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

Junior Shannon Xie paints on a sheet of plastic hung from the ceiling. She said she likes doing both digital and traditional painting, with her traditional art pieces being mainly oil and acrylic paintings.

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...

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

Sophomore Shannon Xie works on the finishing touches of her acrylic artwork during art cWlass. She said she is extremely picky with which types of paints she uses and usually brings them from home.

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...