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How’s it Going?

It’s been practically 2 months, dozens of prototypes, and so much stress. We’ve fallen into the routine of creation; that is we have figured out how both create and solve problems. We’ve learned what materials we want, and what materials we

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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

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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

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Testing Grounds

This week, the raptor was given its first run on the testing grounds. The Director of Enron Raptors, Hannah Wolf, came in to provide feedback about the progression of the prototypes. The electronics corner of which I reside was particularly

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Raptors: The Experience of Creation

  Ever since most of us were kids, we wanted to have our own pet dinosaur. We dreamed that one day we would ride on our very on T-Rex. Little did I know, this year I would be working on

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What can’t you use masking tape for?

Christina here and what a week! If anyone had any doubts that we could get this done, all they had to do was come see our prototypes after just one week. Let’s start with the structure team. We have a

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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

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Guest Artist: Ron Pardini

We are pleased to announce that Ron Pardini will be joining our class Sunday October 22 through Monday, October 23. Ron is a special effects artist who has been working in the entertainment industry for 29 years. Some of Ron’s more notable accomplishments

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