Introduction

I come here to see you, of course, and for the kids to play – this world seems so full of excitement for them. Little things, physical things, like the smells of people or leaves rustling in the wind. But me? I'm happy just sitting and watching.

Is that a sign of getting old? Maybe, but I'm still a long way from that. It's just my enjoyment is different from theirs, a peaceful kind. And the world itself, full of excitement and danger it may be, isn't what I take my pleasure from. Rather, it's people – hearts and minds and emotions. That's what makes humans so special, right? That's my inspiration, and at the same time that's the canvas on which I paint.