I love nature, anything from animals to landscapes, living to not so much, beautiful or ugly. The incredible diversity slaps me and says "paint me." What medium do I use, you ask? Drawing with charcoal and pastel is fun and exciting, the way oil paint flows off the brush is intoxicating, the delicate strength of gouache brings me back for more. How can I choose just one? My goal with painting is to express emotions, feelings and capture thought. I'll get there one day, as for now, I'm enjoying the journey.