Elisabeth Shaffer's Profile
I am a Southern girl born and raised in Bavaria, Germany. Curious to explore other exciting parts of the big world, I left home at a young age, lived many years in Switzerland, Australia, Denmark, Peru and travelled extensively.
Painting always fascinated me. I could play with colors, create wild fantasies, follow my imagination, dream and step into other worlds. What inspires me ? Just being conscious of my surroundings and often seeing things with "fantasy" eyes.
In 1996, I started studying watercolor techniques, experimental/abstract and mixed media. Throughout the years I won awards, exhibited and sold my work in Germany and the United States. I also donated many paintings to the Hospice in Erlangen/Germany and Ft. Lauderdale/Florida/US and to "No Kill' animal shelters in Florida One of my paintings, a beautiful white swan in the water opening his…
- Born on August 17
- Joined July 19, 2011
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