Drawing tagged with 'birth'
Body of drawings made to fund PLAY AWAY residency

Body of drawings made to fund PLAY AWAY residency

I created this series of drawings as part of a crowd funding initiative to help raise money to cover the expenses of me and my youngest son’s PLAY AWAY residency at The Mothership .
M(other) & Sons

M(other) & Sons

A series that plays with making collaborative composite drawings by me and my two sons. I bring together opposing elements, marks, motifs and characters from each of our drawing practices to explore my own maternal identity and the relationship my children hold with me.
water & birth / blood & fear

water & birth / blood & fear

  water & birth/ blood & fear are a series of drawings that aim to capture ideas related to the birth of Naoise. The drawings have been made using pen, ink, pencil and paint. Blown marks expand, burst and pop onto the surface of the paper. While making these marks I was thinking about eggs, fertilisation,...
Birth: Party Surprise

Birth: Party Surprise

Birth: Party Surprise (2013) are a series of pencil and ink drawings that use public images of You Tube birth videos together with my personal experiences of giving birth.
Birth: icon drawings

Birth: icon drawings

This series of ink and pencil drawings have been created through making observational drawings from youtube birth videos, and in referencing the birth records of my two sons, remembering the physical and emotional experiences of birth and referencing historical anatomy sketches.
Birth: paint swatch bodies

Birth: paint swatch bodies

Painted on DIY paint sample's this series of drawings depicts the second active stage of labour as the cervix opens.
Birth: separation sketches

Birth: separation sketches

Colour sketches exploring the mental and physical separation of baby from the mothers body at birth.
September babies

September babies

A series of observational drawings made from a photograph taken shortly after the birth of my first child.
M(other) Icons

M(other) Icons

This series of  ink and pencil drawings was shown as part of a solo exhibition, M(other) at the Chapman Gallery, The University of Salford, 2008. Dr Jaques Rangasamy of The University of Salford has written a review of this exhibition.