Ceramics class to a trip to the Wheel Art Pottery Studio in Peoria. We learned from a professional potter and had plenty of time to practice. Students were even able to have one-on-one direction.
NAHS students were invited to a day of art making at Western Illinois University. We had a lot of fun, to say the least. We started our day by working in groups, blindfolded, to make donuts. Addy, Tori, Rachel, and Kaylann won this competition, with the most "creative" donuts. After the steep donut competition, we… Continue reading National Art Honor Society to WIU 2018
For a last fun assignment we checked out some nigh sky water color Youtube videos and tried our hand at them. This video worked really well to demonstrate steps and drying in between to build color. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXTf1mpJotA This is a really nice painting by a freshman, Miranda. I love the calming colors of the… Continue reading Watercolor Night Sky
This year we went to Chicago for our art club trip. We had so much fun! Here we are at the train stations in our tie-dye shirts. We had to get some Chicago deep dish pizza at Gino's east. The kids always love Chicago pizza. It was kind of nasty our so we decided… Continue reading Art Club Chicago Trip 2018
Art 3 students made ceramic boxes. The idea was to build boxes using slabs and then decorate them with textures or even themes. We had a little kiln incident and most of them did not make it. But Collin's little crab box survived and I am in love with it.