Rose established Colorado Creations in 1987. Based in Pueblo, Colorado, this unique company offers a wide variety of hand-painted gifts and collectibles. Rose Starling started the company after 12 years of painting, which began with a Tole Painting class. From there on, her knowledge and talent has been mostly self-taught. Her love is painting landscapes, wildlife, historical trains and southwestern themed paintings on sawblades, canvas and various antiques. Rose is skilled in many forms of painting and pen and ink. She has been teaching oil painting classes for the last 30 years. Rose offers many original designs in her instructional Painting Packets. As of April 2005, Rose became a Dorothy Dent Certified Instructor. Classes are available with Rose or you can meet her and see her art work at the many arts, crafts and trade shows she does through out the year in Colorado.