Alan Somers developed his insight over a lifetime. Growing up with a strong advocate of the arts, he developed his skills, though for one reason or another, eventually stopped.
Passion makes way for more practical things, and life takes over. Time away, immersed into the daily grind of everyday life acted as a melting pot, where all the individual elements form something new and unique.
Every experience, from the innate suffering of the human soul, to the elation of the best times, comes together into the final product; the canvas soaks it all up, and is as integral as any other brush stroke.