I am a self-taught illustrator and painter, with a keen eye on portraits. Throughout my work, my main focus is on natural shapes, movements and expressions of the body and face. My inspiration is sparked when trying to grasp and capture contours, facial features and organic lines. In keeping with this; I focus not only on the lines that I see but also on negative spaces, highlighting both the shapes that meet the eye and the ones that are lurking behind the corner. In this way I want my work to be interactive, by leaving the blankness of the paper I am inviting my audience to fill in that space with their own imagination. Though my artistic philosophy is to never limit yourself by clinging to one particular style or medium, a constant in my visual work is my use of pastels and a quirky-psychedelic-like presentation of human beings.

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murrayjordann@gmail.com
Guelph Ontario