Digital Tools for Artists

Digital Tools for Artists: Cloudbirth

When I signed up to take this course, I knew that I ultimately wanted to learn digital art skills that could pair with the electronic music that has been my…

Digital Tools for Artists: Parallel World

For this conference project, I intended to use after effects to recreate repeating scenes in my dream when I was a child. I believe most of us share the same…

Digital Tools for Artists: Impossible

My conference project was not inspired by any work or event in particular; instead, I looked to my newly developed experience since I had been enrolled in this class. I…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post-Mortem — Mold and Liquid Metal

My conference project draws inspiration from several sources. From animated films such as Hiyao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky to video games like Valve’s Portal 2, fictional media has often explored the relationship…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post-Mortem — Let Me Delete Your Anger

I started thinking of my project by looking at natural elements in the world around me on campus – fractal leaf shapes, clouds, the blossoms on the dogwood tree on…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text

For my kinetic text video prompt, I struggled with what exactly I wanted to animate. “Men are trash” and other short phrases popped into my head… Ideas of a visually…

Digital Tools for Artists: The Drop – Kinetic Text

When I initially thought about what I wanted to do for my interpretation of the kinetic text prompt, I knew I wanted to work with a specific event from my…

Digital Tools for Artists: Space Oddity

For this first studio prompt, we were told to listen to the late David Bowie’s song “Space Oddity” and to think about what exactly Bowie was trying to say to…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post-Mortem — An Exploration of Animation Techniques

At the beginning of my final semester at Sarah Lawrence, I realized that digital animation was a form of art that I was mostly unfamiliar with. Since my sophomore year…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post Mortem — Space

Throughout this class, I have been drawn to triangles and black & white geometric shapes. I had a bit more of a plan for this piece than I had for…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference — A Way To Be Together Again

A Way To Be Together Again is a project that I hope achieves what the name suggests. My grandparents on my maternal side are no longer alive. I was really,…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference — Adonis The Bussy Boy

For my conference I decided to animate a poem of mine.  It goes like this: Adonis The Bussy Boy! I wish I could flay you alive my love Let me…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text — Roses

The sheer variety and depth of detail that can be created through text animation in After Effects is one of the aspects of the program I find most appealing, so…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post-Mortem — Part1-Time, Part2-Factory

Part 1: “Time” This part of the conference follows in the footstep of my kinetic text project. I really enjoyed the phone themed soundscape I created in that project and…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference Project Post-Mortem — Some things I like

I set out to create a self-portrait of sorts- a piece reflecting my desire for visual aesthetic, in response to a stream of consciousness on the topic of “things I…

Digital Tools for Artists: Conference — Blue and Tomorrow

Conference Post by Izzy Singer ‘Blue’ and ‘Tomorrow’ are a personal exercise in visualizing music. Music is an influence in all of my art. I am very sensitive to the moods…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text — Tillandsia

I am not a writer, but I chose to write text that describes myself so that I would be happy with my words. I decided to explain “where I am…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text — As I Begin

From viewing other work in class, I liked the idea of  using background images to keep the composition cohesive as the text changed.  I wanted to recreate the colors and…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text

For the kinetic text prompt, I decided to animate a poem that I wrote last year, called “free.” Originally, I was going to put this text to my own music…

Digital Tools for Artists: Kinetic Text — Grief

I’ve written poetry since second grade, it is the art form that comes most naturally and the one that I am most well versed in. However, attempting to convert a…