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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...

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Carmel International Arts Festival Is An Event You Do Not Want To Miss Next Year

Jesse Cooper

September 30, 2018

Every year, Carmel invites artists from all around the world to partake in an event that they can show off their work. Dancers, Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and more....

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Emily Carlisle and Grace Xu

September 21, 2018

This weekend, Carmel plans to host its 21st annual Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF). The festival will consist of over 130 juried artists, food vendors, entertainment, as well as an “Art Rocks!” party on Saturday evening. Joan Cimino, vice president of CIAF, introduced CHS to the festival...

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

Isabella White

September 21, 2018

After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to junior Vivian Werstler. From depictions of figures playing sports such as soccer and baseball to abstract...