Posts Tagged ‘ NICK ABADZIS, guest blogger ’


(click to enlarge) Relaxing Put your feet up, go on! That’s right, there, on the cushion. Perfect. Now stay still, ’cause I’m drawing you…

‘Flu Dreams I had the ‘flu and with it came a weird hallucinogenic fever. I have really, really bad nightmares when I’m ill like this and things of deep horror visit me, things that creep up grinning from my lower mind. I made these drawings in the middle of the night after I’d woken from Read the Rest…

May 1, 2006
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Seem to be drawing a lot of dogs lately. Wonder why?

April 24, 2006
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A Distraction. I was traveling into town on the District line, trying to work out a scene for the second draft of Laika. It’s a scene that I’d been thinking about and thumbnailing various versions of for days and I just couldn’t get it right. The dialogue seemed overblown and just, well, wrong, so I Read the Rest…

April 17, 2006
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This is a drawing of my favourite life model, Laura. I managed to capture her splendid sturdiness. She’s just great to draw.

April 10, 2006
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Good Places to Draw People No. 4 (Continued) There’s an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm where Larry David bends his Doctor’s ear over the paucity and quality of the magazines he keeps in his waiting room. There’s nothing there that takes Larry’s interest – no golfing magazines. The Doctor listens and next time Larry visits, Read the Rest…

April 3, 2006
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Good Places to Draw People No. 4 Waiting rooms. Doctors’ waiting rooms, official business waiting rooms, any sort of waiting room. As you’ll probably have gathered if you’ve been following my contributions to this blog, waiting is something that I feel is a national pastime for British people. Therefore, they excel at putting together waiting Read the Rest…

March 27, 2006
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Two kids got on the bus and sat behind me. They started talking about someone called Felicity. Felicity could have been a friend or someone they hated, for all I knew. I couldn’t tell the difference. At first, I thought it might’ve been the rather lanky ponytailed girl who sat across from me (pictured). But Read the Rest…

March 20, 2006
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I drew this girl in a bar in NYC called Angels’ Share. They make the best gin martinis I’ve ever tasted. I had one, just by my hand as I quickly brushed this onto the sketchbook paper. She was watching me; she knew I was drawing her. I didn’t want to make her uncomfortable or Read the Rest…

March 13, 2006
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This is a monoprint I did at a life drawing class. This model is a yoga fanatic and dancer and he’s always pulling these insane poses where it seems impossible that he’ll manage to keep still for more than a couple of minutes. But he always does. Brian, if ever you read this, you’re a Read the Rest…