The Monarch

Beyond the Crystal Ball

Beyond the Crystal Ball

December 7, 2022

Anni Leonor ‘24, Section Editor | I was playing around with a glass ball and watching how it would bend the light. The spherical shape makes the world around look upside down. I like to imagine...

Business

Business

December 7, 2022

Ben Schultz ‘25 | I was inspired by the theme of light and shadow to paint a portrait—something that I do often—with dramatic lighting—something that I don’t do very often. It was a fun...

Subtle Happiness

Subtle Happiness

December 7, 2022

Anni Leonor ‘24, Section Editor | Inspired by the bittersweet feeling of endings. | Instagram》@the_artistic_agency

A Light in the Darkness

A Light in the Darkness

December 2, 2022

A Siren’s Realm

A Siren’s Realm

November 29, 2022

Oscar Ortega ‘24 | I wanted to do something with neon colors so I was drawn to the idea of a deep ocean setting. I wanted to incorporate the bioluminescence that is found in deeper parts of the ocean...

Uncertainty

Uncertainty

November 28, 2022

Roanna Pham ‘23 | Being one of the first realistic portraits I ever drew in quarantine back in 2020, the contrast between light and dark represents the loneliness and unfamiliarity of the time....

Captivated

Captivated

November 28, 2022

Emma Pham ‘23 | To move forward, one must step back and reflect on the present. This piece serves as a tribute to that notion as it urges us to appreciate the wonder in all. | Instagram》@thinkinginspace

Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson

November 28, 2022

Roanna Pham ‘23 | Using the beautiful Louis Tomlinson as a reference, I represented the whimsical juxtaposition between dark and light. Without the presence of eyes to explicate a person’s emotions,...

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

November 28, 2022

Melanie Regalado Hernandez ‘23 | I was inspired to draw one of my favorite marvel heroes.

Coziness

Coziness

November 28, 2022

Melanie Regalado Hernandez ‘23 | I was inspired to draw myself alongside my boyfriend since being with him feels just like home— cozy.

Dead of Night

Dead of Night

October 18, 2022

Oscar Ortega '24 I took inspiration from the celebration of Día de los Muertos and traditional Mexican folklorico dancers. I wanted to display this as an homage to my Mexican origin which I hold...

Ghosted

Ghosted

October 10, 2022

Anousha Ghiya '24 I drew Alex (Totally Spies) dressed up as a Hufflepuff because it matches with her aesthetic, and she seems like she’d be the most invested main character in Halloween. The ghosts...

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