I work as a fantasy and animal artist because I have always been fascinated by the beasts of stories of my childhood and myths in my readings in later life.
Part of my inspiration comes from novels and stories, but wildlife constantly affects me in almost all everyday situations, like a walk to the grocery store, or just looking at my bird feeder through the kitchen window.
I choose watercolour and ink as materials to capture my subjects because these light mediums provide a fairy-tale-like atmosphere to my work. This lightness is balanced by the sharp outlines of figures, inspired by superhero comic and manga books of my childhood.
A bird is a symbol of freedom. The supernatural lets you escape reality. When painting, my subjects work as a stress relief for me, so I can get lost in the magical world I create.
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