evidence of first-hand research, quick confident gestural drawings showing a response to this environment, and scrawled annotation, these sketchbook pages – showing the development of ideas for a sculpture entitled ‘Stone Egg’ – .
Sketchbook refrence work, a page looking into botanical illustration from over the years. I have used a cross section of media including watercolour and fineliner. Using different paper to work on has also been an essential part of these pages as I have e
Needed a break; I was sick, then I had to brood. About the nature of art and its sharing with like-minded people—and then about possessiveness over one's work and ideas and even aesthetic direction. About how and when general creep-ness slinks into art-thief territory, and how you protect yourself from that. Also: The world is turning out to be a garbage can set on fire, and I am tired. But, I guess, above all: I've been trying to figure out what compels me to make, and I'm neurotic enough…
I've assembled a watercolor album to track my progress, aka to house the lunchbreak sketches I've taken to smuggling into my passport camel. (I'm still on a rampage testing paper that can take how I paint and layer.