Bus Station 77

Pencil drawing - 29.7cm x 42cm

Bus Station 88

Pencil drawing - 29.7cm x 42cm

Where We Live

Graphite and wash - 59.4cm x 42cm

Norwich Bus Station 4

- 13cm x 18cm

Forum Library 3

Pencil drawing - 180cm x 130cm

Forum Library 2

Pencil drawing - 29.7cm x 42cm

Forum Library 1

Pencil drawing - 29.7cm x 42cm

Bus Station 99

Pencil drawing - 29.7cm x 42cm

I concentrate on drawing people in public spaces. Most of these images are about the Forum Library and Norwich Bus Station. In the library I like the sense of people magically inhabiting their own worlds in a large, impersonal space, whereas, in the bus station, I want to depict the sense of time passing as waves of people gather, then disappear, to be followed by another wave. I return to these drawings several times and erase and redraw them until I think they are convincing.

Forum 3 is a large piece, derived from many sketches made in the library; I imagined magpies moving in, occupying spaces and entering people’s thoughts.

Mike Chapman and I run the 20 Group life drawing workshop; I love the challenge of life drawing, and have the sense that every new drawing is a fresh start.