I started painting after visiting a mexican resturant in my town. There were such beautiful pictures on the walls that I wanted to be able to capture the beautiful places and nature of our world. I'am a self taught artisit with the help of artist friends and also the internet was a big help. Watercolor I find wonderful as it will flow although not always the way you want. I have always used my artist abilities to make my living. I was a silver and gold smith making jewelery for 20 yrs. I think this has helped me to forge on in painting and you never are complete. There is always something new to learn. I've done markets with my work shows throughout the country. Now i'am on this adventure of painting and hope you all enjoy my work. Belonging to the Kaier art acc: has helped me understand the art would a little more. Also my art was rented for a film for Dysney inc. The film was about robbers of a art show and the work on the walls was my work. And yes it was! May art has sold at the Sat. Market in Salem,Or. and in various resturants around the area. Thank you for taking the time to look through my art work here on FAA. Thank you,Connie Valasco,artisit Have also sold numerous prints on Faa in the last two years.