"Learning to Fly"
Chalk pastel 2012
Into the distance, a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast,
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?
Can't keep my eyes from the circling sky
Tongue-tied and twisted, just an earth-bound misfit, I
-'Learning to Fly' by Pink Floyd from A Momentary Lapse of Reason
This was the first and one of the few chalk pastel drawings I have done in colour. It is a study done of Pink Floyd's 'Learning to Fly' and also one of my first drawings rooted in a slightly more surreal approach.