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His conversation was somewhat robotic. #baddate...

I thought I would sketch different characters that meet at the bar. This one is 'The Catch'. Hope you all enjoy the series. Keep watching for more....

Pencil sketch and coloured illlustration. 2 people at the bus stop - just for fun....

User friendly AI. The meet and greet is an important part of any integration process....

Pirates riding whales could tell a ripping tale and then their breathing held they'd go beneath and maybe not be seen again....

I started this drawing with the clown and when I started to draw the balls he was juggling they became puppies. Happy puppies!...

Santa's early career was not an ideal fit....

If pirates lived a life of kindness maybe they would find that not all problems needed violence and the sun would sometimes shine...

If you're hunting for a whale don't use a little boat for if you find the thing you hunt You'll really need to float....

Late at night he hears the screams of the souls he doomed to Davy Jones locker....

Have been thinking about beards and pirates....

Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong, under the shade of a coolibah tree.  ...

A rhinoceros would be in the horn section - of course....

Not sure where this guy came from - just started drawing him. Nice hair.  ...

Mary Ann Bugg (The Captains Lady) Mary Ann Bugg was Captain Thunderbolts lover. She fell pregnant soon after meeting him. Captain Thunderbolt took Mary to her fathers farm for the babies delivery and in doing so broke his ticket-of-leave regulations. This got him sent back to...

Bold Jack Donahue (The Wild Colonial Boy) An orphan, born in Dublin in 1804, Jack was transported to Australia in 1825. He escaped from the prison farm and started bushranging. He was captured and escaped again when he joined with a group of 10 or so...

Dan Morgan aka Mad Dog Morgan was an Australian Bushranger. After he killed a trooper in July 1864, a price of 1,000 pounds bounty was put on his head. He was shot and killed after holding up the McPherson family at Peechelba Station in Victoria....

Kate Kelly, Ned Kelly's sister attracted the attention of Alexander Fitzpatrick, a young police constable. on 15 April 1878, Fitzpatrick visited the Kelly household whilst drunk and made a pass at Kate, resulting in her family coming to her assistance. Ellen Kelly, her sister, struck...

The Notorious Kelly Gang. Ned Kelly, Dan Kelly, Steve Hart and Joe Byrne. On the 28th June 1880 the Kelly Gang made their final stand against police at the Glenrowan Inn. The police set fire to the inn and Dan, Hart and Byrne died in...

Captain Moonlight (Andrew George Scott) and his friend and fellow bushranger James Nesbitt. James was shot at Wantabadgery Station along with Constable Bowen. Captain Moonlight "wept over him like a child… and kissed him passionately." Scott was captured at the shoot out and hanged in...

This is bushranger Patrick Kenniff, who with his brother James were the last Australian bushrangers. Executed in 1903 at Boggo Road Prison. Convicted of murder, he proclaimed his innocence to the end.  ...

Inspiration comes from many places. Today I am sketching one of my favourite illustrators style. Steve Simpson Rocks. I am loving the noses and the moustaches! ...

Sometimes you just have to draw dinosaurs.  ...

Doodling is my favourite thing to do whilst supposedly doing other things and because it is my favourite thing there are initial feelings of frustration and an attempt to refocus on the main thing. The real thing. The thing that matters. Until I realise that maybe...

When cats and dogs are not enough to describe the weather. From my sketchbook....

Dragons with eating disorders?...

A sketch of a sketch from a book about giants. Not a self portrait....

  I am illustrating a new book about tigers and as part of the preparation I am researching how some of my favourite illustrators tackle tigers. Here are some pages from my sketch book copying the legends - Ken Anderson, Bill Peet, Bill Watterson, Richard Scary,...