Chalk Art

Students at Monte Visa Middle school work hard to make wonderful art. Photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers

 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers A SHADOW OF MYSELF- The shadow of eighth grader Sierra Binney, 13, shades her project as she uses a compass to draw perfect circles in her chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.


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A SHADOW OF MYSELF- The shadow of eighth grader Sierra Binney, 13, shades her project as she uses a compass to draw perfect circles in her chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers COLORFUL CAT- Seventh grader Manav Kanji, 12, works on his chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

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COLORFUL CAT- Seventh grader Manav Kanji, 12, works on his chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers IS THERE SOMETHING ON MY FACE? - Eighth grader Isabella Phillips, 14, takes a quick break from working on her chalk art project to take a look around during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.


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IS THERE SOMETHING ON MY FACE? – Eighth grader Isabella Phillips, 14, takes a quick break from working on her chalk art project to take a look around during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers BELLY UP TO THEIR EASEL- Eighth grader Caitlynn Lara-Lan, 14,(right) and seventh grader  Aaron Lavelle, 13, get into a comfortable position to work on their chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

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BELLY UP TO THEIR EASEL- Eighth grader Caitlynn Lara-Lan, 14,(right) and seventh grader Aaron Lavelle, 13, get into a comfortable position to work on their chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers GETTING THE BEAK PERFECT – Seventh grader Camryn Morey works on smoothing in the beak of the parrot chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.


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GETTING THE BEAK PERFECT – Seventh grader Camryn Morey works on smoothing in the beak of the parrot chalk art during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers DR. WHO?- Eighth grader Stephen Craver, 13, works on the face of the doctor on Dr. Who during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

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DR. WHO?- Eighth grader Stephen Craver, 13, works on the face of the doctor on Dr. Who during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

 RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers ON THE WINGS OF A HUMMING BIRD –  Eighth grader Abagail Harris, 14, works on the eyes of Baby Tooth from “Rise of the Guardians”  during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.


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ON THE WINGS OF A HUMMING BIRD – Eighth grader Abagail Harris, 14, works on the eyes of Baby Tooth from “Rise of the Guardians” during the Student Chalk Painting Festival at Monte Vista Middle School on Thursday, May 28. The students had five hours to complete their masterpieces that were on display for the school’s Open House.

 

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