Art potpourri

Since somewhat less than half of our program students (December, 2021) are currently able to come on campus due to continuing COVID-19 protocols, we primarily rely on the ability of most students to take photos or to scan their artwork and send it in.  Most photos arrive as phone picture images, although a few arrive […]

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How our faces have changed!

Somewhat more than a year ago, the class worked on a project to draw a self portrait. This Fall we have revisited the idea with a twist. The current project was to draw a self portrait with big eyes, a more abstract concept. The challenge was to still make the finished picture evoke the artist. […]

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Trees and More!

At the end of our summer session, we experimented with a silhouette tree on a drawn mosaic background. Students produced some lovely efforts. When On Track started back in session after the brief Summer break, we began a more complex landscape project where one element was added each week in class. It began with a […]

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Halloween Themes

October is the month of Halloween, so we worked on some projects with suitable subjects. There’s something about the spirit of this particular day that inspired everybody to create their best spooky effects. We hope you enjoy them! Click on any image below to see it full size.

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Branching Into Landscapes

In Art class over the past year, we have done projects of various subjects, explored different styles and experimented with pencils, ink, markers and paint . Here are some of our landscape efforts for your enjoyment. Left to right and top to bottom, the following artwork is by Alma, Quint, Jonathan and David.

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Another Day at The Veranda

Our last Summer outing of 2021 took place on July 7th back at The Veranda shopping center in Concord, California. Those attending were students Alma, Keilani, Glen, David, Sharon, Christine B., Ernesto, Mauricio and Tommy. and staff Cami, Bev, Kat (not pictured) and Dana. The weather was perfect–not hot and with a nice, cool breeze! […]

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Color

Vibrant color makes artwork pop. Here are some student art projects that make wonderful use of color. Click on any picture to open the gallery and view pictures full size.

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And Now for a Little Poetry

As much as we love to share our On Track students’ artwork, they have many other talents. One of those is written creativity, and we have been exploring poetry recently. Most people think they cannot write poetry, so never try to develop that outlet for expressing their emotions and thoughts. However, in reality, writing poetry […]

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Return to Todos Santos!

On June 23rd On Track students met at Todos Santos Plaza for the first time since before the pandemic. We all enjoyed the day! We ate lunch, played games, talked and just enjoy being outdoors for the day. Students who were able to come to this outing were: Alma, Keilani, Glen, Christine B., Ernesto, Zach, […]

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First Trip Since COVID!

On June 9th, some of us were finally able to get back together in person at The Veranda shopping center in Concord, California. We did err on the side of caution by all staying masked, but nevertheless, students and staff alike were almost giddy with the joy of seeing each other in real life again.

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