Main Project Construction Update

After design review 2, I poured the epoxy resin in two stages.  The first pour was about 1/3 of the resin and took 4 hours to reach that “sweet” spot to start the next pour.  I successful completed the second pour and used a heat gun remove the air bubbles.  I then let it dry…
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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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Main Project Aesthetic Alternatives: Pop Art and Kawaii-Children Stories Aesthetic

For my main project, my first chosen aesthetic was Pop Art, as written about in this post. However, I spent more time carousing the internet, looking for other aesthetics, and I stumbled upon old children books and other softer colors. I’m familiar with the Kawaii aesthetic, as described to be both “cute and soft” and…
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MP Aesthetics Plans and Alternatives: Guitar

This post will cover the aesthetic design process illustrating the following: Describes the planned aesthetic: history and application. Describe two very different/opposite aesthetics: how would it look if applied. I. PLANNED AESTHETIC Looking at the aesthetics we explored in class, the two that stood out in its application to my project were streamlining and matt…
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Main Project Aesthetics: Magic Mirror

Chosen Option: Scandinavian design Scandinavian design aesthetics are based off clean and simple lines. It is meant to be minimal and functional without sacrificing beauty. The aesthetic relies mostly on neutral colors, mostly white with pops of black or tan. There is also a focus on light or unfinished wood. For my project, this means…
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Main project aesthetics – plans and alternatives

My main project inspiration is to create something “useful.” I’m leaning towards woodworking to make a piece of furniture.  I’m apprehensive because I’ve never made furniture before, and haven’t worked with wood outside of undergrad school tours, over 5 years ago.   As of now, I’m sticking with my plan of woodworking and some type of…
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Aesthetic Exploration: Kitsch

                      Kitsch is the German word for trash and is often used to describe cheap, meaningless forms of pop culture/commercial culture. Kitsch, also known as cheesiness or tackiness, and appeals to popular or uncultivated taste because the forms are often garish or overly sentimental, simply…
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