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How to Teach Your Child Art the Easy Way

September 26, 2020

Art education for children looks very different today from recent years. Many parents are wondering what to do if their children’s schools have to teach virtual or close down.

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What was the First Etching, and Why Does it Matter?

September 19, 2020

Published content is everywhere. It’s in our phones, our computers, and all over the internet. Did you know that the average American citizen spends more than 6½ hours online each day? That’s a lot of digital reading!

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Where is the Value in Art?

September 09, 2020

This has baffled humans since the first cave drawings were discovered. It was while looking at cave art made with ochre, manganese and charcoal during the ice age that I really started thinking hard about this question.

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5 Fascinating Facts to Love About the Fabulous Peridot Gemstone

August 28, 2020

With its rich lime green hues and beautiful clarity, peridot is the perfect gemstone that captures the brilliance of late summer. This semi-precious jewel has been a favorite among jewelry collectors for thousands of years.

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How Does an Expert Artist Paint Beautiful Seascapes?

August 12, 2020

Have you ever looked at a painting of a seascape and wondered, “How in the world did they paint that?” Think about it - every whitecap, wave, and shadow was put there by a human hand!

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6 Healthy and Fun Things to Do in the Outer Banks

July 29, 2020

Now more than ever, people are seeking out ways to maintain their physical and mental well being. The Outer Banks has a long history of being an ideal destination for both.

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7 Summer Seaside Escapes You will Love This Year

July 16, 2020

The season of sun and surf, sand in your toes, and starlit evenings is in full swing! There’s no place like the beach when you’re seeking a place to escape. The solitude, serenity, and sense of infinity when you look out over the open ocean is something special.

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4 Delightful Ways to Decorate with Squares

July 01, 2020

If you’re a close follower of the latest in home fashion, you might have heard about the geometric trend. It’s easy to get into this style because it features geometric shaped items in your home.

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The Best Ways to Pack Artwork in a Move

June 22, 2020

A new chapter unfolds in your life - you’re moving! This means, of course, that everything defining the unique character of your home is about to move with you… Including your art. If the prospect sounds daunting, fear not.

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