Japanese Art and How It Inspires Me

Every artist, no matter their medium, is influenced by something: music, architecture, contemporaries or long-dead masters. As a visual artist, I’m intrigued, inspired and influenced by what I see, and Japanese art is among the styles that can really get my juices flowing. With roots dating back to 3,000 years BC, Japanese arts cover every […]

When Architecture Becomes Art – Buildings That Inspire Me

The-View-from-Tate-Liverpool-2018-Brian-Parker-Artist his is the view from the 5th floor of Tate Liverpool looking out on the iconic Liver Building and a message I take to reference John Lennon, one of my very few hero's.

Inspiration. It’s the start of all creativity, the fuel that drives the art world and everyone in it – including me. But the things and images that prompt us to pick up a brush or a pen or a chisel can vary wildly. I’m an acute observer of what’s going on around me, and my […]