Arlene Steinberg worked as a textile and wallpaper designer for over 20 years. After retiring from that industry, she put her talents towards creating realistic paintings in coloured pencil. Since then, her coloured pencil paintings have won many awards. Arlene teaches her techniques in Long Island, New York, where she lives, as well as nationally and in Canada. Her work can be viewed at www.arlenesteinberg.com.