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I use drawing as a very accessible, flexible and direct way of making artwork.
In theory you can use a burnt stick or other basic item to create marks; I tend to use black oil pastels of various colours and sizes as they give me an immediate strong line, which is almost impossible to rub-out. So once I make a mark I’m committed to it.
My work has often been described as urban and visually strong. I’ve been influenced by comic books, pop art, Van Gogh and urban signage.

Mexico Design magazine

Artwork for Mexico Design magazine.

I was invited by Mexico Design magazine to create work for the front cover of issue 37, which focused on new designs in eco-friendly transport. I coincided their requirements with my “Draw an object a day for 365 days project“, drawing a 1960’s children’s scooter, a leaf from a London plain tree and a skateboard. […]