Peter Clark uses a comprehensive collection of found papers as his palette which are coloured, patterned or textured by their printed, written or worn surfaces, with this media he 'paints' his collages. He shades with density of print and creates substance and movement with lines plucked from old maps or manuscripts. His pieces use mark-making in an innovative and humorous way to create.
As well as using recycled paper, Peter Clark adds another wonderful ingredient: humour. Clark's collages have great expressions but it is the choice of materials that add the extra dynamic - smoked fish will be a fish image made up of cigarette packaging, French bulldog will be made up of packaging from products with french origins or words on the scraps of plastic or paper used to compile the image.
Clark creates a wide range of art although he seems to focus on animals both wild and domesticated. The way he works and the choices of material are not necessarily trying to capture an animal perfectly, but rather create a sense of charater.
Peter clark's work is very colourful, it has a sense of fun that I find it uplifting.