Monthly Archives: November 2012

Artist Statement :: Final Project (Lion’s Leap)

November 6, 2012 at 3:10 am, by

  For our final project in Art (the Great Pretender) we created moving sculptures to simulate our animal’s movement. We did this to learn more about kinetic sculptures, and put our knowledge into practice. I enjoyed this project and re-learned a few wood shop skills. Below is my artist statement and a few pictures/videos of Read More…

Kinetic Art-KG

November 6, 2012 at 12:22 am, by

For the Art class, I’ve built an art sculpture relating it to my power animal. The purpose of this project was to build a kinetic sculpture that mimics the movement of your power animal and is fueled by any of the natural elements. Earth, Air, Fire and Water. I am proud of the final product because Read More…

MDG Poem By LF and MML

November 6, 2012 at 12:18 am, by

In the following poem, we will be addressing the sixth Millennium Development Goal, which focuses on combating diseases and fighting HIV/AIDS. We chose to focus on the 1st indicator “HIV prevalence among population ages 15-24”, because both of us connected with it the most, and felt we had knowledge on the subject. We retrieved our information Read More…

Solar Panel & Wind Turbine Computer Design- LN

November 6, 2012 at 12:13 am, by

For my Design and Engineering Course, I designed a computer that is powered by both a solar panel and a wind turbine. The wind turbine is located on the bottom part of the computer and the solar panel is fixed on the lid, so you can point it to the sun, whether the computer is Read More…

Mi Casa Ideal-KG

November 5, 2012 at 11:24 pm, by

For Unit 3, in the Casa course,  I’ve written a debate about how my ideal home can promote one or more MDGs. MDGs are Millennium Development Goals created in 2000 by the UN of world problems they want to accomplish by 2015. The purpose of this project was to inform everyone about how and why my Read More…

An Abstract Bird

November 5, 2012 at 11:05 pm, by

For the Great pretender course, my art class, we were ascribed to make a kinetic sculpture relating to the pattern of movement of our power animal. The purpose of this project was to help epitomize and apprehend our power animal’s motion of movement. I am very content with how my sculpture’s manifestation. I am very Read More…

Creating a Swing by HM

November 5, 2012 at 10:54 pm, by

As our final project for The Great Pretender, we made a kinetic sculpture of our power animal.  My power animal was an elephant and I chose to focus only on the swaying motion of the trunk of an elephant.  This process was very long and very stressful for me because it included a great deal Read More…

Ox in a Bottle

November 5, 2012 at 10:27 pm, by

In my great pretender art class, I created a kinetic sculpture which is a sculpture that can move on its own. My sculpture was a egg in a bottle full of water. The way my sculpture works is that when you light a candle inside a bottle the candle would need oxygen, so it pulls in the egg and Read More…

November 5, 2012 at 10:04 pm, by

This is my action project for Arts.The project I worked on was about a power animal and how I would make it move like a machine. I made a pulley system. It came out great it worked perfectly. What I learn was how my power animal moves and how to make it move like a machine. Read More…

Deep In The Air-MY

November 5, 2012 at 9:48 pm, by

In my art class we built a kinetic sculpture. The sculpture was built our sculptures based out of an animal’s movement we chose. We did a blue print that had our sketches of our sculptures we built up. To learn more about my animal and my blue print please check out my artist statement with the blue Read More…