I’m excited to announce that I am currently curating my first group show, ‘Flash Figures: Celebrating the Figure on Paper’, opening on Thursday 20th February at The RW Project, in Ruzafa, Valencia.Continue reading “Flash Figures: Preparing the Show”
I recently collected a print of this photo. One of the smudgy fleshy figures is me. Somewhere to the mid-right, on the paving, before the road. Me along with 1,300 other people, naked, on a very cold morning in March earlier this year. Continue reading “On Being Naked”
I was lucky enough to see this amazing retrospective of Lee Krasner’s work at The Barbican. Krasner was born in 1908 in Brooklyn, decided as a teenager to become an artist and had a long art career stretching through to her death in 1984. So a good 60-odd years of making art Continue reading “Lee Krasner – Living Colour”
The sugarlift, actually nothing to do with sweets, in fact my most complex print to date. To be precise a sugarlift aquatint print with drypoint too, for added pizazz! Step-by-step, here’s what went into this! Continue reading “The Sugarlift … 🍬🏋️♀️”
This is possibly going to be quite a long blog post! I’m going to do a recap of my last 7 weeks of drawing. As ever, in chronological order, unedited – the good, the bad and the ugly.
I like posting in this way, as I think it gives an honest, unbiased view of how my work is developing. Continue reading “Keeping on Life Drawing”
Like most people, I know Rodin as a sculptor and clearly a master of the human form. Unsurprisingly he did a lot of drawing from life. I was thrilled to see this show, particularly given how much life drawing I’ve been doing recently!
The most amazing thing about the show was the revelation that Rodin was utterly obsessed with making his figures stand out, even when working in 2D. Continue reading “Rodin – Drawing & Cut-outs”
I have been thinking about how and what to share from the life drawing I’ve been doing over the last few months. I could select a handful of my most successful drawings, which would perhaps be more flattering to my ego and shelter my nascent artist a little more. But for reasons I can’t exactly fathom, I feel compelled to share my life drawing progress in all it’s stumbling glory.
So here goes, in date order, with a little commentary along the way. Continue reading “Autumn 2018 – Life Studies”