Sunday, November 15, 2009

Express Portraits

A departure here from the habitual working method of slowly processed, labour intensive drawings, in the form of a couple of by-necessity quick-fire observational sketches made within the context of the workplace (incidentally finally achieving a long-held ambition of, effectively, being paid to draw, or at least having the opportunity to draw whilst being paid: result, of sorts, albeit compromised by the confines of one's duties), enabled by a temporary change in situation, from one's usual station to another vantage point where such an activity as drawing, momentarily at least, might be possible. As the subjects are limited to a maximum of 15 minutes at their adjacent station, thus time is very much of the essence in the capturing of such...

graphite/each approx. 15x10cm scraps

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