Photo Essay: Artists and the Creative Process

Captions & Photos: Keith Hitzelberger, Jordyn Blanken, and Liam Lovering

Recently, Art 1 spent the week developing their skills using color.  With colored pencils they practiced blending and completed a color wheel. By practicing these basic skills they can prepare themselves for more advanced projects and future art classes.

Art 2 began the week by practicing self portraits through the use of contour lines and mirrors. This allowed them to experiment with drawing from sight for a more accurate final piece.

After completing their contour line drawings, the students used this drawing as a reference to start their final project. Through the use of different mediums, they further animated their pieces.

Here are some of the finished products.

While surveying the art classes, we also took notice of the outstanding work decorating the halls of the nearby area. These pieces show the talent of many top artists at Centennial, showcasing not only the final product, but also the amount of hard work that went into its creation. This also motivates and inspires younger artists to improve their craft so they can one day showcase their work as well.

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