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Self-taught stress relief

Self-taught stress relief

March 17, 2020

 A feeling of accomplishment rushes over her body as she finishes the last stitch. Thinking back to when she could barely finish one design, she stares at the embroidery she just completed in awe. Teaching oneself to do something can be difficult at times, but in the end, it is proof of what a pers...

The race to VASE

The race to VASE

February 20, 2020

Artists from Texas High will be traveling to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in the 26th annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event on Saturday, Feb. 20. Students had the opportunity to enter up to two pieces ranging from paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs. Judging will take place on site of the ev...

Drawing in the scares

Drawing in the scares

November 3, 2019

Inktober is an annual month long drawing challenge for any willing artist to accept during October. They follow a list of prompts and draw whatever their minds can conjure up based on that day’s prompt. Inktober officially started in 2009 when an artist, James Parker, started Inktober as a way of ch...

Imprinting the arts

Imprinting the arts

October 27, 2019

On Oct. 25, Art Club traveled downtown to the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council to learn about the process of printmaking. Artist Neal Harrington informed the students on how he creates his own pieces. Workshops were set up to allow the students to participate in hands on activities and rece...

The art of creative careers

The art of creative careers

October 8, 2019

Located between Texas High and the murky madness of real life lies a house that thrives on paint splatters and smiles. Colorful collections of assorted paint tubes line the cabinets of the home’s most spacious room. Previously white desks, now marked with a myriad of markers and crayons, stand prou...

Spiraling in the world of art

Spiraling in the world of art

September 18, 2019

His mind is twisting and his hands are steady. All these ideas just waiting to be spat out onto paper. The indecisive resolution on what piece to start on next. His ideas racing each other to be the next work of art that was created within him. The art that breaks the rules and the art that sets the...

A desire to design

A desire to design

May 1, 2019

The idea comes to her brain like a strike of lightning. The pencil touches the paper and her mind spills poetry onto the page. All of her attention is on the new piece she is creating. Her motivation holds her captive until she has finalized the wonder that fills her mind. The inspiration and talent that...

Battle of the arts

Battle of the arts

February 8, 2019

Students from all over Texas will come together to participate in a competition revolving around a specific hobby: art. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and other creative pieces will be brought to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in region 8. Many competitors will gather together in hopes that their wo...

Painting the town

Painting the town

January 25, 2019

Texarkana our community: exploring our identity through architecture. This is the theme that painting students utilized for downtown's art gallery. Texarkana’s Regional Arts and Humanities Council asked art students to participate in their art installment series Art Smart. Every few months, artists o...

Art club memorial mural

November 21, 2018

Scenery on a grand scale

November 21, 2018

Varieties of colors cover the wall. Flowers meticulously line the outside with a mixture of nature scenery. Purple and blue tints complement the surrounding area. This is the visionary piece the Art Club designed. The club volunteered to paint a mural in the staff break room of the Hospice of Texarkana. ...

A surreal experience

A surreal experience

February 27, 2018

On Saturday at Pleasant Grove High School, the Visual Arts Scholastic Event garnered attention from schools in different regions as they competed in the annual art competition. In total, there were 18 gold medals awarded to the 20 participants of the event— the most in multiple years. One student ...

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