August in Brighton has been a month of weather contrasts, much warmer than anything I experienced on the Seadragon where we were wrapped in 8 layers of thermals, panic-buy fleeces, tangerine wet weather gear, life jackets and fishermans hats- yet just as varied. Storms. Monsoon rain. Hailstones as big as marbles. Heat to make your
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I’ve been drawing various views of UK pub life again in Brighton. The Victory, named after Nelson’s ship at the Battle of Trafalgar, is a beautiful old pub close to Brighton’s North Laine with lots of old posters and ship paraphanalia for me to get my drawing teeth into – there’s even a cat’o’ninetails on
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.
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
Back to life drawing again and this is a portrait of Johanna in biro…I love how versatile the medium is.
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