Tuesday, August 31, 2010


i really like to draw comics.

emily :3
I've been meaning to make a collage for my Art 3 class about my current job at Rue21. I haven't collected enough material to fill up the space but I'm trying to scope out the place and find some cool stuff to put on it. Right now I have some of the fragrance boxes that we have and cut them up a little bit. I also borrowed some price stickers, but it's still not enough. I work today so hopefully I'll find something interesting to add to it.

- Amber

Sunday, August 29, 2010

van gogh

Here is a link to a series discussing the life and work of Vincent van Gogh.  The series is called "The Power of Art" and has several other notable artist documented as well.  Enjoy!

This is just part one.  There are six parts total.

Friday, August 27, 2010

book art

this is part of a collage that i started on a wall in my room over the summer. i wanted lots of color because my room seems so dark. i brought the rest of the books to school for our art class to use. i have record covers for my next project.

emilee c:

Monday, August 23, 2010

Top Ten Artists and Youtube

Welcome to the Ballard Memorial Art Department Blog called "The Art Bomb".  This blog documents the creative process of my art students throughout their artistic experiences.

This is a top ten list of the most celebrated artists of all time based on artcyclopedia:
1. Pablo Picasso
2. Vincent van Gogh
3. Leonardo da Vinci
4. Claude Monet
5. Henri Matisse
6. Salvador Dali
7. Rembrandt
8. Andy Warhol
9. Georgia O'Keeffe
10. Michelangelo

Here is a link to a series of videos on youtube about the life of Pablo Picasso:

Each week I plan to feature another artist.  So keep posted.

As for my art students, so far we have discussed altered books and pages from discarded books to create narrative works from.  This week end they created mood boards to decide what portfolio path to take.  There are two portfolio choices: 2-D or Drawing.  For the next five weeks, the students will be "playing" creatively with various media addressing several themes from each portfolio.  Photos coming soon!