Kari Armstrong's Profile
I grew up surrounded by art, music, loving encouragement and lots of laughter. Because we lived in the far Northern part of our country… the land of long brutal winters and short precious summers--my family was naturally drawn to our own forms of entertainment. To this day, the music of Rimsky Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” brings back the scent memories of my mother’s oil paint and turpentine. We grew up in a time before video games, the internet and cell phones. And so in our big busy house the sewing machine was whirring, tables were cluttered with creative projects, my siblings were singing or writing plays, my mother was painting a canvas or playing piano, instruments were being practiced somewhere, and I was usually drawing. Or making something.
Illustration has always been my first love, and someday I may offer prints of a few pen and ink or color pencil pieces here on this Etsy site. I do…
- Joined January 7, 2007