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OMS Students’ Art Published In DCPL Book

Thanks to a partnership with the Daviess County Public Library, several Owensboro Middle School South students’ works of art have been published in a book, which is being sold at the library’s Frederica street location.  

OMS South art teacher Brian Murphy says the freehand drawings reflect a relaxed and meditative mood. 

 

“The students created the drawings as part of my instructional unit on Line and Design elements and principles.  I decided to submit them with student permission to be considered for publication.  My goal is for students to create art to share with others and this was a perfect opportunity for the students to see their work in print,” said Brian Murphy, OMS art teacher.

 

The book is called Doodle Caboodle.  It’s been sold at the DCPL for $5.  It features student drawings called Zen Doodles.

 

"It's nice to be recognized for my art ideas.  My work was inspired by my thoughts and patterns I see around me.  My art teacher also gave me examples and ideas to improve my work,” said Bronson Miller, OMS South student.

 

“My designs came from sports.  I wanted to use the image of LeBron James.  My teacher said be creative, so I filled the background with ideas about mazes and a variety of different lines," said LeBron Board, OMS South student. 

 

The images are featured to promote the monthly Family Time program at the library.

 



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