Sun Studio Student Won Silver Award in the 2015 Ocean Awareness Student Contest
Joyce Wang, from the New Jersey Sunshine Studio, recently won Silver Award with $ 1,000 in the 2015 Ocean Awareness Student Contest.   This year the theme of Ocean Awareness Student Contest is exploring plastic pollution in Oceans. Each year the contest invites high school and middle students to dive into a timely ocean environmental topic. Since it’s inception in 2011, contest submissions have grown by over 50% annually with submissions from more than 15 states plus Canada. After the Sunshine Studio teacher heard of this contest, he encouraged Joyce to participate because she had learned drawing there for two years.   Joyce is a 15-year old high school student. Although she was interested in drawing a long time ago, she officially started learning from basic sketch when she came to Sunshine Studio at age 13. Before that, she had never received any full training in drawing.   At first, she learned sketching, and then the color pencil, acrylic painting, etc. All the techniques went through the steps of boarder and structure outline, positioning, composition and coloring.   After mastering the essentials of drawing with different materials, she greatly improved. In the process, she also learned to infer use one strategy […]