Monthly Archives: November 2015

Dia De Los Muertos – Cross Curricular Project

Foreign Language teacher, Mrs. Quigley and I had the great idea of combining Spanish class with my Anatomy and Figure class to explore the interesting connections with Mexico’s rich visual and cultural holiday, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the … Continue reading

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Drawing and Painting – Speeding Things Up…

Fall-themed still life drawings are now on display on Main Street. Students learned about direct-observation drawing setups which maximize the artist’s line of sight on their objects. They practiced timeless techniques in developing form, texture and value range. Initial classes … Continue reading

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Simplified Color Mixing in Foundations of Art

We have all seen the seemingly endless choices of color. Looking for red? Well, what kind of red? Primary, bright, venetian, alizerin crimson hue, naphthol crimson, quinacridone, and red oxide are just a few of the choices available to us. … Continue reading

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