Primarily I draw and capture environments depicting elements of real and terra incognita. Geology, exploration, line, mass, edges, depths and light are some of the things that I'm exploring. My drawings are somewhat surreal and can be unsettling at times, a fear that humans have encountered since the first days of wandering into the unknown. The igniting of inspiration comes from travel, word and imagery which surrounds me.       


After working overseas, and building a successful award-winning accredited photography career of almost twenty years. I have taken the step back to transfer my interests observing the environments that we are and are not surrounded by. After a lifelong passion for drawing experimenting with many types of mediums, I now generally use graphite, charcoal, ink and occasionally paint.      

The sketchbooks are a fundamental part of my drawings. They allow me to find, establish, document and execute mark making in most situations. In many ways they are probably the most important element to my journey. I come back to the same drawings time and time again, reworking the graphite leaving the oddities within.      

As well as graphite drawings I have a well established portfolio of oil, ink, gouache, watercolour and mix media pieces. I do find though graphite is a very powerful tool allowing an unlimited amount of tonal control on the surface. Its such a mobile medium to take up any misty mountain or into murky bogland.    

From my interest of exploration, the outdoors, music, photography and film. Inspiration is pretty much endless, the drawings have a deeper meaning than just marks on paper. They consist of a mixture of real and unreal places visited or found in the dark corners of the imagination.   

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