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Endurance Drawing

Endurance Drawing is the idea of forcing drawing activity out for an extended period of time and/or producing an excessive amount of drawings.

The last Endurance Drawing was on Monday 16th July on the Fourth Plinth Worcester. 

It questions the ideas that an artist is a genius inspired by a muse and looks at the role of the artist as a generator of ideas and imagery.

The first time I used endurance drawing was during a show called Drawings from the ivory tower in which I was inspired by the story of Rumplestiltskin who forced the Princess to turn straw into gold. I attempted turning paper to gold. Locked in an Ivory tower for 3 days, forced to make 100 drawings a day.

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Endurance Drawing now has it's own Blog which you can upload your own venues, photos and films if you want to take part. Find it at

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