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How Painting Can Transform Communities

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The Arts are powerful. They help us celebrate, remember, connect and communicate. They also have the power to transform our communities. Here is a lovely video from TED highlighting the work of two Dutch artist using paint to change the world. At Eastiside Prep, the Arts are an integral part of every student’s experience and […]


Drawing & Painting 2: Making your Own Drawing Tool

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In the first portion of this course we have been exploring a variety of non-traditional drawing media, leading to a major drawing project in which the students will choose their preferred drawing tool. In the context of “Drawing as Invention” in which drawing is used as a medium of play and exploration with a focus […]


Blind Contour Tape Drawings

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Today, the Drawing & Painting 2 class began exploring the class theme of Oppression & Freedom through contour line drawing.  As a direct connection to our upcoming Middle School theatre production, the subject of their drawings were the main characters of The Conference of Birds. The students began with a few warm-up contour line drawings of […]