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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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Finding the Path…of Leaves

Aurora, from the leaf team, here. I never got around to talking about our process for creating the leaf path, so here goes. By design, the leaves needed to cover a a large swath of ground in an attractive way,… Continue Reading Finding the Path…of Leaves

An UnbeLEAFable Experience

Coming into this experience, I didn’t really know what to expect or what I wanted to do for the Creek Monster Habitat. As a stage manager, I don’t usually get to be super involved in the design and fabrication processes.… Continue Reading An UnbeLEAFable Experience

Reflections of a Creek Monster

When this course first began, not many of us knew what to expect.  I mean, a course focusing on creating a Creek Monster Habitat… what does that even mean?!  However as the weeks passed, the amazing guest artists came and… Continue Reading Reflections of a Creek Monster

Dear Creek Monster Habitat Class:

I have tried to type this intro at least a dozen times now… I just get so emotional. I would like to begin with how much I appreciate each one of you. Classmates, collaborators, designers, friends. Not only I learned… Continue Reading Dear Creek Monster Habitat Class:

Reflections on Leaves, illusion, and interactivity.

Standing under the trees watching thousands of people emerge from the creek path and view our Monster Habitat for the first time gave me perspective on the process of creating this exhibit. The ground cloth, that I had been staring… Continue Reading Reflections on Leaves, illusion, and interactivity.

ETCnomad console – a Monstrous review.

If you’re a lighting design student or want to become and are debating whether or not to buy the “ETCnomad Educational package here are some pros and cons that I experience from using it on a regular basis to build… Continue Reading ETCnomad console – a Monstrous review.

10 Weeks Later…

To say the least, this was one monster project…(*ba-dum-tssss*) I recall our first official class this previous September: I was totally overwhelmed by our tight timeline, the scale of our project (compared to the size of our class), and quite… Continue Reading 10 Weeks Later…

Creating a Voice for the Monster

At the start of this project, I felt like I was drowning. There was so much to do, so much direction to follow (or little depending on how you look at it), and so little time. Creative liberty can be… Continue Reading Creating a Voice for the Monster

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