What do you do and how would you describe your work?
Painting – colourful, vibrant, nature inspired and portraits. I love the sensuality of strokes and marks of oil paint on canvas, as well as the subtlety and poetry of watercolours, with the random and surprising effects it creates with a light touch. I choose my medium depending on the message/feeling I want to convey for each specific painting.
What are the materials/equipment you use?
Whether it’s oils or watercolours I always use artist quality materials as I find the pigments give a more vibrant and pure colour as that’s very important for me.
Where does your inspiration come from?
Mainly nature, people, landscapes… light and water are a source of inspiration.
Artists who inspire me are varied, and this list is by no means exhaustive: Vincent Van Gogh, Joaquín Sorolla, Fritz Thaulow, Emil Nolde, Claude Monet, Paula Rego, Lucian Freud, Gustav Klimt… to name just a few.
How does it feel being part of the Arts Central community?
It provides a space for my work, with the added bonus of having other artists nearby.