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Advanced artisans

Advanced artisans

Story by Kamryn Jean, Staff writer February 28, 2022

There often comes a group of talented students who flourish in the art studio. They are praised for being visionaries and commended for their astonishing ability to create what they have learned and what...

The logo for the internet challenge Inktober, which THS Art Club participated in this year

Ready, set, ink

Story by Zoe Rushing, Advertising editor November 19, 2021

On the first day of October, people from across the globe gather their pens and ink to begin drawing and posting their work for others to see. Over the course of a month, they will make a new piece everyday...

Amelia Stansbury works on one of her latest digital art pieces in class. After high school, Stansbury plans to teach art.

From canvas to screen

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer April 25, 2021

A girl sits in her art class as she diligently works and sketches out her next project with a unique design already planned in her mind. Hours later, a piece will emerge from the initial pencil sketch....

Many students across the campus have always considered art as nothing more than an extracurricular. However, if was a required core subject, there would be many benefits.

Paint it

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer January 21, 2021

For an hour a day students get to let their own individuality and creativity shine through as their own patience and skills are tested. Art can push them to create anything with only their own creativity...

Debbie Nicholas sits in front of her most recent painting shes been working on. Numerous other pieces of art are displayed throughout ARTS on Broad.

The art of retirement

Story by Cate Rounds, Editor in Chief July 12, 2020
After teaching for 37 years, with 20 of those years being at Texas High, art teacher Debbie Nicholas has retired. While some would take this time to settle down and take things slow, Nicholas packed up her paint brushes and jumped forth on a new project. The former art teacher took her skills and used them to open her own art gallery, ARTS on Broad, located in downtown Texarkana.
Photo Illustration by Bailey Groom

Self-taught stress relief

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer 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...

The race to VASE

The race to VASE

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor 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...

Graphic by Aislyn Echols

Drawing in the scares

Story by Aislyn Echols, staff writer 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....

On Oct. 25, artist Neal Harrington explains a print he created to the Texas High Art Club. Harringtons work is currently displayed downtown in the gallery at the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council.

Imprinting the arts

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor 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...

Judy McKinney paints on plexiglass to demonstrate the strokes oil paints make with brushes. McKinney offers private art lessons from her studio on Kennedy lane.

The art of creative careers

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer 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...

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Spiraling in the world of art

Story by Makenzie Hofert, staff writer 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...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Gordon

A desire to design

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer 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...

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