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Penland School of Crafts: A Creative Retreat for Talent

Penland School of Crafts:  A Creative Retreat for Talent
Penland School of Crafts is a magical place for artist and find craftsman to refine their skills and inspire the rest of us.

Watercolor Painting is Not for Control Freaks.

Watercolor Painting is Not for Control Freaks.
Painting with watercolor can be wildly fun but it is not for control freaks!  Collaborating with water can be frustrating but it can also be very f...

The little black dress your wall needs now: Black & White Art

The little black dress your wall needs now:  Black & White Art
What always looks chic, works with everything, yet creates impact in a room?  Black and White art!  Drawings, paintings, and even photography creat...

Summer Art Must See at Museum of Fine Art Boston!

Summer Art Must See at Museum of Fine Art Boston!
Don't miss the stellar line up of Klimt & Schiele: Drawn, M. C. Escher: Infinite Dimensions, and Mark Rothko: Reflection.

Figure Drawing in Contrasting Techniques.

Figure Drawing in Contrasting Techniques.
Working your eye with different ways of looking and translating the figure.

Why I make art.

Why I make art.
Why I make art.

Christy Almond, the artist.

Christy Almond, the artist.
A little about me....