Life in general has a huge impact on an artists life, and mine is no exception. Unforeseen events can sometimes take over and swallow the creativity within, or expand it to a point where it has to be expressed. Sometimes things happen where as much as I want to paint and get creative, the space to do this is taken away, literally or figuratively by robbing me of the time I need in my studio. An artists life is quite often romanticised in the studio, but in reality there are so many other things that need to be done if a fair living wage is to be achieved. Life is everything, and painting and creating is but a part of it.
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