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To occupy myself and keep my mind active after retiring, I started my Etsy card shop using photos of some of the paintings that I still have and others that I have sold over the years. Etsy is a great way to interact with other artisans and I have "met" many talented and nice people here. I have been an artist since I was a young girl and was able to pursue art more fully after my daughters became teenagers. After trying different media, I discovered a love of watercolor painting and charcoal drawing and that is the basis of most of my work.

The subject matter of some of my cards is the rural landscapes and barns in Montgomery Township in New Jersey where I once lived near Princeton. Much of that area has since been developed and many of the scenes that were painted no longer exist. Most of the current residents don't even realize they had been there at all. In essence, my…

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  • Born on December 10
  • Joined May 15, 2008

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About

To occupy myself and keep my mind active after retiring, I started my Etsy card shop using photos of some of the paintings that I still have and others that I have sold over the years. Etsy is a great way to interact with other artisans and I have "met" many talented and nice people here. I have been an artist since I was a young girl and was able to pursue art more fully after my daughters became teenagers. After trying different media, I discovered a love of watercolor painting and charcoal drawing and that is the basis of most of my work.

The subject matter of some of my cards is the rural landscapes and barns in Montgomery Township in New Jersey where I once lived near Princeton. Much of that area has since been developed and many of the scenes that were painted no longer exist. Most of the current residents don't even realize they had been there at all. In essence, my paintings are one way the history of the area has been recorded. Although many of these scenes are of New Jersey, they could be anywhere that over development is encroaching on natural beauty.

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https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/PaintedMemoriesByRos/policies

Visit my other Etsy shop:
http://www.shopdesignsbyrosella.etsy.com

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