Although, what ability I have is God given and I have had no formal training, I was born into an artistic family. My mother and father were very artistic and creative people. Any training I have had was growing up with the guidance of these talented people. My first memory of being guided I was not more than 3. My father came into my room where I was coloring and he tried to get me to color in small circles instead of my preschool scribbling! Next memory was with my mom when I was about 7. The lesson was that of shading and drawing a tree as it really looks. It was that lesson that really opened my eyes to drawing and gave me the desire to draw with depth.
I continued to draw through out my growing up but never really did much...
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