Joseph Carpenter Illustration

Portfolio and working blog for Joseph Carpenter



Crikey how many weeks??

So after weeks and weeks and weeks I’ve finally managed to sit down and have a bit of fun with Procreate… by no means back to my former self yet but thoroughly enjoying the time being creative. 


Procreate iPad sketches 

So it’s been a very busy month or so this end, my creative outlet has been dwarfed by personal changes and life generally but in between those elements I have managed to play with sketching in procreate which has been brilliant while dealing with a busy schedule. So below I’ve attached all of my recent sketches from the app, I hope you enjoy!!

Symmetrical layout

Symmetrical direction tonight, I’ve been playing with the idea of these wings for ages… I’m guessing I actually put pen to paper around 8 years ago but the idea was for a set of wings not the bird so it’s a nice development. I tried to stick to a neutral pallet with a little flare of red. 

Playing with patterns 

Mobile apps are great, it’s giving me a totally new motivation and is allowing me to be creative when ever I choose. Recently I’ve been sketching some ideas out for a joke between friends, it’s not that funny when explain it to other people, the basics of the humour is prog rock/cycling and dog memes…. memes I’ll probably look back at writing that and cringe, anyway today I took one of the concept ideas and played with it in a repeating pattern and thought I’d share it. 

I’m still sketching

So although I haven’t really posted anything since the end of last month, I have been putting pen to paper or rather stylus to glass. Maybe not as frequently as before, I should start posting some of the sketchs up in the coming days but for now I thought I’d just share this doodle! 

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