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Watercolor Polaroids

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I have a lot of free time again because of COVID-19, so I decided to try a trend I discovered on Pinterest. Many people were using watercolors and creating paintings that look like polaroids. I loved the idea and used some of their images as inspiration. I did not want to just do silhouettes, like […]

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Fauna

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Yes, I know I already used this image as a cover photo, but this sums up this blog post perfectly. I decided to make a series of silhouette animals from sixteen 4×4 wood panels. This is one of my favorite paintings I have done. This series was created to be displayed at my Senior Art […]

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Drawings

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I realized that I did not have a page displaying my drawings, so I have created one and you can view it here. In this blog post, I will discuss a little bit of my past with drawing. I drew a little when I was younger, but I did not seem to have a good […]

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Animation

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One class I took during my time at Dordt College was Motion Graphics. I believe I took it during my sophomore year. It was an interesting experience and a new skill to learn. We had four projects throughout the semester to explore Adobe After Effects and what is possible. You can view most of my […]

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Acrylic Pour Painting

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I was a co-leader of the Dordt College Art Club for three years. We would plan an event every month and anyone could participate. We wanted people who did not have time to take an art class to be able to still have the resource and experience to do something every month. We decided to […]

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Disney Princesses

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In 2017, I had to create a poster for the Pops Concert that Dordt College was hosting. The Pops concert is when the band and orchestra play music from different themes. Sometimes it is musicals or sometimes it is from movies. I was very excited that the theme that year was Disney, so they were […]

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Graphic Design Animals

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In high school, I was a little more creative with my designs and did more graphic elements than marketing materials. I took inspiration from animals, music, movies, and such. The featured image is from the Disney movie Tangled. This is the tavern Flynn Rider takes Rapunzel to in hopes that she would give up on […]

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Wedding Invitations

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Ever since I took my first graphic design class, I could not wait until I could design my own wedding invitations. I was also able to design my friend’s wedding invitations as well. First, I will start with her ideas and designs I developed. Anna and Jesse’s colors were red orange and light yellow-green. They […]

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Senior Show

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As I wrapped up my senior year at Dordt College, I was able to to display my artwork that I have created. It was a combination of my graphic design work and painting. It was displayed April 20-26, 2019 in the Art Gallery in the Campus Center. Also, there was an artist talk by me […]

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Printmaking

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As a Graphic Design major, I had to take a class called Printmaking. This is an old style of Graphic Design. Instead of designing on a computer, we had to carve or draw & etch on different materials. Unfortunately, I was unable to take it earlier than my second semester of my senior year, so […]