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Art Final: Mother Mindy, Me, Myself and I

March 25, 2015

My digital illustration class is (finally) done. It’s been a really interesting experience for me; before I was a designer I considered myself an artist primarily, and so I assumed that this would be my favorite class. It’s probably because of this that I overthought everything and psyched myself out of truly enjoying it? I am happy with my last two assignments, though. The first was to do a self-portrait. I chose to juxtapose myself as a twelve-year old and…

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Art Fandom

Homework Time: Frodo and Sam Digital Paintings

February 24, 2015

Our assignment this time was to create a series of three paintings that illustrated the passage of time. As I am trying to avoid my work being used in the future for examples, I decided to use this opportunity to spend more time fangirling over Tolkien’s collective works. In this instance I’ve painted three moments between Frodo and Sam over the course of their journey with the One Ring. Overall I am happy with how they turned out, but my…

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Art Design

Homework Time: I Am Not a Costume

January 27, 2015

I’m really happy with the way that my first digital painting assignment turned out. A lot of this comes down to the fact that our initial assignment was something that I believed in and found really inspiring. Our assignment was to create a painting that paid homage to Native American art and culture, called “Vanishing Voices.” With that in mind I created a piece that reflected my own experiences and showed a clear hatred of cultural appropriation. This is a…

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