Project Assignments & Readings
What messages are you compelled to express?

All readings require a short one paragraph typed reaction paper outlining your reactions to the material presented,
your ideas and what the reading meant for you.

Projects:

Techniques

Readings

Lectures

Emotion Sketches (7)
due Feb 3
3 points

Freeing up
expressive gestures

 

Introduction

Emotion Sketching

Gesture Drawings (7)
due Feb 10
3 points

Illustration Study Prototype:

(create one)
create a digital drawing or painting or photograph or processing work or combination that illustrates a concept, environment, event or character in the following story:

Saunders, Escape from Spiderhead

Use your imagination and let go. This work could be either realistic or abstract.

what is the figure, landscape or object doing?


Gesture Drawing
due Feb 3



 

 

 

 


Saunders, Escape from Spiderhead
due Feb 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gesture Drawing
Model in Studio:

Feb 3: 6:15 to 7:30pm,
Feb 10: 6:15 to 7:30pm,
March 3: 6:15 to 7:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

11 x 17 Laser Prints (7)
due Feb 24
on high quality laser printer cardstock
3 points

 

montage, collage, drawings, photographic works or combinations thereof

Could include studies in
* Table Top Photography
* Toy Techniques
* 3D Roundtable Photography
* ECU Photography
* Portrait Photography
* Landscape Photography
* High speed photography of transient phenomena
or other in- process research


Barthes 15,16
Barthes 46-48
due Feb 17

 


Oliver Sacks SPEED
and Hito Steyerl In Defense of the Poor Image
due Feb 17

 

Solso Context, Cog., & Art due due Feb 24







Barthes Lecture

General Photo Lecture

Portrait Photography Lecture

Toys of Today are the Realties of Tomorrow Lecture

Table Top TiltShiftToy,
3d Roundtable,
ECU Lecture

Photographing Transient Phenomena

Montage_Collage_
InspiringArtists.htm


Landscape Photography Lecture

Large Format Archival Prints (3)
due March 17
(minimum size 42 x 36, max size 84 x 42)
one on canvass
(20 points)

montage, collage, drawings or photographic works or combinations thereof
Includes the above plus
* Photographic Sculpture
* Montage & Collage
* Printing and Painting on Digital Canvass

Solso Visual Perspective
due March 3

 







 


Large Format Printing on the Epson 9800




 

 

 

SPRING BREAK
March 24

 

 

 

Augmented Reality:
due April 7
(Re-imaging Public Space/Revitalizing Parks/ Making Parks / Geoparks and Geocaching)
(10 points)

 

Lev Manovich: The Poetics of Augmented Space
due March 24

 

 

Lecture on AR and revitalizing parks and public spaces

 

 

 

Due April 21
(6 points)

 

Choose one of the following for the final short study:

 

Assemblage (1)

using digital and/or analog techniques, found objects, textures, etc. create 1 expressive 3d mixed media that self generates power or comments upon energy & sustainability

composing image & object, juxtaposition, making meaning

MoHoly-Nagy Contributions of Arts to Social Reconstruction
and
Make a Light Modulator

Assemblage Lecture

Stencil Art


Portraits, graffiti, digital to analog

Stencil art Lecture

Projection


imaginary places and spaces from light

Projection Lecture

 

 

 

 

FINAL PROJECT
with artist statement and at least 5 references

due May 5

personal expression, and direction

Personal research readings

Your inspirations, art historical referencing, philosophical influences, theoretical background, and technical documentation will be articulated in an artist statement properly cited and footnoted in
The Chicago Manual of Style

web portfolio &
documentation
due May 19
10 to 2pm
West Hall 214

summation of all perfected works and documentation of works in situ

 

You can make your web portfolio in html or Dreamweaver or hand coding or use a web template service.

Links to some web how to and designs