We spoke with Faithfull girl and Artist, Helen McCusker to explore her style of art, where and how she sources her inspiration and the most memorable vacation she’s ever taken.
Hi, my name is Helen McCusker. I’m a semi-retired model (ha!) and an aspiring painter.
It tends to oscillate between figurative and abstract. The figurative usually portrays scenes of indulgence or intimacy, with a hint of humour. Where the abstract stuff is concerned I like to focus on capturing a fleeting feeling, a burst of joy, a quiet moment — hopefully, something to meditate on and take your mind off other things.
Outsider artists such as Mary T Smith whose creative endeavour never ceased despite oppression and hardship. Time spent in nature. Reading. Personal relationships.
Now that we can move around a bit more — walking in Scotland, bouncing around London, travelling to see family in Ireland.
casual, comfortable, blue.
Mexico City, the colours the food the attitude, the symbiosis of concrete and nature.