Almost There

This past week I spent focusing on my final project. This started life as a story that would include hyperlinks to audio and visual artifacts that filled out the story and ended as a new subdomain that allows people to submit ideas and makes the story open sourced. I did make a few visual projects …

Grounded

This project started as a hyperlink story and ended the week as a new subdomain that I plan to turn into an open source story, with other people able to send in ideas to the email I set up for the website. I spent a lot of time on some of the introductory pages. The …

Lets Mix It Up

I really liked the assignments this week, but I think that was mostly down to the fact that I’m spending less time getting frustrated with different editing software and more time actually creating, which is the point. I have stopped shopping around with different programs and have even started doing some creative projects on my …

Stuff Artie Says

It’s almost a law of nature that anyone who has a pet narrates their daily lives in funny voices, probably to the never ending annoyance of said pet. I do it with my cat and, at least in part to keep from missing her too much, I decide to make a compilation video from clips …

Vote Fonzie!

Forget Uncle Sam, Fonzie wants YOU to vote in the next election cycle! This poster encouraging you to vote was styled after several 1950s voting posters I found online and incorporated Fonzie from Happy Days as a celebrity spokesperson. Many of the posters used black and white photographs with bright, contrasting lettering. Most of the …

Party in Pink

This poster may be an advertisement for a sauna party, but the photo used in the background is of a group of swimmers getting ready to jump into the frigid waters of Newport, Vermont this past February as part of the the annual . The photo was taken by Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe. …

Drawing in Motion

This week was exhausting but in the most satisfying way. Daily Creates Video Assignments This week I got a bit caught up in animation and while it was very time consuming and tiring, I think it’s some of the best work of any kind that I’ve done in a long time. I hope you agree!

Her story will be told

This is perhaps the coolest thing I have ever made. I have always enjoyed drawing but never been very good at it, and because of that I was always a little scared to try animation. I’ve never even more than dabbled in digital art, and never with very impressive results, but I took a chance …