I am rather a latecomer to this addictive thing of art creation but no less passionate for my late entry! I drew and painted a bit as a younger adult but took a forty-year hiatus for raising my family and having a career as a real estate broker.
About five years ago I took a pastel class from an artist I admired. It was just enough encouragement to remind me of what I had been missing most of my life! I took another wonderful class two years ago that completely gave me the pastel bug as well as a passion for plein air painting (painting in the out of doors) The rest, as they say, is history. While I still work fulltime, I spend my free time trying to capture the light, color and forms of nature. Life is truly good.
So much to paint, so little time!