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Foundations Final – Phenakistoscope

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Matte Board, Ink, 2015 For this Phenakistoscope, I depicted a man curled together as he spins rapidly over a pit that is repeatedly opening and closing. This is a representation of how frantic social constructs feel to me. Often it feels … 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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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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Foundations – Biomorphic Animal

Bristol Board, Graphite, 11″x14″ The Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo Abelii) lives in the rainforests on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It is the world’s largest tree-living mammal, spending nearly it’s entire life above the ground. It’s long arms and large, hand-like feet … Continue reading

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Foundations Journal #9

The indigenous people of Malaysia and Indonesia would not hunt orangutans because they  thought that the animals were actually humans that ran into the forest in order to avoid work or entering slavery. Orangutans are the world’s largest tree-living animal, spending … Continue reading

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Foundations Journal #8

                 In order to increase dimensionality in the composition, I lightened the value of the cloth towards the back of the chair which creates atmospheric perspective. The range of values between light and dark go beyond … Continue reading

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Cohen Gallery – Windows of Vulnerability

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Cohen The Cohen Gallery featured multiple exhibits concerning depictions of vulnerability from three artists, Lauren Gallaspy, Sara Parent-Ramos and Hollis Hammond. They were able to immortalize themes concerning weakness from within visual mediums including sculpture, ceramics and charcoal. These are … Continue reading

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