Category Archives: portraits

Foundations of Art Portraits

It’s that time of year when Foundations of Art portraits add vivid colors to Main Street. This time, students were challenged with painting the portrait of their friends, family or pets. Opening up the project parameters resulted in exciting work. … Continue reading

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Faces on Display

Anatomy and Figure Drawing students continue to progress in their technical ability to draw the figure. Their ability to perceive and accurately convey contour and form is truly impressive. Here are a few projects that have been on display lately: … 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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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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