Emotional responses to place, events, form or object are what I currently explore as an artist. Being deaf, I am very perceptive to situations where emotional responses are highly visual and I use this as a source of inspiration in my work. Exploring and experimenting with materials to use in my work is important to me as an artist, I use materials that are highly visual to the senses and evoke memory.
Primarily using Oil paints allowed me to fill a space on canvas with thoughts, emotion, and stillness in a highly visual manner. Learning a new technique of expression, painting allowed me to focus without interference, freeing my mind to think and express myself, to look closer and examine the medium, subject and form.
To see more you can visit my website:www.lavsco.co.uk
I am currently taking part in a TV art competition. You can get a taste of it here: