Just tell your stories

Linnea Tober

We are all creative beings, artists. Every one of us has the innate desire to express what is inside of us. Creative visual art is my sanctuary, my way down the rabbit hole, my salvation. Bold colors consistently make their way into my work, I could not breathe without being surrounded by color. I believe the true photographer moves to get the end result they want. They do not wait for the shot to happen, they CREATE it. I am a colorist at heart and thrive when playing with unusual color combinations. My photography works focus mainly on nature, the intricate textures, shapes and shadows she creates on her own. I shoot these subjects always thinking of what I can transform them into…what they will become. I then twist, tweak and ‘morph’ them into my unique designs. Sometimes you can decipher the original subject and many times not at all. It depends on where the muse guides me. <3

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Cardamom & Clove Henna

Cardamom & Clove Henna provides professional organic henna artistry to women across the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas using fresh, hand-mixed artisanal henna paste and custom freehand designs. We serve events and private parties, and offer individual sessions year-round both at our private studio and at a number of local coffee shops.

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Katia Baskina

Katia Baskina is a prominent Baltimore artist who has been painting and displaying her work for the past 19 years at local galleries, restaurants, and stores. Katia’s paintings are well renowned and recognized in the local art community. Her bold expressive Impressionistic paintings are influenced by local Baltimore folklore and history as well as world mythology and are inspired by Dali, Klimpt and Van Gogh. Her paintings range from portraits to landscapes, to fantasy allegorical scenes and creatures. She has become a prominent member in the local art community and has not only been paving her own art career, but also paving the road for other local artists by curating local art shows and starting a pop up art gallery, Escape Atists Gallery. Escape Artists has pop up shows that provide opportunities for artists to showcase their work and raise money for local and international non-profit organizations.

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