Working with Spanish artist Anto Lloveras from LAPIEZA, I’ve been drawing more food objects than usual. I’ve eaten all of the food objects I’ve drawn. It’s interesting to think I’ve consumed all of these items. Here’s a small selection of my recent daily posts to Instagram. All drawings are oil pastel on paper.
25th – 26th April, 2015. Private view: Friday, 24th April @ 6pm. 5th Base Gallery 23 Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ. Facebook page event link >>>. A Solo exhibition, by the artist Paul Doeman. The show consists of over 1,600 drawings of objects. Each set of object drawings were created on a different day, producing […]
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 […]
15th – 18th August, 2014. (Solo show). Franfrantou. Weserstrasse 53, 12045 Berlin. This show presented an opportunity to develop my work in a tight time window of just two weeks. I focused on working quickly, which helped maintain a fresh feel to the final pieces. Artwork on show: Setting up ‘A slice of life’ exhibition
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 […]
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 […]