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LF-Memory

For our Who Am I? course, our assignment for Unit 2 was to recall a memory from our past and create a 800 word paper, describing the memory in full detail. The memory had to have metaphors and descriptive words, in order to capture the attention of the reader. During the process of recollecting my memory, I was proud Read More…

Civic Engagement Journal

In our Civic Engagement unit this year we worked on applying a certain value of GCE to create short films. Each film is very different from the others and displays one of the four values; Accountability, Autonomy, Purpose, or Gratitude. In our film we took two plastic figurines and made them come to life in Read More…

A Long but Satisfying Days Work

Civic Engagement is a four week term at GCE where we form into groups,work together on difficult projects and use the GCE goals through out our project. My group was the gratitude group, which was convenient because I learned a lot more about gratitude. I also learned that no matter the task as long as Read More…

Artist Statement :: Final Project (Lion’s Leap)

  For our final project in Art (the Great Pretender) we created moving sculptures to simulate our animal’s movement. We did this to learn more about kinetic sculptures, and put our knowledge into practice. I enjoyed this project and re-learned a few wood shop skills. Below is my artist statement and a few pictures/videos of Read More…

Ox in a Bottle

In my great pretender art class, I created a kinetic sculpture which is a sculpture that can move on its own. My sculpture was a egg in a bottle full of water. The way my sculpture works is that when you light a candle inside a bottle the candle would need oxygen, so it pulls in the egg and Read More…

This is my action project for Arts.The project I worked on was about a power animal and how I would make it move like a machine. I made a pulley system. It came out great it worked perfectly. What I learn was how my power animal moves and how to make it move like a machine. Read More…

Deep In The Air-MY

In my art class we built a kinetic sculpture. The sculpture was built our sculptures based out of an animal’s movement we chose. We did a blue print that had our sketches of our sculptures we built up. To learn more about my animal and my blue print please check out my artist statement with the blue Read More…

The Walk – JM

For my art class, we created sculptures that were intended to show that forms of life can be recreated that represented us through our power animals and there movement. The purpose of this piece was to show that there were other ways to connect to yourself and recreate yourself while representing it in a way Read More…

Art Final

For our final project in Kinetic Movement (Art), our goal was to design a piece of art that resembled a natural element in the way it moved.  My element was air, and I made a wind turbine.  We did this by first creating a blue print of what we wanted our art piece to look like.  I include the Read More…

“Simply Breezy” by Jazzy J

For my final project in my art class, I made a piece called simply breezy. The piece is strings of yarn hanging down from a front fan grid. This artwork is suppose to be mimicking the movement of a horse’s tail swaying back and forth. How I developed this idea was, I made a blue print Read More…