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Mrs. Catherine Ellis


Hello quarantined artists! I hope everyone is well. I know we are all eagerly awaitng back-to-school plans. Something you can do in the meantime is go ahead and gather art supplies for your course. A list of materials you will want in your possession are below. You can easily find these supplies in stores like Walmart in the office or craft section.

Materials List:

8 ½ x 11 or 9x12 spiral bound sketchbook (if not spiral bound, pages will fall out). I also really enjoy Canson's mixed media sketchbooks for watercolor. 

Colored pencils (Crayola is fine. Prismacolor is my favorite)

2 Large Erasers (like Pink Pearl)

a pack of regular wooden pencils (not mechanical) or drawing pencils that range from 2H to 6B

Handheld Pencil Sharpener

Ultra Fine Point Sharpie  

Crayola Watercolor palette



elmers glue

Zippered Pencil Pouch or vessel to hold materials


When school is in session I will be adding assignments to your class page on my website. You should download the Teams App where lessons and projects can be accessed. Go to  to download. Use your school OneDrive login to access all of your classes in this App. Classes will be turning in assignments on this platform. You can ask me questions concerning your project on the Teams app as well. Please continue to check in for future instructions. Thanks! I miss you all. 



Art 2 Remind: @feegfk

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AP Art Remind: @apvisualar


Bio: Welcome to Art! I am Mrs. Ellis and have been teaching Visual Art at ARHS since 2011. I currently teach Art 2- AP Studio Art. I am the National Art Honor Society club co-sponsor, Department Chair for Fine Arts, and mural speacialist. I graduated from Clemson University with my Bachelor in Fine Arts and have my Master in Arts in Teaching from Lander University. I look forward to being inspired by what my students create this year. I hope you look forward to seeing their artwork in many exciting upcoming art competitions. Let's have a great year!

“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you're willing to practice, you can do.” 
― Bob Ross

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