Bridgett Vallery

On my 8th birthday, my parents gave me a John Gnagy Learn-to-Draw set. I remember completing the exercises in the enclosed booklet with the gift set but not much else; however, I can remember that I loved to doodle on paper rather than take notes in school.

In 2000 I read “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain”, and completed each of the drawing exercises enthusiastically.

Soon I began using pencil colors and acrylic paints. After a friend suggested trying watercolors, I joined

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