Diane Hewitt was a former owner of a small home accessories and fine gifts store in the Duluth, GA area, where she carried one-of-a-kind artisan decor pieces, as well as works of fine art. After closing her store, Diane continued her passion for art in first group, then private lessonsin oil painting for over 5 yrs. Her impressionistic realism in oils reveals her passion for the brilliant hues in nature. Also available for pet portraits. ARTIST'S STATEMENT I am 'under the influence' of nature!