I managed to make it into a marketing campaign of an Accountancy services company. I’m a client of theirs and they asked if they could use an image of me creating work in my studio. They’ve always done a great job for me, the marketing slogan is actually accurate, so I was happy to participate.
This is my rucksack, one that I carry around with me a lot of the time. As with my other drawings I used black oil pastel on paper, which I’ve then glued to card and cut-out to give a three-dimensional effect; which I hope brings some of the physical characteristics of objects back to the […]
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.
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 […]
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.