Hi, I wanted to tell you that you are an inspiration to me as i too am a self taught artist. I do not have your success and have just recently begun to think about trying to expand my horizons into the art field. I only work in oils and have labored many hours to learn to paint in a realistic style. I have a long way to go. I need much more discipline and need to hone my skills (drawing). I have sold a few paintings and have three in a gallery but have not really taken myself seriously (although I want too) I can not think of anything I would rather do than paint….and when i do not do it i feel guilty and hate myself and everyone else too. Anyway, your work is beautiful and makes me feel that I too could one day do as you have as a self taught artist even though I do not have a degree.
Have you taken many classes or did you go it alone, i know how confusing it can be, well it least it has been for me but I am beginning to get a better feel for it, i refused to take local classes (small town) because everyone painted one dimensional flat paintings and they all looked the same. Have you ever encountered this?
I do have a School of Art series of vhs tapes from the 1990’s that helped a great deal and lots of reference material.
How did you find yourself?