Friday, 29 January 2010

Author Project

Some of the pages from my sketchbook for our new project.. drawing everything we like. Next week we have to try and make a creature that has grown from the 'primordial swamp' of our worlds.. and then make a costume for it.

life drawing wilson road

sorry if you find life drawing images incredibly dull and boring, these are just some from the Wilson road classes on wednesday evenings. The woman who teaches it is pretty harsh but brilliant. I highly recomend!

Monday, 25 January 2010

etching plate

this took me the best part of 8 hours to complete. Pre acid dip.. it will all be inverted this afternoon.

"history of the second world war"

I went on a charity shop binge and found these brilliant old 1960's magazines that tell all about the second world war... ive been going crazy making collages since ..

Thursday, 21 January 2010

dead Fox

Me and Phoebie found a dead fox with its head in a bag ..

some collages..

more to come. ...

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Life Drawing

Last night i went to the princes drawing school in shoreditch for a free life drawing class. It was really busy and really good! its free for london art students and runs from 6:30 untill 9 every monday, theres also one that runs on fridays at the national gallery and they do cheap lectures on wednesdays two. to anyone reading I suggest you deffinatly check it out..
anyway... some owls..

Five Narrative Images

My narrative surrounded a group of gypsies to whom horses are a central part of everyday life... also.. i do just like drawing gypsies.

Friday, 15 January 2010

hawk and the hacksaw

god bless the ottoman empire
wicked music..

Tuesday, 12 January 2010


Last year on my foundation course i started making these huge great block prints of my drawings, it basicly developed through me not having enough money to pay for large scale prints and then became something that i really enjoyed. Since making them though i havent really done much carving.. just the odd little thing and i really have a craving to do some more carving.

I was looking through a modigliani book last night and he inspired me to do some more portraits, Im gona do one of my friend mary, i took some photos and did these befor bed.

hopefully soon i will have a huge beautiful piece of wood to show you as the result..

a pheasent and a quail

Ive been looking into the idea of screen printing images of a nest on to quilts and playing around with that idea. Mostly ive been researching english woodlands and the animals that inhabit them, its amazing... you forget about the skylarks, crows, barn owls and buzzards that all live naturally in the wild. i suppose in london you can feel so far removed from that natural world where everything really can live without human monitoring.
anyway .. some drawings i did yesturday ...

Monday, 11 January 2010


I got myself a nice A3 sketch book last week in the sale and over the weekend proceeded to indulge myself in drawing these pictures, whilst really i should have been preparing myself for the illustration assement...