The Wombats New Album Release

Project 2 (Photoshop) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to choose a band and create an album cover, a promotional poster, and social media (Soundcloud banner, profile image, and an animated album promo gif ) for the upcoming launch of an album. In order to create these elements, I focused on the development of …
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Exercise 13 (Photoshop) for ART 21 For this assignment I created a composite image using Surrealism as an inspiration. Using no fewer than 5 photos to create an image that blends various elements of the photos together to create a seamless composite image. All the photos I used were taken by me. For inspiration and ideas …
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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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Composite Images

Exercise 9 (Photoshop) for ART 21 For this assignment I had to create 3 images by compositing photos of my friends into different background photos. I used pictures that Dillon took during our internship this past summer.

Okeechobee Arts & Music Festival

Project 1 (Illustrator) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to create four things for a festival of my choosing: 1) a profile picture for social media, 2) a postcard, 3) a poster, and 4) a Facebook banner. The festival I chose has only been occurring for a year or two, but it’s an music …
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Drake University Postcard

Exercise 6 (Illustrator) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to use image trace on a photograph taken on Drake University’s campus and turn it into a postcard. I used a photo I took my freshmen year here, and used image trace to create a surreal-painting kind of look. To complement the image trace, I created a gradient …
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Iowa Coasters

  Exercise 4 (Illustrator) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to create two coasters which represent Iowa and use the same theme to look cohesive. I didn’t face a lot of problems with this project, however, I had to teach myself some gradient techniques in order to achieve the results I wanted. Overall, I …
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Replicated Image

  Exercise 2 (Illustrator) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to replicate the image on the left using the shapes tool. A difficulty I faced in this project was to get colors to match exactly without the use of the eyedropper tool. Even though that was a problem, I did my best to match …
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Des Moines Skyline

Exercise 1 (Illustrator) for ART 21 This project’s requirements were to recreate an image of the Des Moines skyline using only the pen tool within Adobe Illustrator. Doing so was a really tedious task, I had around four days to complete this project and it was really hard to stay motivated and interested in creating …
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Build a Pathway to Hope

Northwest Passage – Build A Pathway To Hope: Make a lasting tribute to family and friends through the brick fundraising campaign sponsored by Northwest Passage. Brick by Brick, Building a Pathway to Hope, allows individuals to purchase laser engraved bricks for installation at the In a New Light Gallery, Webster, WI.  Bricks purchased will fund our …
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