I have always been obsessed with expressing myself visually and capturing the beauty of the things I see, either in the world or right here at home. At the moment, my work mainly divides into 3 art forms. Still life photography, travel photography and watercolor painting.
My most favoured way of visual expression is my still life photography. I specialize in work with a vintage, nostalgic look and feel, albeit sometimes with a twist. For these photographs to really work, I developed not just my own style, but also my own technique of painting with light. This technique, which I honed into perfection over the years, allows me to create the exact right mood and feel that I want to convey.
I am an avid traveller and of course I can not resist capturing the beauty of the places that I visit. I always have a camera at my side, resulting in gorgeous images of both nature & culture from all over the world. As you can see, my travel photography has won me an award.
In my watercolor paintings I explore the amazing world of my own imagination. A world that seems to be teeming with eyes, flowers and all kinds of symbolism. Of course, as a result, most of my painted work is surreal, overflowing with the aforementioned elements.
Besides having a vivid imagination and surreal tendencies, I'm also ensorcelled by the beauty of the nude form, which inspires me to paint. Just like in my photography, from time to time, nostalgia seeps through. If that happens, I look to erotic postcards from the early 20th century for inspiration.
On top of that, there is the Tarot which has always fascinated me. Combine this fascination with having a special interest in symbolism and the step to painting tarot card inspired art was just a little one.
Every now and again I get an idea that can't be translated into photography or watercolor. That's when I whip out my pc and Wacom tablet, and start pushing vectors around on my screen. The result? A bonus for my portfolio in the shape of a various selection of printable graphic design.
I hope you will enjoy exploring my portfolio and that my work will touch you in some way. If it does and if you really enjoy my work, most of it is for sale on redbubble.com as cards, prints, posters, calendars, t-shirts, iPhone cases and more. Of course, if you are interested in an original watercolor, you can always contact me directly.