Highbury College art student celebrates selling her first painting

A BUDDING student artist is celebrating after selling her first painting.

Saturday, 3rd April 2021, 6:17 pm
Highbury College student Hayley Paterson is celebrating selling her first painting.

Highbury College art and graphic design student Hayley Paterson gained inspiration for her painting after seeing a photo of a historical building in Edinburgh.

Hayley, 24, said: ‘It is an exciting time for me as an artist and it has built my confidence in my own artistic ability. It is also overwhelming to draw something so historic.’

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After finishing her course, Hayley plans on going to university to study fine art in the pursuit of successfully establishing a career as an artist.

She said: ‘I would have never had the confidence to believe a career in art was a possibility before I joined Highbury.’

Tutor Suzie Darcel added: ‘Hayley is a great student and I’m so proud of her and what she has accomplished. It’s brilliant when a student has a success like this, even more so that happened during lockdown.’

The college is hosting a showcase of all student’s work on June 23.

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