• I got out for my first urban sketch of the year. Too hot to finish. I will go back for the watercolor.

  • This commission is done. “Just one more maple seed” is 6” by 9” on Strathmore Bristol Smooth. Drawn with Pentel Graphgear 1000 .3 mm 2H and 2B. Prints to come in future.

  • Sometimes it’s fun just to start with a line then another and see what happens. Warm-up before working on a cute chipmunk. 🎨 ✍️

  • A little more work done on the chipmunk commission. 🎨 ✍️

  • Sometimes random sketching outside can get a little weird 🎨 ✍️

  • Finished this chipmunk pencil drawing. This was practice for a commission. The final will have him in a different pose :-) 🎨 ✏️

  • Did a couple of sketches with a Bic pen today. Kinda fun. Flashback to high school 🎨

  • I also started this chipmunk in graphite as part of a commission 🎨

  • A quick 15 minute sketch of a polar bear using Procreate on the iPad 🎨

  • Finished this graphite sketch of a nuthatch. Such a sweet little bird. 🎨

  • Back to human anatomy practice with this piece. Drawn using Procreate on the iPad. Used an online photo as reference. Going to be working on a few animal and insect pieces next.

  • Our first family of mergansers have emerged from their nest box.

  • Playing around with anatomy again. This sketch was about 50 minutes in Procreate 🎨

  • Playing with the MaxPack watercolor brush pack for Procreate. No idea what this is. Stream of consciousness doodling. 🎨

  • Finished this snow leopard pencil sketch today. So hard finding the time to draw during these last few weeks. 🎨

  • Started this snow leopard today. Graphite 3” by 5”.

  • A digital drawing I did from a 2.5 hours live draw as part of a “sciart” series I have been doing. I draw while speaking to a science expert about the animal or insect I am drawing. 🎨

  • A little immature bald eagle sketch in pencil.

  • I’ve updated my portfolio on my web site to now include my recent digital and graphite work MikeHendley.com/portfolio

  • One hour live draw result today. Blue heron drawn using the iPad Pro and Procreate. Time-lapse attached 🎨

  • I chatted with Tim on his iPad Pros podcast about how I use my iPad for art, graphic design, podcasting, video editing and writing. ipadpros.net/2020/04/0…

  • Green heron. Digital. Live draw on Facebook

  • Live draw result for WeDrawWednesdays. One hour start to finish on iPad.

  • I did a live draw tonight on Instagram. Here’s the result. Drawn on iPad using Procreate. 🎨

  • My drawing of Wellington the rockhopper penguin from the Shedd Aquarium 🎨

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