these character “sketches” over a couple of days. Mister Muscle Man didn’t have arms for most of […]

Week 18 Studies

July 21st – 27th Decided to try something different this week and experiment with creating random characters using the lasso tool in Photoshop. It was so much fun playing around with random shapes and colours to see what characters emerged! Here’s my personal favourite of the lot: Oh, and I also practiced drawing noses. Because they’re silly. All the best! […]

Week 17 Studies

July 14th – 20th Time for the monthly Anatomy Turnaround! (For those that are unfamiliar with this exercise; once a month I draw a turnaround sheet of the male and female figure – from imagination – to measure my progress in learning human anatomy). And for comparison, here’s all 4 sets of turnaround sheets that I’ve completed over […]

Week 16 Studies

July 7th – 13th I completed the Pencil Kings Figure Drawing Challenge! Yay! There’s quite a big update ahead so let’s get straight into it: Day 15 Back Anatomy I really enjoyed learning the muscles in such a simplified way. Exercise 2 involved sketching a figure from photo reference and then adding in the muscles […]

Week 15 Studies

June 30th – July 6th Just a quick update today as I’m still wrapping up from a wonderful weekend of trading at Oz Comic Con (many thanks to everyone for dropping by!). I need to catch up on some Figure Drawing Challenge homework too, so expect more next week. On to the studies: Day 11 […]