Week 10 – Artist Conversation

For this week’s artist conversation, I decided to talk about Amy Duran and her exhibit.  Amy’s exhibit is called Forever by your Side and is one of the most unique I’ve seen.  Here whole exhibit consists of several dioramas that tell one cohesive story.  The story is presented has a fairy tale and involves a young woman […]

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Week 9 – Artist Conversation

I really enjoyed the artwork of the artist I chose this week.  I chose the work of David DeSantis called Day Dreamer.  I think what I like best about it is all the different textures used to create each picture.  David claims that his work is based on a concept called fluid abstract expressionism.  He says […]

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Week 9 – Graffiti Writing

For this week we were supposed to learn about graffiti writing as well as do some ourselves.  I’ve never really practiced graffiti writing so this is sort of my first time.  I was unable to make it out to Venice beach in order to use the graffiti walls, but I still did some at home. […]

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Week 8 – Classmate Conversation

For this week’s conversation, I spoke with Rachael Palmer.  I found out that she is a first year psychology major.   we mostly discussed our majors.  I told her that I’m a third year electrical engineering student and she told me that she’s a psych major.  She said that she finds psychology really interesting and […]

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Week 8 – Finger Painting

So I did this week’s art project a little differently.  Instead of using paints that I bought, I made my own out of the oil pastels I already had.  I found that using the pastels mixed with water made for some pretty decent, water color-like paints.  The whole point of the finger painting was to […]

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Week 7 – Artist Discussion

The gallery I chose this week was pretty interesting. It was called “Doodles in Space.”  It was really neat because it focused on creating imagery in a 3d space rather than 2d drawings.  It is all about contrasting black and white and using unconventional materials.  The two artists are Juliana Bustillo and Tidawhitdney Lek. They […]

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Week 7 – Classmate Discussion

This week I met up with Roy Mandanas to do the classmate conversation.  We also decided to see the art galleries together while we were there.  I learned that he’s a freshmen political science major.  I thought this was pretty interesting because I’m so used to talking with engineers considering that I’m in EE.  He […]

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