New drawing completed at a ‘Drawing Brighton’ session of Dr David Bramwell, author of ‘The Cheeky Guide to Brighton’ and host of The Catalyst Club and The Wellsbourne Society. I’m getting work ready for Islington Contemporary Art Fair on October 5th – 7th 2012.
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A recent painting using a drawing I completed from life. I’ve adapted quite heavily so this isn’t a photographic likeness. I’m going to exhibit this at Islington Contemporary Art Fair in October.
Pencil drawing of a Chinese artist from a photo found in Modern Painters.
Continuation of my work using biro to draw contemporary portraits and am now exploring using paint alongside.
I spent some time drawing in the anatomy room at Brighton Medical School at Sussex university the other day; I thought it could be a useful and inform my life drawings. This was organised by the Brighton Medical Student Art Society. The experience was quite a strange one. All bodies were treated with respect and cadaver
I completed this drawing at an afternoon session at Artists’ Residence. Drawing tattoos on skin is incredibly difficult – basically you are drawing someone else’s 2 dimensional drawing on a moving 3 dimensional body.
Back to life drawing again and this is a portrait of Johanna in biro…I love how versatile the medium is.
This map was hand lettered and based on a map I’d done a couple of years ago. I’ve adapted it slightly adding annotations – mixing local history with personal history and knowledge. Maps are amazing, always changing and showing the times and culture of the mapmaker themselves…
A commission to draw Esther’s ear in pencil – to be part of a wedding present for her husband…
This is a new acrylic painting on card continuing the theme of symbolism in traditional stories in contemporary settings.