Jackaling 4

Drawing From Nowhere#41
15th September 2016

Oil pastel and pencil on paper
42cm x 29.7cm (A3)

Jackaling is a key skill in modern rugby; the moment when a defending player engulfs a fallen attacker and the ball in a tight embrace. Like so much of rugby, jackaling delivers poses that are rich in ambiguity. All the more so, perhaps, when the rugby players' athleticism is replaced with more common place anatomy.