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Art department prepares for National Art Honors Society induction ceremony on Jan. 30

Pranav Jothirajah

January 28, 2020

The art department will continue its work as it prepares for multiple upcoming events, including the National Art Honors Society induction ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on Jan. 30. According to Jennifer Bubp, National Art Honors Society sponsor and art department chair, another goal of the gr...

CCS district to rebrand logo with help of Digital Design 3-4, IB Business and Management students

CCS district to rebrand logo with help of  Digital Design 3-4, IB Business and Management students

Viyang Hao

January 23, 2020

Art Teacher Michael Lee What is the art department doing? My Digital Design 3 students—the advanced digital design students and there are eight of us, including myself, and I do include myself because I’ve been working with them on the logos as well (as I put) some designs in and help them with thei...

Junior Shannon Xie does art commissions through her Instagram, @hunnypuffs

Junior Shannon Xie does art commissions through her Instagram, @hunnypuffs

Angela Qian

December 12, 2019

How would you describe your style? I don’t really do realism anymore, now that I have more free reign so what I like to draw, so I go for more of an illustrative style that’s kind of semi-realistic. It depends on what I’m doing. How did you get started with art? (When) I was little, I liked...

A Little Every Day: With Inktober in full swing, students, teacher reflect on influences of online challenges on art, life

A Little Every Day: With Inktober in full swing, students, teacher reflect on influences of online challenges on art, life

Sophia Hawkins

October 24, 2019

Each year since 2009, artists all over the world pick up their pens every day in October to draw. They may be following a prompt or they may simply be drawing whatever comes to mind, but all are part of the international Inktober challenge. In 2009, Jake Parker, Utah-based illustrator, writer and teac...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

National Art Honor Society members to wrap up year with planning of upcoming celebration

May 23, 2019

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) leaders will organize party committees to set up different aspects of the end of year celebration. Each of the committees will find a way to include various artistic styles into the overall atmosphere and conduct of the party. The main focus of the efforts put into the...

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

For Your Inspiration: Art students, art department chair advise artists how to take inspiration from others without stealing art

Isabella White

May 23, 2019

Imagination and creativity are two traits often found within an artist. As he or she finishes the final stroke of a masterpiece, everyone is left wondering where the idea came from. While pure artistic intuition often plays a large role, the long-held tradition of gathering inspiration from other works ha...

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council  curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

Grace Xu

May 23, 2019

While teenagers are often  stereotyped as rash and shallow rather than inspirational and profound, two students at this school are reversing that stereotype through a meaningful art showcase in partnership with the Carmel Arts Council (CAC). Senior Jessica Qu and junior Minjeong Kim are the 2019 CAC cu...

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

Emily Carlisle, Isabella White

March 22, 2019

English, math, science and history courses—these are all classes which aim to both educate and broaden the minds of teenagers all across the country. Ever day at CHS students across all four grades find themselves slumped in desks, teachers lecturing on the fundamentals of radicals or the importance of t...

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan

February 22, 2019

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Selena Liu

December 13, 2018

Why do you think people should explore art? I think it’d be good for people to take the Intro to 3D arts or some of the more three-dimensional arts to get some more exposure, because I wouldn’t have known I was good at art if I didn’t take jewelry class. If I (had) taken a drawing class, ...

CHS Art Club Hosting Art Show and New Semester Club

Aaron Haas

November 22, 2018

The Art Club is hosting the Fall Art Show, which will continue for one more week. During this Art Show, the Art Club will be displaying some piece from every class. CHS encourages all staff, students, and guest to come and support the Art Club.  This event will be hosted in the CHS auditorium all week...