Cardboard, acrylic paint, and a brush, that’s all it takes, according to Highline NYC, for people to become artists.
Since upon opening in 2009, tourists and locals alike have come to the
in New York City to walk and socialize. Now, the Highline NYC brings a creative aspect to this park, letting people paint whatever they want, and take as much time with their creations as necessary.
“People create the collection here,” says representative of Highline NYC. “You get a piece of cardboard, acrylic paint, a paintbrush, and off you go.”
The paintings vary in size and color. Some depict phrases, others images. There is a whole tower, for example, of different paintings of eyes, and a section for abstract patterns.
The total collection contains about ten thousand individual pieces.
The Lasso, Nine Muses, and the yearbook classes all went to a two -day conference (three- day trip) to New York City as part of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention (CSPASC). Taking classes on Thursday and Friday, all of the groups improved their journalism and writing skills.
In between classes at CSPA and time in the famous ‘Times Square,’ Lasso staff members...