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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

From Amateurs to Artists

Where is my coloring book?
Ever hear of Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso?  Amateurs!  That's right, all amateurs!  Because we have the real deal here, the experts, the artists at the Roselle Public Library.  March is Youth Art Month, and here at the library we are celebrating by putting the real artists on display - the children of Roselle!  Come on upstairs to the Youth Services department and be amazed by all the stunning creations of kids you might even know.  Our art gallery stretches across the back wall of the youth services department and brings a beauty inside with bright vibrant colors, imagination, and inspiration.

yes, this is about the best I can do.
Seeing all this fabulous artwork makes me want to break out the paints, markers, and pencils as well
and get to work.  Now, these kids are far better artists than I will ever be, but it is nice to spend some time letting my creativity flow through pen and paper.  And while you can't bring the artwork of the children home with you for inspiration, we have numerous books about art, artists, and how to draw that can get those creative juices flowing.  And what better time than now to start your own art gallery at home?  Between the cold temperatures, snow, and freezing rain, you're trapped inside anyway, so why not make the inside of the house beautiful with some paint and paper?  So, stop on by the Roselle Public Library today to get inspired by the young artists of

Art books
Books about artists
How to draw books

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