Neil Randall – he has always had a fascination for the natural world and how we link with it as part of our psyche.

I, like many people, find comfort and symbolism in nature, her creatures, landscapes and skies. This, and a love of the night sky, stars and the age old connection peoples have hand with the cosmos throughout history is something I try to convey.

The pictures bring these are together, sometimes using other esoteric symbols joining the cosmos and the immediate natural world. I regularly use people’s constellations as part of a commissioned work and also paint their names worked into the roots of trees as part of a personalised piece.

With your world as it is at the moment our connection with the planet, nature and the skies above feels ever more important