Paintings by Ellen May Ogden
Ellen May Ogden is a self taught painter in Oils, Acrylics and pencil sketching, born and raised in West Virginia. Her love for Art started when she was a young child, she first starting painting with the paint by number Oil Art kits. As the years moved by Ellen enjoyed watching Bob Ross on PBS. Her passion for Art has kept her painting on and off throughout the years. Ellen is now sharing and teaching her passion with her Grandson Grayson who started painting on a childs level at the age 2 1/2, now 5.. Ellen says there is nothing more rewarding than to hear her Grandson say show me, I want to paint. Ellen was Dx with Fuchs Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy in 2012 and has had Donor Corneal endothelial cell transplants in both eyes. Ellen's eye problems has not stopped her from her passion to paint. Ellen always wanted to take some classes with other Artist, she went to the World Of Color Expo in 2015 and painted with Kevin Hill and Dorothy Dent. Ellen attended the Bob Ross Certified Instructor Workshop in Fl July 2017 for CRFI level 1 and will return and finish levels 2 and 3 in April 2018. Ellen attended the Bob Ross Certified Instructor Reunion in Oct 2017 and painted with Ellen Tye, Doug Hallgren ,and Bernie Oropallo. Ellen hopes to meet other Artist in the years to come.