From her website:" For Marianne, painting is a passion and a joyful experience, a process of exploration and discovery."
Corporate designer fulfills dream with pastels. That's Marianne.
From her bio: " Her professional design background contributes to her keen interest in shapes and the patterns of light and shadow. She displays a masterful and expressive rendering of her subject matter, as she captures light and atmosphere. Her paintings capture the beauty and generosity of nature. In addition to being a practicing artist, Marianne also teaches pastel techniques and composition at the internationally attended School of Light and Color in Fair Oaks, CA. Her award winning work has been juried into national exhibitions, is held in public and private collections across the United States, and appears in Capturing Radiant Light & Color in Oils and Soft Pastels, by Susan Sarback, published by North Light Books, 2007."