When I was little, a typical day would consist of watching cartoons and drawing. My dad taught me everything I know when it comes to art. When I would enter coloring contests I would never win - my parents couldn't figure out why. Then my dad entered me in an older age group and finally then, I won!
Around the age of ten, I was doing simple things on the Etch - Batman, Spiderman, California Raisins, etc. I was drawing and etching anything around me that I had interest in. I also started combining sports and Etch Art - two of my favorite things. I can't really explain it - drawing on the Etch just came naturally to me. The Etch A Sketch became a new way for me to express my artistic talents. It was a new challenge - and I just wanted to see how good I could get. The more I Etched the better I got at drawing, and the more I drew the better I Etched.