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Keys to Fine Art

Keys to Fine Art

Ellen Tucker and Sam Stenner
February 21
Filed under Showcase, Visual Arts

Congratulations to the following students who received Fine Arts Scholastic Key Awards. A number of students will have their work up for the Chesterfield County Public Schools ceremony at the Hull Street Technical Center on March 25th. The students who received Gold Key recognition will move on to compe...

Achievement in the Arts

Achievement in the Arts

Nabiha Rais and Merrill Livingston
January 25
Filed under News from the Classroom

Every year, Midlothian High School honors students who have made incredible advancements in the development of their art at Midlothian. On Wednesday, January 18, students who have demonstrated exemplary artistic efforts in and out of the classroom were inducted into the National Art Honor Society (...

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
September 23
Filed under Student Life

During a hot week in August, just days before school started, Senior Class Officers gathered gallons of paint and an endless number of brushes to create their parkingspot masterpieces. One of the privileges of being an officer is the ability for each to create his or her own unique parking spot that ref...

A True Masterpiece of a Night

A True Masterpiece of a Night

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief
May 16
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On Tuesday evening, May 10, 2016, AP art students showcased their art to the Midlothian community in the Open Commons. With various styles and types, including mixed media, 3D design, photo, and graphics. Many parents, former students, and siblings came to admire the work that the art students, both jun...

Artistic Talent on Display

Artistic Talent on Display

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
April 21
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On April 16th and 17th, teachers from throughout Chesterfield County displayed the best works of art made by their students. This year the Fine Arts Festival was held at Thomas Dale High School. Mrs. Myer, the 3D-design teacher, said, “My favorite part of the festival is setting the display up and watch...

Batman, Incorporated

Batman, Incorporated

Taylor Coy
April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

  Taylor Coy drew piece, titled Batman: Incorporated. He say, "The inspiration that helped me draw this first in pencil then in Pen drew from Frank Miller's classic graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns."  

Inception

Inception

Nola Thomas
April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Daisy once told me the rocks are stars. The sun is infinite emptiness eroding time and space, and we are but travelers finding our destination, our place, in a dying universe. And it was the wind that constructed the sky- an abysmal blue and billowing surface, veiling the black, au...

Run to Stand Still

Run to Stand Still

Marion Cline
April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Even as I hold my pen, I quiver. There’s an earthquake, a deep tremor, coursing through these dark blue veins. Frankly, I prefer thinking over writing, but when I’m too tired to think, when I feel the capillaries in my mind ready to burst, that is when I write. Writing has proven to be a physiological...

Masked

Masked

April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Do you know him? That boy in the back of your class The one who is too scared to talk to anyone, For fear of being laughed at? Do you know her? That girl who hides her tears behind her smile The one who never stops laughing, For fear she'll remember everything? Did you know he's tormented b...

The Grand Old Man

The Grand Old Man

Taylor Coy
April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

¨Dedicated to my grandfather, John McDonald.¨ His soul made of silver, His heart made of gold, His mind still sharp, Reciting the days of old. Despite having entered the years of his twilight, His attitude's still charming, his jokes, quite the delight. For you see, he is the grandfather, ...

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Julia DiMartino
April 8
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

It’s 9:48 pm; I can feel the liquid life aching through my micro-tubes encompassing my body. I set a pen on my lap and see it twitch with every beat that my drum stretched too tight dares to muster. It’s 9:54 pm, the telescopes through which show life, planted above my mountainous cheeks,...

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Dominique Spencer
February 19
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

Artists garner much from their work. Sculpture artists gain new ways to see the world by creating designs from what they enjoy, and painters gain a better understanding of their idea of beauty and wonder through painting. While talking to senior Cara Boim, the Midlo Scoop learned about an artist's life f...

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