BHS junior, Ella Ambroggio has been an artist for so long as she will be able to bear in mind. Ambroggio, who makes a speciality of oil portray and charcoal drawing, creates real looking, polished artwork. Utilizing alluring colours she brings elegant faces and delightful nature scenes to life.
As younger as 4, Ambroggio might be discovered sitting criss-cross applesauce on the ground creating large items of artwork sitting She nonetheless remembers her first masterpieces.
“My mother and father would purchase me these large items of paper and they might give me a bunch of markers and I’d simply scribble in every single place and make little creatures,” Ambroggio stated.
To Ambroggio, artwork is a transmitter of her vitality.
“I attempt to make the photographs have a pleasant chill move,” Ambroggio stated. “I wish to suppose my artwork holds a colourful and stress-free vitality.”
Ambroggio shows her latest work for family and friends on her Instagram account: @ells_art_account. Ambroggio additionally makes use of Instagram as an outlet for inspiration.
“If one thing evokes me I’ll paint it,” Ambroggio stated.
Her grandmother, Lillian Ambroggio, is an oil painter by commerce and has at all times inspired her grandchildren to pursue artwork and to comply with their passions. Ambroggio makes use of the oil portray methods taught by her grandmother to at the present time. When in the course of a undertaking she will be able to nonetheless hear her grandmother’s recommendation.
“Each time I paint a tree, I’m like, ‘gentle on the surface, darkish on the within. Do your leaves first,’ that type of factor,” Ambroggio stated.
Ambrogio typically practices from reference pictures. She finds this a great way to enhance her method and to attempt to make it extra her personal. Ambroggio makes use of a number of photos as references so she isn’t simply copying others’ paintings.
Ambroggio finds goal and pleasure in creating particularly through the lengthy months of the pandemic.
“It was good to get to work on myself that a lot,” Ambroggio stated. “I used to be in a position to enhance once I didn’t have anything to do.”
Ambrogio goals of turning into a tattoo artist. After watching tattoo competitors exhibits and seeing how a lot enjoyable the artists have, she is impressed to enter this male-dominated subject.
“There are usually not quite a lot of feminine tattoo artists which might be on a excessive stage and I’d like to attempt to develop into one,” Ambroggio stated.