Drawings

 

If I had to pinpoint three areas that I enjoy working in the most, it would be the figure, pattern, and greyscale. Whenever I am looking at the work of other artists, it is these subjects that always catch my eye first, and what inspire my own ideas.

In my figurative work I am interested in dance and movement, not just in the obvious subjects like the dancers but also in the way I draw them and the media I use to create the work. I have experimented with collage and surfaces in some of the pieces, but I do also have a fondness for a simple pencil drawing.

My pattern work is heavily influenced by my travels around south-east Asia,and started off as just doodles. I love creating the intricate, slightly obsessive designs in black and white, and from there I started to take the work in a 3D direction with quilling techniques. Most recently I have got myself a pyrography pen and am now experimenting with pattern on different surfaces.

This gallery contains images of my finished work, if you would like to see what I am currently working on, check my blog or facebook page where I post regular updates.

Lois and The Stag (detail)
Lois and The Stag (detail)

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Amy In The Cradle (detail)
Amy In The Cradle (detail)

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Spinning Top (detail)
Spinning Top (detail)

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Lois and The Stag (detail)
Lois and The Stag (detail)

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A Little Spell
A Little Spell

Pen and pencil on paper, 22 x 25cm

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Lineation 1
Lineation 1

Pen and watercolour on paper, 20 x 25cm

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The First Spell
The First Spell

Pen and pencil on paper, 40 x 50cm.

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The Second Spell
The Second Spell

Pen and pencil on paper, 27 x 50cm.

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Spinning Top
Spinning Top

Pen, pencil and quilling on paper, 47 x 75cm framed.

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Frangipani
Frangipani

Pen, pencil and quilling on paper, 50 x 50cm framed.

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Lineation I
Lineation I

Pen and watercolour on paper, 15 x 20cm (prints available)

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Circlet I
Circlet I

Pen, pencil and quilling. 15 x 20cm

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Leap
Leap

Pencil on paper, 50 x 40cm (Prints available)

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Lizzy And Stars
Lizzy And Stars

Pen and ink, 53 x 41cm (prints available)

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Outlaw
Outlaw

Pencil on paper, 20 x 30cm

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Lois and The Stag
Lois and The Stag

Pen, pencil and quilling on paper, 60 x 60cm

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Circlet 1
Circlet 1

Pen, pencil and quilling on paper, 20 x 25cm

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Amy in The Cradle
Amy in The Cradle

Pen, pencil and quilling on paper, 60 x 60cm

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Exhibition

New Contemporaries Exhibition at Gallery at St Martins, Lincoln
18 – 24th August 2014

This is a group exhibition featuring work by myself, painter Carl Blades and a paper cutting artist who doesn’t put his name on his business cards, held at the Gallery at St Martins, Lincoln, from 18th – 24th August. 

 

Glencoe


This was my first attempt at a proper mixed media piece that I had on the go for months and months, alongside my commissions. I wanted to find a good way to encorporate line work, colour, collage, and my trademark pencil drawings. I liked the idea of picking out one...