This week, we continue with our feature interviews with our AFI 5 students, the first class of Art Foundations Intensive students to go through our program. We are happy to introduce you to energetic 8th grader Lilly; read on to learn more about this fun-loving art student.
What is your first memory of making art?
Pictures of me covered in blue paint making baby hand and footprints.
What does art mean to you?
A very special way to express yourself. It’s calming and relaxing for me.
Do you have a favorite medium (painting, pencil, clay)?
Is there something that you like to draw/paint again and again?
How long have you been coming to The Messy Artist?
What is your favorite piece of art that you made at The Messy Artist?
Too hard to decide!
What do you love about The Messy Artist?
Everyone is so nice and the classes are more us just working together to learn and have fun. It feels very free and you learn interesting things you wouldn’t learn in a regular art class.
What are your favorite things to do when you are not making art?
Play with animals.
What would you say to someone who says they aren’t good at art?
Everybody has their own way of doing art.
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite piece of art in your house?
An abstract/landscape oil painting
Do you have a favorite color?
Any bright color.
Thank you, Lilly! We can’t wait to see what you create next!