Fine ART & JEWELRY created by husband and wife Christopher and Karin in their Maryland studio.

  • Feature on HGTV show Good Bones

    Feature on HGTV show Good Bones

    Christopher Best

    Three of my paintings were featured on the HGTV show Good Bones!     Season 6 episode 9     Featured Painting  "Looking out" 9"x12" oil       Season...

    Feature on HGTV show Good Bones

    Christopher Best

    Three of my paintings were featured on the HGTV show Good Bones!     Season 6 episode 9     Featured Painting  "Looking out" 9"x12" oil       Season...

  • Painting the Implied Story

    Painting the Implied Story

    Christopher Best

    It is said that the author C.S.Lewis began the writing of his famous Narnia Chronicles with the mental image of a faun standing in the snow near a lamppost. He...

    Painting the Implied Story

    Christopher Best

    It is said that the author C.S.Lewis began the writing of his famous Narnia Chronicles with the mental image of a faun standing in the snow near a lamppost. He...

  • Painting: Copying vs. Creating

    Painting: Copying vs. Creating

    Christopher Best

    While out painting on location, I often have people approach me.  Fifty percent of the time they make a joke about me painting them into the picture. The rest of...

    Painting: Copying vs. Creating

    Christopher Best

    While out painting on location, I often have people approach me.  Fifty percent of the time they make a joke about me painting them into the picture. The rest of...

  • Why Paint Outdoors?

    Why Paint Outdoors?

    Christopher Best

    Why Paint outdoors? I get this question a fair amount. Artist, painters specifically have two means to draw inspiration from. Observation and imagination. The imagination is fed by observation. If I...

    Why Paint Outdoors?

    Christopher Best

    Why Paint outdoors? I get this question a fair amount. Artist, painters specifically have two means to draw inspiration from. Observation and imagination. The imagination is fed by observation. If I...

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