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The Rewards of Woodworking

Jun 17, '18

Arts are important to everyone, as there are many facets to the world of art, from theatre, to culinary, to visual or creative arts. Everyone loves to look at, or create amazing art. One area of art that is visually able to amaze viewers is woodworking. Woodworking is an art that focuses on making incredible creations. Brentwood’s Woodworking...

At Play With Clay

Jun 16, '18

We sit on the blue and white metal stools in front of your wheel. The familiar smell of clay is a secondary sense as you're overwhelmed by the exuberance of the pottery studio. Cheerful chatter continually fills the room with productive positivity. Callum BC, Privett ‘20, describes it: “The tranquility of the studio soothes the mind and induces a...

3D Art and Sculpture

Jun 12, '18

Your first impression when you walk into the art room is that it looks like a small artistic apartment, so you feel like you’re home. The atmosphere makes you happy. All around the room works of art created by other students from a long time ago are on display. The view from the classroom is incredible. The ocean, mountains, and trees are visible,...

Art Foundations

May 27, '18

Every other day, students from grades nine through twelve indulge themselves in the peaceful and inspiring art, Art Foundations. Mr Luna states that “Art Foundations creates an introduction to materials, which are profound learning tools.” Art Foundations allows the typical student to be surrounded in an inviting and pleasing environment, where...

The Superior Art Class

May 25, '18

If you think you have fun in your art blocks, think again, for 2D Foundations is the superior arts choice. 2D Foundations with Mr Luna is always an interesting and eventful class. Whether the event of the day is Mr Luna dropping a mug, a student shattering a palette, or an intense conversation about the color magenta - there’s always something...

3D Pottery

May 24, '18

3D Pottery is a great opportunity that Brentwood offers as an option on an arts afternoon. Students start off by handbuilding to get the feel for the clay. Students learn to sculpt in different ways by making mugs, stamps, candle lanterns, etcetera. After learning the techniques of handbuilding, they learn about glazing. Brentwood has a wide...

3D Art and Sculpture

May 14, '18

Your first impression when you walk into the art room is that it looks like a small artistic apartment, so you feel like you’re at home. The atmosphere makes you happy; all around the room a lot of art work done by other students a long time ago is on display. The view from that classroom is incredible: ocean, mountains and trees - all perfect for...

Brentwood´s Best Drawers and Painters

May 13, '18

As the end of the year approaches, the drawing and painting crew worked like crazy to continue their final piece of the year. The final piece is a “free” painting - this means that the students can choose between painting a landscape, an animal, or making an abstract piece. Most projects in this class have been creating pieces inspired by...

Woodworking 101

May 10, '18

Every time I enter the Makerspace classroom my ears are serenaded with the humming symphony of machines whirring and slicing through wood like a hot knife through butter. On arts days many students pile in to learn the ways of woodworking from the master woodworker, Mr. Hunwick. Mr. Hunwick has thousands of hours of woodworking experience and is a...

Crazy for Theatre Production

Feb 19, '18

This year’s musical, Crazy For You, is being played for the second time in the Killy Theatre. As the cast of the show is busy practicing every day for the big show, behind the scenes, Mr Armitage’s backstage and lighting crew are also working long hours in preparation for the big show. Students from Theatre Production have volunteered for various...

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