'Painting en plein air is wonderful, frustrating, transforming, challenging, and enriching. Soaking up the sights, sounds, and smells, feeling the heat of the sun or the blast of a cold wind, holding a paintbrush in one hand while grabbing a bite of local food with the other, all combine to help me capture what I feel about the subject. Bugs in my paint? They just add texture!'
The first phase of Linda's life consisted of obtaining a B.S. in Elementary Education along with a post graduate Library Science certification, teaching, and family things: raising two sons, coaching soccer, and...more