Inspiration finds me at odd moments. I usually try to carry my camera with me to catch these moments, but sometimes I just have to remember. A lot of times, it is a colour that I will notice that I want to try to replicate. Or maybe the way the light is hitting a leaf or branch. Or maybe I just want to see what happens when I dribble some ink on the paper and take a roller over it, and I can enjoy the randomness and chaos of the results. I also really like macro photography, and try to take macro photos of my work-in-progress, to really see what is happening at the inner levels of the painting. Often, I am inspired by these macro photos, carrying the ideas into my paintings.

Image of yellow lichen on a grey wall, with joint lines showing in a brick-like pattern


Image of work in progress, silver paint raised lines curving across a background of yellow and orange


Image of stone in a variety of colours, red, black, yellow, and grey


Image of finished painting, "Sometimes it Takes Darkness", made of red, yellow, black, and orange paint


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