Until 2011 I was a self-taught artist. I started out sketching with a pencil drawing cartoons, fighter jets shooting down other planes.
When I got a little older I got into charcoal and then pastels.
Once I tried a watercolor class but the artist giving the lessons had his students try different styles and that wasn't I wanted so I worked on my own.
From watercolors I moved into pen and ink. I stayed with this for several years drawing mostly landscapes.
I picked up and dropped my art all during my life until I retired.
When I arrived at the ripe old age of forty something I picked up acrylic painting. I did some decent work and one painting I entered into a local art contest and received a ribbon for second place in the landscape genre.
In 2011 I took classes in oils and over time I progressed