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)

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

Spinning Top (detail)
Spinning Top (detail)

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

Lineation 1
Lineation 1

Pen and watercolour on paper, 20 x 25cm

The First Spell
The First Spell

Pen and pencil on paper, 40 x 50cm.

The Second Spell
The Second Spell

Pen and pencil on paper, 27 x 50cm.

Spinning Top
Spinning Top

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

Frangipani
Frangipani

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

Lineation I
Lineation I

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

Circlet I
Circlet I

Pen, pencil and quilling. 15 x 20cm

Leap
Leap

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

Lizzy And Stars
Lizzy And Stars

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

Outlaw
Outlaw

Pencil on paper, 20 x 30cm

Lois and The Stag
Lois and The Stag

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

Circlet 1
Circlet 1

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

Amy in The Cradle
Amy in The Cradle

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

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...