Growing up in the south-west community of Yallingup, Tylan had early exposure to the beautiful beaches and surf the region is renowned for. He started painting at the age of twelve with the focus his passion for the ocean and surfing.

Tylan has explored various artistic mediums, and in the summer of 2011, he released a printed board short with a pattern to include one of his marine theme paintings.  With record sales of this release and recognition through art awards his artwork has become familiar to not only the local but also the broader community.

With his Studies in Engineering, Tylan has managed to successfully combine his on-going passion to paint with his career, continually inspired by the stunning coastline this area offers.