LRHS sophomore Valentina Sanseverino works on her Fine Craft project

Gianna Heinemann- Mustangs ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Drawing, painting, making jewelry … these are common hobbies for Mustangs. Imagine getting class credit for it, though. Fine craft studio arts is a popular elective for many Mustangs.

The program is run by LRHS art teacher Elizabeth Henry. It is an elective class for students who are creative and want to explore their interests in art.

Henry said, “Fine Crafts is a class where students get to explore distinct aspects of traditional crafts like sewing, jewelry making, and needlework.

“We make numerous projects throughout the year such as mini quilts, stuffed animals, La Catrina dolls, and lots of jewelry so that people can try their hand at different crafts” added Henry.

Students are currently working on watercolor painting and will move on to stuffed animals.

Henry explained lots of students finding one project to be their favorite.

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“We made winter gnomes last year and they seemed to be a big hit but, it varies from class to class which project is student’s favorite,” said Henry.

Students who are creative, like hands on activity, and enjoy art should consider signing up for this class.

I have had several students open Etsy shops, study interior design in college, and pursue fashion designIt is a unique class and can be fun,” Henry added.