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A freezer, dumped in Craven. Pencil and colour pencil on paper.

Using  printed local news content as my starting point, I create collage-drawings that seek to reinterpret, repackage and re-narrate a given subject matter.


Drawing on layered paper allows me to work in a way that mimics the media of the printed-newspaper image, while attempting to reflect a feeling of claustrophobia and smallness that local news can instill. My drawings depict a world that is squashy-looking and cluttered; a setting where the narrated story can be poetic, no matter how trivial it may seem.

Untitled. Pencil and colour pencil on paper.

Slowly the Horse Chestnut escaped. Pencil and colour pencil onlayered paper.

Hospital staff say thank you. Pencil and colour pencil onlayered paper.

Cathedral. Pencil and colour pencil on layered paper.

Fly tipping, East Marton. Pencil and colour pencil onlayered paper.

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