When I was quite young, I was opened to a different shore, an altered reality, far beyond the norm of everyday life. I began expressing myself through art early on, capturing the natural beauty of the life around me on paper, delighting that I lived in the Arizona/Sonoran desert, rich in flora and fauna. I did not receive a formal art education, but rather I was self-taught, translating what I perceived into poetry and prose, along with pencil etchings and watercolors.
It wasn't until after my youngest child had left home that I was introduced to 2D and 3D computer programs. It didn't take more...