A self- taught artist, based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and working in and around the North-East, my fascination is with the emotion of movement. Taking my surroundings and the catharsis of looking as a starting point I then want to explore the potential of movement and its contrast with stillness. I have been building a style in different media that reflects my fascination with the skill of renaissance masters and the vibrancy of urban art. I try to couple reportage with illustration – looking for the narrative in the natural… I guess. In truth the confidence of drawing is a wonderful counterpoint for the uncertainty of life.