chapter one kindergarden: finger-painting. i loved it!
chapter two grade school: singing, dancing, acting, painting and drawing fashions
chapter three middle school: classes in art and woodworking. i built a birdhouse!
chapter four high school: i dated, not created.
chapter five college: art classes as electives. painted first live nude model, oh my!
chapter six marriage: children, sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking and house decorating became my creative outlets.
chapter seven working years: created company newsletter, company cookbook and worked on development of company website. attended evening classes in pottery and painting at Cheltenham Center for the Arts. attended painting classes at and became a member of the Greater Norristown Art League. creating art became an escape from my busy life by transporting me to a place of peace and calm.
current chapter retirement: finally time not only to smell the flowers, but paint the flowers! time to observe, experience, study, learn, make art and have fun. time to paint, paint, paint. time to experiment with different mediums, different styles and different ways to express my lifelong desire and need to create.