"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."
"I’m probably too much of a photographer; I can’t start from scratch. I like to use a photograph as a base for my work because it records everything that you need or everything that you want to copy and it’s very precise. For example, at the dam, the best spot is at one curve of the road where you have the best vista."