I've loved creating art for
as long as I can remember. When I was a child I created using whatever
medium I could find. I would paint watercolors and lay them out to dry
on my father's car, leaving colorful prints all over the hood and roof
of the car. In school I took all types of art classes, trying my hand
at ceramics, watercolors, oils, and inks. I especially liked the precise
nature and intricacies of pointillism using a very sharp pen nib and
ink. For several years this was my style.
As a career, I decided on graphic
design. Since 1985 I have worked as a graphic artist, designing printed
materials, logos, and websites, but illustration has always been my
first love. I began doing more of my illustration on the computer and
found that I really enjoyed creating my art digitally. After 20+ years
in graphics, I decided to turn my full attention to creating my art.
It varies, but my favorite subject has always been people, especially
the eyes. I enjoy capturing facial expressions to make my subjects come