Portfolio Entry Eight: Difficult Material

My approach to overcoming material that I find to be difficult is to step back, reassess the situation, and then try again. Although it may appear to be a brief process, it actually occurs in stages, with the first stage being my attempt at the material before I declare it difficult. From there, I refrain […]

Portfolio Entry Five: Discoveries (+/-)

To start, I would like to touch on the fact of how quickly time has passed since I arrived to Agnes Scott College. To think that I am already half-way done with my first semester in college (and one-fourth a way done with my first year) is truly remarkable.  I have learned many lessons in […]

Portfolio Entry Seven: Doubt

The origin of my doubt derives from those moments when I lack confidence.  Though I may appear to be calm during those moments (because I prefer to not others see me being vulnerable), my mind is rapidly racing and attempting to find security and confidence among my doubt. In addition to when I lack confidence, […]

Portfolio Entry Six: Real People

The use of a real person as a character in a play by a playwright brings a realistic appeal to a fictitious piece. One example that we have encountered in our class this semester is John Logan’s use of the artist Mark Rothko in the play Red. In addition to using a real person, Logan […]

Portfolio Entry Four: Imagery

When one views a Mark Rothko piece, one sees a canvas that contains several blocks of color.  However, there is more complexity to these pieces than what is seen at first glance. Also Rothko, who is known for this use of these multiple bands of colors, uses multiple coats of paint in order to further […]