Art teacher Claire Santellana, of owner of Art to Finish Studio LLC, is travelling across Colorado to bring more art to the community with her painting, sculpting and drawing supplies.
For years, Claire and her husband Joshua Santellana Sr., who teaches (cartoon) character design and animation, have offered dozens of classes at different locations.
According to Claire, Art to Finish Studio doesn't offer any "cookie-cutter lessons." Instead, they allow their students to experience different mediums so parents don't have to buy tons of supplies.
Claire said that their goal is not just the final creation of clay or paint, but "a learning environment where our students want to learn and grow in the arts." She pointed out the "growth mindset", giving importance to problem solving among her students. Read the Entire Article
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