News / Blog
Drawings for the BBC Production, ‘Howard’s End’
These drawings, rendered in graphite and coloured pencil, were commissioned to dress the set of the BBC production, ‘Howard’s
A Map of the Winter Skies from the Northern Hemisphere.
For centuries, even in the darkest of Paleolithic times, man has been fascinated by the stars. In an effort to understand more of his world and
A Map of the London Underground
A map of the London Underground with flowers, painted in gouache, watercolour and inks. The original has a green background and was adapted from
A portrait in pencil and paint of fiddler and theatre director, Zoe Hinks.
A drawing in ballpoint on paper finished with acrylic.
We Dream of Blue Whales – Islandia
Part I of the chart mapping a sea journey 1300 miles from Iceland to Sweden in travellers’ tales and stories of whales.
We Dream of Blue Whales – Foroyar
Part II of the chart mapping a sea journey 1300 miles from Iceland to Sweden in travellers’ tales and stories of whales.
We Dream of Blue Whales – Scandia
Part III of the chart mapping a sea journey 1300 miles from Iceland to Sweden in travellers’ tales and stories of whales.
A painting exploring pack mentality in the face of difference. Shown at the ‘Down to the Bone’ exhibition at ONCA gallery.
An annotated map of the moon documenting layers of lunar knowledge from the earliest drawings in caves to the moon landings.
Johanna – portraits in ballpoint
Ballpoint portraits of artist, Johanna Samuelson.
Echolocation – The Flightpath of Starbeard 3.
A map of the flightpath of a Barbastelle bat through the Sussex Weald in ink on mountboard.
Tribes – Steampunk
A portrait based on a drawing from life of Tarik Elmoutawakil a prominent figure amongst the steampunk community in Brighton.
Modern Stories – Snow White
An acrylic painting on card. Part of the series: ‘Modern Stories’.
The Naming of Things, a contemporary life drawing in ink
A contemporary ink life drawing on paper using historical scientific etchings of flora and fauna as a start point.
Tribes – New Hat
A portrait loosely based on a drawing from life of Count Adriano Fettucini, a ‘Gentleman’ juggler, unicyclist and boylesque performer.
A Map of Numerex House
‘Numerex House’ was site specific, mapping a real office space but charting a fictional company. For the show ‘Correspondence’ in 2015.
Street Tales – Mab
Traditional folk story meets contemporary city. Mab was the traditional name for the queen of the fairies.
Tribes – Aerialist
A portrait in varnished acrylic on card based on a drawing from life of Kitty Peels, an aerialist and burlesque performer.
A Map of Brighton from the Latest Discoveries
Hand drawn and lettered pshychogeographical map of Brighton by Helen Cann.
Adriano Fettucini – portraits in ballpoint
Portraits in ballpoint of Adriano Fettucini from life.
Tarik – portraits in ballpoint
Contemporary portraits of Steampunk event organiser Tarik Elmoutawakil by Helen Cann.
Street Tales – Hunter
Inspired by the English folk story of Herne the Hunter, he is said to lead ‘The Wild Hunt’ of spectral hounds on Winter nights.
Bonnie and Clyde at the Basketmakers
Bonnie and Clyde meet at a local Brighton pub.
Modern Stories – Sleeping Beauty
‘Sleeping Beauty’ is painted in acrylic on card and is part of the series, ‘Tribes’.
Street Tales – Red Hood
Based around the traditional folk narrative set in a wood, always a place of anarchy and danger, Red Hood finds herself lost in the city.