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10 08, 2017

Artist Feature: Kerrie Abbie

August 10th, 2017|Artist Feature|Comments Off on Artist Feature: Kerrie Abbie

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF? I work as an Accounting Manager for an art supply distribution company. Since I was young, I have always been involved with some form of creative art form-calligraphy, quilts, knitting, beading. I took an art class in the 8th grade, but lost my confidence because the art teacher was so critical [...]

20 07, 2017

5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Sketching

July 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Sketching

By David Tenorio ​ 1. Think Slow, Draw Fast When I first started maintaining a sketchbook in high school, I remember creating these intricate doodles that began with just one element: an eye, a flower, a person’s hand. From there, I would slowly and meticulously begin drawing and shading some sort of elaborate doodle, never [...]

6 07, 2017

Artist Feature: David Tenorio

July 6th, 2017|Artist Feature|Comments Off on Artist Feature: David Tenorio

Growing up in McAllen, a small town on the border of south Texas, there was a lot of time to get lost in my own imagination. I always had an interest in art starting from a very early age. My earliest memories of art are of creating superheroes out of every color of crayon in [...]

20 06, 2017

Why A Sketchbook Can Be Overwhelming And How To Overcome That

June 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why A Sketchbook Can Be Overwhelming And How To Overcome That

Sketchbooks are wonderful. There is nothing like getting a new sketchbook with all its beautiful clean pages. All the potential for great art to happen can be thrilling. It can also be very overwhelming. This entire last year of my life has been completely focused on drawing in sketchbooks. As a graduate student at SVA [...]

7 06, 2017

Artist Feature: Stephen Procopio

June 7th, 2017|Artist Feature|Comments Off on Artist Feature: Stephen Procopio

1. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. My name is Stephen Procopio. I am an illustrator living in Queens and drawing all over the NYC area. I am married to a very talented artist named Ali and we have two children, Logan who is three and Audrey who is One. We also have a little 12 pound [...]

30 05, 2017

Artist Feature: Yuming Zhu

May 30th, 2017|Artist Feature|Comments Off on Artist Feature: Yuming Zhu

1. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. My name is Yuming Zhu and I am originally from Shanghai, China. I went to Sonoma State University for graduate school and planned to study aArt therapy, yet, I graduated with a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling. My interest in art began when I was about 9 years old. I [...]