May
28
2014

Art At Southside School: Week 4

Shoes: Modified Blind Contour Drawing

This was my last week of art lessons at Southside School, and I shall miss Mrs. Romiti and her students. They were so incredibly engaging and creative! This week we focused on drawing.  First, the students completed a series of timed, blind contour drawings using Monkey Made of Sockies as a model. (Blind Contour Drawing…
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Apr
26
2013

That Which You Think You Can Not Do

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Young children draw anything and everything.  They are not afraid to tackle any subject. They simple create.  Somewhere down the line children have been told ( or have decided for themselves), that certain subjects are too difficult to attempt.  Most of them play it safe and just decide that they cannot create whatever it is…
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Dec
11
2012

Experience Creative Escapes

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Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. ~Twyla Tharp   You’ve asked for a place where you could escape and create something fun.  A place where you could try a lot of different projects, without any prior art experience, and without investing a lot of money. Have I got a place…
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Jun
01
2012

Southside Artist Residency Week 4

Dominick

Tuesday was my last day with Mrs. Romiti’s students at Southside School. They had only a few days left in school and summer fever was in full force! Still, the students were surprisingly focused on their lessons and created some great drawings. They were able to complete a number of blind and referential contour drawing…
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May
26
2011

Southside Artist Residency ~ 5/25

Ducky

Mrs. Romiti creates an atmosphere of encouragement and truly fosters creativity in her classroom. I was so honored to work with her and her students again this year! The last day of the Artist Residency at Southside School was a an eclectic one. Using myself and a rubber ducky as models, we started the session…
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