Here’s an interesting story about a homeshooled high school student who is turning his artistic abilities into a college fund. The 10th grader is currently proficient in the art of seed-beading, fuse glass, and is learning how to make silver pendants.
Pressler is currently selling his artwork at Jon-Ellen’s Flowers and Gifts of Gaffney and at Lu-Lu’s in downtown Spartanburg. He has already sold four pieces in the past month and will make a trip next month with the goal of entering the retail art market in Charleston.
Not only is Charles Pressler developing his artistic abilities, but the process of creating the pendants and other crafts is teaching him more about science, namely chemistry. Hoping to earn enough money to pay for college by 10th grade, Pressler is well on his way to becoming a renowned artist in the South Carolina crafts marketplace.
Read more at the Gaffney Ledger.