My first time oil painting was in college in 1990.
The one thing I retained from a few Zen classes in college, is to embrace imperfections in the world around you. I enjoy embracing the imperfections of paint and creating.

Each time I make a new painting, my goal is to make a piece of art that the entire planet is in awe of. That is ridiculous, but it’s still the aim for creating something special.

(In the image, that's me on the left and my Dad on the right. From the painting Exchange Place.)