March 20, 2020

I have been making creativity journals for many years. I always have one going on. It’s a place where I connect with my creativity even if I can only spend a short time on it.
Anything can go into it: collages, sketches. drawing.... it’s not meant to be precious! There...

January 26, 2020

Nature is for me and I guess for most of us a place where we can feel completely at peace and a great source of inspiration. I better leave it in the words of Lodr Byron...

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is soc...

July 26, 2019

"Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete." C.Kochhar

I have a passion for taking photos of stairs, doors and architecture in general. I would have loved to be an architect. Here ar...

July 7, 2019

Photos can be an extension of a work of art. Taking pictures helps to focus and see better light and shadows, depth, texture ... especially pictures in black and white. Here are some photos taking at a recent trip to Kyoto.

A quote from Osh...

December 27, 2018

Got inspired by such a beautiful winter light to create this painting.

Although it's my belief that nothing created by man will ever be as beautiful and perfect as nature. 

I love particularly to walk early morning or at the beginning of the evening where lights give a l...

March 22, 2018

Ephemeral: lasting a very short time, short-live, transitory.

I really like the idea and specially when it's applied to art. Just the pleasure of the moment and nothing else.

My studio is like a playground, but by the extension the whole world is a studio and playground!


December 30, 2017

 There are so many theories about inspiarion but in my particular case I'm lucky enough to find inspiration wherever I go.

The key is to pay attention. I could be inspired by a beautiful contryside scene  or just by a patch of rust in the subway. I found that takin...

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