Life drawing was so crowded I couldn’t see the model so had a few hours to draw the back of Lucy’s head….
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This is the actual cart with Emma the model inside. The carts were lit by torches, street light and candlelight and were dragged around the city by teams of volunteers. Emma is one of the founders of lingerie designers Ophelia Fancy and designed the costumes for all the carts.
This was the design for the Blue cart commissioned by White Night Brighton for the 2010 festival. It was inspired by the Enlightenment of the 18th century.
This map was done for the White Night Festival 2010 in Brighton. I project managed a through the night life drawing event alongside other arts events in the city. Enlightenment involved a static theatre of life drawing and 3 hand painted, bespoke carts that were pulled to different locations in the streets opening up theatrically
This is one of my paintings from the Brighton Life Drawing Sessions. I’m still finishing it and haven’t quite decided what to put in the bottom right corner. I’d like to put some lettering in it somewhere too…I’ll probably end up sending another post sometime. I’m currently involved in project managing the Brighton Life Drawing
I’ve been working on finishing some more images connected to music. I went to a folk night the other week and think it would be a great place to sketch. This image is from life and I think I might do more leaving the drawing visible against the card…
Another pic for the Bungeroosh Gallery (see last two previous posts) based around the old fertility figure of the Green Man – usually shown with leaves coming out of his mouth – you often find them in old churches. I got my studio mate, Clive, to pose – kind of looks like him. This one’s also
This is another grafitti pic. They’re going to be exhibited in an exhibition with a Midsummer Night’s Dream theme so this is Titania – you can see her old name – Mab in the lettering. The show takes place during May at the Bungeroosh Gallery, 25 Marine Square, Brighton.
I’ve done some more pictures using grafitti lettering based on old stories connected with forests. This is Herne the Hunter. Has meant that I’ve now read a lot of books on grafitti styles – not sure if this makes me a fraud…I’ve never done any grafitti and I’m not really part of that culture –
Views on my street and some animation ideas.