A lifelong lover of the arts, Elizabeth T. Gilbert earned a BA in English from the University of San Diego in 2003, where she also studied art and anthropology. Elizabeth spent the next eight years as an editor, a writer, and an in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing. In 2009, she co-authored The Daily Book of Art (Walter Foster Publishing). Shes also the author of Walter Foster Publishings The Fine Artists Guide to Tools & Materials and Walter Foster Jr.s The Big Book of Art: Draw! Paint! Create! Currently, Elizabeth lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.