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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...

Electrical boxes add a splash of colorful artwork to San Jose’s streets.

Student artists paint life into San Jose’s streets

Chelsea Lee, Design Editor December 7, 2021

On daily drives and evening walks, local residents find art ranging from scenic snow-capped mountains to a giant book. Local student artists are the visionaries behind these pieces, thinking outside of...

Sanskriti performers show off traditional South Asian songs and dances.

Sanskriti celebrates South Asian culture

Amishi Chandra, Staffer December 7, 2021

For the first time ever, the American Indo Student Association hosted Sanskriti, a showcase dedicated to classical South Asian art forms such as carnatic music, bharatanatyam and kathak. Held on Nov. 19...

Kruk models her wearable art sculptures: “Fly for Peanuts,“ a flight attendant uniform made of peanut packages, “Traje de Luces,” a costume made of M&M wrappers and “Lady Lifesaver: Race for the Covid cure,” a nurse outfit made of Lifesavers candy wrappers.

From scraps to sculptures: Kruk’s wearable art

Christy Yu, Writer December 9, 2020

With her creative dresses made of wrappers, parts from trophies and packaging paper from airplane snacks, art teacher Charlotte Kruk uses artistic skill and imagination to turn what others see as garbage...

Students continue to learn art despite not being in person.

Art teachers bring the art classroom to students’ homes

Allison Hsieh, Writer October 7, 2020

To many students, art classes play a unique role in their school schedule. It gives them a break from the lecture-based classroom and encourages them to display individuality through their own work. When...

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