At age fifteen, the years of sitting with my knees inward and my legs twisting out (combined with having been born with no hip socket) caused my right hip to dislocate. Consequently, I lost my ability to sit on the floor. I tried to draw with my hand in my wheelchair. Wasn't going to happen. Then I tried with my mouthstick (which I use for signing my name). Disaster! So, I became a writer.
Fast-forward to 2003, when I installed Paint Shop Pro on my computer. I spent the first year playing with the photo-editing tools, which was fun. But then John bought me an e-book tutorial, and I learned how to use the drawing tools! From there, I kept Google busy, finding all sorts of tutorials for Paint Shop Pro. Over time, I learned to tweak and adapt, creating all kinds of images! Take a look: