Montpelier High School Art

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Highlighting student thinking, creating and risk taking in and outside of the art room! πŸŽ¨πŸŒŸπŸ“ΈβœοΈβœ‚οΈβ™₯️ Tag us to be highlighted!

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Collaborative sea creatures made from trash bags have taken over the stairwell! Art in response to social and environmental issues. β™»οΈπŸŒŽπŸŸ Art 2 students rocked this formative challenge inspired by the process from artist @artistcrystalwagner #arteducation #collaborative #highschoolartclass 🌟 #create #resourceful #art

πŸ‘ Brava to senior for completing these georgous custom costumes for the gods and goddesses for the @mhs.masque performance of Once on this Island. 🌴🌺 Be sure to get your tickets to the play which will be premiering this Thursday and showing through the weekend!

#ceresrises today in Montpelier! What an exciting day celebrating artists, history and community in vermont!

Decking the halls with formative graffiti letter alphabets! Art 1 students are rocking this unit while learning about line, shape and the illusion of form πŸ”₯

Advanced Art students explored storytelling and watercolor before creating these (and more) beautiful summative narrative pieces! πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒοΈ #creative #watercolor #storytelling

A group of Art ll students working on their #collaborative upcycled hammerhead shark sculpture made from plastic bags collected around Montpelier in honor of the passing of Article 4! We found inspiration from many artists working with recycled materials and from the @btvcityarts show this summer of artist @artistcrystalwagner 🦈 β™»

First storm of the season and we couldn't resist! β˜ƒοΈ We are levitating with excitement!

Today was a great day to start our graffiti unit. After learning some history of the movement, contemporary artists working with graffiti, and social relevance, students were able to head outside and leave their (temporary) marks on the school. β˜€

Post-pastel project organization. Oh how I cherish students like @cate.a.h who love to organize β€οΈπŸ§‘πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œ

Students in Art 2 had some fun with today's sketchbook prompt "work around it, incorporate a magazine image" πŸ“°πŸ–‹ βœ‚

Art 1 students have been busy finishing up their pastel selfies this week as we get ready to close the book on marking period two. Where did October go? πŸŽƒ Even though we ran out of turpenoid (my bad πŸ˜‰) students are completing some really excellent work!

A sampling of some awesome #inktober drawings from freshman @sonya.s.d 😍

Artist sketchbook spotlight. Freshman @xenophyophore_official is a diligent creator and seeing their quarky line work is such fun! Follow them to see more. πŸ–‹

New observational pastel piece from senior for her portfolio. πŸ”₯🍊

Beautiful oil painting by dedicated artist @hiddencolor. She is full time at CVCC in the Digital Media Arts II program and comes to the art room every day to work on her paintings. 🎨 #dedication #artist

These three artists are working independently this semester, following the advanced art curriculum and making some very strong work along the way!

Advanced Art students created some beautiful mixed media self portraits for MP1 summatives. Each one incorporates a photograph of themselves and expressive background. πŸ“Έ #mixedmedia #portraits #highschoolart

Art 1 formative studies of flesh tones today. Students are working with oil pastels and turpenoid in preparation for their self portraits.