The Downey Legend

Artists’ Upbringing

Jocelyn Rosillo and Diego Martinez

October 29, 2019

Artists come and go, work, take breaks, and are unique in their own ways but one thing they all have in common is a push factor at the start of their careers. This year, while at the Los Angeles Comic-Con, a few artists shared their stories.    Ryan Eduad:   A self-acclaime...

Cake-Con in Comic-Con

Diego Martinez and Vanessa Carrillo

October 29, 2019

Filled with cosplay, art, and comic vendors, the L.A. Comic-Con did not fail to deliver a diverse experience for those who attended. One vendor, in particular, Mayra Estrada, has a grandiose vision for something more specific: cake. Her idea is to start an international Cake-Con, a convention where pe...

It is an Artist’s World

Often getting inspiration from unknown artists on Tumblr, Raquel Hernandez recreates the art she enjoys the most.  “I like to paint, but so many things are going to keep me from doing that when I grow up,” Hernandez said.

Esmeralda Martinez, Copy Editor

November 9, 2015

Downey High School student, Raquel Hernandez is an artist who portrays her assertions and opinions through her paintings. She has been painting since she was five. Art lives in some, and for others, it is not more than a simple painting. Hernandez has hopes to one day become a professional artist...

Culture and a show

Culture and a show

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

February 29, 2012

Gathered at the Barber Shop at 9204 Florence Ave to spread some culture, poets from all around Los Angeles gathered to recite poetry and grow from one another’s critiques. The works ranged from humorous and abstract to melancholic and mournful. Artists shared their inspirations and goals, and others...

Culinary Artists

Culinary Artists

Alejandra Paredes, Student Life Editor

May 31, 2011

Continuing on with their cooking endeavors, Foods 3, taught by Mrs. Villa, has taken their culinary talents to their upmost potential. Following the cancellation of a contest entry, the class took upon the next task by participating in the Fine Arts and Hors d’oevers Night at the J building on May...

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