My paternal grandfather emigrated from Calabria, Italy, to Canada, and then to Buffalo, NY in the early 20th Century. At 28, he married my grandmother, who was all of 14… Continue reading →
My Mom had some truly neat retro packaging (well, it wasn’t retro to her!). Included in the stash I acquired was a box with a darning foot that trumpeted its… Continue reading →
About a year ago, I started using the Aeropress coffee maker, which comes with small circular micro-filters. Ever the packrat for possible collage use, I began collecting the used, dried… Continue reading →
It started with a strip of selvage and was nurtured by my abiding skewed sense of humor. Over the summer of 2012, I attended the Arrowmont School for the first… Continue reading →
Well, this week there was bad news and good. The bad news: I couldn’t sleep Monday night. My mind was racing with all the things to worry about regarding my… Continue reading →
I caught the embroidery bug at Penland, so when I saw that the Art League School was offering a two-Saturday workshop to make a fiber sculpture, I quickly signed on…. Continue reading →
If you’re like me, you buy lots of crafts books with good intentions of doing the projects within. They are kind of like porn for crafters, don’t you think? Well,… Continue reading →
This year, the creative urge hit me around the time I began considering what Christmas cards to send out this year.
I’m sure that Mom was looking down from heaven last summer, asking “So, now you’re going to take up feminine things?”
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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