The Orion

Student artists connect with campus through still portraits

Gloria Abbate closely studies the features and form of the model, Kijeong Jeon during the open studio portrait drawing session on Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

February 27, 2019

I had the eyes of the entire class on me. No small movements could be made during the 15-minute time period. As I sat emotionless, the only sound was the diligent scratching of over a dozen pencils. Every feature on my face was judged. This is the experience one goes through as a model for a live po...

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Eli Grusin, left, and Tyler Munstock, right, draw the Ring Roll sculpture on campus as part of an art class on March 29. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Martin Chang

March 30, 2018

Eli Grusin, left, and Tyler Munstock, right, draw the Ring Roll sculpture on campus as part of an art class on March 29.

Once upon a scene: drawing in the 360

(From left to right) Patty Huerta, Jazmin Gonzalez, Mai Thao and Madison assembling all moving parts of their

Alejandra Solorio

September 18, 2017

On the first day of class, J. Pouwels, Foundation Coordinator and faculty of the Department of Art and Art History, assigned arts 325/425 (Intermediate and Advanced Drawing) an introductory project designed to move away from the ease of a pencil and sketchpad. Instead of assigning a study of objects...

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