Line is the foundational element upon which the drawings are built. The lines which create the sensitive edges between volumes both describe the form and give the image its tension and poise. I work on a computer using a work tablet and Photoshop software as a primary drawing tool. Different kinds of mark making hitherto found in traditional media are combined within a linear structure opening up almost unlimited potential for exploring pictorial space, manipulating and layering information and juxtaposing varying types of visual elements. Using the female form as subject matter, the optimum point of balance is sought when different modes of representation, loosely termed "cartoon", "grotesque", "realistic" are brought into relation and synthesised. During the drawing process the image oscillates constantly between these modes until a balance is found and a particular timbre is hit.
30 fife tce
newcastle on tyne