Middle school holds annual art show

Art teacher Tamara Burns’ seventh grade class answered questions on the middle school art show. The pieces in the art show ranged from print making, to digital, drawing, painting, and mixed media.

In the eighth grade classes, students were given a random book page and were assigned to choose a certain word on that page and create a visual image describing it. Most students filled the whole page to their advantage. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
In the eighth grade classes, students were given a random book page and were assigned to choose a certain word on that page and create a visual image describing it. Most students filled the whole page to their advantage. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Annalise Mora makes her final decision on what painting is her favorite. At the end of the year, for their final project, Burns assigned her class to create an original accordion book of specific pieces they have made throughout the year. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Annalise Mora makes her final decision on what painting is her favorite. At the end of the year, for their final project, Burns assigned her class to create an original accordion book of specific pieces they have made throughout the year. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Eve Feuerbach and Meredith Wolf write their opinions about the sixth grade graphic design pieces. The students use the program Adobe Illustrator to create different graphic design pictures. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Eve Feuerbach and Meredith Wolf write their opinions about the sixth grade graphic design pieces. The students use the program Adobe Illustrator to create different graphic design pictures. Credit: Phoebe Savje for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Burns further explains a specific question on the worksheet to one of her students. This year Burns focused on the main topics of print making, lines and shapes in motion, sequential art cartooning, and 3D perspective. Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Burns further explains a specific question on the worksheet to one of her students. This year Burns focused on the main topics of print making, lines and shapes in motion, sequential art cartooning, and 3D perspective. Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Rebecca Shan gazes at a pastel drawing of empty glass bottles. This project was taught for the students to practice their shading techniques in making different items look 3D. Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Rebecca Shan gazes at a pastel drawing of empty glass bottles. This project was taught for the students to practice their shading techniques in making different items look 3D. Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Student Emma Dizio fills out the print making section of her provided worksheet. Every year Burn share withs her students her background knowledge of print making.  Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Student Emma Dizio fills out the print making section of her provided worksheet. Every year Burn share withs her students her background knowledge of print making. Credit: Laura Fitzgerald for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Twins, Hannah Saulnier and Emily Saulnier are both in Caroline Epp’s sixth grade art class. Both are very talented artists, yet their styles are very different. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Twins, Hannah Saulnier and Emily Saulnier are both in Caroline Epp’s sixth grade art class. Both are very talented artists, yet their styles are very different. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seventh grader Emma Lacey jots down notes about her favorite student artwork. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade classes spent a class touring the art show and took notes on their peers’ work. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seventh grader Emma Lacey jots down notes about her favorite student artwork. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade classes spent a class touring the art show and took notes on their peers’ work. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Eighth grader, Kayley Wright put her artistic skills to use when given the assignment to create a drawing of an endangered species. Some students who were also given this assignment in seventh grade received awards for their work. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Eighth grader, Kayley Wright put her artistic skills to use when given the assignment to create a drawing of an endangered species. Some students who were also given this assignment in seventh grade received awards for their work. Credit: Ainsley McLaughlin for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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