Classroom Close-Up: Esther-Virginia

Photo by Kendra

Student: Esther-Virginia from Italy

Program: Summer Middle School Workshops

Precollege Course: JSX 038 Multiple Media Workshop

What are you currently working on?
A collage on canvas
What do you like best about your class?

I like trying new materials and not having to follow the rules with my work. I also love drawing!

What is your favorite thing about Precollege?

FIT is a great university and I’m happy to be doing this experience and meeting new friends and trying new things. 

Where do you get your ideas? What inspires you?

From my life experience, my family and what I do in my everyday life

Classroom Close-Up: Anyah

Photo by Mahalia

Student: Anyah from Bronx NY

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: JSX 005 Intro to Photography

What are you currently working on?

In class we are learning the basics of photography, like bug’s eye view, aperture, ISO, shutter speed, etc.

What do you like best about your class?

Having fun, meeting new people, and taking photos all the time.

What is your favorite thing about Precollege?

Learn how to become adult, help others like inspiring them, and learning work related things.

Where do you get your ideas? What inspires you?

All over. My classmates and teachers, the internet, my imagination.

Classroom Close-Up: Skylah

 

Photo by Mahalia

Student: Skylah from Yonkers NY

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: JSX 035 Color Theory

What are you currently working on?

I work on several things every day, but at the moment I am working on this huge collage that includes magazines and drawings.

What do you like best about your class?

That I get to learn how to work with things I am not used to.

What is your favorite thing about Precollege?

Getting to learn skills that I would’ve had to wait and learn in college.

Where do you get your ideas? What inspires you?

Literally everything.

 

Clasroom Close-Up: Tabitha

Photo by Mahalia

Student: Tabitha from Jersey 

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: JSX 005 Intro to Photography

What are you currently working on?

In class, we are learning how to draw with light for a photo.

What do you like best about your class?

Trying new things and testing them out.

What is your favorite thing about Precollege?

The experience of what it’s like to be in college.

Where do you get your ideas? What inspires you?

When I look for inspiration, I go outside and look for fun things/ideas in the streets.

Classroom Close-Up: Elina

Photo by Mahalia

Student: Elina from Brooklyn NY

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: JSX 035 Color Theory

What are you currently working on?

I am personally working on character designs, comics, and animations.

What do you like best about your class?

Making a collage, because I never thought I would like the idea of it.

What is your favorite thing about Precollege?

Trying new things I would have never done, and being able to improve my artistic skills.

Where do you get your ideas? What inspires you?

Cartoons, fiction, and the fun part of life.