Mr Draws, Paint festival, Cheltenham, September 2020

3291. Cheltenham 2020 (13)

Mr Draws really came up with something of a surprise at this year’s Cheltenham Paint Festival with this environmental piece of an elephant and the slogan ‘ system change not climate change’.

Mr Draws, Paint festival, Cheltenham, September 2020
Mr Draws, Paint festival, Cheltenham, September 2020

I caught up with Mr Draws in the centre of town and he told me that he had used a technique for the first time which is used by many artists called a doodle grid. He reported that he enjoyed it and that it had worked really well. There seems to be a bit of a mixture of techniques and styles within the piece, for example the rather abstract foliage, the well proportioned elephant and the twigs with leaves. A strange combination but one with a clear strong message.

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