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work-in-progress: photo booth drawings

  These works are part of an ongoing series of drawing based on photo booth images of people.  These people happen to be my mum and my dad, but the fact they are of my mum and dad is only […]

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Walking with The Waste Land and more

This is a community based walking group which is using walking as a research tool for locating TS Eliot’s the Waste Land and selected other poems in Margate. Please feel free to join us for our next walk in Margate.

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Another small drawing about Margate

Images of Margate people dressed-up in tasteless costumes at parties or at carnivals is nothing new.  This is a drawing based on a postcard image from 1930s’ Margate.  It’s part of an ongoing series of drawings of people dressed in […]

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Abandoned drawing

I’ve never really had much confidence when it comes to making ‘Art’ and yet somehow I keep on trying.  Most of my drawings never reach a point at which I’m happy for them to go out into the world as […]

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Work in progress

Two views of a small silverpoint drawing (14.5x21cm) based on a postcard of people in fancy dress (Empire Day?) taken somewhere in Margate in the late 1930s.  This is part of an ongoing series of drawings which take postcards of […]

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Margate drawing (work in progress)

Here’s a picture of a couple of recent drawings.  They are done in metalpoint and they are about the size of small postcards.  They’re part of an ongoing project to do with postcards that have something to do with Margate. […]

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Some thoughts on Life Drawing

As I sit here suffering with a heavy cold I thought I’d share some sketchbook drawings and make a few comments about drawing.  I hope I’ll feel normal again in time for teaching Life Drawing on Wednesday morning.  I’m full […]

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‘I DRAW’

I’ve called this blog ‘I draw’ because my art-work is centred around The Art of Drawing.  I am interested in making art about people, presence and our experience of time.  I think Drawing is an especially appropriate medium for my […]

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Week 2 who do I think I am

It’s our second week in the tiny gallery space now known as Gallery7 in Margate, next to the Pie Factory Gallery. We’ve talked with loads of visitors, about sculpture, identity, the arts in general, artists’ selves, life in general! It […]

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