Sunday, December 12, 2010

Another iPad painting, I really like iPad paintings.

This is an iPad finger painting using Inspire Pro app. I kinda want an iPad.


These are my cups glazed a second time. Hopefully, please please please, they'll come out looking good.


Sunday, December 5, 2010

I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS CUP. i want to make a cool abstract thing.
i thought these were cute. :3

this is one of the cups in the series of six cups that i've been making the past couple of weeks. they've been glazed, but i wasn't really satisfied with the first time it was glazed. I reglazed them and we'll see what they look like after they get fired a second time!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


This is the unfinished slab that would end up making my mold. I decided not to use my mold in making my series of 6 cups. It's very time consuming, but I like the finished product.

This is my sculptural cup. I made it after my favorite character in one of my favorite shows, Phineas and Ferb. I think he turned out pretty well. I need to fix his tail on the other side of the cup. Also, when I was trying to take the picture his eyelid fell off. You can't really tell, but that will need to be fixed too before it gets fired.

- Amber

Exam Games

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

series of six!

three out of the six of my unfinished series of six cups for our mug sale at etceteras. i'm ready to finish them!!$&@^*#!


Sunday, November 14, 2010

Art:21 Series

PBS has put together several interesting artistic videos with various themes.  There are several to watch.  Watch one and write a reflection statement paper about the one you chose.  

Your paper should be type written and double spaced in 12pt times new roman font.  

A reflection statement answers the following questions:
1. Describe why you selected this particular video and how it addresses the theme.
2. Who were the artists in the video and explain their processes.
3. Describe what you learned as a result of this video. 

Your reflection statement is due my Monday November 22nd.  

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


 i made crayola brand cookies. they taste how you would expect. that's okay tho.
- emilee
A giant monkey made of flip-flops was erected in São Paulo, Brazil, ahead of Pixel-Show 2010, an international art and design conference.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Halloween Weekend 2010

Halloween Weekend 2010 has allowed me to be creative in my favorite way: with clothes and makeup. We went to see Rocky Horror Picture show at Maiden Alley and Sunday was Halloween, but neither were as elaborate or more fun than the Zombie Walk.

- Emilee

Monday, October 25, 2010


I've seen two plays in the past week. Alice in Wonderland and The Diary of Anne Frank, both of which I was really impressed with the set. I worked on set design for the Wizard of Oz in 9th grade and I had a lot of fun with it. Maybe I could pursue some kind of career in theatre, but behind the scenes, of course.

Also, I finished glazing my "metal" cup and I'm excited to see it. Pictures soon!


Sunday, October 17, 2010


I was feeling festive this weekend so I decided to carve a pumpkin

Here's mine and Preston's pumpkins on the back porch.

THEN we made festive cupcakes!

(You can't really tell that it's orange icing, but it is!)

Friday, October 15, 2010

Painting pt. 2

i added her dress today and touched up the veil more. i want more texture in her dress.

Panting pt. 1

this is the portrait i've been working on in art 4. i have to paint her dress and think about the background.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Typography Student Works

Here are some of the best examples of our second project in art this semester.  Students had to select an image to recreate using just text.  Emphasis was placed on font style, size, and boldness.  Art II students used just a gray scale, while Art III students had to incorporate color into their images. Overall, I am pleased with these students abilities and talents.


The Chicago skyline from the Field Museum steps.
Paul Lorenz with "October", an installation about time and place created with ice and ink on canvas. Lots of fun to watch this in person.
My artistic totems.  Each totem represented the artist participating in the show.  One totem did not "survive" and the artist was included  in the installtion with slip on the floor in her silhouette.

Pauls ice explosion after the ink was poured over the ice block.

Helene Davis' fiber art installation.
John Romang's resin light box installation.

Gretchen Smitch "City of Biblical Proportions".  This installation was created using the entire bible ripped apart and dipped in wax.  She is a coal miners daughter and the coal in the installation deals with how much one person uses in a single day... half a ton worth! 

The entire group! 

Monday, September 27, 2010

more cups and teapots!

last friday, the multimedia and journalism classes went to murray state for some workshops.

during some free time, i discovered a really cool art exhibit. i didn't think to write down names, but i got some quick shots for art class.

each cup or teapot was made too look like it was made of metal, wood, and electrical wire. it reminded me a lot of my cup and teapot. :)

- emilee
I've been working on this painting in art for awhile and I couldn't really figure out what I wanted to paint after I got finished with the background. My friend suggested a flower, so I tried to paint a flower. That idea didn't work out very well, so I painted over it. After a taking a test over the Scarlet Letter in my previous class, I decided to paint the cover of the book. It's pretty awesome. I'm excited to see how to comes out.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Saturday after working, some of my friends and I decided  to hit up Etcetera's that night. Of course, I got the usual smores bar and hot mocha. Too much chocolate for this little lady, but oh well. It's oh so delicious. I checked out some of the art work there since we might have a show there this year. Tilghman was having a show there and I saw one students art that was pretty neat. It was from her 2D portfolio and it was just close up pictures of candy where you couldn't really tell what kind of candy it was, but you still knew it was candy. It was pretty neat looking.

Monday, September 20, 2010


i'm excited to get to second block today, so i can continue working on my OCTOPUS COFFEE CUP. i love love love love working with clay!
-emily :]

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Here is one image of Gabrielle Meyer's camera obscura project she did last weekend.  Gabrielle is Studio A.I.R.'s latest artist in residence in Lowertown Paducaha.  

At the Yeiser Art Center-
A sense of mystery is inherent in an exhibition of paintings by Anne Bagby and prints by Christina Bartsch at the Yeiser Art Center. Bagby’s paintings explore the relationships we have with the world and with ourselves and with who we want the world to think we are. Bartsch’s etchings are about socialization of children and the process involved when young children are becoming aware of society and learning how they are expected to behave.
Working in structured formats, Bartsch juxtaposes graphically drawn objects using bold lines beside organic, imaginary space.
Bagby’s paintings play with the boundaries between design and texture.
The Art Club has also gotten national recognition and is now affiliated with the National Honors Art Society.  Get those posters up advertising your position for officers!!!  
So much to do and so little time.  

Saturday, September 18, 2010


we started working on making our cups in art. i'm soo excited. i'm making a cup to match my teapot.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Today, while sitting in the most boring and most ridiculous class ever I noticed that the cover of the book that I'm being forced to read is very interesting. Instead of listening to the nonsense I have to listen to every other day, I decided to draw it. It turned out to be super fly. Also, when I was finshed and STILL didn't want to listen, I decided to sketch my future home from a house I explored this previous weekend. It was very small, and quaint. Then I realized that Hubert (The guy that lived in the house) didn't have any bathrooms or big enough closets to hold half of my clothes. So, planning my future home is on hold right now until I figure out how to fit in a big closet and bathrooms into Hubert's house plans.


My advanced art students were asked to create a self portrait in a interesting way to show emotion and character.  Here is an example of previous student work.
Hope you guys had a great weekend!  I sure have been busy...