||Pearls from artists* # 581
||Pearls from artists* # 549
||Q: What about the importance of vision in your training in the Navy has helped you be able to see what you want to create in your art? (Question from “Arte Realizzata”)
||Q: How do you think about risk? What role has taking risks played in your life/career? (Question from Emma Jacobs, VoyageMIA.com)
||Q; What was the spark that got you started? (Question from Barbara Smith via Facebook)
||Q: Did your military experience become a building block on which you formed your artistic ideas?
||Pearls from artists* # 116
||Q: You took classes at The Art League School in Alexandria, VA in the late eighties studying intensely with Lisa Semerad and Diane Tesler. How have these experiences impacted on the way you currently produce your artworks? By the way, I sometimes wonder if a certain kind of formal training in artistic disciplines could even stifle a young artist’s creativity. What do you think?
||Q: You have spoken about learning to fly at the age of 25. What airplanes did you fly?
||Q: Would you speak about the practical realities – time and expenses – involved in making your pastel-on-sandpaper paintings? What might people be surprised to learn about this aspect of art-making?