Drawing & Painting II students just completed their Skull A Day project. Taking the lead from artists Noah Scalin and his Skull A Day project students used the human skull as inspiration to explore the image using mixed media. Each day students were suprised with a new medium and had a class period to complete the single image. All of the images were put together into a grid composition. Then using smaller digital versions of their artwork they made skull minibooks. Check out the rest of the projects by clicking the Drawing & Painting II above to look at their online gallery.
Last week our PHS art students created handcrafted items to sell as part of the community based art project Shells for NJ Shores. Students made charms, notecards, ornaments and jewelry using a shell theme. These items were then sold to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Shells for NJ Shores is an art based community fundraiser created by a South Brunswick Elementary art teacher. Check out the link to see other schools and organizations that are helping out....
Special thanks to all of the staff members who purchased the student's handmade items! It was wonderful to see the pride the students took in each piece created and how excited they were to give back to their community.
Drawing & Painting I students have completed their Color Wheels. After exploring basic concepts of color theory students created a radial design using a reflecting or rotating pattern. Using 5 values of each color students created a pattern of values within each wedge of the design. Some color wheels are on display now in the g-wing but all of them can be seen on our on-line class galleries. Click here to see more http://artwithmrsamme.weebly.com/drawing--painting-i.html
"The arts celebrate multiple perspectives. One of their large lessons is that there are many ways to see and interpret the world."
Mrs. Dorothy Amme
Visual Arts Teacher
Piscataway High School