Just as we are born, live and die, a flower buds, blooms and withers. All life is forever-changing and my aim is to capture moments within it. Their lives are so short, yet their movements are so slow. I find this to be an interesting contrast to our lengthy, fast-paced lives. I hope my flowers also work as a kind of a metaphor to look a little deeper in general. If you pay closer attention and see the details with a different perspective, you will learn something new and see life a bit differently…perhaps see something you’ve never noticed before. I have degrees in both illustration and biology and a love for photography, so a few years ago I decided to incorporate these three passions together into a cohesive whole with my botanical mixed-media illustrations.