What sparked your interest in painting?
While at a craft store I saw projects for a decorative painting class.
Do you remember the first piece you painted?
My first piece was from a Pricilla Hauser book. Soon after that I started classes with a stroke teacher using French quills painting in the manner of early American painting.
What are you favorite surface, medium and subject to paint?
Because the early American class I began painting on old pieces of tin ware. Joan Johnson’s technique of blended Penn Dutch took my painting to a different level, it worked well on old tin.
Is there a project you still want to tackle?
I still paint most days. I have a dedicated area (studio) in my home where I spend much of my time.
What inspires you to paint today?
My inspiration comes from seeing an old piece of time that would be a good surface. Sometimes there is a piece that I see in a retail store that I will repaint. So I guess it’s the surface that inspires me to paint it.