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Devonshire postcard show

These are off to the Devonshire Collective Postcard show – continuing the theme of gardens. Having a thematic focus lets me try out lots of different approaches, which I like.

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Staying in

Wet and windy outside so staying in and working in pen and acrylic markers, using roughly printed shapes on Chinese calligraphy paper with some of the ready-made lines picked out  and then an all-over drawing of leaf shapes in white […]

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Feasting and Drawing

I invited a few friends round for a Chinese New Year meal and was given this yellow pig who (or should that be which) presided over the evening and kept us all laughing – I’m hoping this boosted our health […]

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Black oil spill

‘Black oil spill’ — Monday 19th February 2018 Homerton (during the black oil spill at Tottenham Hale) – River Lee – chalk marker pen on glass

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Yet we are homeless

‘Yet we are homeless’ — Monday 5th February 2018 Hackney Wick – Hertford Union – chalk marker pen on glass

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Home is now

Home is now — Monday 22nd January 2018 Mile End – Regent’s Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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The Everyday

Most days whilst I’m working on a study, I often get asked ‘Why biro?’, and honestly? I’m not too sure. I’ve been drawing with biro pens for the last 5 years, and I find it utterly satisfying looking back on […]

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Circle

Circle — Tuesday 7th November 2017 Little Venice – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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What have we forgotten

What have we forgotten — Tuesday 31st October 2017 Westbourne Park – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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Raindrops

Raindrops — Monday 23rd October 2017 Kensal Green – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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We are tired

We are tired— Tuesday 5th September 2017 Cowley – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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Contrail

Contrail — Friday 25th August 2017 Uxbridge – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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We murder

Porthole — We murder — Friday 11th August 2017 Uxbridge – Grand Union Canal – chalk marker pen on glass

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print, pen and pencil

Haven’t done a small collage in a while so here is one making use of some printed marks (yew) on paper from last year. I am feeling really out of sorts with all that is going on in the world. How […]

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Ink drawing on paper

Good evening lovely people, I make drawings usually on paper or canford card using ink.  I was wondering if there is a product that anyone has used that will give the finished drawing a sheen?  All suggestions welcome.  Thank you […]

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under construction

this piece is all about the capitalist economy and how it drives on money and growth. It is the start of a series about the west and its ignorance to the isis threat

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a pen is for drawing

i reflected over night about something i wrote yesterday.  the overall form for an stallation that i am currently programming the guts of the idea.  it’s connected to adding to the chaos, after what collings said back in september about […]

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