hello Lilly!

advanced art classes for kidsThis 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.

body painting lily finished2What 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.

nj art class for kidsDo you have a favorite medium (painting, pencil, clay)?

Is there something that you like to draw/paint again and again?

art studio for kids new jewseyHow long have you been coming to The Messy Artist?
3-4 years

 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.tween art

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?
Fruit.nj kids art class

What is your favorite piece of art in your house?
An abstract/landscape oil painting

Do you have a favorite color?
Any bright color.

the messy artistThank you, Lilly! We can’t wait to see what you create next!


Author: hellokidsart

The Messy Artist is a special place to create art. We offer year-round art classes for children 18 months through adulthood. In addition to art classes from September through June, we offer summer art camp and Drop-In and Play art activities for kids between our regular sessions. Our bright, colorful studio is also the perfect place for a kid’s birthday party! The Messy Artist children’s art center was created and designed by Owner/Director Donna Bernstein, a professional educator and artist. The curriculum is inspired and guided by Donna’s teaching experience and research in child development, as well as her passion for art. At The Messy Artist, art lessons for kids entertain and enrich their brains, bodies, and hearts.

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