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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Public Art Club officers and members work on their mural on Jan. 21. Photo used with permission from Judy Schulze.

Upcoming mural by public art club beautifies campus

Lilly Wu, Opinion Editor February 12, 2024

What you need to know: The Public Art Club is painting a mural on the large metal storage container in the art wing Officers and members have been working on the mural during lunch and tutorial,...

Students in AP 2-D Art create lengthy and detailled portfolios to demonstrate their technical and artistic growth throughout the duration of the course. Typically, these portfolios contain a theme that and each piece depicts a greater message in relation to this concept. Photos used with permission from Hannah Liaw, Annabel Qin and Medha Lolayekar

AP 2-D art students receive perfect scores on AP exam

Crystal Zhu, Staffer December 11, 2023

  Three students received perfect scores on AP 2-D Art and Design portfolios during last year's AP exams. All three artists had measurably different approaches to their work: Junior...

Robert bonds with his grandmother through origami folding despite their language barrier.

Unfolding dreams

Robert Yu, Staffer November 6, 2023

According to Japanese folklore, it is believed that by folding a thousand paper cranes, a person’s dreams would be granted. This is known as “Senbazuru,” a superstition that has inspired since the...

Over the years, the meaning of art has changed from classical art to with limiting rules to more open-minded demonstrations of beauty.

Drawing the line between art and abstraction

Amanda Jin, Staffer November 6, 2023

Classical art From the ancient Greeks and Romans, classical art became prominent, and it continued to influence art produced in the following centuries while becoming the standard. For this style, there...

Katie Chung finds vending at craft fairs with friends and running her small business to be a gratifying experience, and she feels lucky that she gets to share her art with new people.

Alumna Katie Chung expands Hua Studios to local craft fairs

After numerous years of running her Etsy business, Hua Studios, Class of 2023 alumna Katie Chung decided to bring her products, including keychains, small photo frames and stickers, to the booths of craft...

Samir Mehra spends hours on Blender to create colorful, intricate animations.

Samir Mehra blends art and technology

Maple Leung, Staffer April 10, 2023

Colors swirl across the screen as junior Samir Mehra finishes his sixth hour on Blender, forming intricate animations, whether they be pieces of work that detail the impacts behind social media use or...

12 rings made by students during 3D Design 2’s metalworking unit were stolen from the art wings display cabinet.

Art display case ransacked by unidentified thief

Sarah Zhang, Staffer March 10, 2023

On Jan. 17, 3D Design teacher Charlotte Kruk discovered that her second-period students’ hand-made rings were stolen from the glass display case in the art wing hallway. In her 25 years teaching at Lynbrook,...

Ankita Chatterjee wears wings made from To Kill a Mockingbird pages.

Ankita Chatterjee sculpts her representation of society

Tanika Anbu, Staffer February 6, 2023

Equipped with Photoshop and her trusty camera, senior Ankita Chatterjee spends months bringing the artistic vision brewing in her sketchbook and notebook margins to life, communicating critical messages...

Elizabeth Cheng poses with crayons, showing her love for art.

My art and me

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

In the middle of the summer before my senior year, I laid in bed, the same moving frames playing over and over again in my mind. I saw myself running, panting, falling. Flat on the ground, completely expressionless. ...

AI art: Where is the line drawn?

AI art: Where is the line drawn?

Amy Liu and Anirudh Seshadri October 10, 2022

the Epic staffers Amy and Anirudh discuss the recent rise in AI-generated artworks and test their skills in discerning art created by AI and humans.

A quick scroll through Instagram displays the fruits of Suanna Zhong’s artistic labor — mixed media paintings, collages, photography and clothing pieces fill her page and embrace viewers’ eyes with a coherent mosaic of warm tones.

She who does everything

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor March 8, 2022

The rumble of the sewing machine, the squeak of the marker and the click of the camera shutter form the daily melody of senior Suanna Zhong’s life. A quick scroll through Instagram displays the fruits...

Students paint a mural featuring a puppy with a fall-themed background

Murals bring fall and winter spirit to campus

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

Skiing skeletons, a fall-themed puppy and a spooky viking boat. Public Art Club is working on three murals to hang around campus to spread seasonal cheer this winter. The first mural is of a viking...