Elizabeth Battjes' Profile
I am a born artist and this is the current incarnation of my creative efforts, I can not be creative as much as I can not breathe and still live. It is in my DNA. I would to be able to make my avocation my vocation, but the Universe needs me elsewhere for the time being.
My first creative efforts were with a needle and thread and I predominantly worked in various textile mediums for many years; sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting, counted cross-stitch, needlepoint, crewel, and macrame. If it involved a needle and/or thread in any way, I have probably done it at least a few times. About 15 yrs ago a friend recommended that I read "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron and uncovered a hidden desire to paint. Because I have a tendency to like rules I selected watercolor as my medium to force me out of my comfort zone. I painted with watercolor for several years and had a modicum of success…
- Born on July 5
- Joined June 30, 2012