Spring has Sprung

Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love! -Sitting Bull Wow!  So many submissions for our ISE vs YCIS photo contest!  Check out both schools submissions by clicking here…… and get voting!  

Shanghai Art Trip

Upper Secondary Art students traveled to Shanghai in pursuit of Art and Inspiration.  Firstly, we visited our sister school, YCIS Gubei for their amazing IB Art Show.  Then we explored Shanghai – the Power Station Art Gallery, Yu Yen Gardens and the infamous Bund.  Students had a great time and discovered so many new creative…

Black and White Top Choice

Congratulations to Y10 Eric for his stunning black and white photo of the London Bridge.     Tying for second place was Y10 Josiah for his London Street Scene and Y7 Nichola for her Daisies and Butterfly. Thanks to all who submitted photos and voted!  Stay tuned for the next contest…..

Black or White?

Like Michael Jackson said, ‘it don’t matter if you’re black or white’. OR DOES IT? Because…. if you are a photographer entering YCIS’s Black and White Photo Contest it matters quite a bit.  And there are so many of you!!  We had over 20 entries this contest!  And… they are just as awesome as Michael…

Time for More Photos!

Our new Photo Contest has just been announced – BLACK and WHITE…. and I already have lots of submissions.   Photos are due on March 11, 2016 – so be sure to get out and take some awesome photos.  Submit (up to 2 ) to me by email (amy.atkinson@qd.ycef.com) For those of you who are…

Photo Contest Win!

Juliet from Y9 was our first Photo Contest winner!  Her eye catching photo taken in Switzerland during the Winter Holiday collected the most votes.  I hope she had a mug of hot Swiss chocolate beside her when she taking photographs- it sure looks chilly! The topic for our first ever Photo Contest was ‘Holiday Adventures’…

Holiday Adventures

It’s time YCIS!!!  Check out some of the cool adventures YCIS-ians went on during their holiday. You can vote for your favourite 2 photos.  Email your choice to Miss A (amy.atkinson@qd.ycef.com) by Thursday, February 4, 2016.  One email submission per person. 

katelouisepowell

this is for all my Art students – i know you all follow Kate Powell on instagram…. or facebook …or tumblr…. and if you don’t, check her out!!! she is highlighted on my favourite website of all time STUDENTARTGUIDE – and it well worth the attention – her works are really cool – and she…

an A** example…

for all you aspiring art students, take a look at some of these student’s works from NZ… STUDENT ART GUIDE this is an exceptional website built by a teacher trying to help art students…. she had collected the top scoring IGCSE and IB works and displayed them to help you get better.  also, she had…

..and it begins…

Welcome to YCIS Qingdao’s Visual Art Page! So you decided to take Art this year! Good choice! I’m Miss A and I’m excited to be the new  ART TEACHER here at YCIS Qingdao. From my first week of meeting the students and exploring the beautiful bay at Huangdao…I’d say it looks like it could be…