Folds

06Mar12

In our Da Vinci class, we studied geometry, symmetry, and folds this week. We also watched the PBS documentary film, “Between the Folds” about the art and making of origami paper folding. In Grand Central Station, I saw a ball gown in a store front made from paper. It was beautiful, especially the rosettes. This […]

Synthetic Fetus

22Feb12

This week’s focus is anatomy. Da Vinci cut open cadavres and made incredibly sophisticated drawings of human anatomy, and this is one of my favorite areas of his work to study. Our assignment: Study the artist Sterlarc and his practice. Inspired by his statement, “We are in the age of the cadaver, the comatose and […]

For Da Vinci class, we had to replicate the Study of “Design for Chariots and War Weapons” by Leonardo Da Vinci c. 1485, The Royal Collection. His drawing of horses in movement are amazing. Materials for this work include pencil, ruler, dip pen, sepia color ink, round watercolor brush, and watercolor paper.

I’m taking a class studying Leonardo Da Vinci, in which we try to tap into the polymath mind of the genius artist-engineer. His 7000 pages organized in codices serve as a creative framework to survey contemporary digital art. Throughout the course, we review digital art practices in the areas of his study and his inventions […]

After I created my 2D image of Cityscapes, I incorporated the use of variables and conditionals in my code to make the sketch more dynamic.  For example, I made the sky change color and darken, as if nightfall had descended, and I made snowflakes fall at random during night time.  I wrote a boolean statement […]