The single-minded theme of my artwork can best be described as “INTIMISM”: conveying warmth, comfort, and quiet isolation - perhaps capturing a fleeting moment.

I have little desire for any pre-occupation with anatomy, but rather, my ongoing interests lie in the external “design” of the figure, set within the context of an embellished interior. This allows for a variety of explorations of structure, pattern and space.

As I progress the drawing process, I am looking to further ‘subtract towards abstraction’ - and create images that are enigmatic, with increased ambiguity. I hold the view that our eyes have the ability to ‘work things out
— R W Allen