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Charlie Antolin

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04 / 03 / 16

Taking Risks

“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” – Edwin Land. At school I am sometimes tempted to make safe decisions in order to fit in. I am glad, however, that my teachers and friends encourage me to experiment with new things.  As an artist I have wondered whether creativity is a skill that can be harnessed and improved upon.  I like to think that creativity stems from a combination of three things: hard work, taking risks, and disatisfaction. To me dissatisfaction and optimism describe the same... View Article

My Figure Painting 1 Final.
18 / 02 / 16

A warm hello from the new drawing and painting student blogger!

My name is Charlie Antolin and I am the Drawing and Painting student representative. If you don’t already know me, you might recognize me by my long hair and yellow Oakland A’s hat. I am from the Bay Area and spent the holidays there. It is great to be back at LCAD and busy again with classes. I am so excited to learn new things this semester.  My teachers are very talented and have a lot to offer.  Personally I have grown and changed a lot since I came to... View Article