Original Drawing Ideas
by Steven Chesley

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Welcome to Steven Chesley’s original drawings gallery. The most interesting thing that caught my attention was the nature of some of his drawings, a kind of a blend of naïve art and (post) impressionism.

It’s a pity the pictures are little small, but Steven’s drawing concept is really cool. The best thing in naïve art is that you do not need to worry much about the exactness of the painted object. However, the artist should have a good command of drawing figures, shapes and great sense for proper balance and proportions.


The Raven’s head does not really belong to Naïve Art category, but it looks like perfectly suitable as an illustration for a scary poster. Great work!

Notice the trees on the “Valley” drawing. They have shade! Shade automatically creates a three dimensional impression. Another great oddity on naïve-like art is that it almost never contains classical perspective drawing.

I like Steven’s cool idea of drawing shades behind trees.

When I see the drawing of “Day at the beach” it instantly reminds me of a beautiful day hanging out on a beach and playing with the kids.

Witches castle idea looks quite scary too with the infuriated-scared cat on the opposite side of the pavement. The cat on the picture adds a great value to the total spookiness of this scenery. This is a very tiny but very important detail. Steven Chesley's great idea.

It seems as if you absolutely must pass through the witches’ zone to reach the castle entrance. But probably only a few brave ones can pass through this challenge zone.

Bake sale drawing seeing from above reminds me of a winter scenery. Overall very nice idea of people walking towards the church for a bake sale.

“Man O War” drawing looks a little bit like some spooky (as well) hat of a dead pirate, whose wandering soul used to re-appear somewhere in the middle of nowhere on a lost island…

Enjoy Steven Chesley’s Drawings


The Raven

Just felt like drawing and this is what I ended up with. A black pen and a piece of 8 1/2 " x 11" photo copy paper can turn into anything I guess.

In the valley

Day dreaming and came up with this

Day at the beach

It was a very long winter and I was thinking of the beach

Man O War

Just felt like drawing something from the sea. After I finished my drawing I felt that it needed some color to show more detail, so I grabbed my paints and this is how it turned out.

Witches castle

Bake sale

Just bored so I drew people walking to a bake sale at a church

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Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing other’s art work is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

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Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

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Latest Visitor's Drawings

  1. In progress: Chateau de Mon Plaisir

    Oct 18, 21 02:26 AM

    With ballpoint pens. Chateau de Mon Plaisir was built in 1823 and is situated in the Pamplemousses botanical gardens of Mauritius.

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  2. suvo bijoya

    Oct 17, 21 09:34 PM

    an age old culture and tradition related to our Durga Puja

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  3. With blue pen

    Oct 16, 21 04:36 AM

    The wonderful thing in this type of art is complexity.

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  4. The word Love

    Oct 16, 21 04:35 AM

    Several time I wrote this word with decors :)

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  5. A colorful artwork

    Oct 16, 21 04:32 AM

    This type of art was popular in the past. I mostly used gel ink pens here.

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  6. The name Nawaz

    Oct 16, 21 04:29 AM

    With complexity, it can become esoterical where not all people will understand it. So this is a proof that an art can be esoterical but yet, still maintaining

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  7. The names Nandini and Zaid

    Oct 16, 21 04:26 AM

    For two friends of mine.

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  8. The name Reena

    Oct 16, 21 03:27 AM

    A mixture of ballpen, watercolor and gel ink pens

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  9. Letter Z with coloration

    Oct 16, 21 02:23 AM

    Hand lettering with colors has its own beauty

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  10. Mixing traditional and contemporary

    Oct 16, 21 02:19 AM

    It was a trial to mix traditional and contemporary art here. It worked. It is attractive. This type of art will go well in pre-primary school books or

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  11. 3 hand letterings with blue pen

    Oct 13, 21 10:13 PM

    Writing the names Ali, Varsha and Vikram

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  12. Imaginary art with pen

    Oct 12, 21 02:44 AM

    A light application of yellow ballpen was applied on the imaginary view in order to make it more vintage.

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  13. Anime Popstar

    Oct 08, 21 07:47 PM

    I saw a pic similar to this and decided to copy it with my own additional changes. I did the dress and hair differently and also the colours.

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  14. Elvis Presley "73"

    Oct 08, 21 04:55 AM

    Drew this originally in black and white (ghost sketch) then decided to colour it in with watercolour pencils

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  15. BNHA Ships

    Oct 08, 21 04:52 AM

    These are two of my favourite Boku no Hero Academia ships!

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