Walton Ford's drawings recall a time when explorers roamed uncharted oceans, when rumors of primeval lands and exotic creatures fed our fears and dreams. Ford is attracted to the most documented of these journeys, which were accounts by western colonialists 'discovering' the east - the Orientalists.
This snippet has been taken from a great article by Kiša Lala.
I can not find any solo web site showcasing Mr Ford's painting. But by googling his images you will be amazed at his imagery and standard.