Self Directed Creative Projects

Face tracking parallax with a fantasy landscape: An app for helping kids with autism recognize emotions through music:

Cookbook Information Architecture Websites

This is the culminating piece of all your research and planning!  Having completed stakeholder interviews, content meetings, card sorts, paper prototypes, and task tests it is now time…

Decision Helper HiFi Application Prototypes

Now we need to take one of your team’s paper prototypes and evolve it into a high fidelity (HiFi) prototype.  HiFi prototypes give us a clear sense of the aesthetics,…

Culture Probes

For this assignment you will design a culture probe “kit” and send it to 3 different people who you think fit your target audience.  While culture probes are…

Clocks

For our final project you need to design a clock for a particular type of person.  The target audience for the clock is up to you.  The unique…

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:…