Final Exams

As in years past, our final exam for the Foundations of Studio Art class consists of an independent project designed by the students themselves. My goal is that each student sets out to explore their personal art interests. This means they can re-visit any of the materials, techniques, and themes we have explored during the... Continue Reading →

Volunteerism

At Stone Ridge we strive to teach our students the importance of helping those in need. Whether it is our community's elderly, homeless, children, our animals friends, or the environment, serving is treated as an opportunity to make the world a better place. In fact, the social action program at Stone Ridge was one of... Continue Reading →

Collaging for Paint’s Sake!

In Foundations of Studio Art we have started our portrait studies in collage. The main objective behind this project is to teach my students the importance of value in creating depth, basic proportions of the human face, and creating thoughtful artwork from observation. The idea was that this would make┬átheir future painting endeavors easier. I... Continue Reading →

Finished Ceramics

Finally we got what we had be waiting for... OUR FINISHED PLATES AND CLOCKS. Those girls who had requested the clock mechanisms got the chance to instal them in their clocks, and they actually worked! Also, a lot of careful and hard work with the new glaze payed off. Our plates and clocks turned out... Continue Reading →

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