Now that the semester is back up and running for the first full week, I can’t help but feel intimidated by everything I have to decide. I need to decide if I want to relate more towards biomimetic side for these pieces, or abstract my project and create a series of different arrangements and patterns. I need to have a concrete idea of what these series should actually LOOK like. This is...
I certainly have heard mixed review results from other students in IP, but I have to say that overall my review experience was very positive and helpful to get new perspective on my project and get a chance to discuss some of the different ideas that I’ve been working with this past semester. It was refreshing to feel some enthusiasm towards my project and I was told that I was in a...
So in preparation for mock reviews this week, I was hoping to get a few more physical things produced. Hello Smart Surface deadline taking over my life. But today I was hoping to get something laser cut. Naturally, IPD has taken over the architecture AND woodshop lasers. Someone offered me the end of their time slot since my cut was supposed to take 6 minutes. After running back and forth and...
Pulled in a few Directions
So after getting a lot of inspiration from plant life, I was happy to draw and start to condense my sketches into onto sketchbook along with photographs. I felt I really needed to track what I was exploring and have detailed studies of tiny little plants with some great volumes. I was feeling pretty stumped over how to incorporate more of my views on sustainability and the environment into the...
So I suppose a great deal of this process is getting all forms of feedback. One of my more frustrating moments in class was during an progress check in during a class session where I was trying to explain what I had recently made with doming the copper cut-outs. Of course my object was in my studio and not the classroom and studdenly I found myself stumbling over trying to explain how working...
Here is a general idea of what I hope to accomplish this year: I find myself fascinated by patterns, geometries, and three-dimensional structures – especially those found in nature. There are some very fascinating forms pre-coded into nature that appear in the growth patterns and the molecular structures of everyday things we might tend to overlook. I would like to create a series of jewelry...