The first day of school was always so exciting--new clothes (or uniforms); new school supplies; new teacher; new beginnings. These two drawings were done from photos of a couple of my friends' girls on their first day of school. You can see it in their expressions-so proud, so excited.
is an award winning artist who paints exclusively with a palette knife. She holds a fine art degree and has worked as a professional graphic designer for many years. She began painting in oil again after taking a palette knife workshop through the Copley Society of Art in Boston and was immediately hooked. The thick, painterly, yet highly detailed strokes of color are trademarks of her style.