Artist of the Week: Addy Miller

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been drawing. As a child I would spend hours at a time putting my ideas on paper. In about sixth grade, I started my first sketchbook, which I still have to this day. I filled it with various drawings of various creatures and characters. I feel as though this is what really set my art on the proper path.      
Now, I’m 14 years old and a freshman here at UHS, and I’ve joined art club and even started participating in the school plays. So many people are so supportive of my art and I’ve come so far with it.  Looking back on what I made as a child, there’s elements that are in my current art. It’s helps remind me that I didn’t change my art, my art evolved, and it will continue to evolve for the rest of my life. – Addy Miller

Q: What kind of art form do you practice?
A: Drawing, specifically illustration, though I do dabble in performance arts.

Q: What is your favorite media to use?
A: I’d say most likely either digital or acrylic paint. There’s just something fun about messing with paint, but digital art is so much more convenient.

Q: What inspires you to do art?
A: Music, nature and mythology of all kinds.

Q: Why do you enjoy making art?
A: It’s a form of escapism for me. It’s wonderful to be able to create my own world to get away from this one, but it’s even better to be able to physically visualize it.

Q: How would you describe your art?
A: Fantastical, grim and peculiar.

Q: How does are make you feel?
A: It’s hard to describe. Liberated, maybe? I suppose it’s the easiest way for me to express myself.


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