Category Archives: student activity

“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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What a Show!

Thank you to the terrific NR Visual Arts team for making the Annual District Art Show such a success. The reception included hundreds of the finest, most creative art pieces from all grade levels. In addition to the art, those … 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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Lots of Happenings

Thank you for stopping by. September has been a very busy month in the art room. There will several new posts in the coming few days and weeks. Make sure to subscribe to the blog by adding your email address … Continue reading

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Self Portraits on Display

The wait is finally over! It all started with a simple “selfie” using the iPad app, Posterify, a sharp 2H pencil and a piece of 24” x 36” illustration board. Dating back to mid-October, students carefully studied and transposed enlarged … Continue reading

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