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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May
19
2011

Southside Artist Residency 5/14~ Watercolor

Southside 1

Wednesday was the third week of my Artist Residency at Southside School. Mrs. Romiti noted,¬† “You know they are really into the lesson when they forget to ask for music.” Though we used a landscape scene for reference, Wednesday’s lesson was more about discovering the unexpected nuances of watercolor as a medium. The students were…
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May
04
2011

Southside Artist Residency 5/4~ 31 Flavors

Happy Face

Wow what a great day at Southside School today! Mrs. Romiti’s 7th grade class dove in to the art project with gusto. I was impressed with their enthusiasm and creativity. Today’s project was a value study featuring the profile of Michelangelo’s David. The students explored tonal values with blue and white acrylic paint on archival…
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