Back in late 1988,
my friend Donaree gave me a call for help. She was starting up a
Star Trek writers’ group called Starships of The Third Fleet. She
wanted me to do a piece of space artwork for background of the
club’s membership cards.
I enjoy painting
landscapes, animals, flowers and "far out places". Space was way far
out for me. I’d never done anything like it before. But, I was up
for the challenge and decided to give it a try. The first painting
didn’t work. Neither did the second. The third try looked promising
so I threw it in the back of my car, wet paint and all, and headed
to Donaree’s place.
All I can say is she
loved it. Bingo! My first piece of space art was a success. You
might know since SS3F is in the Third Fleet it took three tries.
I have to admit that
it was over for me. I went back to my landscapes, flowers and
animals. Since then I have improved a lot in my painting skills.
Here is a little
I was born and
raised in the Pacific North West.
I discovered at a
young age that art was my passion however was never encouraged to
follow my dreams.
I was encouraged by
a friend to take a few lessons when I lived in San Diego County,
California and found that dreams can come true.
Right now I enjoy
painting animal art. I have a darling puppy, Chickie, that I’m
trying to put to canvas. That is if I can get her to pose. LOL In
fact I may do a piece of art of Donaree’s Jack Russell, Tiffany.
I sign all of my art
You’ll find a copy
of the space art, in color, and a SS3F membership card with the art
in the background below.