Saturday, August 18, 2012

It's been a busy yet lackadaisical summer

Update...sophomore year starts SOON!
This was a strange summer...I feel like I did nothing, yet when I think about it I guess I managed to do a decent amount.
I spent my first month of break and most of the second in a state of pure sloth-ery. Accurate depiction:

I started with painting from landscape photos to beef up my digital paint skills and get better at color.

I took a week-long Maya class and learned to model, texture and light

And some more random paintings here and there.
A quick color study of the Nevada desert on the 8 hour drive from San Francisco to Las Vegas

A quick color study of a desert sunset during my stay

And a quick self portrait in the car window on the drive back home

...and the only sketchbook thing worth showing. My pop at a sushi place

more summer work to come after some touchups

Saturday, May 26, 2012

3D: (3)rd (D)ump

Wire and clay make for a hard day, but its fun to work with your hands :)
Man, I wish I could take this class again

3D for CA:

For what little projects we did over the semester, I just realized I did a lot of baseball related things.....

Second Post, Second Semester Dump

Oh hey

It's May

Meaning second semester is long over, as is my first year at Ringling.

That was insanely and horrifyingly fast, but also insanely fun :) I'm excited for the next 3 years.

Here's the highlights from figure drawing:

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

First Post, First Semester Dump

Hi There

I'm Ariel, I'm from San Francisco, and I'm a freshman Computer Animation major at Ringling College of Art and Design.

Welcome to my blog.

Here are the goods from my first semester

Figure Drawing:

The drawing on the left was a 10 minute from my very first day, the drawing on the right is a 10 minute from my last class of the first semester. It's funny how much you can change in a few months

2D Design:
Triptych: Creating tension using organic and geometric shapes
Creating a still from a film and keeping the narrative while reducing the aspect ratio

Plein-Air painting using analogous colors

Abstract painting using complementary colors to depict a season and a word ("Summer Tranquility")

Creating an abstract design, and then creating a representational piece out of said design


And my high school portfolio just for kicks

Second semester stuff coming soon! (especially since its almost over :P)