Tag: process

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

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One Final Effort

This is it. We all have one week left to go before shooting begins, but we have made great strides on all fronts in preparation for filming. Last week we held our first film test with our elements at the

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Da Arm Puns! (And Other Team Activities)

My other teammates have touched on some of our failures, our success, and our technical processes, so I am going to speak on our collaboration and what the diversity of our members has brought to the table. In our group,

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SKULLpting and Painting

Capturing fear can be difficult because you must consider all aspects of the fear– both physical and emotional. My job as one of the artistic leads is to analyze, create, and implement the many elements of fear in order to

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We are, DaArm!

Welcome to “DaArm!”  An exploration into what makes us react physically to the things we see. That may sound sort or philosophical, but what our team is trying to accomplish is a grotesque, horrific effect to make an audience squirm.

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Getting Things Started

This project originated from the thought: if we are going to have access to these facilities, to these materials and these professionals for guidance, why not go big? When I was originally formulating the pitch my thought process was to take

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Week 8 Update – Raptor Report

The Raptor Team is quickly approaching the end of out prototyping phase and entering the final build. We have come a long way. Here is an update on the class happenings this week. We were so fortunate to be able

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Failing Better

I was thrilled to be allowed to work on the raptor hands for this class. I have always been fascinated by the mechanics of hands, and now I had this incredible opportunity to make a working pair myself. Except what

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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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