PAINTINGS & PENCIL
I work in both acrylic paint and graphite pencil, mostly because I enjoy the control each offer, but also it's a matter of convenience. For instance, most of my pencil drawings are actually done at work during my lunch break - in my car! As the secretary and program assistant of a very busy engineering department within a large university, I find the artistic break from my busy workday leaves me refreshed to take on the rest of my day.
Acrylic paints offer the advantage of drying quickly, which enable me to create thin layers of transparent color. In doing so I can easily transform the entire mood of the piece.
I crave peaceful, quiet settings - the sound of birds & bugs, flowing water & a gentle breeze, all of which are reflected in my paintings.