Category Archives: Research

Art History 2 – Eva Hesse Presentation

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On February 8th, Alfred University hosted a presentation of the life and works of Eva Hesse at Harder Hall. A two hour documentary was shown that focused on her personal life as well as her more notable works. Through her … Continue reading

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Interactive Design – Artistic Inspiration

Aidan Wilson, Adobe Photoshop, Charcoal, 2017 Ever since watching the 1973 film ‘Fantastic Planet,’ I’ve been fascinated with the art of its Production Designer, Roland Topor.

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Figure and Motion – Journal #2

For my caricature, I mostly decided to exaggerate my hair, my cheekbones, my chin and my neck. At first, my concepts were drawn very cartoony, but once I made a move towards realism the drawings looked a lot more like … Continue reading

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Intro to Visual Communication – Final

Adobe Photoshop, 2015 Here, I gathered multiple important pieces from the expressionist art movement (1905-1925), ranging from Chaim Soutine’s Mad Woman to Edvard Munch’s The Scream. Expressionism aims to distort reality for the purpose of portraying emotions and the raw human … Continue reading

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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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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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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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