Category Archives: direct observation

NRHS Invited to EAC Teen Portrait Exhibit

Students in Art Portfolio and Anatomy and Figure Drawing have been selected to showcase their work at the Teen Portrait Exhibit at EAC in Lawrence. We hope to see you there! Want to take a great art workshop and meet … Continue reading

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52 DPH (Drawings Per Hour

It is my opinion that we are too often too meticulous and careful in our actions in work and play. Surely,these actions have consequences, but sometimes the best actions and decisions are made in a fraction of the time. This … Continue reading

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Mannequins in Motion

Anatomy and Figure students merged their understanding of basic gesture lines with accurate contour drawings in this new (but fortunately successful) project. They were asked to create a series of 6 drawings that convey a progression of motion. Web references … Continue reading

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Musician Portraits on Display

Drawing and Painting students are relieved to have this project under their belts. This was an experimental project, based on the traditional drawing assignment that requires the artist to cut a portrait in half and draw the other side. I … Continue reading

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NRHS Welcomes Julie Beck!

Phenomenal and generous artist, Julie Beck visited Anatomy and Figure Drawing class Friday and talked about her creative process, inspiration and making her expressive mark on the world. Ms. Beck told the class about her realization of the day she … Continue reading

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