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Young artist: Ami Calo.

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In school, art is my favorite subject. I like it because you get to be creative and express your own ideas. Sketching is my favorite thing to do in art. I like this because I can show the details in the picture. It takes a lot of patience, but after I am done, it comes out really well.

I don't really like using paints and crayons because they can't be erased. I enjoy sketching at home. I like to use all the parts of the pencil point to make different marks.

I also like making paper collages and overlapping the different colors. It is more fun for me when I tear the paper, not cut it. When I do this, it comes out in a way that is exciting and makes me think of what it could be instead.

Art means a lot to me. I don't know what the future holds, but I will always have art in my life.

Ami Calo, grade 6

Livingston Manor Central School

Livingston Manor, New York

Valerie Taggart, Art Teacher
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Author:Taggart, Valerie
Publication:Arts & Activities
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U2NY
Date:Oct 1, 2008
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