Posts tagged "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 Rites symposium

Birth Rites symposium

Helen Sargeant was recently invited by curator Helen Knowles of the Birth Rites Collection to attend the Birth Rites conference at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.
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.
First Born

First Born

"A book created using documentary photography and prose to reflect upon a mothers time spent with her first child."