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Senior Thesis: Progress Journal 03/01/15

Testing some color work. I like the watercolor effect I’m getting from this and I think it adds a little more interesting noise than a flat color would. After trying each method I’ve found that both take approximately the same … Continue reading

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Animation III Peer Critiques

http://trentreeves.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/sit-to-stand/ In this sit-to-stand exercise we see Norman bend over and stand up. His movements feel stiff and robotic because the animation lacks overlapping action. Everything seems to start and stop at more or less the same time. The speed … Continue reading

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Gallery Write-up: “Ragamala: Picturing Sound” @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ragamala is an Indian style of painting that exists specifically to celebrate music. As described by the exhibition itself, this unique genre of painting uses its musical themes to celebrate love. Ragamala is Sanskrit for “garland of ragas,” raga meaning … Continue reading

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Gallery Write-up: “Analog Network: Mail Art 1960-1999” @ MoMa

Tucked into MoMa is an exhibition written almost as an obituary. Mail art, which began life under the parentage of the Fluxus movement in the 1950s, has become a global phenomenon. The gallery is as much a celebration of the … Continue reading

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Gallery Write-up: Christine Chin’s “Sentient Kitchen” @ Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred State College

Upon walking into Christine Chin’s “Sentient Kitchen” installation in Alfred State College’s Llewellyn gallery, I was met with the sight of numerous framed images of human anatomy, removed from the context of the body and converted to serve utilitarian functions … Continue reading

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Senior Thesis: Process Journal 2

I tried a new approach to design with these concepts. I achieved them by first blocking out many silhouettes until I found one for both the ship and the alien, then isolating that silhouette and filling in the details to … Continue reading

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Senior Thesis: Process Journal 1

So far I’ve been concentrating on developing a character design I can use for the 2d element of my thesis project. I have a couple pages of ideas in my sketchbook but this is the one I think works best. … Continue reading

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