Sunday, December 15, 2013

Happy Early Christmas!

A snowman made from canned snow, background and characters added after.


M.S. in Visualization Portfolio


1.   Name / Description: low intensity still life study
      Dimensions: 18” x 24”
      Media: acrylic paint on canvas board
      Date Completed: September 2012

2.   Name / Description: high intensity still life study
      Dimensions: 18” x 24”
      Media: acrylic paint on canvas board
      Date Completed: October 2012


3.   Name / Description: Mother
      Dimensions: 9” x 12”
      Media: acrylic paint on canvas
      Date Completed: May 2011
 

 4.    Name / Description: still life study
       Dimensions: 19” x 13”
       Media: charcoal on paper
       Date Completed: February 2011


5.    Name / Description: still life study
       Dimensions: 15” x 11”
       Media: charcoal on paper
       Date Completed: February 2011


 6.   Name / Description: still life study
       Dimensions: 12” x 16”
       Media: acrylic charcoal on paper
       Date Completed: February 2011


 7.   Name / Description: still life study
       Dimensions: 8 ½” x 10”
       Media: charcoal on paper
       Date Completed: February 2011


8.   Name / Description: still life study
       Dimensions: 12” x 5”
       Media: charcoal on paper
       Date Completed: February 2011


 9.   Name / Description: Dead End
       Dimensions: 18” x 24”
       Media: charcoal pencils and sticks on paper
       Date Completed: 2009


 10. Name / Description: Persistent Cow
       Dimensions: 18” x 12”
       Media: Prismacolor pencils on paper
       Date Completed: 2010


 11. Name / Description: Me
       Dimensions: 18” x 12”
       Media: Prismacolor pencils on paper
       Date Completed: 2010


 
 12. Name / Description: Studying
       Dimensions: 12” x 18”
       Media: Prismacolor pencils on paper, masking tape
       Date Completed: 2009


 13. Name / Description: Off to Another Place
       Dimensions: 18” x 24”
       Media: Adobe Photoshop CS3; landscape image, base mixed media
       Date Completed: 2010


 
 14. Name / Description: Anxiety
       Dimensions: 18” x 12”
       Media: Adobe Photoshop CS3; combination of images
       Date Completed: 2009


 15. Name / Description: Cat
       Dimensions: 8” x 11”
       Media: pastel sticks on paper
       Date Completed: 2011


 16. Name / Description: no title
       Dimensions: 8” x 12”
       Media: gesso, markers, and Prismacolor pencils
       Date Completed: 2010


17. Name / Description: people study
       Dimensions: 8 ½” x ” 11”
       Media: Prismacolor pencils on paper
       Date Completed: 2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sketchbook - 3

I don't know the thought behind this piece, I wanted three different subjects. The head is from a piggy bank that I had lying around in my room.



This one was from the beginning of college, I played with the idea of three different subjects again, though none were referenced from something I found in real life.

The Brighter Side

A poster I designed in support of singer/songwriter Meiko.


Bear 3


Bear 1

My first hand sewn bear made from my mother's old pajamas.


Pieces of ________

Okay, this one is one my most confusing pieces. I made it on a whim, because I love sticky notes and wanted to infuse them into my drawing space. I envisioned the girl coming out in the same color, with just the sticky notes changing. I quickly learned that the background color effected her color. Not having time to paint or try something else, I went with it. I turned in to a competition called Cultural Shapers, made it past the first rounds, but wasn't selected for regional.

Later, my teacher suggested that I submit it into another contest hosted by the Pearl Fincher Museum. I did, not thinking anything of it, and ended up getting honorary mention. In my eyes it wasn't anything near as important as going to regional with the half of my classmates (and good friends) that did make it. I opted out of going to the ceremony. The next week my teacher showed up with this canvas bag packed full of 200$ worth of art supplies. I felt so guilty and baffled. Why did some people look past my artwork and others enjoy it enough to give me a prize? Why did they like something that didn't go the way I planned? 


Fired Up

video

An odd animation I did in high school, not the greatest.

Set 2: Practice Sheets 81-89: September 2011 - December 2011



Set 2: Practice Sheets 74-80: June 2011 - August 2011


Set 2: Practice Sheet 73: June 2011



Set 2: Practice Sheets 66-72: May 2011 - May 2011