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
American Gothic Gardeners: greyscale

American Gothic Gardeners: greyscale

American Gothic Gardeners: line

American Gothic Gardeners: line

Star Trek for Penguins

Star Trek for Penguins

I was pregnant when I drew this. Pregnant with a scare. But I never missed a deadline.
6 months later, I drew through my labour pains. One fortnight maternity leave and that because I doubled over on all my regulars the fortnight before. I didn’t think anything of it then. It was just what I had to do. I look back and want to hug me.

I was pregnant when I drew this. Pregnant with a scare. But I never missed a deadline.
6 months later, I drew through my labour pains. One fortnight maternity leave and that because I doubled over on all my regulars the fortnight before. I didn’t think anything of it then. It was just what I had to do. I look back and want to hug me.

Then I pictured mermaid cousins hanging out. Chatting about the history of art.

Then I pictured mermaid cousins hanging out. Chatting about the history of art.

A sketch about Denmark and art galleries. Thought of the little mermaid in the Copenhagen harbour. Pictured Van Gogh swimming up to her and offering his ear.

A sketch about Denmark and art galleries. Thought of the little mermaid in the Copenhagen harbour. Pictured Van Gogh swimming up to her and offering his ear.

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Colour

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Colour

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): B&W

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): B&W

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Line

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Line

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Sketch

The Birth of Venus (from her Thunderbird): Sketch