Monday, September 28, 2009

Sketchbook Assignment #4 IAR 110

Gather 5 leaves and sketch.
Contour-Blind Contour-Negative Space-Shadows

Monday, September 21, 2009

Structure-Basic Environmental Design 101

I created my "Cube" to look off centered and tilting. The tab technique I chose replicates the roundness of the straws used for the tower stand and also the base.

1. The assignment was to create a 4x4 cube with one open end, made in white bristol board, articulating the edges to aid assembly and design intent.

2. Design an integral structure made from plastic straws that positions the cube four inches above an eight inch base.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Intersection-Environmental Design 101

Design a container for a special object using paper, fabric and thread of your choice.
I constructed a protector for the purity ring my Mom gave me. The pink fabric represents the my baby blanket from my Mom. I chose the white, delicate fabric because it reminds me of her soft, caring personality. It was suggested to me to make a flap to close the "pocket". But I decided against it because I felt it detracted from the threading detail I created. Instead, I made it tight enough to hold the ring securely.

Fruit/Vegie Fun :) Morning Exercise 9-15-09

My sketch of Kacie's beloved pepper for Morning Exercise today. 9-15-09

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Sketchbook Assignment #3-IAR 110

We each drew the Foust building here on campus at UNCG as practice for Contour Drawing. We were to focus on the lines and angles, and no shading whatsoever. I found this difficult mainly because the building is so huge and finding a place to view the entire image was challenging. I think it is a beautiful building, very historic and important to our campus. Hopefully people can look at my sketch and recognize that they are seeing.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Iris Watercolor

Iris in Watercolor--one of my favorite flowers. Reminds me of my Grandma's gorgeous gardens when I was a little girl.

Tropical Lady

Just a little something i drew a while back for the heck of it.

Design Visualization 110-Morning Exercise 9-3-09

We took a small part of class to sketch a bag of our choice. This is my book bag :) Leathery and black. It's the perfect size.

Design Visualization-Blind Contours-Sketchbook Assignment 2

For this sketchbook assignment we were to pick a theme of 5 creative items to sketch. Once looking at the item and then again using the blind contour technique. Here are two examples of my cosmetic items. :)

Design Visualization-Food Sketching 9-1-09

We were asked to sketch 10 food items in pen while observing fonts and lines.
Here are 4 of my favorites.

Basic Environmental Design Project 1

find two natural artifacts and join them using a linear material (string, thread, wire...) as a binding agent.

I focused more on color and texture for my first project. I love the contrast between the delicate light appearance of the flower with the spiky nuetral color and feel of the wheat looking plant. They both have similar lines that compliment each other. The sharpness of the wheat mirror the pink middle of the flower.