At the Ground Floor Left gallery in Hackney, East London: Yellow Skeleton and AK47 drawings. Part of a group show with several graduates and established artists called Figuratively speaking.The exhibition rans 14th – 18th March 12-6pm.
Here yellow skeleton and sack trolley drawings are combined.This is now a lot more about physical objects than flat drawings.The objects are drawn life-size from an anatomical plastic human skeleton and a sack trolley, using a stick of black oil pastel straight on to white and yellow cartridge paper.Each drawing is mounted onto cardboard and […]
I’ve moved the drawings away from the wall and out into free space. This is the most 3-dimensional of my drawings so far. I plan to do a lot more of this; combining ideas I’ve had in the past, like cardboard arrows, with my object drawings. Here the skeleton is turned to it’s left, the […]
I’m completing two pieces of work for my forthcoming exhibition. A much larger studio space is allowing me to better organise my work; I can get a good distance from it and see my drawings as objects again. I’ve been drawing with oil pastel on paper, which gives me a fast way of making a […]
I’ve spent the last two weeks drawing two skeletons. One has a flexible spine, the other a rigid back. The flexible skeleton has produced more interesting and naturalistic drawings, I can put more energy into the work. The human skeleton is either a collection of objects (bones) or, in the form I am drawing it, a single object in its own […]