The Downey Legend

Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 1

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor

October 22, 2020

I have always turned to art for entertainment, but rarely for anything else. While the odd book or film might inspire something resembling a feeling, I only ever really cared about the unfolding of the plot or some other trite facet. As far as I was concerned, this was the only way to consume art.&nb...

Expectation Vs Reality

Expectation Vs Reality

Sam Duque, Illustrator

March 5, 2020

Downey Dance Day

Natalie Ramirez, Photographer

October 22, 2019

Tape Murals

The finished product can be seen after a little over a week of working on it.

Jahzelle Ford and Leanna Bobadilla

October 16, 2019

The last semester of the 2018-2019 school year was the first time Carbajal had assigned the tape murals, large pieces of art composed completely of tape, and will once again be assigning them. Her intermediate drawing students and this time Mrs. Puentes advanced art design students work to beauti...

Post-It Art

Enjoying computer design, Jermey Ortega, 12, is loving the class and bringing that love into Post-it art. Ortega along with three other students completed BMO, a cartoon character, “it was such a cool experience, we struggled to put it together but we overcame the challenge,” Ortega stated.

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

September 24, 2019


Dennise Reynoso, Writer

May 25, 2018

For several days in the last three weeks of April, students from Intermediate/Advanced Art have participated in the creation of their murals. The artwork was displayed outside the J-Building, in front of the halls for passing students to view the large scale illustrations.   Each year t...

Unknown Wilting by Andres Flores

Nicole Estrada, Writer

May 25, 2018

While being in Downey High School’s production of Grease, Andres Flores had to leave before the last show on Friday, May 11 to see whether or not his painting made it to top 5 in the Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Show. Flores ended up winning second place for his work “Unknown Wiliting,” cr...

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