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Q1 Reflection #6: “Fotografían a un 'unicornio asiático', uno de los animales más raros del mundo”

Este artículo hablando de un typo de animal más singulares de la Tierra, el saola. Debido a que son tan poco comunes, y bastante esquivos, el saola se conoce como el "unicornio asiático". Tambien, el saola se conoce como el "unicornio asiático" porque que tiene dos cuernos paralelos bastante cerca el uno del otro. 

En este semana, científicos capturaron imágenes de un saola en un forestal. Comentó William Robichaud, coordinador del Grupo de Trabajo del Saola de la Comisión de la Unión Internacional para la Supervivencia de las Especies de la Naturaleza "Estas son las fotografías más importantes de animales salvajes tomadas en Asia y quizá en el mundo, por lo menos durante los últimos diez años" en un comunicado de prensa del Fondo Mundial para la Vida Salvaje.

Muchos saolas se quedan atrapados en las trampas de alambre que los cazadores colocan para atrapar. Yo pienso que este es muy triste. Perro, el hecho de que científicos capturaron de un saola en un forestal significa saolas está en menos peligrosa. 

¡Yo pienso que este es increible! Me gusta animales mucho, especialmente animales extrañas como el saola. Yo creo que el saola es muy guapo y bonito. Estoy muy emocionado por los fotografías de los científicos capturaron de un saola un forestal. Me pregunto que otros animales extrañas yo no se en el mundo. Yo pienso que es mucho. Yo no quiero saber todos los animales en el mundo, porque yo pienso que es importante tener misterio en naturaleza. 

Me gusta el hecho de que no hay saolas en cautiverio. Me gusta pensar de el salvaje saola en naturaleza, sin jaulas o otros cosas de humanos.

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This logo is based off of something part of Homestuck. Technically, this is the image of Homestuck that the fans of it identify with. This is the universal Homestuck symbol. I was a bit sloppy with much of the coloring of the logo, but it was a very fun thing to do. This is the image where I based the picture I drew. Technically, this is sort of a copy a master picture. I could consider that I made one of those. In any case, I'm very proud of my piece of art and I will be happy if anyone who's a fan of Homestuck will identify with it.
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This was the first piece of art we were required to do. I'm not entirely pleased with how it turned out, but it was the first piece of art. I used charcoal in order to make the bicycle that we had to draw. I honestly think that this is the best bike I've ever drawn. Although it's not the exact copy of the bike I drew, its close enough. I enjoyed drawing this the first day...
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Knight of Space Cape

Knight of Space Cape--

This cape was what I decided to wear for Halloween along with my Knight of Space shirt. I made this with the help of a classmate. 

Many people don't know where this cape was from. This cape is based off of a concept from a webcomic, called Homestuck, created by Andrew Hussie. Here is the page where the mythological roles are explained. This is what I was trying to mimic. With the shirt, I'd look official, but I didn't have it on at the moment. The cape was made from this nylon material. I couldn't sew the things that needed to be sewn, so I stapled them together. Looking back at it, it wasn't the most stable thing I could have used, but I was runing on a time schedule and on low budget, so it was the best thing available.

All in all, I think this turned out great :)
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Laura De Jesus- Copy A Character

I chose to do Hello Kitty. I chose to do Hello Kitty because she is my favorite character and I always loved her. Drawing Hello Kitty was quite easy, much easier than I had expected.

The first is pencil.
The second is sharpie.
The third is in color pencil.
The fourth is in sharpie and color pencil. 
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Laura De Jesus- Copy A Master

I did Monet as my artist master. I chose Monet because he is one of my favorite artist, I find his work to be amazing and different. 

The first is in pencil.
The second is in sharpie.
The third is in color pencil.
The fourth is in color pencil and sharpie.
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Laura De Jesus- Art History

Laura De Jesus

Senior Class Art

Vincent Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot-Zundent, Netherlands. Van Gogh was known as a post-impressionist painter, in the 20th century. His art was among the lines of notable beauty, emotion, and color. Van Gogh had a mental illness, and was poor as well as unknown for the majority amount of his life. When Van Gogh was 15 years old he was forced to leave school and get a job. He worked with his uncle and then got transferred to a gallery in London. He fell in love with the English culture as well as a women named Eugenie Loyer. She rejected his marriage proposal and he soon turned his life to God. He had dreams of becoming a minister. But failed to follow the rules and things that came with what it took to be one. Giving up on being a minister, he moved to Brussels to become an artist. His younger brother Theo supported him finically. Van Gogh had a different out look on women. He had a “catastrophic” love life. He wanted women who had troubles because he felt like he could help them. Fell in love with his cousin, then moved to The Hague and fell in love with a prostitute named Clasina Maria Hoorick. She became his model, his companion, and his mistress. But soon left. In 1885 he began his first project, “Potato Eaters.” Van Gogh moved to Paris and lived his brother Theo. Moving out Van Gogh spent all his money on paint, living off bread, coffee and absinthe. He began to feel sick and somewhat strange. He sipped on turpentine and had eaten paint. Theo had paid someone to watch over Van Gogh , but he soon left. Van Gogh ran after Paul Gauguin with a razor. He cut off his ear, and paid for a prostitute named Rachel at the local brothel. “Keep this object carefully,” is what he told her. The police found him and took him to the hospital. He was admitted to the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence after the people had signed a petition stating they thought he was dangerous. On July 27, 1890, Van Gogh went out to go paint but this time he went with a loaded pistol. He shot himself in the chest but it did not kill him. On July 29,1890 Vincent Van Gogh died in the arms of his brother Theo. Today Vincent Van Gogh is considered to be the greatest Dutch painter after Rembrandt. He completed more than 2,000 works of art.

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Shannon Powers Art Q1

​This time around I did a whole lot of different things including copying characters and a lot of my own work. I also worked with oil pastel for the first time. 

First 7=Copy a character

Goofing off

MM Flower= Totally Bored

Ellyphant= Science and Society BM

Rose was traced 

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Q1 Reflection #8: “La impresionante revelación de Lady Gaga: "Fui adicta a la marihuana"”

Audrey Pham


Melanie Manuel

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La impresionante revelación de Lady Gaga: "Fui adicta a la marihuana"”

Lady Gaga es talentosa, bonita, loca cantante. Ella es muy diferente desde otro los cantantes porque de su estilo. Lady Gaga viste loca a veces en la etapa mientras que canta o camina fuera. A pesar de loca ropa, la música de Lady Gaga es exitoso y admiradores de ella aman Lady Gaga. Ella es sobresaliente cantante para muchos años. Lady Gaga tiene admiradores desde todo alrededor de el mundo. Ella es muy popular. Lady Gaga confesó recientemente ella estuvo adicta a la marihuana. Mucho admiradores están sorprendido. Todo el mundo es habla sobre Lady Gaga fumó marihuana. Aunque ella reclamó ella paró fuma marihuana. Lady Gaga aunque la razón por qué ella estuvo fuma marihuana es porque ella estuvo experimenta cirugía de cadera problemas. Ella estuvo en much dola y pena y resultó a adicta a la marihuana. Aprendí voy a nueva fumar marihuana porque es triste y yo sé quién hicieron lamenta finalmente. En mi opinión, entiendo por qué ella fumó marihuana porque ella es no perfecta. Ella es humana. Lady Gaga tiene problemas. Todos el mundo tienen problemas. Las personas poder con desde problemas en diferente perderse. Nadie es perfecto. Gente famosa es no perfecto porque nosotros estamos humanos.

"La Impresionante Revelación De Lady Gaga: "Fui Adicta a La Marihuana"" CNN En Espaol Ultimas Noticias De Estados Unidos Latinoamrica Y El Mundo Opinin Y Videos RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2013.
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Article #7: “British Airways se niega a embarcar a un joven que pesa 230 kilos”

Temperance Moore

Senorita Manuel

Este artículo es sobre un hombre y su padres quién tuvo sido rechazó de British Airways de embarcar porque él al que considera demasiado grande. Un hombre, de veinte y dos, pesa doscientos treinta kilos. El hombre recibido tratamiento de Chicago para un año y medio en un clínica para
desequilibrio hormonal. El artículo dije, “Desde finales de octubre, la familia ha vivido en un hotel en el aeropuerto de Chicago tras la negativa de la aerolínea británica a embarcar al joven (que se mueve en una silla de ruedas motorizada y necesita oxígeno continuo y supervisión médica). Según British Airways, resultó "imposible acomodar al pasajero de forma segura".” 
El padres de hombre fuimos muy enojado sobre el situación. Su madre dijo, “"Si pudieron llevarlo (de Francia a Estados Unidos) con este problema en clase turista, debería de haber una manera de traerlo de vuelta a casa en las mismas circunstancias para que continuara con su tratamiento médico", denunció la madre de Kevin en un canal de televisión local de la CBS.” Elegí este artículo porque el artículo pareció muy interesante. Está trista que algunos personas no pueden tabla aeropuertos porque de sus peso. Yo pienso sobrepeso personas deberían trataron por igual.  

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Copy a Character

​The character I chose to copy was Arthur by Marc Brown because growing up it was one of my favorite shows to watch and I still watch the show to date. I know that may seem childish but I love it so.

  • The first one is Arthur by Marc Brown
    The second one is my work in pencil
    The third one is my work in color pencil
    The fourth one is my work in sharpie
    The last one is my work in color pencil and sharpie
Art Blog Arthur Pencil
Art Blog Arthur Color Pencil
Art Blog Arthur Sharpie
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Copy a Master

The master I chose to copy was Pisanello, Cats

Here's my copy of his work below

  • The first one is Pisanello work
    The second one is my work in pencil
    The third one is my work in color pencil
    The fourth one is my work in sharpie
    The last one is my work in color pencil and sharpie
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Art History

The master I chose to copy was Piet Mondrian because I found out that he was one of the first people to do color block paintings which are one of my favorite types. While I was looking up his life story and some of his other work I found them very interesting and unique. It’s like they spoke to me in a way.

Piet Mondrian was born in Amersfoort, Netherlands on March 7,1872. As a young boy his family moved to Winterswijk in the east of the country where he was introduced to art at a very early age. His father Pieter Cornelius Mordriaan was a drawing teacher as well as his uncle Fritz Mondriaan.

In 1892, Mondrian entered the Academy of Fine Art in Amsterdam and began his career as a teacher in Primary Education, but he also practiced painting. Most of his paintings were landscapes of his native country such as , windmills, fields and rivers.

In 1911, Mondrian moved to Paris and changed his name by dropping an “a” from Mondriaan to show his departure from The Netherlands. While in Paris he was influenced by the Cubist style of Picasso and George Braque and this appeared heavily in his work. 

In 1938, Mondrian left Paris and moved to London. After the Netherlands were invaded and Paris fell in 1940 he left London for Manhattan, where he remained until his death. 

After his death, two Mondrian friends opened an exhibit known as “The Wall Works.” They have been exhibited twice sine Mondrian’s death at Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art (1983/1995-96), once in SoHo at the Carpenter + Hochman Gallery (1984), once each at Galerie Tokoro in Tokyo, Japan (1993), the XXII Biennial of Sao Paulo (1994), The University of Michigan (1995) and for the first time in Europe at the Akademie der Kunste (Academy of The Arts), in Berlin (February 22- April 22, 2007).

Below is his copy of his work, Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow and mines underneath.
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QUARTER 1 ART (E2)- Julian Makarechi

My name is Julian Makarechi, a junior at Science Leadership Academy. This quarter I have decided to further my art knowledge by taking Ms. Hull's advanced art class for the second year in a row. In her class i am allowed a lot of freedom is what I create. So, I decided to create three major pieces. Each piece of art has multiple steps. The first piece I did was too create four collages. For the first three collages I decided to put together a flag of my favorite sports team colors by using pictures of my favorite players on those teams. For my last one, i decided to be very abstract. I went through many sports magazines and cut out many things that I liked and put them all together in a unique way. The second piece I did was four different sketches of a character. I decided to use Patrick from Spongebob. First I sketched him out with pencil, then with a sharpie, then with colored pencils and finally with both sharpies and colored pencils.  For my third and final piece I decided to do research on my favorite artist and attempt to copy on of his or hers masterpieces. My favorite artist is Pablo Picasso so I gave a short biography of him and then tried copy his painting of his very own self portrait. 

Here is the link to all my sketches and collages:

Shown below are all my pieces of art this quarter and my biography of Pablo Picasso:

Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain on April 8, 1881. Pablo grew up in a home full of art. His father worked at a Fine Art school and was a curator. This inspired Pablo to go to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. Later, in 1901 he went to Paris to do experiments on new and never seen styles. Picasso started trying at some many different art forms, from Cubism all the way to Surrealism and was known for being a pioneer in in the 20th century. He met his wife, Olga Khokhlova, at a Russian ballet in Roma. They also had a child named Paolo, however they ended up separating in 1935. Picasso believed in peace and he expressed that in 1937 with one of his first masterpieces named Guernica. He painted just after Germany  bombed a city in Spain. Pablo Picasso continued to make political paintings and made a living off some of them. He was definitely one the most known and best artist of the 20th century. Picasso had the ability to relate to so many different cultures. While living in France, he went to a dinner party. That night he died and left behind a huge legacy. 

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Un Comienzo Nuevo

Si puediera vivir mi vida otra vez...

Trataría muchas cosas y comidas más.

Intentaría buscar un trabajo cuando soy más jöven para tener más dinero para viajar.

Sería la mejor persona que pudiera hacer.

Tendría más connecciones porque sería mas extrovertido.

Viajaría a mas lugares.

Estudiaría mejor para aprender mucho más.

Tomaría mi tiempo con todo para disfrutarlo.

Iría a más eventos para conocer muchas más personas.

Haría una programa de reciclar o algo en mi comunidad.

Hablaría con muchas personas, y lo más que puedo.

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Esto representa un comienzo nuevo. 

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El Lamento de el Hippo

Si pudiera nuevamente mi vida

No trataría de cometer más errores

Haría más.

Para mi cumpleaños diez solicitaría por un hipopótamo.

Y en mi vida nuevamente, tendría un hipopótamo.

El hipopótamo y yo sería amigos

Jugaríamos, hablaríamos, estudiaríamos

Si yo tendría un hipopótamo, sería amigos con muchas personas

¿Cuando tendrías un hipopótamo, quien no querría hablar con tu?

Y cuando el hipopótamo es viejo y enfermo, estaría con el hipopótamo.

Y yo hablaría con el familia y diría

“Tus padre hipopótamo fue un muy bien hipopótamo,

Fue un héroe”

Perro, yo no tengo un hipopótamo. 

Estoy Sólo. 

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Una Vida Otra Vez

Si pudiera vivir nuevamente mi vida,

Voy a sonrisía más

escucharía mas y hablía menos, para conocer personas diferentes

viajaría por todo el mundo

En la próxima aprendería más

ayudaría mas para cambiar algo malo

trabajaría menos 

entonces podia jugaría más 

sería mas abrierto para tratar cosas nuevos

Pensaría mas de mi vida.

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Una Vez Mas

​Si podría vivir nuevamente,
no escucharía mis dudas.

Yo vería las vistas,
y olería los olores.
Yo oiría los sonidos,
y contaría los colores.

Yo probaría cada sabor, 
y sentiría mis sentimientos.
Yo caminaría cada calle, 
y descubriría cada descubrimiento. 

​Si podría vivir nuevamente,
yo viviría mi vida.
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Yo podría libre

Si, yo podría volara

Iría a África

Montaría una jirafa de África

Yo iría a España

Correría con los toros

Yo iría a Italia

Comería espaguetis

Yo iría a Inglaterra

Pasaría el rato con “One Direction”

Iría a Fiji

Nadaría en la agua claro y azul

Haría viajar el mundo

Sin cargo

Relaxaría cuando estaba cansado solo

Si yo podría volara, yo podría libre

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Mi Nueva Vida

Si tubiera una nueva vida sería un perro
sería el duño de my sofa
Yo ayudaría a mi duoño porque el es mi amigo

Si  sería un perro
Comería todo y durmíera en todo los lados 
no haría nada malo porque yo sería amigo de todas las personas y animales.

Si fuera un perro haría lo que yo quiero, no tendría ningun problema
perros no tiene problemas solo duermen y comen comida
una dia talvez  sere un perro ​
porque los perros son cariñosos y bonitos
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