Self Portrait Reflections

May 10, 2011

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I had a friend in this class last semester and I saw her self portrait.  I remember thinking that it was such a cool idea to reveal the picture by erasing.  When I sat down to start mine I was hesitant but I think that is just my approach to art.  A little bit of […]

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Art at the Drepung Loseling Monastery

May 6, 2011

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I was able to go to the Drepung Loseling Monastery.  At the monastery, there is an exhibit of dolls.  All of these dolls are handmade and meant to represent all the different peoples of Tibet.  The details of the dolls were amazing and the variety was fascinating.  It may seem apparent that I love pandas […]

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Still Life: aka bane of my existence.

May 5, 2011

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Still working on this project.  I am trying to incorporate notes which are helping.  The concept that is giving me the most trouble is negative shapes.  I understand it as a concept but it does not translate over to my drawing.  There is currently a disconnect between my brain and my drawing. I came in […]

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Erasure Self Portrait

May 5, 2011

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Still Life: Not Objects but Shapes.

April 29, 2011

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To be completely honest I found this still life and my drawing of it endlessly frustrating. I believe my problems with it began with my initial shape.  I initially thought it would be bigger but as a kept drawing I realized how small it was.  Due to the fact that my start was small it […]

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Little Animals: The three toed PANDOTH

April 18, 2011

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When this project was first introduced through the syllabus I was over the moon excited.  I have always enjoyed making small things, animals in particular.  After this project was described further I must admit that I was somewhat unsure as to how I would proceed.  The once thing I was steadfast about was my choices […]

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Surprised piece

March 1, 2011

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This piece that I was drawn to was Alex’s piece.  I thought the concept was so creative and gave fantastic results. The images that represented her memories were wonderful to look at in themselves but I loved how the memories corresponded with the rooms of the house.  The overlay map of the house and still […]

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