by Marianne MassucciCherry Court Talk-Shop
This blog is for passionate pre-college artists, their families, mentors and supporters. Topics will cover tips for building award-winning portfolios as well as best practices for the study and production of art grades 5 through 12.
You guide is Marianne C Massucci, a veteran art educator and owner of the after-school art program Cherry Court Studios. Click HERE to learn more about Marianne.
The Emergence of a Personal Vision
... and five characteristics of art students who develop one. Each fall, young artists submit their artwork to Scholastic Art and Writing Competition hoping that this year judges will see...Read More
Launching Your Tween Artist on a Path to the Stars
Ten Dos and Don'ts for Planning Age Appropriate Art Activities I’ve never witnessed more confusion among parents concerning art education, than when their young artists reach grades 5 and 6....Read More
Supplemental Art Classes Are Essential for Gifted Middle School Artists
Evan is turning twelve and will enter the seventh grade in September. He loves to draw and especially likes creating manga heroes and villains. He had enjoyed his elementary art...Read More