Drawing Machines

Drawing Machines: Wave Simulator

Wave Simulator In physics a wave can be thought of as a disturbance or oscillation that travels through space-time, accompanied by a transfer of energy. It could be described as oscillations or vibrations. There are different types of waves, it…

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I created a drawing machine from the frame of an old ten speed bicycle. After disassembling the bike,  I placed the frame horizontally onto sawhorses so the gears and rear wheel could spin freely, and I attached a cardboard disc…

Drawing Machines: Birthday Candles

I created a pendulum ink dropper that creates pieces by distributing ink across the page by swinging back and forth. It features a pendulum cup mechanic that is filled with ink and distributes that ink while swinging through a metal…

Drawing Machines: Nevruz

The title of my film is Nevruz. The film was made using the Epson scanner to scan each individual frame, accumulating all of these images into a video through stop-motion editing technique. It begins with a red circular character, inspired…

Drawing Machines: What Can We Find on a Night Walk in the Woods?

The culmination of my conference work for this class is a twelve-image series titled “What can we find on a night walk in the woods?” I explore curiosity, discovery, wonder, and the senses through the setting of a night walk…

Drawing Machines: Automatic Jackson-Pollocker

Working with color has always been one of my biggest interest, so the second I started thinking about my conference project I knew that that was something I wanted to pursue. Throughout my artistic career, I never really had an…

Drawing Machines: Colorful Catapult Conference Project

A few months ago I went on a family trip to Spain. We were taking a tour in Segovia when I saw this small book shop in one of the streets. I went to take a look through the glass…

Drawing Machines: Altered TV Conference

Work Title: Altered Television Describe your object: My conference final is a five minute video collage made up of popular entertainment videos from the 90s-2000s, focusing on music, sports, and celebrity culture. I use music videos from the Korean girl…

Drawing Machines: Media Distortion

This work is a series of four printed collages. Each is unique in subject matter, but they are all primarily made from images found in National Graphical magazines that have been composited through a digital scanner and digital image editing….

Drawing Machines: Scenes Of Dissociation

Each of these pieces contains a flavor of dissociation, most notably through their distortion of form and color. The human form is a subject in each; although obscured, bodies are most recognizable in fishbowl I and fishbowl III, and almost…

Drawing Machines: Scrap Calligraphy

This piece is a set of brown paper tapestries painted with white acrylic ink and a gel pen. I also have the tools I used to make the piece mounted beside them. For this piece, I was really interested in…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

DESCRIBE THE OBJECT: The color is what I am always interested in. No matter for pigments, the skin of a banana, or candle lights, I always focus on the color change. I’ve been trying to mix the pigments, or adjust…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

These scans depict my face and putting on lip gloss, the different identification cards I must carry around with me, and soap bubbles which I found to look quite similar to a nebula or sky in space. Finding the objects…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

In this set I’ll be looking at five pieces that I’ve worked on so far in our Drawing Machines class: Chili Scan, Kirby Databend, Snake-scanned, Sanitizer-scanned, and Simon-scanned Chili Scan This piece is a video scan I made showing a…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

This is an image of one of my sweaters bunched up into a ball, with the hues inverted. When I made this I wanted to make something that looked like it flowed into itself, yet wasn’t super obvious about what…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

One of my favorite things about art is being able to create from a vision and what I enjoy the most is getting to create art that represents me as a person. Sometimes it is impossible to describe a person…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

This piece is a heavily distorted video. The screen begins a bright magenta before seemingly “breaking apart” into a fragmented image. Bright, saturated colors, alongside dark blacks and bright whites fill the screen. The original video’s text and image are…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Work Title : BOW / BYRNE / DANCE Describe your object: This video is an MTV-style music television section from an alternate reality. I wanted to channel television segments where musicians introduced other music videos. Here, David Byrne’s interview is…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Scanner art is unique because of the ability to unfold objects into two dimensions with incredible detail. The fractal-like detail a scanner creates is a unique trait that allows any scanned image to be zoomed in on, creating multiple new…