Arkansas Sketchbook

[maxgallery name=”may-sketchbook”] Chrystal Seawood | 2012 | Acrylic and enamel on wood “I was going to give myself maybe like five or six months before I moved out [to Brooklyn] permanently,” Chrystal Seawood says. After mustering the gumption to give up her graphic-design job in Bentonville, she’d come home to Forrest City to develop her…

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Tools of the Trade

BEST AS WE CAN FIGURE, there’s a magic to art. Because in the strictest sense, anyone could do it. Anyone can take the classes. Buy the books. Purchase apples and empty bottles to make a still life. But for most of us who’ve ever unceremoniously squashed a set of brushes against the canvas or molded…

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