I live in Estes, Park, Colorado and enjoy painting with oils in my spare time. I am primarily a self-taught artist and like experimenting with different styles, although I prefer strong, bold colors and at times use a palette knife for additional texture in my paintings. I have sold my paintings all over the United States and a lot of them reflect my extensive travels.

As I work for a state representative, my free time is non-existent during legislative sessions and after my second session in 2007 I realized it was time to start painting on a regular basis – otherwise the crazy stress of working in politics is going to do me in! I have five wonderful children, and eight beautiful grandchildren. They are all very supportive of my art, as is my fabulous husband, Ken, the light of my life.

I believe everyone is artistic in some way and I would always encourage anyone I meet to follow your heart when it comes to artistic expression. You will never be sorry!

Liz Zornes

Please visit my gallery at http://www.dailypaintworks.com/Artists/liz-zornes-3156 or

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