2D Design: Balancing Variety

About the Project This project’s goal is to expand upon my knowledge of the principles of design including unity & variety, emphasis, value, and balance. It will expand on my knowledge by stretching the variables in a composition while still maintaining order, balance and harmony. The process we are tasked to follow is to compose …
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The Sum of My Parts

Second Semester Course Load It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, and I hope you guys will forgive me because I’m extremely busy. A lot busier than I was last semester, because I’m taking 3 studio courses (in other words, 3 two-hour classes that are project-based) and 3 other classes. So if …
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New Year Resolutions

Every New Year, I’m asked what my resolution is. The funny thing about that is I never can really think of anything I want to change. I always think that creating a resolution won’t really solve anything, kind of like how most people decide their resolution will be to lose “x” amount of weight. So …
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Working My Way Up

It’s been a long time coming but I’m finally getting recognized for my efforts at my part-time job. It was tough at first because every day I put 100% to clean up other people’s messes, correct behaviors, and ensuring everyone was doing their job to keep the store maintained. Meanwhile, I was receiving hardly any …
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Back to School

Welcome Back to Iowa It’s been awhile, but I’m back in Des Moines for classes. So far it’s been a really weird year for me, not in terms of classes though. I haven’t been struggling at all with assignments, or exams, or anything really. What I’ve really been struggling with is family. This past summer …
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