soft pastel on sanded paper

On view at ‘The Drawing Year’ end of year exhibition at The Royal Drawing School, April 2022

Work Details:
50cm x 65cm 
Soft pastel on 350gm sanded paper

This series of soft pastel drawings explores the relationship between fabric and skin forged by the needle. Drawing inspiration from the sculptural shapes temporarily carved during the embroidery process, anthropomorphic forms reveal themselves from folds of cloth. Considering the parallels between material manipulation and the interior processes of transformation and repair.