Welcome to Art Room 161

This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Art Honor Society mural

This week the Art Honor Society we worked on designing a mural for the art wing based on black & white student portraits. Here's a demo of what the mural will look like.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Shanti Peace Poster Contest

Here are some of the student works created for this year's Shanti Fund Peace Poster Contest.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Illustration Friday: Mesmerizing

This week's Illustration Friday themes is Mesmerizing, here are some student examples.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

2011 National Art Honor Society

This week the 2011 National Art Honor Society met for the first time and discussed this years activites such as: the homecoming parade, Halloween, the school murals, workshops, field trips, volunteering, and some exciting new art projects that we will be working on throughout the year. Any students with an intrest in art, design, & media are welcome and students that meet the credentals can also be inducted officially at the end of the year. Seniors are also eligible for the Charles M. Robertson Memorial Scholarship, a four-year scholarship to Pratt Institute School of Art and Design in Brooklyn.

We will be meeting weekly on Wednesdays afterschool in Mr. Needles artroom 161.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Illustration Friday

Every Friday we will be participating on the Illustration Friday blog this quarter in AP Art. Here's some examples from the class for this week's assignment "boundries".

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