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“Apple A Day” Drawings

To help warm up Drawing and Painting and Art Portfolio students, we recently created quick, two-class length drawings of apples. This was an exercise in patience and careful observation. This drawing assignment challenged students to look closely at apples. Beyond … Continue reading

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Line Landscapes from Foundations

Foundations of Art students have recently showcased their first major projects.  “Line Landscapes” are on display on Main Street. Students recreated a landscape – either a place they’ve been or want to go and could only use lines and patterns. … Continue reading

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Bryana Gonzalez, an admissions counselor at MassArt has kindly shared this information about the upcoming National Portfolio Night. I am hopeful that those individuals interested or possibly interested in pursuing art school can attend. From Ms. Gonzalez: National Portfolio Day is a fantastic … Continue reading

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MassArt Visits NRHS

Bryana Robinson, local MassArt representative visited Art Portfolio and Anatomy and Figure Drawing this past Thursday. Her presentation included admissions information, program offerings and a view into campus life. This was an important presentation for all students because it gave … Continue reading

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Montserrat Visits NRHS

Jon Bolles, Admissions Councelor from Montserrat visited with Figure Drawing and Art Portfolio students today and plans to return tomorrow to talk to two sections of Drawing and Painting. Mr. Bolles is a 2012 graduate of the school and offered … Continue reading

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And they’re off!!

Two sections of both Foundations of Art, and Drawing and Painting, and one section of Art Portfolio and Anatomy and Figure Drawing are off to a fast start. In the first week and a half all classes have immersed themselves … Continue reading

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