I love to sketch and paint, plain and simple! In second grade, I was Artist of the Year after making a puppy out of fabric. I moved on through the grades and caught the bug again in eighth grade. I was drawing a motorcycle and getting to the details of the spokes and such. To my surprise, teachers and students came to look and actually admired my work!
Life went on - marriage and college. I took a detour and majored in something other than Art for, you know --practical reasons. From time to time, I dabbled in pencil sketching; sketching pets for relatives; painting a bit, but never forgetting my dream.
Since I turned a young 50 (the new 30), I decided I had waited long enough to live my passion. Now, in between work and children, I devote my time to sketching and painting - anything and everything - from floors to walls to canvas.
I enjoy painting in acrylics... a wonderfully creative medium. You can add water for opacity and use thick bodied paints to create texture. I still love sketching and tend to mix the two together. I also paint in watercolor and oil. I paint on canvas, walls, concrete, vinyl, wood, clay, brick, metal, and pumpkins!
I have painted many commissioned pieces - princesses, action figure characters, sports, murals, portraits, and more. I have also painted for gifts and for inspiration. I LOVE it...can't wait to do the next "piece"...my passion comes from my dad, Ralph Moore, who was a wonderful and talented furniture craftsman. He also taught his techniques and was amazing at it. I hope he gets to see my work from heaven! He's probably up there fixing the big table on which everyone gets to eat together.
You can see all of my artwork on my website: www.art2que.com
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