Nature has long been a subject that feeds my inclination to draw. The imagery I create reveals my affinity for details, delight in colour, desire for scientific accuracy, and tendency to spend a lot of time doing research about my subjects. Whatever the medium, I believe that art is a way of learning, both for the artist and for the viewers of the artwork. Through art I’ve been fortunate to explore subjects as diverse as entomology, ichthyology, zoology, paleontology, botany, and archaeology. My passion for learning and educating and my interest in the natural world have propelled me through a 17-year career as a full-time, self-employed natural science illustrator.