California artist Brenda Swenson has served on the board of directors for the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. Her sketches and paintings have been featured in Watercolor and Classic Truck magazines. Brenda has also received numerous awards, and she is frequently in demand to demonstrate her watercolor techniques to groups and to teach watercolor workshops. Brenda's passion is sketching with watercolor. Sketching constantly, she is able to use the little gems she produces as a way to observe and respond to the world around her. Brenda is also the author of Keeping a Watercolor Sketchbook in Walter Foster?s Artist?s Library Series. Brenda lives in South Pasadena, CA.