Category Archives: drawing and painting

Julie Beck Returns to NRHS

Students in A&B Block Drawing and Painting classes were very fortunate to meet and learn from realist artist (and much more), Julie Beck. She has graciously visited NRHS for three years and shared her fascinating story as an always-developing, professional … Continue reading

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A Salute to Service – Drawing and Painting Portraits

  Students in Drawing and Painting are proud to present their most recent project that focused on creating dynamic portraits of active duty and veterans of the military. This project was challenging on the surface – to accurately render with … Continue reading

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Still Life Compositions

Students in Drawing and Painting recently completed a fall-themed still life unit. As a pre-assessment to the unit, students rendering realistic apples with colored pencils and this assignment invited them to experiment with pastels and tinted papers. The patience and … Continue reading

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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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New Exhibits on Main Street

Lots of new work has recently been put on display from Foundations of Art and Drawing and Painting classes. The abstract art unit has come to a close in Drawing and Painting and students have helped curate an exhibit of … 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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