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Drawing Machines: Paper Dress

For my conference project, I decided that I wanted to try to make a dress entirely out of paper. My goal was to see if a material much more rigid than fabric would be able to create a flattering piece…

Drawing Machines: The Face in Perspective Conference Project

What I developed for my conference project was a series of drawings to be printed out, folded, and placed on a wall to apply unique perspectives and angles to the face that would otherwise not be shown. While there are…

Drawing Machines: Face Folds

Three pictures of me printed on copy paper, each folded in different ways to warp my face and create depth where there otherwise wouldn’t be any.  My motivation, beyond the need to finish the assignment, was to use folds I…

Abstract Video: My 7th Birthday

My 7th Birthday is a TouchDesigner project that was made in the beginning of the semester. Its a home video of 7 year old me getting sung Happy Birthday. With friends and family all around me it gives perspective of…

Abstract Video: Familiar Feeling

Familiar Feeling is a TouchDesigner project implementing multiple videos to create a storyline. This storyline is about a man falling in love with an experience with a woman and man, he hopes to find this feeling again by going out…

Abstract Video: Take a Walk!

My final conference project was an expansion on my early experiments (as seen in my previous post). I decided to expand on the abstract concept of what happens in your head when you take a walk. To make the audio-reactive…

Abstract Video: Landscape U

For conference, I produced four passive music videos for the 1996 techno album, Second Toughest in the Infants, produced by the acclaimed duo, Underworld. Four songs were chosen from this album, and the piece had a total runtime of 47…

Abstract Video: Industry 4

Drawing Machines: Unfolded

My conference project is about mark making in relation to the body. I wanted to use a “canvas” and colors that reflected childhood and family. The clothes line and the lace strung about is mean to display the art in…

Drawing Machines: Beehive Structure for the 2-Foot Project

The object is a 2 foot tower, held together by 6 alternating layers of paper plates, put together by three plates that are folded together in fourths. At the bottom, paer plate stands help it up with the plate folded…

Drawing Machines – Face folds

Within a similar vein as one of the conference projects crafted by a student in class, one of our projects consisted of folding print-outs of our faces. The folds made were some we were taught in class including pleating, Miura…

Drawing Machines – Garden

The project itself is a work in process, but ultimately, I want a vertical display of pieces of tissue wrapping around wired structures. I want to create 7-12 standing structures of wire (standing on itself) outwards and sew the pinches…

Drawing Machines: Crystal Crease

When we were told not to use paper for our project, I took it very seriously. I wanted to give myself a challenge by using a different material that can fold and crease. Crystal Crease illustrates that depiction. Crystal Crease…

Drawing Machines: My Port’fold’io

Have you ever wondered why paper bends in weird ways? I certainly have. I never thought that folding would be a complex phenomenon. As I experimented with different materials to fold, it caught my interest in learning more about folding,…

Drawing Machines: Pushing Pleats

For my conference project, I conceptualized and designed the construction of a dress. I have been inspired by the more abstract concepts of folding. While I have the utmost respect for the more traditional approach to folding paper, I find…

Drawing Machines – Evolution of Boxes

This piece places a series of paper boxes on a cardboard shelf. Each box has a different construction; some are made of a single piece and held together purely by folds. Another is composed of multiple identical smaller pieces that…

Drawing Machines: Early Semester Folds and Pleats

Miura Ori: I have some low and some high resolution, Miura Ori tessellations in the series. It’s a repeated fold pattern with some points popping in or out and can fold completely flat. At first my motivation for creating this…

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

This project is made out of paper plates. The goal of this assignment was to make anything using paper plates that reached a height of 2 feet. Unlike a lot of others who went in a more abstract direction, my…

Drawing Machines: Cow Sculpture

Our cow sculpture embodies a journey of creativity and persistence, crafted from humble materials like paper plates and blue masking tape. The inception of this project was sparked by a simple cow ring that captured our imagination, igniting a process…

Drawing Machines: Splash 6

Six shirts: Three tie dyed, two reverse tie dyed by means of bleach, and one with cyanotype. They follow a similar color scheme of yellows, greens, and blues, most being dyed under a pleated folds, which created the look of…