Archive for: February, 2016

THE FINE ARTS SCHOOL IN THE PINES ART INTERNSHIP PROGRAM BEGINS!

by Margaret Ames

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Meet Phoebe who has just started at the Fine Arts School in the Pine’s very fist student intern! Phoebe’s talent as a student artist of animation and character design is quite impressive, and her academic journey already has served her well with accolades that have recently led to being awarded a scholarship to the Art…



Knuckle Dragger Pizza Company Commissioned Project Completed

by Margaret Ames

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Sean Thompson, age nine, was commissioned to paint a skate board with the Knuckle Dragger Pizza Company business card as a tool for inspiration. The business card depicted a caveman with a slice of Knuckle Dragger pizza. Sean is waiting for us to provide a finishing coat on his acrylic paint and then he will…



Thank You To Our Friends From The Mountain Democrat!

by Margaret Ames

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Special thanks to Shelly Thorene, their photographer and Pat Lakey, their staff writer for taking the time from their busy schedules to come visit us. Everyone can grab Wednesday’s Paper of the Mountain Democrat to view our story in Section B, first page and the article continues on pages B2 and B6.



Sisters Have Grown In Passion For The Arts

by Margaret Ames

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Meet Isabela and Marcela Rodriguez who have been drawing and painting at our school together. Both girls have grown in leaps and bounds, artistically, as each individual takes their own approach in their projects. Observing both girls, Marcela is relaxed, slow and deliberate in her work and finds tranquility in her painting and drawing while…



While Painting With Friends, A Beautiful Painting Is Finally Finished

by Margaret Ames

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Meet Chris Quentmeyer who has dappled in painting for fifteen years. She has been a student at The Fine Arts School in the Pines for three years. Chris said, “I love this art studio. The atmosphere is very supportive and the level of art expertise is extraordinary. I have really enjoyed learning under Dennis von…



Artists Took Advantage of our Open Studio Last Month at Fine Arts School in the Pines

by Margaret Ames

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The Fine Art School In The Pines had an open studio program from January 26th to January 30th. All our artists were invited to postpone their current projects to take advantage of the live model. Four of our regular students stopped what they were doing to try something new and different and enjoyed the experience.…



THE FINE ARTS SCHOOL IN THE PINES IS MAKING NEWS IN STYLE!

by Margaret Ames

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It was a great day of creativity and laughter working with Style Magazine’s photographer Dante Fontana! Being part of a photo session can be time consuming and even take you past your comfort zone. However that was not the case working with Dante who facilitated the session with flawless execution and creativity. Oh, and let’s…



Telling Stories through pictures motivates Michael Munoz to create Hawaiian Spainards

by Margaret Ames

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Our student Michael Munoz is fascinated with the art of telling stories through pictures. One day he came in with prints by Giacomo Patri who created linoleum carved etchings of the work setting. The etchings were published in a book called “Steward On The Job”. No words were used to describe the story. The prints…