In my exploration of the figure I am really composing a reflection of the great beauty and the majesty of creation itself and as such, it’s only natural that the honing of my craft is something that I do for the purpose of trying to be as faithful to that reflection and as honest in my response as I am humanly capable. I focus on monumental and heroic poses that exaggerate the figure. This gives me more latitude for a strong pose that represents humanity at its best, and that is where I find the beauty. The figure is more than just a body in motion it is also a mind at work. While the human body itself is beautiful, the mind affects body language, and the inner emotions can be realized with a gesture. I generally don’t concern myself with scale relationships within a sculptural piece in order to push the narrative, In that respect the image becomes a little surreal.