Main Project Inspiration: Kirby Modern Pop Art

For this project, I wish to create an animation, particularly a fanimation of the old introductions of Kirby games, particularly Kirby: Return to Dreamland introduction or Kirby Super Star Ultra’s intro in the style of the new Kirby: Star Allies game. For reference, Kirby: Return to Dreamland intro is the following: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=668QR6aEQyg Kirby Super Star…
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Main Project Inspiration

I haven’t made a final selection for my main project yet, but a couple of ideas include wood/resin coffee table with lights or some sort of machined metal dynamic assembly. Alexandre Chapelin-https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/12/lagoon-tables/ The idea that I am the most attracted to right now is the wood/resin coffee table.  I have seen these pop up many…
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Main Project Ideas

For my main project inspirations, I have been slightly all over the place. The two major directions I’m throwing around are quite different from each other but both very interesting. The first of these follows along with my upcycle project in using an old climbing rope to create some things but this time I’m looking…
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Main Project Inspiration:

To satisfy the requirements of: Deliverables will be a functional artifact that satisfies an aesthetic of your choice, plus documentation The artifact must be dynamic or complete a task (demonstrating form/function balance)Has to be aesthetic My friend is currently building an electrical guitar but recently graduated and can’t use the facilities’ resources on campus, so…
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Aesthetic Exploration, ‘Conjunction’

Aesthetic of Conjunction Benjamin Chang When looking for inspiration regarding aesthetics, I searched for artists I enjoy. Olafur Eliasson is such an artist that I find great inspiration from. Eliasson specializes in creating works of art that engage with the audience via a sense of space and feeling. Eliasson Exhibitions yield marvelous and mysterious works…
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Main Project Inspiration 2020: Desk/Table Lamp

Introduction For this course’s Main Project, I would like to create something with regular functional use. My current room in graduate housing only has one oddly-positioned overhead light, so even with an additional off-the-shelf lamp, in the evenings I’ve been finding that it’s functionally impossible to get any non-computer work (paperwork, reading. etc.) done within…
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Upcycle Final Report // Vintage Aesthetic Book Compartment // Brooke Shade

Inspiration: As per the usual, it was a Friday night and I was watching Parks and Rec on Netflix with my fiance. It was the episode where Leslie Knope gets married (a few weeks earlier than originally planned) and Ann Perkins finishes the wedding dress using old newspapers featuring Leslie’s proudest accomplishments. The combination of the…
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Upcycled Two-Way Wallet

Inspiration https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AzUjx1s8rn91hskv_eb0iJPFuWh4qG0L/view?usp=sharing For my upcycle project I have created a two-way wallet out of a recycled leather purse. The inspiration for this project originally came from duct tape wallets that I used to make and sell in middle school. The type of wallets I made were able to open in 2 directions, where the geometry…
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Upcycle 2020 Final Report (TinFoil and Spoons)

Upcycle 2020. Balance Benjamin Chang Introduction When starting this upcycling project I knew from the beginning I didn’t want to purchase any material of any sort. However, it wasn’t out of the question of gathering through asking around looking for resources to supply a project. When looking for inspiration I came across an installation artist…
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Bonsai to Big Guy

Dear reader, I would like to summarize how this project went with an original haiku: A bonsai and me, Was not meant to be, a tree; Saguaro cactus. So dearest reader, if you cannot tell by my poem we had quite a metamorphosis since my last post and my bonsai has transformed into a saguaro…
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Upcycle Final Report // Kensue Kiatoukaysy

Kensue Kiatoukaysy Aesthetics of Design 2/11/2020 Upcycle Project: Captain America Cardboard Shield “Sanderson, Peter, et al. “Captain America.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 11 Nov. 2019, www.britannica.com/topic/Captain-America.” Aesthetic Choice: Aesthetics of Popular Culture Abstract The goal of this project is exactly as it sounds; the purpose is to create some sort of structure, artwork, aesthetic…
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Cardboard Art

Inspiration My inspiration for this project came from a bit of digging, a bit of Pinterest browsing, and an ever-growing pile of recycling in my apartment that was begging to be repurposed. I’m a lover of art; I try my best to practice when I have the time in various forms. Something that I’ve always…
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