I'm Tess living in Melbourne ,Australia. I'm in my 40s a sahm and married with 3 kiddies. 

I have put my art on the back burner for awhile since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia a few years ago . Now I'm ready to get back into it slowly and a bit at a time. 

I must say I've never been to an art class and still am very much a beginner so I'm feeling a little shy here ... 

I hope seeing everyone's enthusiasm and passion  in their pieces it will encourage me to just go for it!

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Hi Tess Its nice to see a new face. I Joined two and a half years ago when I'd only been painting for 3 months. I've have lots of encouragement and advice from some very friendly people so don't feel shy the best thing to do is just dive in the deep end and start posting. For me the jury is still out if I'm any  good but I try and  make up for the lack of experience with lots of  enthusiasm. theres a range of abilities from professional to absolute beginners . because you're new don't be afraid to comment as its the only way to make friends..  good luck and I look forward to seeing your posts

thank you Paul what a lovely welcome :-)

I look forward to meeting everyone here!

Hi Tess

Time to get it off the back burner. Nice to see another Aussie. Look forward to seeing your art.


Hi Glen,

you are too right there! Yep it's definitely  time 

Glen Billett said:

Hi Tess

Time to get it off the back burner. Nice to see another Aussie. Look forward to seeing your art.


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