Monthly Archives: November 2015

Survey of Animation – René Laloux

For nearly as long as the art form has existed, animated films have struggled to build a strong and reliable adult audience. Oftentimes it would seem as though in order for an animation to be widely successful, themes ought to … Continue reading

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Foundations Mask Project

Beinfang Vellum, Charcoal, 11″ x 14″ My original mask was constructed to be reminiscent of medieval Germanic helmets, however it is a bit more form fitting than a true helmet of this style should be. In particular, the chin piece, … Continue reading

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Art History – Our Great Leader

Bristol Board, Graphite, 11″ x 14″ When looking through multiple portraits of world leaders, it started to bother me that they were all given the same treatment, a depiction of their power or glory. This was regardless to their actual qualities, … Continue reading

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Art History – Richard Williams Essay

Richard Williams Richard Williams was born on March 19th, 1933 in Toronto, Canada. As an artist, his mother constantly encouraged Richard to draw. He immediately wanted to pursue a career in animation, a passion that early in his life led … Continue reading

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Survey of Animation – Final Animation Storyboard

My final animation will be based of the works of Rene Laloux, and portray the city as an extension of the people who live inside it. This gives me the opportunity to incorporate organic, human elements into the buildings, while … Continue reading

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Foundations Journal 10

Here are some paper masks created by 3Gatti Architecture, intended to be used on storefront mannequins. I admire how dramatic these masks are, and am fond of the frequent use of angled lines. These masks don’t attempt to contour to the … Continue reading

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Computer Animation 1 – 5 7 5 Glitch Project

My aim for this project was to represent glitch as a force through which wild and unexpectedly new things are created, as opposed to the general consensus that it is purely an accident or undesirable. To do so, I depicted a … Continue reading

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