Category: student experience

Sweep the Monster off of its..Steel Feet

With our steel structure close to being done, my team and I needed to start thinking about ways to make the other teams’ lives and job more easier, along with an easy assembly of the structure during set up. The… Continue Reading Sweep the Monster off of its..Steel Feet

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3 Students vs. 1 Steel Monster

This journey was a test to my abilities and creation of new ones. I came in with some sculpture experience and set design skills but I had never worked with steel before. First thing we did was come up with… Continue Reading 3 Students vs. 1 Steel Monster

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The Sound Design Process

The Creek Monster Habitat is the first big collaborative project I’ve been a part of, and I could not have asked for a better beginning. Going into this project, I was so nervous. I don’t think I fully understood the… Continue Reading The Sound Design Process

Testing Out the Sound

A big part of creating an immersive soundscape is having the right technology for it. We now have fourteen rock speakers that will blend in with the surroundings and that are definitely loud enough to cut through the loud noise/commotion… Continue Reading Testing Out the Sound

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!!!Spoiler Alert!!! Matthew McConaughey is NOT the creek monster.

There is nothing quite like building something and getting a little dirty in the process. For years, fabricating physical objects was my normal. But for the past year, my new normal has been sitting in a studio, drawing theoretical plans,… Continue Reading !!!Spoiler Alert!!! Matthew McConaughey is NOT the creek monster.

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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Not for Intended Use

Of all the things my team has learned from working on the Bat-Camcorder, the biggest lesson is that you never have to use materials for their original use. In fact, sometimes materials work better if they are not used for their… Continue Reading Not for Intended Use

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GELing It All Together

Hello! A lot of stuff has happened since my last post, but let me try to catch you up on what I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks… When my team was working out how the “skin”… Continue Reading GELing It All Together

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Silicone Casting Adventure

Silicone Dreams. morals of the story: “just because we can pour more in a cup, doesn’t mean that we necessarily should pour more in a cup.” “there is a very good reason why they told you to shave your arm”… Continue Reading Silicone Casting Adventure

She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

Hey, guys, my name is Darshan Desai and I am a member of the Warbringer team. I have really been enjoying this whole process of this project because I love model making and all the practicality we have to include makes it even… Continue Reading She Shall Rise from Below the Deep Blue Sea

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