A few years after seeing my first Lichtenberg figure at an art show I had an opportunity to begin making some of my own. Lichtenberg figures are branching patterns created on the surface or interior of an insulating material by a high voltage electrical discharge. After making many rookie mistakes and receiving valuable coaching from others who developed this art form years before me, I am now designing, exposing, and mounting my own unique pieces. I love the challenge of making the discharge flow through the piece in a natural way and creating a beautiful image in what was originally an empty piece of acrylic. I have advanced to stacking several pieces together to allow multiple colors at once as well as to bending and shaping some pieces to add extra dimensions. I have also experimented with adding background colors and other media like LED lights for additional enhancements. I am always keeping one eye open looking for an image or shape to inspire my next piece.