Design Fabrication Timeline – Liz

Below is a simple timeline of the design fabrication for my cloud. The main milestones are purchasing all the materials, completing a functional prototype, and completing the final build. Week March 20 – 26 Purchase all materials Week March 27 – April 2 Prototyping Purchase new materials as needed Finalize design Week April 3 –…
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Liz Update 4/6

I am still on a good schedule to complete my project on time. I have all the materials that I need to complete the build. I have prototyped assembly, LEDs and arduino coding. I put together a small prototype that looks good and is functional. I used a small amount of pillow stuffing to create…
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Liz Design Review

For my project, I have decided to make an LED light fixture that is powered by an Arduino. Inspiration I have always really liked LED art instillations. I think they are very captivating and beautiful in their simplicity. For example, artists Jim Campbell creates LED instillations. Below is a picture of his instillation Scattered Light…
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Liz’s Aspirations

I enrolled in this class because I hoped to explore the intersection of art and engineering. Having to go through intense technical classes for four years can be frustrating, and it is very refreshing to be part of a course with a different format and focus. In the remaining months of the semester, I hope…
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Liz Skill Set

I am a senior in mechanical engineering. Therefore, I have completed multiple design projects, and am very familiar with the working a design from brainstorming all the way to a finished product. I have some experience with Arduino. I am really good at soldering. Outside of engineering, my skills are photography and sewing. Maybe these…
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35mm Film Lamp

Deciding on an upcycle project was difficult. It was overwhelming to look at all the possibilities online, and it was even more overwhelming to try and come up with a completely original idea. After digging around on the internet for a long time and not being captivated with anything I saw, I decided to dig…
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35mm Film Lamp

When brainstorming what I wanted to create for my upcycle project, my first step was to look around my house, and see what extra stuff I had laying around that I didn’t use anymore. I discovered that I have a lot of extra 35mm film stuffed in the back of my closet. Looking around the…
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Street Photography

Street photography emerged with the advent of portable cameras. Street photography captures daily life, human interactions, and candid moments. Capturing pictures as a street photographer involves observing and reacting to the environment around you. There is no simple, precise definition of what qualifies an image as street photography. However, there are several acclaimed street photographers…
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