Kingston University Art Foundation 1999, Kingston University Illustration BA Hons 2000-3, Brighton University Art PGCE 2004
A response to the delight of discovering light, colour, shape and pattern in an unfamiliar place, where locals pass daily, some appreciating and some unsuspecting of the delights on their doorstep.
The human body as a continuously evolving jigsaw puzzle of tonal variations, interlocking shapes, suggestive colour, which are home to a heartbeat, warmth, thoughts, breaths, a soul.
The enchanting English countryside with its unpredictable landscapes and understated magnificence, changing with the time of day, type of weather, passing seasons and forever maturing as the years go by.
An exploration of irreconcilable opposites: portraits capture, prolong, reveal and expose, whilst hiding, concealing and locking secrets away.
What happens when we forget what we've learnt, take away our preferences, put aside judgements and expectations, and give up thinking?
Moments of realisation represented with colour and brushstroke, exploring 'What does it mean to be truly human?'.