Summing Up 2019

This class gave me a new perspective on how I see things around me. I always believed that I had an artistic eye for things, however, I never cultivated my skills by studying art. Whatever I knew was self-taught. After this class, I am happy to say that I, now, know how to distinguish between…
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Design Review Report: Shadow Art

For my main project, I would like to create something that explores the contrast between light and shadow. Top 5 Constraints: Time Aesthetic Cost: ~50$ Functionality: rotating base using Arduino and servos Manufacturability: material that can be laser cut Other Constraints: Making an object that casts different shadows from different angles. Making the shadows relate…
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Skill Sets and Personal Aspirations

During the last year of my curriculum as a mechanical engineer, I have realized that it is not what I’m truly passionate about. A little too late, right? I found myself more drawn to artistic majors such as graphic design, architecture and photography. I’ve always had interest in such topics, however, I’ve never thought about…
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Aesthetic Exploration: Dress to Kill

Military inspired fashion Military inspired fashion explores a certain type of aesthetic that highlights firm structures, hard textures, metallic embellishments and earthy tones. They are directly drawn from classic military uniforms that used to be worn during World War I and II. The dusty colors that distinguish military clothing from other pieces began in India.…
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