Summing up 2019

My work in this class was centered around two main projects: A tinfoil tree sculpture, and a wire-mobile structure. The former was an up-cycling project, meant to repurpose refuse and raw material as components for an artistic project. The latter was a kinetic sculpture in the vein of the work of Alexander Calder, taking inspiration…
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Kinetic Sculpture Constraints

The main constraints for my final project fall into two general categories: materials and experience. Materials: First and foremost, the objects I which I plan on purchasing this weekend will determine the direction and overall look of my sculpture. As of right now, I’m thinking of using lucky money envelopes one would receive for Chinese…
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Skills and Aspirations

I’d say my most useful skill is the ability to think creatively and problem-solve. I’m somewhat trained in the traditional areas of engineering, though I’m much more comfortable with more artistic mediums. Visual media especially, is where I find myself most engaged. Though, I also believe I’m a strong writer, or at least, very comfortable…
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Insect Inspirations

With this upcycling project I had no specific inspirations, in terms of what motivated me to chose this sculpture topic and style, other than the constraints of the materials I had available to me, and some discussions with friends about what I could do with said materials. However, as I’ve progressed with the construction of…
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