About Gina Murrow

Gina is the founder and artist-in-chief at Paint a Scarf. She and her husband David invented the upright multi-position silk painting rack. The Murrows have three children and four grandkids. They live in Chugiak, Alaska

All You Need is a Pencil to Keep Boredom Away

Is o.k. to be boring? What would it be like to answer at a party when asked by someone, “What do you do?” I’d probably say, “I’m an artist” and only talk about 1% of my day. But it’s my favorite 1%.

All You Need is a Pencil to Keep Boredom Away2018-11-23T14:52:16-09:00

No Time for Art

Why, oh why, is it so hard for us to give ourselves permission to paint?

No Time for Art2018-11-21T09:48:57-09:00

Permission granted

As Debbie painted the look of worry melted into a smile of pure joy. Her face was radiant when she saw her finished masterpiece.

Permission granted2017-03-14T10:39:38-08:00

Feathering my nest with silk

The wind is whipping leaves off the trees today, making fall live up to its name. I’m ready to button up the

Feathering my nest with silk2018-10-24T18:54:59-08:00

The tag proves YOU painted it

It's official—Paint A Scarf has tagged silk scarves now.  And what beautiful tags they are.  Tacked on with two tiny stitches, this

The tag proves YOU painted it2018-10-24T19:02:08-08:00

Keeping time by plants

I like to tell time by plants. The fireweed is finished flowering. That means the end of summer.  It’s turning into cotton,

Keeping time by plants2016-08-29T11:59:37-08:00

Travel Sketching on a Budget

While Alaska Art Experience is open by appointment on weekends during the winter, this season is still the best chance for me

Travel Sketching on a Budget2016-07-20T01:00:16-08:00

A Good Son

When Brandon called us to book some painting time, I guessed he was a young man in his 20s. “I’d like to reserve

A Good Son2016-07-20T01:08:28-08:00