Don’t tell Home Depot, but those big juicy paint swatches make most excellent grounds for quick paintings. I am a color fanatic. I can recall as a child spending hours… Continue reading →
In anticipation of a painting and collage workshop with Holly Roberts at Arrowmont, I pinned, printed, jotted down ideas in a sketchbook, and otherwise tried to plan ahead. I was… Continue reading →
On Christmas Day 2015, I uploaded my final piece in my 100 Days of Patterns Mashups, a fabric collage incorporating a Christmas tree. Technically, it was the 101st piece, completed… Continue reading →
I’ve been really digging into the whole concept of combining sewing, fabric, paper, and ephemera into collage. In fact,
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about beauty and ugliness. Historically, I have consistently struggled with wanting all my art to look “beautiful”: to have every detail just so, all… Continue reading →
When I was a child, my Mom and my aunt Josephine used to take me to our parish church to play Bingo. They both really got into the game, each… Continue reading →
My father worked as a laborer at the Bethlehem Steel Plant in Lackawanna, NY, for 30 years, It was a dirty, hard job. He worked in various parts of the… Continue reading →
By the time I usually travel to Penland, in late August, it is well past the time to see bales of hay in the meadow facing the dining hall. But… Continue reading →
As I mentioned in my last post, I spent the last week of August taking a workshop, “Illustrating the Personal Narrative” at the Penland School. I began the week with… Continue reading →
Hi. I’m Chris Raymond, the proprietress of Girl Meets Art. This blog is my place to write about my art and the creative process, and to showcase my work. I appreciate your stopping by.
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