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Cargo Commission

I have loved doing this - recently I have been facilitating lots of wonderful workshops, but I haven't been drawing and - if I'm honest - I was itching to pick up my pen and pencil and draw for a print! Fortunately, I had a commission that was scheduled in for after the community mural and Ashton Court workshops, which proved the perfect excuse to get into the studio again. I was asked to draw Cargo 1 and 2 for a private commission. I researched onsite, taking photographs and sketching before retiring to the studio where I spent hours and hours drawing. Once I was happy with the design, I sent it for approval before creating the layers and adding texture to my artwork. I love creating the la

Creative and Colourful

What a wonderful project! Thanks so very much to Brave Bold Drama for selecting me to be their artist in residence, based at Creative Workspace in Withywood. I was thrilled to have been chosen for this Arts Council funded project. My role was to work with a section of the local community and create a mural. I love being able to work with others and provide them with a visual voice in the public domain and this project did not disappoint! I had requested to work with Merchants' Academy, which is just around the corner from the site of this public artwork. Creative Workspace is a community centre with lots of events, facilities and cafe to boot. Once everything was arranged, I headed to Mercha

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Bristol BS8 4YB

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