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A True Masterpiece of a Night

A True Masterpiece of a Night

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2016


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...

Bailey Carpenter Earns Recognition at National Level for Photography

Bailey Carpenter Earns Recognition at National Level for Photography

April 25, 2016


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

Congratulations to Bailey Carpenter, who recently earned a Scholastic Arts and Writing silver medal for photography at the national level. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, founded in 1923, have become the nation's most comprehensive program of its kind. Each year thousands of students subm...

Artistic Talent on Display

Artistic Talent on Display

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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...

Winter Sundays

Winter Sundays

Nola Thomas

April 13, 2016


Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Every day, you’re living another life But I live a thousand   Watching the tail-swing of leaves dash in between spiraled oak trees And swoop down in an abundant stir Of leaves and gradual repertoire Of incandescent thoughts, alongside blue bloods, incandescent leaves Incan...

Masked

Masked

April 13, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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,...

National Scholastic Competition Winners

National Scholastic Competition Winners

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

National Scholastic Competition Gold: Kendall Bernard Lauren Burns Bailey Carpenter Gabriela Johnson Nick Johnson Sarah Kuennen Mukti Patel Margaret Weinhold Addie White Silver: Marlena Ashby Emily Ashman Kelly Bernard Lauren Burns Kylie Call Madeline Dutton Azareese Ghattas ...

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Dominique Spencer

February 19, 2016


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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