A couple of years ago I began work on my own Demonology. To indulge in a little change and experimentation I decided to complete the works in pigment liner on white paper, a departure from my usual mixed media (or biro) on coffee stained paper. Once the pieces were complete I felt something was a little lacking and I hadn't quite achieved what I wanted. The designs themselves I was happy with, just not the end result. The pieces went into a drawer and remained an unitched scratch ... Until now.
After completing my Tarot series I began tying up
some lose ends and began to consider which artworks and ideas Id like to revisit before my
next mammoth series began. One thing I had always wanted to rework and
do justice was my Demonology, and the time felt right.
reworking my Demons alongside researching symbolism for my next big
series in an effort to balance research and practical work. I decided to approach the series from an illuminated manuscript
angle, using rich, decadent colours, gilding and hoping the end result
wouldn't look out of place in a medieval religious text. I'm currently
striving to improve on my original designs in any way possible and make
my new Demonology series a triumph to be proud of ...