my life as a sketchbook

I have hidden in a sketchbook and a journal all my life. Time to open the books, reframe the story & time. Copyright Cinders McLeod. All rights reserved
Meanwhile, I’m enjoying the detail to flaunt my new style.

Meanwhile, I’m enjoying the detail to flaunt my new style.

White people struggle with chinese delicacies like sautéed bull’s penis in the shape of a chrysanthemum.

White people struggle with chinese delicacies like sautéed bull’s penis in the shape of a chrysanthemum.

Bath for dogs was one of the last travel images that I drew. Sad, as I was just getting started on something, but at the same time a big lesson in drawing. It takes a lot of real life observation to find your inner line. And that was going to help me in the gigs that followed.

Bath for dogs was one of the last travel images that I drew. Sad, as I was just getting started on something, but at the same time a big lesson in drawing. It takes a lot of real life observation to find your inner line. And that was going to help me in the gigs that followed.

I drew Travellers’ Checks for a few years. The routine was read the piece, forge an idea, source visual material, and trace-draw photographs. The dog was a ureka moment. I just drew him.  And I liked what I drew. I remember being so excited, knowing that this was the start of something new for me. And then I got the phonecall. New editors in charge. Travellers cheques was being axed.

I drew Travellers’ Checks for a few years. The routine was read the piece, forge an idea, source visual material, and trace-draw photographs. The dog was a ureka moment. I just drew him. And I liked what I drew. I remember being so excited, knowing that this was the start of something new for me. And then I got the phonecall. New editors in charge. Travellers cheques was being axed.

My surreal overlap was travelling with dogs, and going to Bath. You know how kids knapsack can come in animal shapes? Well, that thought prompted the solution: a dog with a 
human knapsack.

My surreal overlap was travelling with dogs, and going to Bath. You know how kids knapsack can come in animal shapes? Well, that thought prompted the solution: a dog with a
human knapsack.

Liberty hitches a lift to Boston. Time for a change.

Liberty hitches a lift to Boston. Time for a change.

Statue of Liberty takes a break…

Statue of Liberty takes a break…

A wee spoof on (Edinburgh) festival types

I know. I was on stage watching them.

A wee spoof on (Edinburgh) festival types

I know. I was on stage watching them.

Golfing for Easter Bunnies

Golfing for Easter Bunnies

American Gothic Gardeners & I wish you a happy end of a very long winter and the beginning of a beloved spring

American Gothic Gardeners & I wish you a happy end of a very long winter and the beginning of a beloved spring