Gallery | Rivers of Oak

On finding these ancient oaks I was struck by a powerful feeling of my being a very short-lived creature amongst ancients.

I set out to capture their slow dance on the paper with a mixture of bold gestural marks and subtle shifts in tone. The finished drawings have an ethereal ambiguity, at once suggesting closely observed trees, watery forms and expressive figures.

Find out more about the ideas and techniques behind ‘Rivers of oak’ in this blog post.