Meet Barbara

Barbara McGuire is a multifaceted artist and author whose love of teaching has expanded into a career of product development. She makes deeply etched texture stamps, template patterns, and radial marking tools that aid artists with incorporating elements and principles of design into their work. Barbara has written over 10 instructional books and has appeared frequently as a guest artist on televised broadcasts including the Carol Duval show (HGTV), WLOS in Asheville(ABC) and JTV (Jewelry Television). Living in the Appalachian Mountains near Asheville NC, she teaches locally, privately, and raises golden retrievers.