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How To: Acrylic Flow Painting

Braedon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2018


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Artwork In Downtown Dallas

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The Art of Repurposing

The Art of Repurposing

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under News

In 2013, the U.S. generated around 254 million tons of trash and only about 34.3 percent of it was recycled. This is equal to each person throwing away about 4.6 pounds of waste everyday. Many in the Garland community are starting to accumulate items they already have, or can find, and repurpose them...

Earl Chukwu

Earl Chukwu

Elena Gary, Designer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"[The hardest class I've ever taken] was Art 1, the basic like middle-school level art. I couldn't draw, I couldn't do anything. I didn't fail, but it was hard for me. I had Mrs. Milton [at Jackson], and she was pretty cool. We watched Despicable Me a lot, but you know I still sucked at art," Earl Chukwu,...

Raider Art Goes to Big Apple

Raider Art Goes to Big Apple

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features

As Skutt, a company responsible for making pottery wheels, ceramic kiln and glass kilns announced a Peep Show contest for students to create functional ceramic peephole plug that fits into a kilns, students were eagerly getting to work with their pieces for the contest. A peephole and plug play many...

Makeup: the love of a high school girl

Makeup: the love of a high school girl

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features

Winged eyeliner, pink blush and highlighter are the few things that sophomore Elena Gary values. Gary loves Benefit’s ‘They’re Real!’ eyeliner, Urban Decay’s All Nighter Primer Spray, Cody Airspun powder or any Maybelline lipstick. When it comes to makeup, Gary believes it is art in and of...

New Staff Members: Intro

New Staff Members: Intro

Miranda Molina, Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features

Thirty new staff members joined the school in August. Future Teacher Internship teacher Hannah Atmar and ceramics and sculpture teacher Stephanie Shaffer each had their own reasons for choosing their current positions. RE: Why did you take this job? A: Last year was my first year teaching; I really...

High school designer making professional money

High school designer making professional money

Miranda Molina, Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features

It starts with a sketch and will end with a paycheck. Senior Rachel McIntosh has been designing a logo for a chiropractor who will pay her $500 once the logo is finished. Before working as a designer, McIntosh worked as a commission artist, someone who gets paid for their artwork. Her artwork first...

Artist unveils future

Artist unveils future

Beth Mauthe, Reporter

June 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Curious, bright green eyes stared back at her as her pencil strokes glided across the page, creating a face to accompany the glittering eyes. Her emotions and excitement swelled within her as she colored each detail to its perfect hue and looked forward to a future in continuing doing just what she loves...

Art smart

Anahi Castro, Editor-in-chief

September 5, 2014


Filed under Features

For junior Cesar Godinez, art is simply not a hobby. Art has allowed him to overcome the difficulties he was forced to experience during his early childhood. Godinez first got interested in art through his second cousins. “He drew spectacularly,” Godinez said. “It was interesting to me and I...

Student artist selected in TVAA schowcase

Student artist selected in TVAA schowcase

Nayely Vallejo

June 1, 2014


Filed under News

After finishing up a class assignment senior Monica Moncada would have never known that her pink- striped Doodle Jump looking character would be anything more than just a grade. Moncada was one of two student who creations were put into a Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA) competition. According...