"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"In one of the centerfold pictures, which I call The Black Sheets for obvious reasons, I think of that character as having just woken up from a night on the town. She’s just gone to bed and the sun is waking her up and she’s got the worst hangover, and she’s about to pull the sheets over her head. Other people look at that and think she’s a rape victim."