Monthly Archives: November 2021

Giselle the Sea Mermaid, By Hanna and Kelechi

Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl named Giselle who had been trapped by the coast of the ocean in a castle decorated with beautiful flowers for centuries. Every day, she would daydream about returning home to the … Continue reading

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Ivan Bilibin- Alexa Alaimo and Madi York

Bilibin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1876. His father wanted him to become a lawyer, so Bilibin earned his law degree, but he would soon abandon his father’s dream and become an illustrator. He entered art school in … Continue reading

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George Cruikshank by Trista Buck and Sophia Parada

      George Cruikshank lived from 1792 to 1878 and he was a caricaturist and book illustrator from England. He was the son of a political caricaturist so he began his training at an early age as he followed … Continue reading

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Arthur Rackham by Daniella Graffeo and Giana LoCurto

Illustrator Arthur Rackham was born in London, England, on September 19, 1867. He was the fourth of twelve children of a middle-class family. Rackham began drawing at a very young age; he would smuggle art supplies to his bedroom and … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parish- Kelechi and Hanna

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to painter and etcher Stephen Parrish and Elizabeth Bancroft. His given name was Frederick Parrish, but he later adopted Maxfield, his paternal grandmother’s maiden name, as his middle, then finally as his … Continue reading

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When Pigs Fly by Joy and Jadyn

Often in life we wish for what we can not be, longing for something we can only see, but not touch. This is a story about when pigs finally fly. Looking up, Pigs could see the long powerful wings of … Continue reading

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Edward Burne-Jones by Joy and Jadyn

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones once said “I mean by a picture a beautiful romantic dream of something that never was, never will be- in light better than any light that ever shone- in a land no one can define, or … Continue reading

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The Stone by Trista Buck and Sophia Parada

Once upon a time, there was a young blonde eight-year-old girl named Elizabeth. She lived alone with her elderly sick grandmother. Her mom had died trying to get across the sea to retrieve the magical blue stone to cure her … Continue reading

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Gustave Doré by Gianna Dickson & Haley Kastendieck

Paul Gustave Louis Doré was a French artist who claimed to have never taken art lessons. His art was as critics say “wild glades, mountain chasms, vast draughty castles, cobwebby dens, picnics of simple peasants round a fire. His is … Continue reading

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Color War by Gianna Dickson & Haley Kastendieck

Once upon a time there lived two beautiful mythical creatures. There was a unicorn named Slate. He is a powerful unicorn who is involved with the ice and cold. Slate’s best friend is a dragon named Scarlet. Scarlet is the … Continue reading

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