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As a child I spent a lot of time by myself so I would color draw, then in school art was one of my favorite classes. I won a scholarship to go to an art community camp in Colorado. There I met a person from Australia who taught me how to make leather purses. We went to Australia and they had craft fairs there so we would sell leather purses and fruit smoothies. So I have always delved into crafts. It wasn't until my mom opened up a shop in Eureka Springs AR that I started learning how to paint.I love to paint. Have been since 1993. I'm mainly self taught. Have taken a few lessons here and there. www.ajspastime.com is an ongoing project that i'm working on right now. They say it is necessary to do all of this so i'm doing it! Recently I've been getting into the community online and it is amazing how many great artists are out there. I hope to become better as I practice doing what I love, PAINTING. I work full time so I have to do this…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 26
  • Joined April 19, 2010

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wood, glass, paper, canvas, gourds, recyclable items, silverware, clay, antique items, metal, cardboard, tile

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As a child I spent a lot of time by myself so I would color draw, then in school art was one of my favorite classes. I won a scholarship to go to an art community camp in Colorado. There I met a person from Australia who taught me how to make leather purses. We went to Australia and they had craft fairs there so we would sell leather purses and fruit smoothies. So I have always delved into crafts. It wasn't until my mom opened up a shop in Eureka Springs AR that I started learning how to paint.I love to paint. Have been since 1993. I'm mainly self taught. Have taken a few lessons here and there. www.ajspastime.com is an ongoing project that i'm working on right now. They say it is necessary to do all of this so i'm doing it! Recently I've been getting into the community online and it is amazing how many great artists are out there. I hope to become better as I practice doing what I love, PAINTING. I work full time so I have to do this on the side. I love to read mystery novels, listen to rock-n-roll,swim, go on vacations with my hubbie, hang out with my girlfriends and take my sweetie for walks in the park.

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