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Charles Burns
Address: The Barn, 234 Peppard Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berks, RG4 8UA
Telephone: 0118 947 6637    Fax: 0118 947 6813
E-mail: charles@roving-artist.com
Website: www.roving-artist.com
Directions: Leave Caversham on B481 signposted Sonning, Peppard. We are in the centre of Emmer Green, just past Budgens supermarket, next to Emmer Green Garage (Seat car dealer).
Opening times: Please ring for appointment.

Charles Burns

Charles' main passion has always been drawing, and in particular drawing people. However for Charles, the act of drawing can take many forms, from simple pencil sketching to watercolours and pastels, even to scratching, cutting, and tearing the surface of a picture. Sometimes adding pieces of cloth and coloured paper, and rebuilding pictures from the torn remains of other drawings, he has found that a line which is cut or torn has as much potency as a line which is drawn.

His current set of drawings have thus evolved into threedimensional collages which are all these things, and sometimes struggle to keep within the frame of the picture. Yet for all that they remain drawings, drawings of people, set within the timehonoured artistic tradition of life figure drawing.

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