You asked how long I have been painting. I did a little watercolor when I was in high school and for a year in my late 20's during the time I was doing window painting then our house caught on fire and burned up all my supplies. I didn't paint again until I retired 8 years ago. I saved up my money from work so when I retired I could paint if I wanted to. I don't work at trying to sell them but work at having fun. I do sell some of them and they pay for supplies.
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