Drawing: Pastel, Charcoal and Chalk on Stone.

Darren Baker’s Hopes and Fears is one of the many drawings which sets out to articulate human emotions and mental states through depictions of ‘hand’ gestures.

Darren Baker was traumatised after the loss of his sister, he wanted to create a collection which summed up life and would connect with people who viewed them. Hands are a primary action and can express our feelings.

19.2″ x 17.3″