14"x10" on Crescent Illustration Board using multiple brands of colored pencil.

This is my daughter, Nancy.  It took a lot of time and work to get the flesh to look even and smooth.  I am happy with it since it resembles her exactly.  Soon I'll learn if she thinks so, too?


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An extremely active retirement community in Central Florida, is where I hang my hat and do my artwork.  I am the mother of two, grandmother of two and great-grandmother of seven.  I am a member of the Villages Art League ( and the Visual Arts Association ( which provides many opportunities to show and sell artwork as well as classes and workshops by prominent national artists.  I am also a member of the Oil Pastel Society  ( Experimentation is my medium.  I've moved from oils to soft pastels to watercolor to acrylics to colored pencils to oil pastels.  Lately, I have been mixing media. Visit me at