Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dayalin, Maikel and Michael Paul Britto art crawling in Chelsea.

Dayalin, Maikel and Michael Paul Britto art crawling in Chelsea., a set on Flickr. During public school midwinter break, Mentor Michael Paul Britto took his mentees and some of his other students to see various Chelsea galleries. The group met … Continue reading

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New photos and video from Michael Paul Britto, photo/video mentor, and his mentees!

Michael, Dayalin and Maikel are off to a great start. They documented the process of finding inspiration for drawing and photography projects during their second meeting together. See the flickr slideshow! See the video, “The Process,” on Vimeo!

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New photos from Graciela Fuentes, jewelry design mentor

Graciela writes: “During our first session Krystal and Cassandra learned basic jewelry techniques like working with pliers, transferring a sketch to metal and then cutting it out using a saw. We’ll upload photos of the outcome of this first project … Continue reading

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Learning manual photography and photoshop with Rachelle Mozman

Flora and Jiamen and I went outside of the studio the first meeting to make pictures of things we found around us. Then we went back to the studio to play with Photoshop. The first image is one that Flora … Continue reading

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Basics of Drawing Class with Sonya Blesofsky, 1/18/12

For our very last Art Ready class as a group before students begin their mentorships, Smack Mellon teaching artist and Art Ready mentor Sonya Blesofsky taught students the basics of observational drawing. The class, held at 30 Washington next door … Continue reading

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