Gilbert, an 11th-grade graphic design student at PHS, recently
created the artwork for the annual Onion Festival promotional materials.
always use student artwork for our promotional logo because it’s a way to
recognize and celebrate our students,” superintendent Philip Anthony said.
received a free T-shirt, featuring her art, as well as a $50 prize.
to assistant superintendent Donald McIntyre, this project gives students the
opportunity to create a real-world product using a real-world process.
met with the graphic design students at PHS to explain what the Lions Club
wanted to feature with this year’s Onion Festival T-shirt.
I received some of the preliminary artwork, I met with the students again to
explain that the ultimate end-goal needed to incorporate the images they
created into a T-shirt design,” he said.
were using the Adobe Illustrator program to draw images, such as classic cars
and an onion, on a computer.
started with a blank screen,” McIntyre said. “And through a several step
process ended with images blended together to create a cool design that was
used on our T-shirts.”