I have been thinking more and painting less lately. I let the 'how' of the right hemisphere of the brain  have  free rein and in this way get some understanding of what is a fugitive and intuitive process. 

The gestural method is immediate and sometimes a little violent in application and time spent looking at what has arrived is necessary. Sometimes you need to put a work's face to the wall for a week in order to have an objective   opinion of it.. In this way you often feel that someone else has made the work. Therein lies the magic : it is an out of body thing in a way.

It is great honour to be shortlisted for the Parkin Drawing prize again this year.


This website is in the process of an update and so there may be errors which will be rectified in the refining of the content. Apologies.

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