Drawing Session 2 – Sat Nov 17 Liverpool UK.
Here’s a great reason to visit Liverpool on 17 Nov. Our epic ‘Drawing Sessions 2’ event is taking place at the fantastic Camp & Furnace venue. Think about it… 12 hours of drawing based activity including music, performances, stalls, eating and drinking and of course loads and loads of drawing! What’s not to like? What’s more, it’s FREE and open to EVERYONE, young, old, artists and non artists alike. Drop in and get involved anytime from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
For the full details on where it is and what’s happening please visit
Drawing Paper 6 – Out Now
We are pleased to announce Drawing Paper 6 is out now. This is a special issue co-curated by Gavin Delahunty (Tate Liverpool), published to coincide with the opening of Liverpool Biennial 2012 and featuring work by Uri Aran, Conrad Atkinson, Marc Bauer, Katarina Burin, Chila Burman, Bonnie Camplin, Rob Churm, Penny Davenport, Carroll Dunham, Dave Evans, Madeline Hall, Kate Gilman Brundrett, David Godbold, Lesley Guy, Aisha Khalid, Emma Kewley, Jim Nutt, Paulina Olowska, Carla Scott Fullerton, Richard Shields, Nastassja Simensky, Sally Taylor, Sue Tompkins, Chiz Turnross and Gregor Wright.
Please email us to order a copy or you can pick one up from locations in Liverpool (including Bluecoat, Tate Liverpool, The Royal Standard), Jerwood Space (London), Rochelle School (London), Good Press Gallery (Glasgow), Edinburgh Fruit Market Gallery, TAP Studios (Southend), Bloc Projects (Sheffield) and locations in Derby and the North East. More locations will be added soon.
Drawing Paper 5 – out now
We are pleased to announce that Drawing Paper 5, published to coincide with our interactive ‘Drawing Room’ at Liverpool Art Prize 2012, is out now.
It’s a cracking issue and features work by Rachel Cattle, Gina Czarnecki, Andrew Foulds, Mary Griffiths, Naomi Kendrick, Nick Kennedy, Jonathan Kipps, Rachel Kurdynowska, Susan Leask, Caitlin Masley, Troy Mendham, Daksha Patel, Jonathan Pilkington and Evangelia Spiliopoulou as well as the other shortlisted Liverpool Art Prize artists, Alan Dunn, James Tomo and Robyn Woolston.
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Here’s a short film made by Diane Guyot who was kind enough to come along and document our marathon open Drawing Sessions event at The Royal Standard last November. We’ll do another event this year so watch this space.
Special thanks go to Dave and Fran Evans, Ailie Rutherford, Madeline Hall, Andrew Foulds and Hannah Bitowski for their input and assistance with the project. Thanks also to all the performers and speakers and everyone who came along and made it a great event.
Under The Sea
Paul Evans, a contributor to Drawing Paper 4, is exhibiting his new whale drawing in ‘Under The Sea’, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield from 25 January to 10 June 2012.
Liverpool Art Prize 2012
Drawing Paper is delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2012 Liverpool Art Prize. Look out for issue 5 and an exhibition at Metal, Liverpool late April 2012.
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‘Drawing Sessions’ event at The Royal Standard, Liverpool.
Drawing Paper are co-hosting an event on 19 and 20 November at The Royal Standard, Liverpool. ‘Drawing Sessions’ is free, open to all – artists and non artists – and promises to be an entertaining and informal affair with lots to keep you interested like collaborative drawings, talks, music and soundworks to respond to, DJs, films, a Gansfeld drawing experiment, refreshments and a few beers in the evening. More info about the running order, musicians and performers etc will be available soon. Meanwhile here’s a flyer so please spread the word.
Drawing Paper on Issuu
You can take a look at Drawing Paper 4 here:
You can order printed copies (including previous issues 2 and 3) – the ink smells great! If you’re in the UK it’s £2 for issue 4 or £5 for issues 2,3 and 4 – what a bargain! If you’re overseas it’s a little more expensive – please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order.
Here’s a new drawing by one of our featured artists Adam Batchelor.
Drawing Paper 4 – Out now.
We’ve just published our fourth issue of Drawing Paper. Featuring a wide variety of interesting drawings by 19 artists including Adam Batchelor, Bryan Biggs, Hannah Bitowski, Sophia Crilly, Frances Disley, Hilary Ellis, Paul Evans, Michael Grant, Harry Lawson, Sara Maia, Jordan Marani, Doreen McPherson, Elaine Pittwood, Tim Southall, Richard Taylor & Ross Hamilton Frew, Lucy Wilson, Zhang Zhenxue and Li Zhouwei.
Drop us a line if you want to order a copy – It’s wholesome, dead cheap and totally great!
A friend introduced me to the beautifully intricate work of Brooklyn based Louise Despont. She works largely with graphite and coloured pencil onto antique ledger book pages.
Some very delicate line work from Belgium based Loïc Desroeux.
More good stuff on his website.
Diamonds are Forever
Scottish artist Ross Hamilton Frew emailed us some really nice drawings.
Two shows in Liverpool
If you’re in Liverpool over the next month we have two drawing based exhibitions opening Friday 27 May 2011.
First up, ‘Contemporary Drawing’ at The Bohemia Space, Mello Mello Cafe, Slater Street, Liverpool L1 4BX. 7.30pm kick off. Running until 12 July. Open times 12 noon – 10pm. Curated by Liverpool based contributor to Drawing Paper 3, Matthew Lloyd.
Featuring Jon Barraclough, Mike Carney, Amee Christian, Katie Craven, Hazel Critchley, Henry Finny, Topia Gould, Gregory Scott-Gurner, Elizabeth Hayden, Parabhen Lad, Colette Lilley, Matthew Lloyd, Benjamin Murphy, Cody Oyama, Marnie Pitts, Duncan Scammell, Kate Smith, Laura Spark, Sam Stonehouse, Sophie Todd, Kirsty White, Alan Williams and Lucy Wilson.
Contributor to Drawing Paper 2, Kate Smith will be exhibiting her superb new digital drawings. Don’t miss it.
Secondly, illustrator Bradd Winfield is opening a solo show ‘The May Day Exhibition’ at The International Gallery, Slater Street, Liverpool. It’s just around the corner from Bohemia / Mello Mello so come and check out both shows. Opens 6pm, Friday 27 May.
Bradd’s work is really cool. Check out his website for more examples.
Portraits by Louise Gordon, Illustration student at University of Gloucestershire.
Drawing Paper 3 – out now
We are pleased to announce we’ve just published Drawing Paper 3 featuring work by Steven Appleby, Jon Barraclough, Marina Berio, Jenny Berntsson, Kimbal Bumstead, Greig Burgoyne, Mike Carney, James Clarkson, Leonel Cunha, Daniel DeLuna, Emma Gregory, Hilary Judd, Cat Lauigan, Matthew Lloyd, Mike O’Shaugnessy, Laurence Payot, Ailie Rutherford, Emily Speed and Roanna Wells.
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