Foundations Final Project
Why Sex Sells Advertising uses sex on a psychological level to try and appeal to a specific demographic, and it works. What is it about these glamorous, risque advertisements that makes us want to go out and buy these unessential products? My goal for this project is to provide two types of advertisements, both for the same product. One will take the route of current advertising, and...
WEBMINING> Papercraft Self Portrait
This is awesome. Artist Eric Testroete made mapped his face, and made paper cut outs of it, then combined them all together to make this large head he said was inspired by video games. Full Story/More Photos Here: http://testroete.com/index.php?location=head
Foundations: Project Statement (Rough)
With this project, I attempting to help the viewer gain a grasp on the decisions that modern advertisement chooses to take. Advertising uses sex on a psychological level to try and appeal to a specific demographic, and it works. What is it about these glamorous, risque advertisements that makes us want to go out and buy these unessential products? My goal for this project is to provide two types...
Foundations: 3 Questions Based on Reading
1. Why is it that we choose to “craft” separate ourselves from influences by the outside world, in order to fully achieve our capabilities? 2. How far can you really stretch the word “craft,” in order to fit this routine of sorts he discussed? 3. By extending my capabilities, does that mean when doing my personal project, I should take that extra hundred photos, just...
Foundations: Independent Project Proposal
There are many reasons why I avoid television; current news media, tasteless programming, or the slue of advertisement that bombard us daily. We go home, sit on the sofa, and year after year, watch the $442 billion worth of advertising that it thrown at us. The majority of them being for pointless products we’ll never need. Yet, we go out, and we buy them. Why? It’s because sex sells, and...
Foundations: Final Project - Questions
1. Why does sex sell? 2. What does the United States jump to help others so quickly, but when it comes to problems at home, we are completely unprepared? 3. Why does the current news media piss me off so much? 4. Is our current generation really going to change anything?
Merit Scholarship: Artist Statement
When creating a piece of work, especially with photographs, I try to present something that is unfamiliar to the viewer. It may be something that they have seen a thousand times over, but compositionally and structurally, it provides something new and intriguing. I want people who view my art to be able to stand back and think to themselves, I’ve never seen it done this way before. The pieces I’ve...