In the late 80s and mid 90s I lived off the land in central Ohio for almost 10 years. Then I made a radical leap and moved to Los Angeles where I lived for almost 20 years. This past year I returned back home. Not meaning Ohio but rather meaning the forest.
Now home is the Santa Cruz mountains in northern California.
and not to sound cliché. But nature has always been my greatest influence. Nature and recording the crazy times that I live-in. Nature is the greatest teacher of design and color. It's all possible. Here is a wild Lily I found while hiking today. So subtle in color, and perfectly balanced in design.