…mask…self…isolation…

I have been suffering from Chronic Migraines since 2009… I have a rare brain condition and the up shot of that is I suffer with migraines… mine are chronic more than 15 a month… To help me cope with the pain over the years I have been drawing and photographing my migraine experience during the experience of the migraine… These have now developing into MASKS and now that we are in Self Isolation due to Covid-19 I have developed these into my “Self – Isolation – Masks” Developed through stages –

Migraine sketch 1

…pain

I have been working on some pen sketches while I have been having a migraine, they have been quite a revelation to me, discovering my face and the sensations I feel while I have a migraine. Also how I react to the intense pain. I am going to present these to my neurology consultant when I see him next, it’s better than keeping a written diary and explains what is happening where and when to my head. It hasĀ also got me thinking about when you are in hospital and the doctors ask you “…on a scale to 1-10, and 10…

…#twitterartexhibit

  This is all the work I have been doing to submit a entry into the #twitterartexhibit art show in New York City, all artists donate their art pieces for free and all sales will then go to Foster Pride, an art based charity and the young people they support. At the time of writing this the organisers were aiming for 800 entries but have now got well over 1020 which is fab news! You can see more entries on Instagram to with #twitterartexhibit. For more info on the go to http://twitterartexhibit.org The Art work is postcard size and is produce in Japanese Ink on…