What inspired you to begin creating sexual art and how did social media respond to it? I’ve always loved drawing the human body. I especially like painting the face and body of a beautiful woman in a gothic and mysterious mood. I practice a lot to better draw the human face and body parts.
One day I whimsically tried combining a human hand and foot with a woman’s breast and man's genitalia and the visual effect of a strange and bizarre creature was surprisingly intense. The number of followers on my social media increased after posting this picture. It was really by sheer random chance that I found my talent in erotic art.
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