Artisan Courtney: Beautiful Tastes

Artisan Courtney: Beautiful Tastes

“…I took an aptitude test, and it said I should be a mechanic or carpenter. Now I get it. I make things,” says Courtney Yopp Norris. From the palette to the palate, Courtney Yopp Norris’ creations are multi-sensory. Not only is her art appealing to...
Artisan Tammie: Energetic Art

Artisan Tammie: Energetic Art

“I don’t usually have a plan when I begin a piece, I just know color and use color as expression,” says Tammie Demessie. Tammie Demessie hadn’t painted for 21 years when her sister asked for a favor. She wanted an original painting as a gift, but what Tammie didn’t...
Artisan Cathy: The Details of Nature

Artisan Cathy: The Details of Nature

“I look for little things . . . like a fern uncurling its fronds in the sun,” says Cathy Hillegas. There is magic in Cathy Hillegas’ trees. A play of light and shadows gives a sycamore divinity. In her painting “Rise Up,” the vantage point from the lowly ground makes...
Artisan Faith: A Grape Adventure

Artisan Faith: A Grape Adventure

“When you create, all the hard work is worth it in the end,” says Faith Hatcher. Meet Faith Hatcher, winemaker and champion of women. Faith’s path to the artisan craft of winemaking began in college where she studied biology and chemistry, prerequisites for her...
Artisan Sravya: Drawing a New Life

Artisan Sravya: Drawing a New Life

“I keep getting inspired. I want to reach as many people as I can,” says Sravya Manohar. Don’t be fooled. Watching one of Sravya Manohar’s time-lapse drawing videos may give you the overzealous notion that if you pick up a graphic pencil, you may be able to draw...
Get Your Art Fix

Get Your Art Fix

If you aren’t following the #MetTwinning action of setting up a scene to mimic famous artwork, then you are missing out. If you try one yourself make sure you share with us on Instagram @TodaysWomanNow. P.S.  Teachers are getting creative,...