Day 13 (6.21.16)

Today we created our super power animals in class. We had lots of materials to choose from and I ended up with: a red wooden block, a blank plastic bag, thin wire, a small basket made out of thin wood, mini plastic flowers, and an animal toy. I decided to wrap the red block in the thick cloth that I found. My red block had a curve like the body of a dog would have so that’s why I chose…

Vik Muniz

Vik Muniz grew up poor and he does social projects to give back. During social projects, Vik takes people away from where they are to another world to see if art can change people. In wasteland Vik decided to go to the largest landfill in the world in Rio De Janeiro called Jardim Gramacho. He worked with people who practically lived at the landfill and used it to survive to create pieces of art that they would want to be…

My Super Power Animal Project (6.20.16)

We are using Vik Muniz as inspiration to create artwork out of what people see as trash to repurpose it and change people’s perspective of what they’re seeing. We are creating a super animal that can fix anything that we see as problem in the world. We are using recycled materials to make these animals and we are trying to connect the material with our animal form. If the animal is sticky, we make the form sticky. We are trying…

The High Museum

Day 11 (6.16.16)

Today we continued to use adobe illustrator and I worked on my own to create a third strange world on Photoshop. We have to create 3 images on illustrator. One with just text that has everything to do with one element of art, one of just a photo that has everything to do with one element, and one that combines text and photography. For my text, I am doing space and I’m trying to learn how to make my letters appear…