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Day Dreaming by Tylin Wheaton

Day Dreaming by Tylin Wheaton

December 7, 2017


Filed under Drawings, Student Artwork

What were the directions you were given for creating this piece of art? "We were told to make a piece of artwork using techniques we learned and use famous artists styles to create something of our own." What is the title of your piece? "Day Dreaming" What’s your favorite part about art? Why...

Aging by Henly Sleight

Aging by Henly Sleight

December 6, 2017


Filed under Paintings, Student Artwork, Uncategorized

What were the directions you were given for creating this piece of art? "To create a piece using a new technique." What is the title of your piece? "Aging." What’s your favorite part about art? Why? "Creating something new." Do you have an inspiration? If so, who or what and why? "Not really, ...

Black-Eyed Susans by Oli Grenke

Black-Eyed Susans by Oli Grenke

Oli Grenke, Media Manager

November 30, 2017


Filed under Paintings, Showcase, Student Artwork

What was your purpose for creating this piece of art? "It was mostly to practice painting landscapes with gouache paint." What is the title of your piece? “Black-Eyed Susans." What’s your favorite part about art? Why? “I love the final results, it's very satisfying to have created something I...

Starbucks Coffee by Lucy Nurkka

Starbucks Coffee by Lucy Nurkka

November 28, 2017


Filed under Paintings, Student Artwork

What were the direction you were given for creating this piece of art? "I was given the choice to pick one artist from a list of them. I then had to incorporate a modern aspect with the artwork to create a new piece based off one from that artist." What is the title of your piece? "Starbuck...

Mini Me by Blake Matthews

Mini Me by Blake Matthews

November 15, 2017


Filed under Drawings, Student Artwork

What were the direction you were given for creating this piece of art? "We were told to make a self portrait in a unique view." What is the title of your piece? "Mini Me." What’s your favorite part about art? Why? "My favorite part is being able to express my creativity." Do you have an inspiration? If...

Fine Wine by Gavin Brown

Fine Wine by Gavin Brown

November 15, 2017


Filed under Paintings, Student Artwork

What were the direction you were given for creating this piece of art? "We were not given instructions other than it had to include a quote." What is the title of your piece? "Fine Wine." What’s your favorite part about art? Why? "We do a lot of painting." Do you have an inspira...

Stretch by Emily Sexton

Stretch by Emily Sexton

November 15, 2017


Filed under Drawings, Student Artwork

What were the direction you were given for creating this piece of art? "I was told to draw a figure in motion." What is the title of your piece? "Stretch." What’s your favorite part about art? Why? "I like how relaxing and challenging it can be." Do you have an inspiration? If so, who o...

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