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Wynn Geary Q3 Art Portfolio

This quarter I got accepted to the Rhode Island School of Design, the top design school in the world. I'm pretty insanely excited and I'm not totally sure how I got in but somehow I did. Along with the good though, I lost my laptop with most of my design work on it, some files were backed up, but many were not. The work shown above is what I've done physically and after loosing my laptop. Recently I've been very interested in Wes Anderson's films and have used them as inspirations for my work. 
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Albarouki_Q3 Artwork - A2 Band

​Artist Statement
This quarter, I decided to focus on the meditation of letting things happen. When the inevitable strikes, it’s a magical state of mind I go through, because I created it. I never like to see things for what they really are, only because I hate reality, so instead, I see the message of the artistry these things carry. With an inclusion of the natural elements of the world, and the natural elements of myself, I find what it is I truly love about art come alive. Art is never an area of restrictions; it should liberate you. Liberation… that’s what I wanted to feel, I guess.
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Petty Art Q3

I had a lot of fun this quarter in art​, it really helped take a lot of the stress off all my other classes. Some the work was a little tedious but well worth it. Overall I had a good time.
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Q3 Art Tenzin Chemi

I enjoyed creating these new pieces. Each of them are something special to me because I have not done these types of drawings in these unique methods before. For my abstract piece, I just went with the flow by keeping my pencil on the paper and just drawing even when I was not sure where I was going next. For my self-portrait, it was very interesting drawing with india ink because I've never used it before. I was surprised by the fact that it was not as hard as I was expecting and it also turned out good in my opinion. Not only that piece but I thought my value piece turned out pretty cool too because I knew that it was going to be hard trying to have the perfect shading. However, it wasn't that bad and I liked the outcome of my work. In the basic shape project, it was fascinating how I had to draw my piece. It was yet another new experience for me to draw shapes to create an object. Then, for my final piece, the animal sketch, I really enjoyed applying two of the recent skills, shading/values and basic shapes, I'd learned to create this piece. 
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Q3 Art Tenzin Chemi

I enjoyed creating these new pieces. Each of them are something special to me because I have not done these types of drawings in these unique methods before. For my abstract piece, I just went with the flow by keeping my pencil on the paper and just drawing even when I was not sure where I was going next. For my self-portrait, it was very interesting drawing with india ink because I've never used it before. I was surprised by the fact that it was not as hard as I was expecting and it also turned out good in my opinion. Not only that piece but I thought my value piece turned out pretty cool too because I knew that it was going to be hard trying to have the perfect shading. However, it wasn't that bad and I liked the outcome of my work. In the basic shape project, it was fascinating how I had to draw my piece. It was yet another new experience for me to draw shapes to create an object. Then, for my final piece, the animal sketch, I really enjoyed applying two of the recent skills, shading/values and basic shapes, I'd learned to create this piece. 
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Brandon Jones Q3 Portfolio

For me, the projects in Quarter 3 were not only enjoyable to do but different and unique. The hardest project in my opinion was the value drawing but with practice I was able to master it. Much like last Quarter, I didn't sacrifice creativity or practicality. My favorite project was the Basic Shapes. I liked it because I was able to turn mere shapes into something more. I gave full effort into this quarter and I hope it is reflected in my work.
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Quarter 3 Art Portfolio

I feel that this quarter was the most expeditious.  I was able to break out of my comfort zone this quarter, especially with the animal sketch.  I never attempted to draw something that was not fictitious or an animate object.  With that said, I am proud of my animal sketch even though it does not live up to its full potential.  I plan to make more animal sketches in the future on my own time.

As for goals for next quarter, I want to enjoy to moment when creating my art work.  I do not want it to feel like work necessarily because it gives it a negative connotation.  I also want to keep an open mind about the projects we have.  I used this approach this quarter, I feel good about my art and hope to feel the same next quarter.
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Quarter #3 Art Portfolio

Quarter #3 Art was a little different from the first two quarters. The reason is because I tried new things. I made sure to give my absolute best effort at 100% of the time. I feel this may or may not have been my best quarter because like I said I was trying new things. But look on the bright side, I said this in the last two quarters and I'm going to say it again. What you make/draw is art. Everything in the world is art.

So for this quarter the assignments we had to do was a 2-D drawing consisting any shapes with different shadings. A self portrait of myself by using india ink (black paint). A value still life drawing by showing the differences of pencil shading of when to use light or dark shadings. A basic shape drawing to give you the understanding of how to draw the outline (or body) of a picture. Last project was an animal sketch of basically any animal you want. 

My favorite projects of this quarter was the basic shape and animal sketch. I say this because the basic shapes project gave a better understanding of the animal sketch. In the animal sketch, you can clearly find places to use basic shapes to help you sketch the animal in more detail. The basic shape project didn't make you do your picture in full detail, but it gave advice for the next project. I enjoyed working on my projects every time I got the chance! I seriously cannot wait for the 4th quarter!
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Antoinette Hiller Q3 Portfolio

When it came to the art work that I turned in this quarter, I would have to say that I was fairly proud of the effort and the quality that I put into each of the drawings. Through each of the drawings, I wanted to display a theme in order to show my organization. I felt as though I was able to spend more time on most of the topics to be able to focus more on the quality that I put into my art. This would definitely have to be better than the last quarter and so I do feel as though I have improved. I do feel proud of my work and hope to have the same feeling next quarter, especially so that I am able to end on a good note. 
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Emalyn Bartholomew Q3 Art

I was really excited about the work this quarter. I would say that my work is fairly reflective of my work ethic this quarter. I'm not, by any means, a person with a gift for art, but I do enjoy it, and I did enjoy many of our projects this quarter. I chose to copy the artist Picasso, because he is the first artist that really grabbed my attention when I was younger. I also love his sketches of animals, so I chose to remake both his dog and his cat for that assignment. My mosaic was also a really fun project, as it was the first time I had attempted to make one. The wire sculpture was way out of my comfort zone, but I definitely enjoyed trying to manipulate the paperclips into the shapes I wanted. 

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Melanie Harrington Q3 Art Portfolio

As an artist I try really hard to use the art to my advantage. Art for me is very therapeutic and I especially enjoy painting. This quarter, the only thing I had the chance to work on was a self portrait painted with india ink due to personal absences from school. Each time I visited the art room I noticed a difference in my mood. Art makes me feel alive and it takes away my stress.Throughout my art I try to show how I am feeling, whether that' scribbling on a piece of paper, or writing song lyrics down, or even using calming brush strokes to complete a painting. I enjoy being part of this two day a week art class and look forward to pieces that we will be working on in this upcoming and final quarter of the year. 
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Edgar Pacio Q3 Art Porfolio

This quarter was better than the last because I was able to expand my abilities to new mediums. Water color was definitely a challenge and it took a few tries to finally be satisfied with what I made. This quarter I also made my first mosaic using construction paper. The coat of arms was fund to do because I was able to draw influence from various different coat of arms online and combine them. The coat of arms I made is influenced by Spanish royalty and the Mexican flag influenced the cacti and the eagle. This quarter was also my introduction into the world of sculpture and I was surprised by how well my wire frog turned out. 
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Q3 Art Reflection

  1. In my final drawing I feel I have accomplished the important requirements of one point perspective. I feel as though I showed that I’m improving on my drawing expertise. I know I still have room to improve but I believe I am improving with drawings of windows, chairs, tables, etc. using orthogonal lines

  2. My windows on the left side needed to be bigger and worked on more.

  3. I feel that Cindy’s final drawing was successful. The lines were straight, neat, and met her vanishing point.

  4. I learned the importance of orthogonal lines in one point perspective drawing and how much it contribute to making drawings look realistic.
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Q3 Art Reflection

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a. What do you feel like you accomplished with your final drawing?  (keeping the rubric in mind. 20pts. - back wall, 20pts. side wall, 20pts. ceiling, 20pts. floor, 20pts. table/chair = 100pts.

I feel like I accomplished a lot of the requirements, but, I am not that happy with my tops of the windows and my table and stools I think could have been a little better.

b. What would you change or differently if you could do this project again?

If I could do this project again, I would use my time better and I would do the larger part first of the drawing and then add the details.

c. Find a drawing on the wall that you think is successful. Describe it. Why is it successful?

The drawing is finished, the majority of the lines are drawn over with pen, the other pencil lines that are not drawn over are erased, the lines are straight, the stools and the table are outlined and colored. This picture is successful because it fits all of the requirements and some that were not really needed.

d. What did you learn about one point perspective?

I learned that up is down, down is up, left is right, and right is left when it comes to the vanishing point and the horizon line.

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Q3 Art Portfolio

There are many different forms of art. The best part about creating it, is being able to make something completely new from things you know and that are familiar. Most of my artwork this quarter had been highly inspired from some of my favorite things in pop culture, with my own little twist on them.


You can go far with your own imagination. But sometimes, it doesn’t hurt to have a little help from other places.
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Chaveliz Nieve Q3 Art Portfolio

What I enjoyed the most about this quarter was the metamorphosis  drawling as well as the recreation of the image. They were both challenges for me but they were fun. I have never recreated another artists work out of scratch using paint but at the end, it worked out well. Also, foe the metamorphosis, I found online inspiration and decided to make a clock turn into an owl because the image was challenging but I wanted to create something different than what I am used to and I ended up having a sense of accomplishment. For next quarter, I expect to work even harder and I also expect to create more work that will make me proud and make me feel accomplished.

*The bird next to the bird sculpture is not my artwork. It is there as a comparison to show the similarities the sculpture has to the actual bird.
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Quarter 3 Art Slideshow

During the third quarter, I would say that we definitely focused a lot more on value of color. In our first assignment with india ink, I had to practice my hand at something with such a heavy color consistency, and control where my darks and lights ended up. It took a lot of patience (and water). Then in our assignments involving shapes, I practiced how to form multiple drawings with just your basic shapes (rectangles, circles, ovals, triangles, thick and dark lining). Anything can start with just simple shapes and lines. I practiced lightening my hand which can often be heavy in my drawings. This quarter I got a lot better at successfully defining which color values belong where in my artwork. 
Q3 Art Slideshow
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Amercia's Involvement in World War Two

In this inforgraphic, I focused primarily on the impacts and effects on America as a result of their involvment. Some of the impacts were temporary yet many are still seen and practiced today. Many new inventions and discoveries were made during that era (1939-1945) and continue to be advanced upon today. Overall, World War Two left many unwanted scars, yet at the same time, many desired marks on America and the type of country it is.
American History Q3 BM
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Q3 art reflection

  • ​I think I had done pretty good job on the drawing. I followed directions, other than the table. I feel I should get a A.
  • I would change the table, and add more detail to the drawing.
  • I think Taytiana V's drawing is really good. She followed the direction.
  • I learned that what I used to draw was wrong, because that I actually draw the 3D shapes like cube, in parallel lines.
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Karoline Castillo Q3 Senior Art

This quarter, was a bit more unique and quicker than others. A series of watercolors, mosaics, metamorphosis, code of arms, and wire sculptures were made. Every week there was a specific assignment to do which made things go buy even quicker. I am most proud of my mosaic because it has many colors and came out pretty beautiful. Next quarter, I plan on working as hard as I did on the pieces I'm most proud of. 
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Collins Quarter 3

The art I did this quarter is a good representation of my artist style. I have been doing a lot of photography and taking photos of the people around me that I am interested in. I did a lot of drawing with charcoal and that was a whole lot of fun because I think it is a great medium. I have become more focused in the last few weeks especially. I am more focused when drawing and it is very enjoyable for me. I hope you like it.
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Emily Jenson Q3 Art

This quarter my art progressed more than it has in all four years of high school. I've experimented with mediums that used to frustrate me, like painting and paper cutting. I had never done a mosaic before, and it came out so much better than i expected. I almost ripped my hair out over it. The paper cutting and the triangle cardboard art were my absolute favor. I've found solace in repetitive drawing of triangles and other shapes, a lot of people have asked how i can concentrate on it for so long, and honestly though sometimes it can be annoying its relaxing, my mind wanders and i feel calm. The coat of arms is funny to me, the pill representing my families history with mental illness, the wine for my italian side and my dad drinks that kind of wine in the jug. The tree because we love nature and the country. And lastly a book because we love to read. The wire sculpture was one of my favorite pieces. As soon as "cube" was in my head, my hands took off and i twisted and twisted and created something I never thought i could. Art is everything to me. Its the reason to get out of bed in the morning. The art I make creates certain emotions inside of me, ones i can't identify. Art is a savior, a therapist, a warm hug, and a critical shove to keep on going. I hope you enjoyed my work. 
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