My paintings are a snapshot of nature, where motion becomes stilled. Contemporary, eye-catching and detailed studies combined with dynamic compositions and vibrant colours. Often, but not always Fish!
I am a self-taught artist and have painted and been fascinated by wildlife since childhood. When I first decided to take the leap to become a professional artist I decided to concentrate on one subject, allowing me to find my own artistic style. Initially I chose the Oriental and beautifully ornate fish, Koi, for their power, grace and colour variations, which have proved the ideal muse for my painting style.
I've embraced the same work ethos that the most eminent Japanese Koi breeders use in nuturing their Champions: Dedication, patience, detail, entusiasm and passion.
These skills have enabled me to expand and experiment with my subject matter, from Orchids to continue the Oriental theme of Koi, Tropical Marine fish and other Sealife inspired by my Scuba Diving experiences, to Food Art, inspired by...eating!