Charcoal Drawings

During a moment of nostalgia, I recently un-earthed an old portfolio to view works suitable for display. Ordinarily I view old artworks with trepidation, expecting to cringe at technical naivety or subject matter that has little inspiration. Surprisingly, these large scale drawings still have a hold over me. At the time I was concerned with African tribal masks as a vehicle for physical and mental disguise and distortion of reality in general. I'm pleased with the slightly disturbing nature of them and remember the physical nature of their conception which still holds true of my current paintings.

So here in no particular order is the Head series:

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