Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Perseverance

This student's artist statements are always pretty darn negative. It was hard to do this, I don't like that, etc, etc. I thought this statement, written about his Jazz Painting, was going to be the same. I'm glad I quit rolling my eyes long enough to read the last sentence:
But when I finished it looked like a Masterpiece.

I am so glad that he finally saw something in his artwork he was proud of. 

7 comments:

  1. Doesn't that just make your heart glow!!!!

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  2. Oh man, that is just so cool.

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  3. And he kept up his efforts in spite of his trouble to climb that mountain. Wonderful

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  4. Now THAT'S why we all teach Art! Amen!

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  5. Wow! My first thought is that poor child! To use his own words I bet he's hard on himself! Thank goodness he's finding some success in your class that he needs. Way to go Katie getting through to him!

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