I’ve been working on drawings of a telephone handset on yellow paper. I’m locating an old-style base, which will likely be in a different colour. I’m intending to show some interaction between the handset and the base.
I’m experimenting with more three-dimensional drawings of objects. Here drawings of a sack barrow show the movement of the object over time. The drawings stand in free space, mounted on cardboard. I’ll continue drawing this object in a way that describes its function and movement.
I always work from life. I feel very uncomfortable working from memory, photographs or imagination. I’m not always completely conscious of what I’m creating; I try to stay loyal to what I see without glamorising or romanticising. Drawing a rucksack in my studio, using a black oil pastel on paper. I work with oil pastels [...]
I just left Cable street studios and moved into Limehouse arts foundation, which is a charitable organisation. I’ve got a bigger space than I had a Cables street Which will be useful as I prepare for my show in August.
Last weekend I moved into a space at Cable street studios with the intention of completing some larger-scale work. There’s a strong artist community feel there, with quite a few of them introducing themselves to me and welcoming me in.