Reflection Mandalas

Reflecting on your work can increase performance and learning. Particularly at the end of a project, semester, or year, it is good to take some time to reflect and…

Protest Collages

We all choose which traditions to follow and which to challenge. When people are not satisfied with things the way they are, they sometimes protest or try to…

Alter Ego Half Tones

For this assignment we will be working with halftones, identity, and prints!  The goal is to end up with four monochrome halftone prints that we will investigate in…

Propaganda Posters

The antidote to protest is propaganda. How do you prevent a protest from ever happening?  How do you manipulate others to match your beliefs?  Through propaganda of course!…

Band Posters

OBJECTIVE: To explore complex ways of using text within an image by relating typography to content and promoting an event.

Animated GIFs

For this assignment you will build a GIF animation in Photoshop; it is similar to the digital collage but with motion. Approach the GIF format as a timeline…

Art in Odd Places: UCF

We will all be participating in UCF’s contribution to Art in Odd Places the evening of November 9th. Here is some more information about Art in Odd Places,…

Choose Your Own Adventure Screen Shots

For this project you will create a choose your own adventure story in the form of an interactive online web game.  If you are unfamiliar with choose your…

Minimum Viable Products

Create a minimum viable product that you can show to potential customers.  This could be a website, a powerpoint prototype of an app or website, a physical product…

Business Venture Website Screen Shots

Part of the final project will be to create an informational website for your business.  If you made an online splash page for your MVP this can be…

Decision Making Application Paper Prototypes

Objectives / Goals: Author an interactive product.  Utilize a variety of platforms and formats in delivery of interactive content.  Apply effect user-interface design across platforms. For this project…

Data Visualizations

Amulets

OBJECTIVE: To introduce relief sculpture and to continue discussion on the differences between 2D and 3D space through making a pewter cast amulet. PROCESS: Sketch ideas for your…

Interactive, Kinetic, Light, and Sound Sculptures

PROJECT 3: Final Project OBJECTIVE: To use advanced coding techniques to create a portfolio quality dynamic sculpture piece that includes sound and / or kinetic elements that respond…

Extensions of the Body

PROJECT 1: Extension of the Body OBJECTIVE: To develop ability in ideaforia through research and sketching. To bridge existing skill in 3D Design with heightened conceptual practice. GOAL:…

Urban Intervention

PROJECT 3: Urban Intervention OBJECTIVE: To deeply consider the site, context, and audience for a piece. GOAL: To create a physical temporary installation somewhere outdoors, off-campus, and away…

Fluxus Scores

PROJECT 4: The Fluxus Score OBJECTIVE: To pursue and define the concept of the artist’s tool, to explore surreal or altered states of consciousness, to consider chance operations…

Band Posters

OBJECTIVE: To explore complex ways of using text within an image by relating typography to content and promoting an event.

Site Specific Text

PROJECT:  Site Specific Word or Phrase GOAL:  To create a plasma cut metal text installation, considering context and documentation. OBJECTIVES:  To introduce the concepts of scale, proportion, and…

Color Lines

PROJECT: Color Lines OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate your understanding of the visual elements of art and the principles of design. GOAL: Create a 2” x 12” composition of vertical…

3D Prints

Self directed 3D print final projects and practice amulets.

Experiential Systems

Modified Book

UNIT V1: Modular Units and Repetition OBJECTIVE: Introduction of the concepts of “repetition,” “modularity,” and “part to whole” relationships. Application of modular principles to the construction of three-dimensional…

Desert Boats

UNIT IV: Mass and Form UNIT V: Scale and Context OBJECTIVE: To introduce both traditional and non-traditional approaches to the concept of mass as applied to three-dimensional form….

Cubes Intersecting a Plane

UNIT 1: Between 2D and 3D OBJECTIVE: To introduce the differences between the two-dimensional picture plane and three- dimensional volume, space, and structure. GOAL: To create a three-dimensional…

Broken Cubes

UNIT IIIA: Points, Lines, Planes, and Volumes OBJECTIVE: Introduction of three-dimensional space conceived as a vocabulary of points, lines, and planes defining actual and implied elements. PROJECT: We…

Multiples Apparel

UNIT V1: Modular Units and Repetition OBJECTIVE: Introduction of the concepts of “repetition,” “modularity,” and “part to whole” relationships. Application of modular principles to the construction of three-dimensional…

Stop Motion Animations

UNIT VIII: Phenomenon, Change, Motion OBJECTIVE: To make explicit the connection artists and designers working in three-dimensional art feel with physical events and actual processes—both natural and human-made……