|Kolrabi, 7x5" oil on canvas 2007|
|Knee High, Snowy Egret, 7x11.5" watercolor and acrylic on paper 2010|
|Coastal Road, 5x7" oil on canvas 2011|
|Jewel Weed, 8.5x7" watercolor/acrylic on paper 2012|
|Herrick Lake, 8x10" oil on gesso board 2015|
there is always more to learn, new ways to grow, and new ways to express that inner voice.
|Tall Oaks, 20x16" oil on canvas 2016|
|Lovely Lavender, 6x9" oil on gesso board 2017|
expression will develop! This endeavor is not always easy. I still work full time, I still have a family (though they are no longer young and in my home, they are nearby and time with them is a high priority - helping, loving, nurturing a new generation), and of course, just the daily tasks of life! But, my calling as an artist cannot be ignored, so I follow the path - into joyful color, beautiful shape and form, textures and values.
What I have learned through these last years is
• Perseverance is vital
then to express visually