Patricia (Pat) Ruth Saunders CDA received her first set of watercolor paints at the age of 10 years. Throughout the past 50 years she has studied with many award winning artists including Milford Zornes and wildlife artist Gamani Ratnavira. She also studied with decorative painting instructors such as Mary Jo Leisure and Jo Sonja Jensen.
Pat is a member of several local and national art organizations such as the Society of Decorative Painters where she received her title of Certified Decorative Artist award in 1985 and Fallbrook Art Association.
Pat has authored 30 instruction books for the decorative painting market, designed a line of greeting cards and has worked with interior decorators creating custom artwork for their client’s homes.