Extra Credit Blog post

My 3 least favorite activities were : Plaster casting, sketching in the garden, and Museum Visit. I didn’t like the plaster casting activity because it required a great deal of patience and it was very hard for me to remove the plaster without breaking it. I tried 4 times and all of the casts broke….

Activity week 12 : One more

For the last activity of this semester, I decided to retry street photography. But instead of taking pictures of others I wanted to take pictures of myself. I discovered a new hobby of taking photographs, thanks to the street photography activity. I have a lot of fun taking pictures. Personally I am very camera shy…

Artist of the week: Mahsa Soroudi (Week 12)

Our last artist of the week is Iranian artist Mahsa Soroudi. Her art emphasizes on her life back in her home country. Her story of immigration is shown thru her art. I really liked her art that involved plants. I used to love planting flowers and vegetables in my backyard. It’s really fun to watch…

Fiber Art (Activity week 11 )

This week’s activity was to make art using fiber. I was a bit put off by this activity because I felt it would be too difficult. But after looking up some videos I realized this activity won’t be that difficult. I used old shoelaces, socks, and duct tape.  I braided pink and black show laces…

Artist of the week Vanessa Blaylock (Week 11)

This week’s artist of the week really confused me. Vanessa Blaylock, is an artist that does performances using avatars and virtual reality. I did not understand the concept of using virtual reality as a medium for art. I know many people are interested in graphic designing and I thought a lot about that job. Is…