I took my first watercolor class in October, 1996. In September of 1998 I had my first solo show and was accepted into my first art gallery. I began entering fine art shows and juried events.
My art process is simple. I take my own photos and use them to create a composition. I focus on color, pattern and movement. I begin painting what appeals to me and then, if I am lucky, the vision takes over. I work over the entire piece, one section at a time. After the 1st application of watercolor has dried, I reapply another coat. I continue glazing until I have applied 5 to 8 applications of color. I use transparent paints to maintain the “white of the paper” resulting in vibrant and intense coloration. My emphasis is always on color, pattern and movement.