Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Created by Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Artists: Kristie and Ethan

Title: Markers of Time

Teacher: Mr. Marrano

Theme: Saguaro National Park, History

Materials and techniques: Canvas, gesso, acrylic paint, and markers.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much.

About: This artwork is about the history of the saguaro cacti in the national park, but also what humans and their cultures have been a part of the history.

Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Created by Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Artist: Daisy

Title: Scorpion at Sunset

Teacher: Mr. Marrano

Theme: Saguaro National Park, Wildlife

Materials and techniques: Canvas, gesso, acrylic paint, and marker.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes.

About: This painting is about the special time of day around sunset when the vegetation and the creatures are illuminated by the pastel hues.

Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Created by Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Artist: Angelita

Title: Full Moon Coyote

Teacher: Mr. Marrano

Theme: Saguaro National Park, Wildlife at Night

Materials and techniques: Canvas, gesso, and acrylic paint.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes.

About: This artwork is about the stunning beauty at Saguaro National Park at all hours of the day and night.

Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Created by Sky Islands High School, Tucson, AZ

Artists: Drew and Eric

Title: Flower Between the Ribs

Teacher: Mr. Marrano

Theme: Saguaro National Park, Vegetation

Materials and techniques: Canvas, gesso, and acrylic paint.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes.

About: This work is about the contrast and beauty that exists between life and death.