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Design Articles

Graphic Design Classes Learn Screen Printing

Last month Mr. Gonzales’ Graphic Design II class visited Ink Lounge, an amazing boutique studio in Denver dedicated to screen printing. Each student had the opportunity create a custom one color t-shirt design. The students took a Beginning Ink workshop which covered the basics of screen printing on fabric where upon completion they would be… [more]

Scholastics Art & Writing competition names 7 award winners from Valor Christian

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens, are now accepting submissions from students across the country in grades 7–12. For 93 years, the Awards, presented by the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, have identified the early promise of some of our nation’s most… [more]

Deck the Hallz 2013 & 2014

Deck the Hallz, a skateboard design project, is in its second year. In 2013, Drawing & Painting students created murals spanning multiple decks, while Graphic Design students created imagery they applied to the skateboard decks with adhesive vinyl. As a fundraiser for a Denver-based charity, one student’s design was chosen to be made into a… [more]