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Ms. Tomimitsu

Ms. Tomimitsu

About Ms. Tomimitsu:


California Teaching Credentials to teach History, Art, and a Supplementary Authorization for teaching Introductory English

Bachelors Degree in History and a second Bachelors Degree in ...more

District Reflections Winner Ainsley K. - Congratulations for being awarded for your self-portrait in acrylic on canvas!

District Reflections Winner Ainsley K. - Congratulations for being awarded for 
your self-portrait in acrylic on canvas!

Drawing & Painting: Realistic Self Portraits in Charcoal Over Your Surreal World in Watercolor

Drawing & Painting: Self Portrait in Color Pencil

Drawing & Painting: Charcoal Rub & Watercolor Pencil Surreal Self Portraits

Drawing & Painting: Self Portrait using Charcoal Rub Techniques

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Welcome to Visual Arts with Ms. Tomimitsu

ALL CLASSES! Read & complete below to get you started for the Spring semester of Visual Arts!

Watch: The Visual Arts Overview:  A Visual Arts Overview


Open this CMP Document & follow steps 1,2 &3: 2017-18 Classroom Management Plan

1. Print, Read and Sign for the First Assignment

2. Read & Understand for the First Quiz!

3. Obtain the Materials to keep you clean & organized: AGENDA, apron, smock, or large shirt, towel, 2 pencils, and folder or binder - these items stay in the classroom at all times.

Tomimitsu's Classroom Reminders!


Tuesday: Take notes on Eyes and do practice sketches

Wednesday: Take notes on Nose and do practice sketches

Thursday: Take notes on Mouth and so practice sketches


As a cultural study, students are working on artwork to be displayed on an altar that will be set up at the festival. Hillside Families & the entire community is invited and encouraged to attend this event to learn more about this tradition from Mexico! For more info & to buy tickets, go to:



Drawing & Painting 1 & 2: YOUR BINDER OF ALL SKETCHES DUE THURSDAY, 10/12 - late work will not be accepted for quarter grade! Pages must be numbered and labeled in the upper right corner and organized to the classwork table of contents & homework table of contents! 


There will be a substitute teacher this day as Tomimitsu is attending a meeting at the VCOE - please be respectful, kind and conscientious as usual:) Backpacks stay in the room and students stay in their desks for this day.


Instead of Monday's sketch, watch and take notes on the article titled "9 Visual Blunders Not to Make" in regards to a quality composition!


Hillside Ceramic Students "Kilned It" at CSUN Clay Day Competitions! We swept the day again! Congratulations to Nicole K., Kendyl J., Izzy M., Anna S., Jackie F., Lindsay T., David D., Nick B., Savannah B, Kylei G., Paige B., Riley P., Jayden V., and Alexis B!

CSUN Clay Day 2016: Hillside's Team Won the Most Awards Yet Again!

Ms. Tomimitsu's Work on Display

Ms. Tomimitsu's Work on Display

CSUN Clay Day 2015!

Current Assignments

Assigned: 1/15/18 Due: 5/31/18

Assigned: 9/27/17 Due: 5/31/18

Drawing & Painting Table of Contents: Classwork & Homework - Click "MORE" Below to see THIS WEEKS WORK IN RED!

Homework: Table of Contents - 3 sketches per week (6 total w/ bcd's) Classwoork: Table of Contents
  1. Pre-Instruction: Self Portrait

  2. Pre-Instruction: Your Hand

  3. Pre-Instruction: Corner of a Room
  4. Vase Face #2
  5. Va ...more

CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS CALENDAR: Click on BLUE dates to read assignments!

Today: 1/19/18

LACMA Field Trip: An Enlightened Day in L.A.!

2017 Coil Pots & Luminaries

Dia de los Muertos Skulls 2016

Student Gallery: Ceramics from 2016


Hillside Artists Prepare thier altar for Strathearn Park's Day of the Dead Festival on November 1st

PLEASE HELP THE VISUAL ARTS! You Can Now Donate to the Visual Arts Online Using Your Debit or Credit Card! Hillside NOW has its own Paypal Account...just click on the link below:




Student Gallery: Hillside Teapots

Student Gallery 2014 & 2015: Simi Sea Creatures

Student Gallery 2014: Pinch This!

Painting & Drawing: Hillside Campus in Watercolor

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