Q:Where do you get your inspiration for your artwork?

A: I get inspiration for my artwork from experiences, feelings, other artists, fashion, other cultures, travel, social issues, music and Pinterest

 

Q:What sorts of media do you work with? (watercolors, paints, etc.)

A: I have worked with watercolors, acrylic paint, oil pastels, colored pencils, charcoal, and regular pencil. I mostly work with pencil; however, this year I will be experimenting with other media again.

 

Q:What are you working on right now?

A: Currently, I am taking AP Studio Art and working on a still life drawing of glass for my college portfolio. Outside of school I am working on coloring a pair of white Vans that I have with little drawings.

 

Q:How do you find time to work on your art?

A: I find time to work on my art in advisory, over vacation, or on the weekends. If it is a piece that I am really fascinated with then I set aside time to work on it. I value art so I always make time to do it.

 

Q:What is the biggest challenge you face in creating your artwork?

A: The biggest challenge I face in creating my artwork is incorporating color. I struggle with making colorful art and tend to keep my work black and white.

 

Q: Do you plan on studying art in college? If your not planning on attending college, what is your plan after you graduate?

A: I definitely plan on studying art in college. I plan on attending an art and design college. I want to incorporate my love for art into my daily life by becoming a fashion designer and an interior designer. I want to own an art gallery and dream of attending Parsons School of Design in New York.

 

Q: When did you get into art?

A: I have always been intrigued by art. In Preschool I used to draw portraits of my teacher and classmates at Small Friends. I had always said that when I grew up I wanted to be an artist.

 

Q: What is your favorite piece and why?

A: My favorite piece is the drawing of a man with his face covered by two sets of hands. This is my favorite piece because it always sparks discussion. Everyone interprets it in a very different way. Also, this is the largest piece of art that I have made and I like to work on larger canvases.

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