FILM: Variable #28 Detail shot

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
FILM: Variable #28 Detail shot

It is always hard to capture the detail of a piece of work with photographs. Here is a short film of abstract drawing piece, Variable #28. If you are interested in my work and want to see more ‘detail films’ of certain pieces, then message me with your requests. Happy watching!     Want to find out […]

My Inner Monologue

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
My Inner Monologue

My Inner Monologue – The smooth paper or the textured paper. That is the question! New grain paper is great to experiment with… How a pencil mark can alter its course because of it’s surface. I am not sure what I favour. The smooth or the textured paper? The textured, is more complicated, more aesthetically […]

FILM: Working in the studio

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
FILM: Working in the studio

    Adding the ‘grisaille’ layer to my latest drawing with graphite and burnishing tools.    

Watch How I created Sunflowers Commission (in red)

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
Watch How I created Sunflowers Commission (in red)

A Short film on how I created the Sunflowers Commission (in red) for a client. The Sunflowers Commission (in red) is inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflower Series. The abstract drawing has been produced with ink, bubbles, watercolour, pencil and coloured pencil.

FILM: Sneak peek at the drawing process

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
FILM: Sneak peek at the drawing process

  Sneak peek at the drawing process: Bubbles exploding over a page.

Time for a cup of tea

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
Time for a cup of tea

  This week, I have got to that stage where I am in dire need of a brew. My trusty callus protector is doing a fine job but I have been denying myself breaks from drawing, which has lead to a sore hand that now resembles more of a claw. Sometimes, I just get so […]

Searching for Connections in Abstract Imagery

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
Searching for Connections in Abstract Imagery

  In the studio searching for connections in abstract imagery… As I investigate the contemporary approach to drawing, I am searching for connections in the abstract imagery created through my drawing processes. In order to ‘make sense’/find significance in these marks on a page, I’m using colour. Pareidolia is still one of the main discourses involved […]

ArtSlant Juried Prize Winner 2015

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ArtSlant Juried Prize Winner 2015

      I am pleased to announce that I am the ArtSlant Juried Prize Winner 2015, in the Drawing Category! About The ArtSlant Prize The ArtSlant Prize, now in its 7th year, is given to emerging and mid-career artists that exhibit great potential and commitment to their artistic practice and whose work helps advance […]

FILM: Drawing Variable #29 in the studio

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Studio Practice | No Comments
FILM: Drawing Variable #29 in the studio

Want to see how I create my drawings, in the studio? View this short film and watch the progress of abstract drawing, Variable #29.  Viewing time: 1 minute 27 seconds  

DRAWING TIPS: How to Prevent Calluses!

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in DRAWING TIPS | No Comments
DRAWING TIPS: How to Prevent Calluses!

A low cost way  to prevent calluses in under 60 seconds! Lots of drawing can cause painful hard skin on your hands where the pencil rests and rubs the finger. Here is a quick and easy way to prevent calluses on a budget, so you can draw for longer. Step by Step Guide What you will need: […]