"Using traditional image-making methods, I paint scenes and landscapes illustrating memories and narratives. My work is also characterised by its size as I paint at a very small scale with tiny brushwork and thick gouache.

I leave clues in my work to suggest a backstory, using ambiguity to explore the relationship between the illustration and the viewer. Heavy elongated shadows are another feature of my miniature scenes to add a strangeness and dream-like mood.

To offer a different perspective, I also experiment by photocopying and enlarging my work, combining it with pen and pencil to create collages.

For my most recent project, I have created a series of tiny paintings illustrating locations around Dorset. I want to capture the strange and awkward charm of the places that are often hidden or unnoticed, a theme which runs throughout my practice."


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