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Art Club introduces Inktober

Art Club introduces Inktober

Kat Pappas and Helen Chao

October 26, 2018

As October rolls around, artists prepare for the popular art event, known as “Inktober.” It lasts the whole month and encourages artists to follow certain prompts, such as “scorched” or “swollen,” every single day of the month. The event first started in 2009 as a challenge to improve inking ...

Art Club how to: Caricatures

Art Club how to: Caricatures

Priya Reddy and Songjun Na

May 18, 2018

Learn how to draw caricatures with the officers of Art Club

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Art club holds meeting to talk about Henna

Priya Reddy

March 9, 2018

Art club hosted an interactive meeting last week introducing Henna, a traditional form of body art popularized in India. After a short presentation by the officers detailing the background of Henna, the members dove into their own practice during lunch, decorating their skin with bright gold cones ful...

Art Club Members work together to create a comic

Art Club Members work together to create a comic

Priya Reddy

April 17, 2017

he members of Art Club had gathered on Monday, April 3 to create their own comics. They were given a choice: they could either work together and create a chronological story panel or they could work separately to draw their own comics and later reconvene to connect them into a story. Hover over the photo ...

Art Club: How to: Figure drawings

Art Club: How to: Figure drawings

Priya Reddy

February 9, 2017

Figure drawings are an essential part of any artist’s portfolio, because they allow for an artist to demonstrate their abilities in capturing the human form. These drawing are especially important for those applying to art schools or any upcoming competitions. Scroll through the gifs below to see h...

How To: DIY stress balls

Priya Reddy

December 11, 2016

Finals are upon us, but help manage stress by making some DIY stress balls using materials lying around your house. Art Club Members met on Nov. 21 to create their own customize their stress balls with a variety of designs. Scroll through the gifs below to learn how to make your own. Step 1: Slightly...

Art Club shares talents through making Winter Formal posters

Art Club shares talents through making Winter Formal posters

Mingjie Zhong

January 23, 2015

Glossy blue and gold scraps of paper, glue sticks and scissors lay scattered across a MVHS library table after school on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Several leftover cut-outs of thin paper letters sit in a heap by the side of a decorative blue poster. Two Art Club officers bend over the poster, gluing a few straggling letters on to convey a cus...

Q&A: Art Club President seeks to inspire others artistically

Q&A: Art Club President seeks to inspire others artistically

Mingjie Zhong

December 3, 2014

What can three-year-olds do? At age three, senior Stephanie Shi discovered her talent for drawing by doodling in her living room. Her passion for art has stuck with her since then, and as this year’s MVHS Art Club President, Shi hopes to create more opportunities for other students to create art...