The Birmingham-based artist’s exhibition ‘Vanishing Point’ addresses the underrepresentation of black figures in Western history and presents a new group of works on paper alongside two paintings loaned from the National Gallery. Anneka French finds out more.
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I find it interesting how two ideas can become one. The sprayed and cockled slotted paper was headed for another collage but got hijacked by this. Probably not ready the first time (29/50) is one of my favourites in the […]
I have been busy with making more work and also jobs in the garden so I have been slacking when it comes to posting what I have done on this blog and my site. Number 10, Didn’t We Believe We Were […]
I finished off a couple of collages to my satisfaction today and there’s another that I’m “sitting with” and may also be finished. Otto Lilienthal makes a return in 8/50 Keep an eye on Otto (above). I have a soft […]
The second of of 50 Collages Before Christmas is also the second of Abstract Drawings for Dummies. In some ways it is even more explicit than the first with greater description of what I have in mind and think while […]
I have been busy with other things this week and was keen to get back into the studio yesterday and finish of some of the #Collage50 works in progress – but I started yet another one! Today I finished it […]
This is the third preparatory drawing in graphite for my ‘FLESH’ series of paintings. The first painting I am currently working on can be seen here on my blog and is still a work in progress: http://tmblr.co/ZJdAKm1ySHMrh The final paintings […]
This is the second preparatory drawing in graphite for my ‘FLESH’ series of paintings. The first painting I am currently working on can be seen here on my blog and is a work in progress: http://tmblr.co/ZJdAKm1ySHMrh The final paintings will […]
This drawing was inspired by the etchings of Kathe Kollwitz and is a pencil and graphite rendering of myself and my daughter Leona. http://www.switchstudio.co.uk The original etching by Kathe Kollwitz entitled ‘March of the Weavers (Weberzug)’ can be viewed as […]
This is a graphite drawing of Albert Einstein when he was 26 years old working in the patent office, this was the moment in time when he came up with his first theory of relativity. This drawing was inspired by […]
My mother told of a day when she thought she had won the football pools and excitedly told my father. He in turn pointed out to her that the document that she showed him was her record of results and […]
‘Straitjacket for a Child’ Graphite, 910mm x 1530mm Simply, or only, a graphite rectangle bisected by a line? Ambiguous, the line is made of the same material as the support; it is the paper, transforms the one body into […]
Want to see how I create my drawings, in the studio? View this short film and watch the progress of abstract drawing, Variable #29.