My work almost always starts with a figurative form, then everything else grows around it. The figure gives birth to the rest. I am a Mix-media, multi-cultural Painter and sculptor with a focus on nature and the clothed human form. Simplicity, peace, harmony, and Calm is my mantra. This is echo throughout my work. I try to continually live in the now, forgetting those things that are behind and awaiting what lies ahead. Every day is a new day with no mistakes in it. My paintings are gilded works on paper that are often transformed into Sculptors bought to life in my hands with clay which is then cast in bronze. Gilding is the process of affixing tissue-thin sheets of precious or common metals that dates back to Egyptian and Biblical times.