This is Ohio. She doesn't looked pleased, does she? That's because she hates her art. She doesn't think it's coming out well. The thing is, she's never likes her art work, even though she is constantly improving.
She continues to work on it which is a good thing. Never give up.
This is Parker's, He lives in his sketchbook. He makes amazing illustrations but I think it would be cool if he would get out of his sketchbook once in a while. Maybe turn one of these amazing sketches into a finished illustration? I'll give you some illustration board...
Danielle is fearless. She worked on this fox painting and it was pretty much done. However, the background was painted a flat color. Danielle said she wanted to paint something in the background because people would look at the painting and say, 'oh its a fox' and that would be it. So, even though it was technically done, she decided to paint feathers in the background.
Here is the fox with feathers ... still in the works.
Nyssa made this etching. Then she made one print and that was it. Nyssa, the point of an etching is that you can make multiple copies. But Nyssa is drawing hands.. I mean working on body proportions... i mean finishing her elephant design.. I mean working on a stippling project.. I mean....
Tiffany is painting a dreamscape. She second guesses herself sometimes.... always. There is no need. She makes great decisions. Move forward boldly Tiffany. You got this.
Olivia had been working on this elephant painting since 1974. Just saying.
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