The Angel and Jacob 2017/02
19″ x 25″, Graphite drawing on Arhes MBM Michallet white 85g drawing paper
Automatic drawing to the reader is probably associated with the 20th century surrealists; notably Andre Masson, Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Jean Arp, and their spiritual leader Andre Breton. All used the technique to mine the rich underworld of the human psychic.In automatic drawing the hand is allowed to move randomly across the paper, applying chance and accident to mark-making free of rational control. Traces of representational forms appear, allowing the conscious mind to take over the process; producing illusions that author an ‘inner landscape’ of the artist.
Untitled (Automatic Drawing) 2014/01
24″ x 18″, Graphite drawing on Strathmore Bristol smooth paper
Untitled (Automatic Drawing) 2014/03
24″ x 18″, Graphite drawing on Bienfang 80b paper
Who Is At the Window? (2017/01)
19″ x 25″, Graphite drawing on the reverse site of Arhes MBM Michallet white 85g paper
16″ x 12″, Graphite drawing on Bienfang 80b paper
17″ x 14″, Graphite drawing on Bienfang 80b paper
10″ x 8″, Graphite drawing on Bienfang 80b paper
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