After several years of working almost exclusivly in Charcoal, I have been moved to add some colour in the current large drawing. The Adventure continues.

‘Crane’ memories of the ‘Brolga Dance’ with the Aboriginbal and Islander Dance Company 1992.

And my first ever mask with Mike Chase 1993.

Prospero’s Cave 

“Spirits to enforce, Art to enchant.”  

William Shakespeare . 

An exhibition of Recent Art Works by Stephen J. C.Cooper

Known Professionally as Stephen Jon

(Drawings, Sculptures and Masks). 

September 22nd until October 20th

12 noon until 5.00 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. Free Entry

Moreleys Lane, Corby Glen, Lincolnshire NG33 4NL

at the Willoughby Memorial Art Gallery

I have spent from April till October on this drawing. Perhaps because of the Covid Effect, I have not been able to make sense of the drawing. It feels confused and muddled and lacking in meaning. A turning point for me perhaps. I shall just wait to see what happens next.

By the by, I don’t like the way that this blog site has changed. Finding it much harder to manipulate. Therefore, I am using this platform far less than I used to.

Started as ‘Shelter’ then became ‘Stone’ Charcoal on paper. 150 x 170 c.m.

The elements all fall into place in my mind but not on the paper. I therefore looked at the more formal aspects, shape, balance and composition in order to find some sort of resolution.