Posts Tagged ‘ NICK ABADZIS, guest blogger ’


Unfinished Drawings of a Woman I forget where I did these drawings, only that the subject was a particularly beautiful and elegant woman. I do remember beginning and abandoning the first one knowing I just hadn’t caught her. The second time, I did.

Ang The Missus, on a train, engrossed in a book one cold day last winter.

Cell Phones Or “mobiles” as we call them in the UK. They are a menace on public transport. This guy was shouting into his on a tube at about 6pm. He was an estate agent, a realtor. I think he’d had a few pints, but that’s really no excuse. He wouldn’t shut up and was Read the Rest…

Steve My friend Steve orders a pint in one of his locals, The New Hope in South London.

Traveling Doodles Doodles loosely based on people I saw on the way home or in the pub. Yes, including the robot.

Greek Men and Their Weird Cars No. 2 This is a sketch of my brother Alex in the garage that he owns, which specializes in servicing and repairing French cars. To American readers, that might seem a little strange, but in Europe, even in the UK, it’s a realistic and very viable specialization. It also Read the Rest…

Sapphire   Another quick portrait, of a friend of a friend. The color I added later, messing around in Photoshop. 

Greek Men and Their Weird Cars No. 1 So, the car decides to break down in a supermarket car park and I can’t find anything wrong with it. While I wait for the repair man to arrive, I do a few sketches to pass the time. I wouldn’t mind so much, but the car was Read the Rest…

Paul My friend Paul fell asleep on the train. He can sleep sitting upright. I showed him this when he woke up. I don’t think he liked it much, thinking maybe that I caught him at an unflattering angle. Sorry, mate – couldn’t resist. You normally don’t sit still long enough for me to draw Read the Rest…

Bar Dwellers Just a couple of very quick sketches.