Drawing Overview

WORKS ON PAPER (DRAWINGS)

DRAW I SCRATCH INK I FOLD I PAINT

I have been working on the same paper since 1988. Occasionally I cut the paper to a specific size., but usually I accept the given size of 128 cm 90 cm. I like the idea of a given - something I take for granted. I feel one of the common treads of my work is this acceptance that the site, whether it be a building or a piece of paper comes with an existing set of circumstances. These situations are the material I work with.
The method I use on the paper is almost completely the same. The paper itself is a tough industrial paper that I buy direct from the manufacturer. Its usually for printing high gloss images. This means it is coated and has a shiny water resistant material.
I pencil in a drawing first the using an etching tool scratch in the pencil marks. Sometimes I cut a layer of the paper away. This exposes the fibre beneath. 

I then rub oil stick into the scratched and exposed areas. The next method is erasure. I may leave the oil on the paper for a few weeks or minutes and the kind of line that I get depends on this and also on the persistence of the erasure with white spirit.
I have different levels of control, the weight of my hand the speed, the amount of white spirit are all variables.
Sometimes I scratch on to the oiled areas

2012 Capital Revisited <<<< see more

DATE Cuba Drawings

2009 Rembrandt self-portrait

2000 Line Drawings

1995 Caracas Drawings

1990 Rope Drawings

1998 Broom Drawings

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Highlighted Drawing Projects

Capital Revisted

2013

Drawing And Drawing Based Installations Ideas City Festival, New York.

Five Locations Across New York:

The Walls Of Ideal Glass And Lamama

The Fence On First Street Green

The Windows Of L’apicio Windows

The Final Piece In The Basement Studio Of The Drawing Center.