Main Project Aesthetics // Plans and Alternatives

Having explored inspiration from other artists, brides, and Pinterest, I have settled on a desired aesthetic. I was predominantly inspired by this arch: Photograph by Anushe Low, styling by Rock My Wedding Particularly, I love the use of exposed copper pipes. I think these exposed pipes look industrial, rustic, and bring a nice juxtaposition to…
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Favorite YouTube Builds: Adam Savage One Day Builds

featured image credit:https://hoodline.imgix.net/uploads/story/image/27361/Main_Image_Downing_Journeys.jpg?auto=format For many of us young engineering folks Mythbusters was an incredibly influential show on discovery channel. I personally was always enamored with the scale of objects that the folks on that show were able to build. Adam Savage was always my personal favorite mainly due to his unapologetically nerdy demeanor. The show…
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Design Review 2 Covid Update (Kaleidoscope Project)

Oversized Kaleidoscope Project. Given the fact that a global pandemic has effected us, the project I was ultimately planning and in the works to create was put on hold. This project was something I was heavily planning on constructing during Spring Break, however given the situation with areas closing down and my material options dwindling,…
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Youtube Inspiration Jack Whitten “An Artist’s Life”

  Description: Jack Whitten is a material artist who focuses on how life events ultimately influence our work. This mini series follows Jack’s life from being growing up in the segregated south, to joining the Tuskegee in WW2, and then eventually developing in the art world. He discusses how it is import for the work…
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Design Review Part 2 “Logistics and Timeline”: Functional Wall Art

“TIMELINE AND LOGISTICS” These past couple of weeks and the development of COVID-19 within our nation and local communities has definitely impacted the timeline and logistics of my final project overall. It has completely cut all students off from utilizing primary campus resources vital to project fabrication and development. So, I have decided to take…
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Design Review Part 2: Dopamine Interactive Apparel

Timeline As an overview, my project (Dopamine) will be developing interactive apparel that encourages real life interaction the same way social media encourages online interaction. Dopamine Timeline   The week of the Design Review will be designated for ordering prototyping materials and practicing my sewing skills. These materials include LED breakout boards, microcontrollers, and inexpensive…
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Design Review Part 1: Detailed Plans for Hedgehog Phone Case

For the final project of this class, I’m creating a hedgehog phone case with minimalism style. I didn’t get to present in class, but here is the slides if anyone wants to check it out: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gyJf20X2NOQIr0quf0dYWkkVemHNb0aMCKH-BLIX3PU/edit?usp=sharing I had this super rough 3D model in the presentation, which I still need to refine. But the basic…
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