Standing on a Curve Series

Standing on a Curve Series

Excavations Series

Excavations Series

Journey to Castle Hill [1.5m x 4 m] 360 Gallery, carbon and graphite on paper, 2013

Journey to Castle Hill [1.5m x 4 m] 360 Gallery, carbon and graphite on paper, 2013

 

A series of drawings taking inspiration from The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus. Time layered geological shadows reworked with earth pigments, graphite, carbon and gesso.

"he stands on a certain point on a curve that he acknowledges having to travel to its end. He belongs to time..".  Albert Camus 

 

A series of drawings or 'excavations' on heavy paper using carbons, iron oxides Bideford black and earth pigments collected in North Devon. Scratched, torn, rubbed and layered the image is pulled through from the black ground.

 

 

 

 

 

Large scale site-specific drawing made over 3 days. Drawing what i could remember of the journey from Holsworthy to Filleigh along the Devon lanes. A composite reality, condensing time and space, dictated by memory. 

 

 

 

 

 

An ongoing project to draw a portrait of everyone I have ever known. I won’t draw anyone from observation, but rather try to catch my emotional response to the memory of each person.