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Art department: Shelton and students bring art to Blackberry Farm

Art department: Shelton and students bring art to Blackberry Farm

Becca Zheng

September 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Best of News, Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Multimedia

Correction (Sept. 9): A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the names of Natalia Nguyen, Elizaveta Zhukova and Zinnia Sahaqa. own a steep path, in the heart of Blackberry Farm, MVHS students discover a new artistic environment. Art teacher Jay Shelton brought his Art 2 class to the nearb...

Art Department holds first annual Art Show

Art Department holds first annual Art Show

Andrea Schlitt

May 17, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Co-authored by Trisha Kholiya Photos by Andrea Schlitt and Aanchal Garg t’s a Saturday evening, May 7, and the Art Show has just begun. Classical music chimes in the air as students and parents pass each other to see all the work students in MVHS art classes have done over the course of the ye...

MVArtReach officer shadow leads members in creating paper lanterns for hospital

MVArtReach officer shadow leads members in creating paper lanterns for hospital

Hannan Waliullah

February 5, 2016


Filed under Briefs

unior Shreya Parjan was nervous. Her nervousness was due to the small group of people standing in front of her, waiting for her to start. She was prepared, of course — she had a laptop illuminating a Powerpoint presentation that she had created before, she had thick colored paper scattered througho...

Picasso in the classroom

Picasso in the classroom

Jessica Xing

December 4, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

n Oct. 25, Brian Chow taught his Art 3 class how to draw in Pablo Picasso’s famous cubist style, in honor of the artist’s birthday. Students, in response, have taken cubism and molded it into their own art style. First exposure Junior Andrew Chang, before Oct. 25, did not have much experience with ...

Seniors explain art portfolio pieces

Seniors explain art portfolio pieces

Issra Osman

November 20, 2015


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College apps. MVHS seniors become very familiar with them around this time of year. Art students, however have a very different application process as they must create a portfolio to go along with their applications. Each one includes images of the pieces they’ve created throughout the years, which...

Students create artwork of their teachers

Students create artwork of their teachers

Hannan Waliullah

November 19, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

lthough students are busy and often complain about the workload that teachers give, during their occasional time off, some take the time to create artwork for their teachers. The artwork of teachers ranges from photoshopping movie posters to creating abstract drawings. Regardless of whether the create...

Life skills: Art and woodshop teachers explain the usefulness of their classes

Life skills: Art and woodshop teachers explain the usefulness of their classes

Fatima Ali

November 11, 2015


Filed under Audio, FEATURES, Interactives, Life Skills, Multimedia, Special Report Editor's Picks, Under 20 Minutes

cademic classes are undeniably important and provide gateways for a student’s future, especially at a STEM-heavy school like MVHS. But what about the importance of electives in which students get hands-on experience? Student can acquire lifelong problem-solving skills through courses such as art, woodsh...

Artists take their work beyond a traditional paper canvas

Artists take their work beyond a traditional paper canvas

Ilena Peng

November 6, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment featured

nktober is a challenge where artists post their inked drawings on social media sites throughout the month of October. It was created by cartoonist and illustrator Jake Parker in 2009 and since then, artists from all around the world have participated. At the moment, there are nearly 1.5 million photos ...

How to draw using Pablo Picasso’s cubist style

How to draw using Pablo Picasso’s cubist style

Meghna Gaddam

October 25, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Video

In honor of Pablo Picasso’s birthday on October 25th, Art teacher Brian Chow demonstrates how to imitate Picasso’s famed art style, Cubism. Video By- Meghna Gaddam, Demonstration By- Brian Chow,  Additional Reporting By- Ananya Bhat and Priya Reddy, Music From- bensound.com, Pictures From- F...

Diverse opportunities in art world debunk “starving artist’ notion

Diverse opportunities in art world debunk “starving artist’ notion

Neha Patchipala

October 21, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Print entertainment

he “starving artist” is a person who chooses a life of poverty in order to fully devote themselves to their art-related ambitions. Vincent Van Gogh, for example, managed to sell only one painting during his lifetime — to his older brother. And now, Van Gogh is one of today’s most revered artist...

Monta Vista ArtReach crafts an art-based service club

Monta Vista ArtReach crafts an art-based service club

Hannan Waliullah

August 21, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

In a community where academic extracurriculars seems more necessary than recreational, finding a club that combines the highly valued community service with a relaxing, enjoyable activity can be comparable to finding the fountain of youth. So, when the officers of the club MV Stars heard of art and ...

Annual FUHSD art show displays district-wide talent

Annual FUHSD art show displays district-wide talent

Vanessa Qin

April 30, 2015


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 simple quaint space, the Sunnyvale Art Gallery offers a peaceful environment for local artists to display their work. Aside from the cutesy floral shop and cafe right next door, this is a place filled with murals and budding student talent. As the school year is coming to an end, students are finall...