Kala Art and Design

Periodt…! periods are not our weaknesses, but our strengths

By -Saesha Sharda, Grade 9th When I was a little girl, I was not really encouraged to talk about menstruation, especially in front of my older family members and relatives. Not only was I confused about why periods occur, but also why I wasn’t allowed to talk about it. Now that I’m older and know […]

Haunted Scene – Op Art

By Saira Siraj This is a Halloween drawing which includes a headstone, haunted house, pumpkins, cemetery, bats, and a tree. On the floor of this artwork, I used an op art technique to create wave-like illusions. In the sky are shapes that are like petals and I colored them with warm colors, red, yellow and […]

Desert Landscape Watercolor Painting

By: Apoorva Kulshreshtha For the month of September, we focused on landscape art work and watercolors. In the painting that I painted, there is a background of a desert with a silhouette of camel and some cacti. The drawing is of an evening sky with the sun that is setting. We learned about how to […]

My Art experience with disability

By;Aashna Singh In the month of July, my art class decided to do the art project for an international art competition as a disability project under VOSAP. I picked a blind girl with a service dog, the other kids who were in my art class, which was my brother and my cousin, did a color-blind […]

Aurora, Magic of Colors

By- Aarav Singh Today I am going to be talking about my artwork based on the Northern Lights, also known as an Aurora. This is the artwork that I did for the fourth week of July 2020, Yes while we all are shelter in place because of COVID 19 Pandemic.  I found this artwork inspiring […]

Rani Padmavati, Legend of Honor and Patriotism

  By Saesha Sharda For centuries, women have been underestimated, cast down compared to men, and even ridiculed. Though some change has taken place, sexism towards women still exists. Over the years, women have risen to power by peaceful protesting, hunger strikes, and much more. In fact, the year 2020 celebrates one hundred years of […]

Hand Dexterity still relevant for highly specialized professions

Hand or Manual dexterity is the ability to use your hands in a skillful, coordinated way to grasp and manipulate objects and demonstrate small, precise movements. As per Dr. Roger Kneebone about a worrisome issue affecting medical students in the UK:  They show a lack of hand dexterity in simple tasks such as tying knots and […]

Depicting Cubism with Water Colors

Saanvi Sharma Cubism was first created by Pablo Piccaso and Georges Braque but other artists did take place in the creation of this 20th- century style and movement in art. Cubism is known as the most influential art movement of the 20th century because of how it inspired many related movements in literature, architecture and […]

Cubist Horse

Saira Siraj 6-15-2020 Cubism is an early 20th Century Art Movement in painting. It is a style of art which is supposed to show all of the object’s viewpoints at once. It is called Cubism because the items that are in the artworks look like they are made out of cubes and other shapes. This […]

The Three-Eyed Bridge

This is a painting of Ruby Hills. It was made by me. I painted this for my 2019 Kalaa Art and Design Exhibition. Theme for this was “My City My Home” I chose this as this landscape shows beauty of my city, and my home which of course, is Pleasanton. That is why I decided […]