Red House Cone, acrylic ink and image transfer on paper, 40 x 29.5cm
Smethwick X-Rays, acrylic ink and image transfer on paper, 40 x 29.5cm
A couple of artworks created for an upcoming exhibition in Cradley Heath, each piece is a building/place of interest to me around the West Midlands. Both pieces have image transferred diagrams, text and images relating in some way to the building subject matter.
1. Dudley Hippodrome
2. Over the Lock
3. Shop Front
4. Wolverhampton Factories
Artworks submitted to Nottingham Castle open this month. Each piece is acrylic ink, ink pen and image transfer on paper.
1: Dudley Hippodrome, acrylic ink, ink pen, image transfer on paper, 40 x 30 cm
2: Tipton Silos, acrylic ink, ink pen, image transfer on paper, 40 x 30 cm
Finished two art pieces for a group exhibition in a couple of weeks. Both landscapes are based on places in my local area.
Each artwork has layers of image transferred vintage diagrams and acrylic ink on the paper underneath the drawings.
Sketchbook page- 28/06/16
Ink pen and watercolour.
Spent a couple of hours in Stourbridge last week, sketched a few things while enjoying a cup of tea in The Coffee Collective cafe. A lot of interesting things to sketch in there- yes they have small toy dinosaurs and origami cranes dotted about the place.
Was selling at the Bewdley Arts and Crafts weekend this weekend right next to the river.
Only managed to have time for one sketch while selling stuff Saturday- this is Bewdley Bridge or part of it anyway.
I definitely want to have sketch day there, it’s quite beautiful in the town and by the river.
Tipton Silos, mixed media on paper, 54.5 x 43.5cm (with frame)
A couple of months ago I passed through Tipton (West Midlands) a few times while travelling to various places.
Its industrial significance is quite apparent. I find that it’s so easy to be fascinated by the unintentional skylines created by these industrial areas with sharp, blocky buildings and silos, chimneys and funnels reaching to the clouds.
Blast Furnace #1, acrylic ink on paper, 13 x 18cm
Broken Freight, acrylic ink, and collage on paper 32.5 x27.5cm
Motorway Dusk, acrylic ink, collage, and gel medium on paper, 37.5 x 32.5cm
Decommissioned, acrylic ink and collage on paper, 48.5 x 36.5 cm
These artworks of mine are currently on display (and for sale) as part of a group exhibition through U-Neek Walls. The exhibition is on until the 27th July at Urban Coffee Company, Church Street, Birmingham, B3 2NP (UK)
If you’re in the area please drop in a have a look at the marvellous artwork on display by the group of artists and enjoy the beautiful coffee shop surroundings.
Now I’m finished with my Masters (apart from my graduation in March next year) I’ve been going through my artwork and sorting what needs to go into storage. The next few posts might be a little random in theme as I’ll just be photographing and posting stuff that hasn’t been archived yet.
These are the forst two. They were both produced in my third year of my BA, these were made as some early responses to my research into the industrial sublime and the landscape around my home county (West Midlands) in the UK. These are gas holders in West Brommich.
Both untitled, pen and coloured ink on newsprint paper, 59.4 x 42 cm approx