Daily doodle

Mind creatures

A gathering of old friends from the archives. Digital and ink doodles from the sketchbooks and files. The real thing. From the. flyer for my 1972 Ewing Gallery exhibition. Silk screen on card.   Doodle. Marching Madman. From the sketchbook.   Mr Kangaroo with eyepiece. Mobile digital art. iPhone drawing. Read More

October 10, 2017


We left the tropical north a few years ago and made our home  in Wombat country. In that time, I have driven past 5 road-kill wombats, patted one live orphaned wombat at our local cafe, and seen one mange stricken adult in the forest. Some record for an area celebrating the… Read More

October 10, 2017

Reworking a drawing

Insect drawing. Final version   Process drawings of the various stages, from the rough iPhone photo of the original and reworking through various apps (Camera, Leonardo, Procreate, LightBrush,Layers and Snapseed). Original drawing from sketchbook “playing with transparency” .Pencil on butter paper and cartridge paper. Read More

September 29, 2017

The aquarium

The aquarium I keep on being diverted from my task of sorting through my digitised drawings and doodles posted on Wigley web, going back to 1996. Many of these ancient posts contain broken links and missing images. Frustrating. The earlier posts were part of a daily doodle exercise, posting the… Read More

September 19, 2017

From the Darwin sketch book 2008-09

Black cockatoos. Big birds 2009. Fighting goose I am really fond of Magpie geese. It’s habits and travels are brave. The flock adjust, like a sea swell, as you approach. This fighting goose is drawn from memory. Sunday doodle Comment: There Must have been a technical problem chewing away… Read More

September 16, 2017

Shifting focus. Ceiling series

    One of the verandah soffits at Merimbula, NSW. Playing with tone and focus. Puzzle-Ceiling series Further work @juliamwigley on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/julianwigley/… Read More

December 14, 2016

On the mend

Blood and pumps Read More

August 8, 2016

Bat Island NT

Flying past Maningrida, NT. Read More

March 16, 2016

Remembering a friend early

Jan Martin and I went through Architecture together in the 60’s. Jan went on to be a town planner, whereas I stuck mainly to Architecture . We both loved drawing and sketching. Jan died at young age in 2000. His sketches will live on. Remembering a friend early. Read More

January 23, 2016

Collecting wood. Amoonguna, Central Australia, 1976

Collecting wood. Amoonguna, Central Australia, 1976, Ink. Read More

December 20, 2015

Life drawing

Light pencil sketch transfered to iDevice Life drawing… Read More

October 22, 2015

In the studio

Taking advantage of the warmer days-Airing some paper ink transparencies, and working on several drawings:… Read More

September 25, 2015

Vincent and me

I must get around to gathering up all of my web scatterings of starts and stops over the years. This is one from 2007. Click here Comic site – test using web based site photobucket Vincent and me  comic site  … Read More

September 25, 2015

Nuke baby

Life and death. An old drawing resurfaces… Read More

September 8, 2015

Opening night. Taking 3D drawings for a walk.

Opening of group show of local artists from the Trentham area at the Little Gallery on High Street… running through August. Fun tonight to see the younger gallery patrons free in mind, able to enjoy looking at my drawings through 3D glasses. Read More

July 31, 2015

John and Yoko

Accessing locked drawings from earlier finger drawing and digital mash. The exponential growth of some software can save a lazy artist or when a specific application is neglected, or an operating systems stuff up 3rd parties, (not looking at you, Apple)… a small rant after waiting a couple of years. Read More

July 12, 2015

Reworking Rembrandt

Reworking Rembrandt oops-Someone needs glasses. Read More

June 24, 2015

Kurt Vonnegut explains our reality

The lethal mix of spreadsheet morality and crony capitalism spruiked by psychopathic personalities pervades much of civil society . To quote KV. PP’s. Psychopathic Personalities (PP’s) is a medical term for smart, personable people who have no conscience. PP’s are fully aware of how much… Read More

May 19, 2015

Young Man by JVW

Drawing by Jim Wigley, after long travels, now in need of repair. Read More

March 29, 2015

Head-life drawing

Pencil on smooth paper-life drawing 2015… Read More

March 17, 2015

Life drawing

Life drawing 2015… Read More

March 13, 2015

Cobwebs, nibs and brushes.

Studio… Read More

March 11, 2015

Berlin 1983

Berlin Demonstration November, 1983. Read More

November 20, 2014

Playing with Emily

Added some new activist dates and images to Emily’s work. Read More

April 11, 2014

Alvar’s hand basin..a doodle

Collage including a drawing by Alvar Aalto1933… Read More

March 20, 2014

Fish boy at Freycinet 2014

Digital mash and drawing . Doodle thoughts arising from a brief holiday to the Apple Isle Some information on Louis de Freycinet 1801-1820 and other French explorers… Read More

March 2, 2014

Swimming with fishes doodle

Still playing with my 3D glasses…on the iPad with mixed apps. Read More

January 20, 2014

3D doodle

Pastel drawing compiled on iPad with mixed apps. Blue and red glasses. Multi layered. Images set at various planes using icolorama… Read More

January 11, 2014

Working in the #artiststudio today

November 2, 2013

A selfie

iPad mash using mixed apps   A saturday doodle made a little after  finishing Jo Nesbo’s latest book, “Police”. No spoilers. Read More

October 5, 2013