Started drawing at a very early age. Excelled in Art all through junior high school and high school. Appreciated by President Ronald Reagan for detailed drawing of space shuttle Challenger. Excels in nature and wildlife in pencils, pastels, and acrylics. In high school, was able to by-pass beginner art and solely enrolled in Art 4--advanced Art. Have won awards for designs in acrylics for retail merchandising purposes. Designed, illustrated, and painted walls for children's nursery. Completed many large scale door canvases varying in subject matter for elementary school. Able to start a new art project immediately!