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FInal Blogpost
I first came across Pierce Volaire's pieces in the NC Museum of Art. The french painter travelled around France, and used his keen sense of observation to paint ports, volcanic eruptions, etc. Looking at his painting The Eruption of Mt.Vesuvius, I liked how...

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Communication Project
Being a perfectionist, I've always tried to tell myself that the amount of effort I've put in is enough, and that I should stop trying so hard. Yet, as my frustration grows with the task at hand, I only try harder. I hate this, and wish I could tell myself ...

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NC Museum Of Art
At the NC Museum of Art, the piece I liked the best was The Eruption of Mt.Vesuvius by Pierre Volaire. The painting beautifully captures the eruption if the volcano, and by including Italian civilians clustered around the bridge and ships in the background,...

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non traditional art
For the non traditional art project, I had wanted to do embroidery. I learnt it back in 8th grade during a visit to India. I had done it only a couple of times since then, as it's not that popular of an option in America. The first few attempts at my embroi...

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Comments-Zonkey
I love the subject and colorful theme.-Liah The stitching is so well done and very neat, i can see that it's a zonkey. -Shelby Embroidery looks awesome!-Brooke I like the idea of doing a zonkey -Kris I don't know proper embroidery technique, but it looks re...

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The best art supply store doesn't sell
Since my younger brother goes to the newly made elementary school in Apex, his art teacher recently sent home a list of "art supplies" that the school would like to have. Looking at it, I saw most of the traditional redundant supplies that we've all used in...

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Response to Olivia Gude
Olivia Gude accurately comments on how art teaching strategies have become redundant, repetitive and even meaningless. As a professor she was able to see how art students at universities and grade school all had to do "insignificant exercises" on line shape...

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Essential question: What is small?
the first attempt What is small? What makes an object small? Its size? Its characteristics? The environment it's in? I decided to explore these questions in a painting of a ship in the sea. Large, powerful and strong, a ship is the last thing you would labe...

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art 3:
For this project I chose to explore the element of color. I wanted the color of the flowers to be bright and vibrant as it stood out against the plain cardboard background. My top choices for the medium were acrylic paint and prisma colors as they would hav...

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Practice for mixed media
too dark too fast This was one of my first experiences with mixed media art. Before this I had only cutout letters from magazines and glued them onto paper to spell out someone's name. However, I've now learned that layering is crucial in this form of art. ...
Practice for mixed media
Practice for mixed media
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