I have been away in Taos Ski Valley at Carolyn Anderson's workshop. Wow, was it ever a great workshop hosted at the Hotel ST. Bernard which has a 5 star chef and the most accomodating staff ever.
This is the first model I painted, in about a 3 hour sitting. I love Carolyn Anderson's soft dreamy technique! She uses a lot of transparent oil colors and stresses the incorporation of the background to create a pleasing solid painting.
I have been painting since the first grade when teacher made me draw the Santa Claus on the blackboard for Christmas. (Of course that was pre ACLU). I am from Holly Springs, Mississppi originally, a small town in Northeastern Mississippi, where I had my first real art lessons from the local artist. I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi. After college I lived, painted and studied in New Orleans.
Currently I live in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama with my husband Ed.
I love painting figures, still lifes, beach scenes, or just about anything else that gives me the opportunity to play with color and shapes.
My goal in painting is to have fun creating a visual feast for you to enjoy, all to the glory of God.
If you see a painting you would like to buy you can purchase the painting directly from me.