Drawing tagged with 'emotions'
She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

A series of drawings made using my my mobile phone. Playing with ideas and concepts to express a range of feelings in relation to the state of being pregnant.
Mama

Mama

A series of digital collages thinking about how memories are drawn and contained within the body. Memories of intense, exhausting,  mothering and how that made me feel.
Her Family

Her Family

Playing with embedding my children's drawings into my own, thinking about the body of the mother and the child, gender, sexuality, nurture and protection.
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: separation sketches

Birth: separation sketches

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

October babies

A series of drawings exploring a photograph of my first born son taken shortly after his birth.
September babies

September babies

A series of observational drawings made from a photograph taken shortly after the birth of my first child.
thumbsucking-breastfeeding-sleeping

thumbsucking-breastfeeding-sleeping

A project drawing directly upon maternal experiences to create visual and text based narratives exposing the work of mothers.
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.
Corpus Luteum

Corpus Luteum

A series of 12 ink drawings on watercolour paper.
Blastocyst

Blastocyst

A blastocyst is an egg that has developed for around five to six days after fertilisation. This series of ink drawings reference this moment when egg becomes a prospect of life, the drawings depict two torsos whose bodily organs work together and in conflict with each other