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Christina Wegman
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I'm always up for art and a cup of tea!
I'm always up for art and a cup of tea!

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I will be doing a lot of painting while traveling in Germany this summer. . . my two favorite pieces will be offered as signed and numbered limited edition prints (25 of each), never to be printed again once they sell out. If you would like to pre-order one or both (they will be available in September), visit the Etsy link below!

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The New Romanticism
[Above photo: my most recent painting, depicting Harrison Brothers Hardware , a general store that has been on the Square in my town for over 100 years.] As strange as it feels to admit it given my academic proclivities, I no longer manage to stay informed ...

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An Artist's Guide to Shopping Local
 [Above and Below Photos: my shop in a converted storage unit in Downtown Huntsville, AL.] When I was still running my art business out of my living room a few years back , there were misty afternoons when I would begin to listlessly daydream, sitting on my...

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What Painting Taught Me About Writing
  [Above: The Times Building in Downtown Huntsville] Is it too early in my return to blogging to write a self-reflexive post?   If a self-described show about nothing can become a hit, I suppose I should not be so self-conscious, which brings me to my point...

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There Are Places I Remember. . .
What makes a place meaningful?  I paint a lot of "places", so I ask myself this question regularly, but in the past week, when I learned of the closings of two locally-owned businesses in my town that meant a lot to me because of their charm, benefit to our...

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Just listed this teacup mini painting and a few others on my Etsy shop. . . I'm hoping to work on more mini paintings soon.

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Just added a few new listings to my Etsy shop, including this adorable Miss Baker mini print. . .

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How to Succeed in Art Without Really Trying
The title of this post is a joke, of course, as much of a riddle as any a Sphinx could come up with .   Success in art can mean a number of different things and straining need not be one of them, but no matter how fortuitous one's circumstances are or how a...

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Brush Care and Other Life Lessons
At some point in the last two years, I gave up on my brushes.  Perhaps it was my grueling new public studio schedule, perhaps it was the fact that I had begun to use nylon brushes almost exclusively, perhaps it was some of the textured surfaces I was painti...

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A Few Thoughts on Walls to Walls
Walls to Walls opened with a well-attended reception at Lowe Mill last night and the artwork will continue to be displayed at the Arts Huntsville Gallery in the Von Braun Center until October 28th.  The exhibit features the canvas work of six Huntsville mur...
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