make don't take

The work in progress, orphan images and personal projects of Oliver Holms, photographer.

Oct 2
I’m drowning in red onions… Recipes welcome so that I can put down the rebellion before they declare independence and unite the alliums against me. 

Drawing a day - Day 161

#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #stillmanandbirn #stilllife #onions #moreonions #onioninsurrection #fudepen #brushpen #brushdrawing #monochrome #food #allium

I’m drowning in red onions… Recipes welcome so that I can put down the rebellion before they declare independence and unite the alliums against me.

Drawing a day - Day 161

#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #stillmanandbirn #stilllife #onions #moreonions #onioninsurrection #fudepen #brushpen #brushdrawing #monochrome #food #allium


Oct 1
Beautiful flowers courtesy of the lovely @cissimunthe. 

Drawing a day - Day 170 

#flower #petal #brushpen #brushdrawing #fudepen #drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #stillmanandbirn #monochrome #botanicaldrawing #simplicity #illustration

Beautiful flowers courtesy of the lovely @cissimunthe.

Drawing a day - Day 170 

#flower #petal #brushpen #brushdrawing #fudepen #drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #stillmanandbirn #monochrome #botanicaldrawing #simplicity #illustration


Sep 29
@cissimunthe reading in bed on the last page of my Leuchtturm 1917 sketchbook. I’ve got my next one on my bedside table ready for action (and in a stealthy shade of bright orange). 

Drawing a Day - Day 169 (I think the numbers are back on track now)
#drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #lastpage #leuchtturm1917 #brushpen #fudepen #monochrome #illustration #portrait #reading #bibliophile #bed #ink #penandink #pensketch #hair

@cissimunthe reading in bed on the last page of my Leuchtturm 1917 sketchbook. I’ve got my next one on my bedside table ready for action (and in a stealthy shade of bright orange).

Drawing a Day - Day 169 (I think the numbers are back on track now)
#drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #lastpage #leuchtturm1917 #brushpen #fudepen #monochrome #illustration #portrait #reading #bibliophile #bed #ink #penandink #pensketch #hair


The Lemon Terror takes a break from a long day of hooliganising… 

Drawing a day - Day 157b (yes the numbering has gone mental)

#lolathebeagle #lemonterror #beagle #dog #drawing #drawingaday #monochrome #sleepy #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #fudepen #leuchtturm1917 #brushpen #brushdrawing

The Lemon Terror takes a break from a long day of hooliganising…

Drawing a day - Day 157b (yes the numbering has gone mental)

#lolathebeagle #lemonterror #beagle #dog #drawing #drawingaday #monochrome #sleepy #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #fudepen #leuchtturm1917 #brushpen #brushdrawing


More missing drawings… We had @ellacauliergrice little lemon terror come to stay on Friday. Don’t mistake the sleepiness for calm obedience! 

Drawing a day - Day 157a (yes the numbering has gone mental)

#lolathebeagle #lemonterror #beagle #dog #drawing #drawingaday #monochrome #sleepy #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #fudepen #leuchtturm1917

More missing drawings… We had @ellacauliergrice little lemon terror come to stay on Friday. Don’t mistake the sleepiness for calm obedience!

Drawing a day - Day 157a (yes the numbering has gone mental)

#lolathebeagle #lemonterror #beagle #dog #drawing #drawingaday #monochrome #sleepy #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #fudepen #leuchtturm1917


Missing drawings pt01 - Ocarina hand made by my grandmother. 

Drawing a Day - 156. 

#drawingaday #drawing #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #fudepen #lineandwash #monochrome #ocarina #instrument #diy #homemade

Missing drawings pt01 - Ocarina hand made by my grandmother.

Drawing a Day - 156.

#drawingaday #drawing #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #fudepen #lineandwash #monochrome #ocarina #instrument #diy #homemade


Flowering Gladioli 

Drawing a day - Day 158

#flower #gladioli #drawing #drawingaday #brushpen #brushdrawing #fudepen #monochrome #illustration #botanicaldrawing #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917

Flowering Gladioli

Drawing a day - Day 158

#flower #gladioli #drawing #drawingaday #brushpen #brushdrawing #fudepen #monochrome #illustration #botanicaldrawing #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917


Sep 28
Empty nest syndrome. Really missed our frantic furry welcome on our return home from an evening of dancing as the mini wolf is boarding with Auntie @mirandaholms. Two days of drawing need to be posted too…

Drawing a day - Day 157. 
#drawing #drawingaday #lurcher #miniwolfchronicles #woollythelurcher #nolurcher #dog #illustration #emptynest #bed #sketchbook #sketch #zebrafude #leuchtturm1917

Empty nest syndrome. Really missed our frantic furry welcome on our return home from an evening of dancing as the mini wolf is boarding with Auntie @mirandaholms. Two days of drawing need to be posted too…

Drawing a day - Day 157.
#drawing #drawingaday #lurcher #miniwolfchronicles #woollythelurcher #nolurcher #dog #illustration #emptynest #bed #sketchbook #sketch #zebrafude #leuchtturm1917


Sep 25
Gladioli buds starting to flower 

Drawing a day - Day 155 

#drawing #drawingaday #flower #gladioli #illustration #sketchbook #sketch #leuchtturm1917 #kuratakefudegochi #botanicaldrawing #minimalism #monochrome #plant #fudepen #brushpen #brushdrawing

Gladioli buds starting to flower

Drawing a day - Day 155 

#drawing #drawingaday #flower #gladioli #illustration #sketchbook #sketch #leuchtturm1917 #kuratakefudegochi #botanicaldrawing #minimalism #monochrome #plant #fudepen #brushpen #brushdrawing


Sep 24
Two views of the Mini Wolf at rest (with assorted aborted attempts as he has a pretty dynamic snoozing style)

Drawing a day - Day 154
#lurcher #miniwolfchronicles #texture #hair #fur #drawing #drawingaday #calligraphypen #sepia #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #illustration #fabercastell #pittpen

Two views of the Mini Wolf at rest (with assorted aborted attempts as he has a pretty dynamic snoozing style)

Drawing a day - Day 154
#lurcher #miniwolfchronicles #texture #hair #fur #drawing #drawingaday #calligraphypen #sepia #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #illustration #fabercastell #pittpen


Sep 23
Old Russian binoculars. More likely to shed dust on your hands than light on a distant object. 

Drawing a day - Day 153 
#drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #illustration #antique #binoculars #operaglasses #contour #monochrome #lamy #lamysafari #noodlers #stilllife

Old Russian binoculars. More likely to shed dust on your hands than light on a distant object.

Drawing a day - Day 153 
#drawing #drawingaday #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm1917 #illustration #antique #binoculars #operaglasses #contour #monochrome #lamy #lamysafari #noodlers #stilllife


Sep 22
…and that folks is a wrap! 

Drawing a day - Day 152 
#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm #pentel #pentelpocketbrushpen #fin #rollcredits

…and that folks is a wrap!

Drawing a day - Day 152 
#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #leuchtturm #pentel #pentelpocketbrushpen #fin #rollcredits


Sep 20
A long day’s work in a little black box. 

Drawing a day - Day 151 
#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #lamy #lamysafari #noodlers #leuchtturm1917 #film #backup #stilllife

A long day’s work in a little black box.

Drawing a day - Day 151 
#drawing #drawingaday #illustration #sketch #sketchbook #lamy #lamysafari #noodlers #leuchtturm1917 #film #backup #stilllife


It’s been a long time coming but finally my name is exactly where I’ve always wanted it to be… 
#director

It’s been a long time coming but finally my name is exactly where I’ve always wanted it to be…
#director


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