Paintings 2019

This work is influenced by Jenkel Adler and explore the simplification and flattening of forms. They are less afraid to tackle the grotesque.

These, mainly figurative studies, also seek to express emotional and relational ideas, rather than descriptions of particular places or people. Rather than puppets they are based on real people and animals though often blended together using multiple source images and sculptures.
I develop numerous motif sketches and choose the ones which emotionally engage me and also give me a sense of intrigue.