Inspirations / Blog
When I start a painting I always ask myself what I would hang on my wall, true aesthetic preference is what appeals to me the most.Visuals are a powerful thing. I have been asked what inspires me and my answer is “everything!” From the wine I order to the cheese I pick, to the lighting in my favorite restaurant to the pattern on a paper napkin. I keep my eyes open, to colour, to smell to the touch and it all comes up when I start a collection.
I love to evolve. That includes my subjects, my style and what inspires me. I share my process and I…… For each piece the outward form the bigger picture is what draws me in, but then after the inks and colours stain the white of the canvas, and I have my outline I then look deeper into the inner essence of that form. It can be a human figure, an animal, a flower or a still life. New project launches and what I am working on and what to look out for will all be here.
I love painting women, they are a complex, multitalented species. The many facets of a woman are something to behold and celebrate. She takes on many roles in a single life that it would take me many collections to celebrate her life. The nude woman has...read more
My work which to most are ‘mysteries in colour’ is to bring out the feelings and thoughts that cannot be described with works. This style allowed me to loosen up. I no longer worry about definite lines (like a portrait) Allows me the freedom to let the...read more
The transition from portraits to identifying any single form from an abstract colour palette was indeed a challenge. But as Aristotle said, the aim is not about the outward appearance but their inward significance. Colours create their own forms if you...read more