I started oil painting at age 9 and a little later also took up dry pastel. I was winning district competitions almost immediately and as I got better, placed state-wide. I began commissioned works before I started high school: mostly portraits. While in high school, I assisted the Art Teacher with guiding the class through difficult moments, mostly of breaking out of "traditional" methodologies of representation. I continued to assist others through into UC Berkeley where I received two ... [more]
I was an Art Major at Berkeley, as well as an Architecture Major (simultaneously). Later went on to get my Architecture Masters at UCLA. I was an A student in both Art & Architecture History, even when other classmates were flailing. I have great patience, and work with students to memorize dates, places, names, and their significance. I work with your natural skill set to make it easiest on you!
I have an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley in Architecture. I have a Master's in Architecture from UCLA. I have designed and had built a guest house. I am on Houzz even. I have over a decade in the business.