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Seward High School Art – 1st Quarter

Seward High School Art – 1st Quarter

A lot of hard work and great art coming from SHS Art students this year!  Here is a sampling from the first quarter:  Much more art can be found here at our SHS Art Blog. Some Independent Projects: Ruby Lindquist Emilia Whitcome Blaze Havnen Black Light Fish Tank Themed paintings […]

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Rain got you down? Tropics sound nice? You are invited to an informational meeting about the Seward Student Travel Club‘s next trip! The meeting is Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in the Art Room at Seward High. Expand your child’s horizons with a life changing journey! After school lets […]

Art For Parks Show this Friday!

Art For Parks Show this Friday!

I’m getting excited for the First Friday of the season!  Beautiful art all over town, openings from 6-8!  In my HS and MS classes we have been working on maps, painting buoys, and making food chain collages!  I know Parks Rangers have been working in other classes too to create […]

SMS Art: Eyes

SMS Art: Eyes

The eye is the window to the middle schoolers soul… 🙂 We studied and practiced drawing the human eye.  The assignment was to draw an eye using oil pastel and chalk on black paper and to make something unique about it.  Here they are, awesome job SMS Art students! Jared Dean […]

2017 KPBSD Art Show Awards for SHS Students

2017 KPBSD Art Show Awards for SHS Students

The KPBSD Art Show happened last week with the top art from all around the district competing in a juried show! Seward High Art students took some awards, congratulations to Emma Moore for 2nd Place in Mixed Media, Case Estes for 2nd Place in Printmaking, and Josh Parks for 2nd […]

SHS Art

SHS Art

End of the 3rd Quarter at Seward High already!  Here is some of our students 2-D work! A lot more at our blog here🙂  Enjoy Spring Break! Shayne Sullivan Alex Ursel Bjorn Nillson Josh Parks Meghan Mullaly Eldin Zinis Pricilla Stoltz Nathaniel Basalo Alex Ursel Meghan Mullaly Bjorn Nillson Maddy […]

SMAF CALL FOR ART

SMAF CALL FOR ART

Seward Music & Arts Festival is seeking submissions for the 2017 Logo! The theme is Fish Tank! Please submit your design digitally at sewardmusicandartsfestival@gmail.com by April 9th. The winner will see his or her design on posters, stickers, hoodies, and pint glasses at the Seward Music &Arts Festival Sept 22-24! […]

Seward High/ Seward Middle Ceramics

Seward High/ Seward Middle Ceramics

I  have had some amazing Ceramic students at Seward High and Seward Middle School this past Quarter!  Here are some of their projects!  More at our Art Blog here 🙂 Makayla Dumars Kaylee Brockman Billy Wolfe Nicole Charlie Emma Moore Heleana Backus Renee Elhard Kylie Mullaly Kinze Hauze Chandler Marcus Emma […]

Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Here is a sampling of paintings done by Seward Middle and Seward High School students!  The middle schoolers hand mixed all their colors in acrylic paint using only red yellow and blue.  The high schoolers experimented with different techniques such as applying salt, rubbing alcohol, saran wrap and tissue paper […]

Seward High Art

Seward High Art

Ho Ho Ho today was the last day of the semester! Here is a bit of art from Seward High if you’d like to see the good work these teenagers are doing. Hope everyone has great holidays and our blog is here with much much more! This assignment was to […]

SHS Art: Reductive Block Prints

SHS Art: Reductive Block Prints

Nicole Charlie The first semester is wrapping up here at Seward High and we are ready for our holiday break! SHS Art students completed block prints and did a great job!  The artistry was in identifying and simplifying the image into 3 different values (light medium dark) and also showing […]

Seward High Art: Hero Portraits

Seward High Art: Hero Portraits

Seward High Art Students made a painting of someone they admired and included a related quote, thinking about font and composition. They drew these by hand and mixed their own colors! Great job!  More paintings and art here at our blog! Emilia Whitcome Meghan Mullaly Rebekah Christensen Riley von Borstel […]

SHS SMS Alternative Energy Fair Art

SHS SMS Alternative Energy Fair Art

Seward Energy Forum & Fair took place last weekend at Avtec! This fair brought light to clean, alternative sources of energy such as geothermal, biomass, solar, wind, and hydro energy. Students from K-12 made art inspired by this subject matter and did a great job! This show was juried by […]

Seward High School Art: Ceramic Frames

Seward High School Art: Ceramic Frames

These frames were more difficult than I’d imagined to construct! Students made a paper pattern first and then traced their design onto clay slabs. The photos slide into a little compartment in back and all the frames have a way to be hung too! Thanks students for your patience and […]

Seward High Art: SMAF Egyptian Art

Seward High Art: SMAF Egyptian Art

If you went to the Seward Music and Arts Festival this past weekend, you got to see this Egyptian themed art in real life! This truly is a community centered event, with Seward El, Middle and High School students all helping by creating decorations. Here are some of the High-schoolers […]

Seward High Kayak Trip

Seward High Kayak Trip

Seward High Outdoor Club had the sun shining on them Wednesday afternoon as they glided through the waters of Resurrection Bay. Thanks to the owners of Kayak Adventures, Trenton Gould and Tess Tulley, Seward High students were able to experience kayaking at an extremely generous rate. Seventy degree weather and […]

Seward High Art: Cairn Building

Seward High Art: Cairn Building

Seward High has adopted a new block schedule, allowing for longer class periods, which suits art class well. We have begun the year exploring making art in and with our natural environment with the creation of cairns. We started the first day connecting art to problem solving by building marshmallow […]

Design the 2016 SMAF Logo!

Design the 2016 SMAF Logo!

Seward Music and Arts Festival is seeking submissions for the 2016 logo! The theme is Ancient Egypt! We are looking for an initial black and white design with bold outlines, think simple, think logo! The winning designer will receive $100 + FREE Admission to the Festival and a Festival T-Shirt. […]

Seward High Art: Photoshop!

Seward High Art: Photoshop!

Hello everyone, here is a sampling of what we have been doing all quarter in Seward High’s Graphic Design class which is based around learning Adobe Photoshop.  Much more here at our blog!  New Currency Ali Alwahd Chandler Marcus Hunter Allen David Kirkpatrick One Point Perspective Jared Sears Meghan Mulluly […]

Middle School Watercolor Paintings

Middle School Watercolor Paintings

In my Middle School art class, we experimented with different watercolor techniques – dropping salt and alcohol onto wet paint, squishing saran wrap and tissue paper onto it, scratching it with toothpicks… After this students came up with their own compositions and used whichever techniques they wanted!  More here! Lincoln Farris Rebekah Christenson […]