Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Viking Way Walk

6 Sketchbooks – 150miles :- I remember the preparation, the studying, the mapping, the drawing, the walking, the thinking, the noise, the calm, the colour, the daylight, the moonlight, the dreams. the mornings, the talking, the marking, the involvement, the […]

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The Viking Way Walk

Over the past seven months I have been producing a number of drawings and paintings that deal with line, surface and texture. I have wanted to focus my studies on the representation of nature, especially in the Lincolnshire Wolds. I walked and sketched across this area of natural beauty in October 2007 to record and observe the landscape. My sketchbook was used as a way of referencing- much like and explorer or walker would – to try and capture moments in time on my walk so that I could use it in my studio. I was then able to create a number of large scale mono-chrome pieces which deal with lines, marks, memory and gesture.

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