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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.

Exhibition: drawings @ Greenhouse gallery, London

I have three sets of drawings on display with Art Salon at the Greenhouse gallery; a group exhibition in Stoke Newington, London. These works are taken from my “Draw an object a day for 365 days” series, which is now on day 95. This is a daily diary of drawing everyday objects, that surround me and that I interact […]

Drawing an object a day for 365 days

A drawing a day for 365 days.

I’m drawing an object and posting it to Instagram each day, for 365 days. The objects I choose will be those that surround me in everyday life and more unusual objects that interest me. After 365 days all of the objects will be displayed to form a self-portrait in objects. The images below represent the last […]

Tutu drawings

Tutu drawings

There’s a common custom in Berlin, to leave unwanted items that might be useful to other people, in a cardboard box outside your house. In this way I acquired a child’s tutu dress. The exhibition ‘A slice of life’ at Franfrantou focused on ideas of mortality. As the drawings float and dance they conjure feelings […]

Plastic bag and leaf drawings.

Plastic bag and leaves

Oil pastel on paper on cardboard.When I see nature I like, I sometimes put it in a plastic bag and take it home. That’s a typical modern experience of nature. This composite drawing compromises of studies of various types of leaves found in Berlin and a blue plastic bag, used to collect the leaves.The final […]