In our freshman seminar class, we have one term in which we cover the trades (plumbing, welding, automotive, etc.), and get a first hand experience in these fields. Just recently, I finished the class on carpentry, or woodwork. The teacher told us what the carpenters do, and what you could do if you become a […]
A referee is one of the most important parts of the game, responsible for controlling and maintaining the safety of the players. They hold the game in their palms and can change a team’s fate in an instant. Occasionally, they also face lamentations, curses, swears or the like. It is a tough job, but if […]
The thoughts of a tree as a lumberjack approaches it….
This past week in art class, we learnt about the different ways artists observe a photo reference. There are many tricks and skills that they use to draw various objects. Below are a few techniques they use: Blocking out info – Cover large parts of the reference, and focus on one area. Once you […]
Happy New Year to you and your family! May the year 2019 bring you unparalleled success!
After completing my line drawing, I had an abundance of time remaining in class. So, I decided to do one of the other projects available. This drawing is of a Hershey’s Kisses, using chocolate black and white charcoal pencils on black paper. Since the color scheme available to me was very limited, I had to […]
Have you ever taken a minute to observe the world around you? If you did, you may have noticed that everything we see is made of lines and shapes. A line drawing utilizes these basic qualities, and displays this using variations of black and white. The thickness of the lines are used to make up […]
As I was working today evening, we had an unexpected event just outside our door. We heard a few bangs on the door, and thought someone was outside. We opened the door, only to realize that no one was there. We were baffled, and then realized it was not a person: A huge squirrel was […]
Last week in art class, we learnt about how to make color gradation using color pencils. We were told to implement our learning in a project. We first thought about a word that we liked or made us feel happy. We then would write that word in bubble letters, and make gradients of different colors […]
Referees are among the most important part of any sport. They control the game, and hold the emotions of every fan in their palms, are able to make them cheer at certain times, and hold their heads in sorrow on other occasions. They can be praised one day, and booed and jeered on another. They […]