Wendy has loved painting from a very early age. She studied advanced art in High School passing with distinctions. During motherhood her art was put aside to raise her children. Wendy returned to her favourite pastime, painting, in her late forties. She is a Life Member of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Art Society and also a member of The Society of Artists in Newcastle. Wendy loves to paint local iconic scenes around Newcastle and the Lake Macquarie area where she has lived all her life. She also paints flora and fauna and loves to place people in her scenes, going about their day. Wendy mainly paints in water colour but can do alcohol , acrylic, pen and ink and pastel.