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Eskell etches life lessons through art

Eskell etches life lessons through art

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Room 1009’s six-foot-high easels and bins of graphite pencils shield a master of fine arts. She walks around the classroom, charcoal in hand, ready to help her students discover their true talent. This master is Camille Eskell. A graduate of Queens College, Staples’ petite drawing teacher has...

Artsy AP students sketch portrait of a young class

Artsy AP students sketch portrait of a young class

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

September 19, 2014

This year, the art depart- ment’s new course addition, AP 2D Studio Art class gives a whole new meaning to the sight of pencils flying. The blurs of yellow pink are no longer to bubbling scantrons and scribbling down an essay’s conclusion. They can also signify the perfection of crosshatch...

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