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Cry of the Hawk

Cry of the Hawk


Should the northern Harford County area have its own 'snow zone' for inclement weather days?

  • YES (92%, 60 Votes)
  • NO (8%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

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Drawing, painting, crocheting, more

Exploring art students at The Nest

  At the Nest, there are many students who create pieces of art both in and outside of school, with various mediums and techniques – whether it be painting, drawing, sewing, or something else.

     Sophomore Mia Seigel does various types of art in her free time, including painting and jewelry-making. “I make things that I generally would wear. So, when I’m making a new pair of earrings, I always have a trial round where I make the design for the first time and decide if I like it or not.” Recently, Seigel participated in the Bel Air Festival for the Arts, where she sold earrings, rings, and more. For a short time, she also had a guest; Seigel recently designed tattoos for her father’s friend, Mr. Jay Buchman. The sophomore shares that the tattoos are both inspired by album covers from the band Incubus. “It’s completely crazy watching something you drew  get put on someone else permanently,” she adds. 

     Fellow sophomore Alex Manzari also does art in her spare time. The sophomore explains that she mostly does “graphic design – specifically for classes like drama and chorus and all of that – but I also crochet and do that sort of stuff.” She also works with a material called resin to make all sorts of products, such as daggers. “There’s basically these two parts that you have to mix together, and it’s really frustrating because if it’s slightly off, it does not cure correctly. Basically, you pour this solution into silicone molds, and you add some powder and glitter. I sell them on my Etsy shop.”

     Along with Seigel, Manzari was a vendor at the Bel Air Festival for the Arts, where she sold crochet and resin products. The sophomore shares, “I totally recommend it. Booths are free for anyone 16 and under, so it’s a really good opportunity to sell your stuff. It was definitely very successful for me; I sold a ton of crochet stuff, and I almost sold out of my resin daggers. I also did another festival a couple of weekends ago during Homecoming, which was really fun. I think it’s a really good opportunity for young artists to make money and get their stuff out there.”

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