Author Archives: Mark Hodgson

About Mark Hodgson

Designer and creative professional based in Jutland, Denmark

Google Street View – Near Chadds Ford Pennsylvania

A quick pencil and acryllic sketch of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, the area made famous by the Artist Andrew Wyeth by his paintings of Keurners Farm

Google Street View – Near Chadds Ford Pennsylvania

A quick pencil and acryllic sketch of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, the area made famous by the Artist Andrew Wyeth by his paintings of Keurners Farm

Kirstinelyst Randbøl

A picturesque area of heath, just outside Billund, Denmark.

Kirstinelyst Randbøl

A picturesque area of heath, just outside Billund, Denmark.

Syvårssøerne, Randbøl, Denmark

Another pencil sketch. I have deliberately limited myself at the moment to working outdoors, only with pencil on paper, in order not to get distracted by colour etc and increase my focus on what is possible with that medium. This

Syvårssøerne, Randbøl, Denmark

Another pencil sketch. I have deliberately limited myself at the moment to working outdoors, only with pencil on paper, in order not to get distracted by colour etc and increase my focus on what is possible with that medium. This

Out and about

Being cooped up all days indoors due to Covid lockdown only makes me want to get outside even more, especially now since the weather has been a little bit better. This sketch was done in a very pretty area called

Out and about

Being cooped up all days indoors due to Covid lockdown only makes me want to get outside even more, especially now since the weather has been a little bit better. This sketch was done in a very pretty area called

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

Don’t worry folks everything will soon be back to normal…! 🙂 #beforeandafter #covid #coronamemes #hairtodaygonetomorrow

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

Don’t worry folks everything will soon be back to normal…! 🙂 #beforeandafter #covid #coronamemes #hairtodaygonetomorrow

Skinhead

Skinhead – My daughter was asking me what a skinhead was, after she recently bought a pair of Doc Marten boots. Skinheads first emerged in the UK in the 1970’s at a time of high frustration, austerity and alienation, not

Skinhead

Skinhead – My daughter was asking me what a skinhead was, after she recently bought a pair of Doc Marten boots. Skinheads first emerged in the UK in the 1970’s at a time of high frustration, austerity and alienation, not

Is this you? Google Street View

I love this old couple, spotted in my home town of Whitby. I had my first haircut on this very same street, at the tender age of thirteen. Up until that point it was a bowl, and my dads skills

Is this you? Google Street View

I love this old couple, spotted in my home town of Whitby. I had my first haircut on this very same street, at the tender age of thirteen. Up until that point it was a bowl, and my dads skills

What is your style?

Something of a self portrait. At the moment I am almost exclusively working digitally rather than in a regular sketch book while trying to define what my “style” of illustration is? I would be interested to hear how others have

What is your style?

Something of a self portrait. At the moment I am almost exclusively working digitally rather than in a regular sketch book while trying to define what my “style” of illustration is? I would be interested to hear how others have

Humans of New York

Taken from my new favourite Instagram follow, Humans of New York. #humansofny is a site after my own heart. It takes photos if random people around the globe, and asks them the same thing, to tell their own story. I

Humans of New York

Taken from my new favourite Instagram follow, Humans of New York. #humansofny is a site after my own heart. It takes photos if random people around the globe, and asks them the same thing, to tell their own story. I

Character Illustration tryout

The left sketch is made with copic markers on paper. The other two sketches are made on the i-pad with Tayasui Sketches, where I was trying to replicate the immediacy of the first sketch. I’m getting more comfortable with sketching

Character Illustration tryout

The left sketch is made with copic markers on paper. The other two sketches are made on the i-pad with Tayasui Sketches, where I was trying to replicate the immediacy of the first sketch. I’m getting more comfortable with sketching

Little old cat lady

Trying out some new techniques with Tayasui Sketches, inspired by Miroslav Sasek illustrations in “This is Paris.” …”this lady is called a concierge. She is a sort of guardian angel, And there is one for many houses in Paris”. Published

Little old cat lady

Trying out some new techniques with Tayasui Sketches, inspired by Miroslav Sasek illustrations in “This is Paris.” …”this lady is called a concierge. She is a sort of guardian angel, And there is one for many houses in Paris”. Published

Google Street View – Kew Gardens, London

Yummy mummy, enjoying the sun. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London – July 2016

Google Street View – Kew Gardens, London

Yummy mummy, enjoying the sun. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London – July 2016

Google Street View – Shepherds Bush

Here’s a dapper man crossing the street on Lime Grove in Shepherds Bush, London. I like his green Barbour Jacket and flat cap.

Google Street View – Shepherds Bush

Here’s a dapper man crossing the street on Lime Grove in Shepherds Bush, London. I like his green Barbour Jacket and flat cap.

Jacob Pee Smog

This is Jacob, who lives in the land of beige and likes things “jolly” and English. So he is really jolly English. Jacob would like things to go back to the way they were, before the Europeans, (and others) spoiled

Jacob Pee Smog

This is Jacob, who lives in the land of beige and likes things “jolly” and English. So he is really jolly English. Jacob would like things to go back to the way they were, before the Europeans, (and others) spoiled

King of the North

…Well he was! Will he be again? I’m not sure who my favorite Game of Thrones character is but Jon Snow is definitely up there. This sketch was done using my new iPad Pro and pen, with Tayasu Sketches. Still

King of the North

…Well he was! Will he be again? I’m not sure who my favorite Game of Thrones character is but Jon Snow is definitely up there. This sketch was done using my new iPad Pro and pen, with Tayasu Sketches. Still

Brexit?

Good to know we are in the capable hands of our elected representatives to see us through this mess…!

Brexit?

Good to know we are in the capable hands of our elected representatives to see us through this mess…!

Rue Du Chat Qui Peche, Paris

iPad sketch of Rue du Chat qui Peche in Paris.

Rue Du Chat Qui Peche, Paris

iPad sketch of Rue du Chat qui Peche in Paris.