Category: class resources

Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

From beginning to end this past semester, the product development of the Bat Camcorder challenged us weekly to consider design changes for both function and aesthetics. Now that the effect has been filmed, a finalization of the prototype is continued… Continue Reading Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

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SFX Fall 2018 – Project Overview

Though most of our effort in practical special effects will be given to designing and fabricating an amazing practical effect, the real goal of the course is to create a demo reel that demonstrates just how amazing and effective the effect is on screen.

detail from delicious dungeon manga

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Heads Up!

Our cyberpunk raptors are slowly but surely beginning to show signs of life, but we can’t start shouting “IT’S ALIVE!!!” until we include the cherry on top of this robotic sundae: The Head! For me personally, this is the pièce de… Continue Reading Heads Up!

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Failing Better – Part 2

Well, I am continuing to fail successfully at this project. Here are some updates. Through a rough series of failures, Xindi and I are learning more and more that the CNC is not the best tool for this specific project.… Continue Reading Failing Better – Part 2

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The Power of Collaboration: Bridging the digital divide

Building our future, together. Last spring, I reached out to Radio Television and Film Faculty wunderkind Ben Bays and invited him to join us as a guest artist for our Enron Raptor class. Our Department of Theatre & Dance students… Continue Reading The Power of Collaboration: Bridging the digital divide

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Skin: The Fabric Of Our Lives

All three partners on the skin artistry team are tailors/dressmakers by trade. So, when tasked with the assignment of putting flesh on a velociraptor, our team decided to stick to what we know and approach this project as a sort… Continue Reading Skin: The Fabric Of Our Lives

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“It is all about telling stories” – Guest Artist Joe Rial

The Enron Raptor Class is delighted to welcome guest artist Joe Rial via Skype. When sharing the concept of this class with my colleagues at the USITT BOD meeting last August, my friend and colleague Tammy Honesty reached out and… Continue Reading “It is all about telling stories” – Guest Artist Joe Rial

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Cait’s Latest Raptor Designs

Every mention of the raptors in the Enron script [SPOILER ALERT]

[UPDATE: Director Hannah Wolf’s notes in bold 9/8/17] Out of the shadows, a raptor appears (44) FASTOW turns slowly around to see that the other two raptors have taken corporeal form and have also crept into LJM. (44) Raptor 1… Continue Reading Every mention of the raptors in the Enron script [SPOILER ALERT]

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Raptor Research Images

Compiled by Enron Costume Designer, Caitlyn Graham.

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