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Finite tools, Infinite possibilities

Finite tools, Infinite possibilities

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

A majority of visual art programs for phones and tablets come at a cost, whether it’s a monetary charge in order to use the software or limited access to the "full version" tools. While Infinite Painter does set restrictions on the complex features of the app, restricting full access after a seven-day trial, ...

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Top 10 of 2018

At the end of each year, we reflect on what that year has provided for us. We make lists of favorite movies, events, albums, video games, and even memes from the year. Despite all that is created,  much of the traditional art goes unnoticed, unless you regularly haunt museums. I love these ten p...

Introvert-ED: “Holiday Cookies”

by Spencer Derrenberger, Cartoonist

December 6, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Introvert-ED

The third installment of the "Introvert-ED" series. This time, it's a holiday special! ...

Inktober 2018: The drawing challenge hones artists’ skills

Inktober 2018: The drawing challenge hones artists’ skills

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

October is a month of favorites: Halloween, the annual pumpkin spice phenomenon, and Inktober. Jake Parker started the Inktober challenge in 2009 by posting his art on Instagram, and the activity gained popularity. In 2013, a total of 100,000 artists posted more than 1.3 million pieces over the course of 31 days....

If you don’t credit artists, you are a thief

If you don’t credit artists, you are a thief

by Spencer Derrenberger and Elizabeth Anderson

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

Have you ever experienced a theft?  Not your wallet--a theft of your art. Imagine this: You create a piece of art and you consider it your absolute best work. You are so proud of this masterpiece that you decide to post it on social media. Slowly, you gain likes and even a few positive comments ...

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

On September 13, the creative writing class learned how to bullet journal as their warm-up activity for class. The goal was to try a new way to organize thoughts and brainstorm while writing. Bullet journaling was created in 2013 by digital product designer and author Ryder Carroll, who wanted a to find a soluti...

Tomfoolery: Brain

Tomfoolery: Brain

by Nick Titus, Guest Reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Tomfoolery

News for May 24, 2018

by Lancer Media

May 24, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements

If you did not pick up your pre-ordered yearbook Monday during lunch, please stop by room A206 to pick it up. Extras will go on sale June 6 after school for $85. There will be a National Art Honor Society Members meeting for all students interested in joining for next year. After school in A211 tod...

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