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Spring 2013

Color

A couple weeks ago I made the decision to integrate color into my thesis work. This is saying a lot for a person who’s spent the past 5 months fixated … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Holes and Mishima

In the past couple weeks I’ve been making headway with my finishing techniques and construction methodology. I purchased a Dremel and jewelry-scale drill bits to more efficiently make consistent, refined … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Andrew Martin Critique

This past week Andrew Martin was a visiting artist at our studio and I had the opportunity to have a short critique with him. He gave me a lot of … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amy Tavern

Amy Tavern’s work was recommended to me by a friend in the Metal’s department. I find the similarities between her work and my own to be pretty uncanny. Similarly to my … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson is a  recent graduate from our Metals Department. I was directed towards his work this summer because coincidentally he and I are working along a similar vein of … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Binary Adornment: The Applications of Generative Modeling and Ceramic Tape Casting

In May Bryan and I were awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Grant. Applying for the grant was probably the best decision I’ve made in my time here at New … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Success

My ring prototype arrived in the mail this weekend from Shapeways. It fits my ring finger comfortably but I’m more of a middle-finger ring-wearer so I’d like to size it … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ring Design: The Trials and Tribulations

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this here on my research blog before but I am currently taking a metal’s class called Processes & Experimental Techniques II with Arthur Hash. … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Luca Tripaldi

Luca Tripaldi was born in Turin in 1969. He graduated in visual arts and for some time, while studying autodidact ceramics, he worked for a number of advertising companies in … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

UNFOLD Design Studio

Written on the body, a tribute to the surface, 2002 “Unfolding a digital 3D body scan into a pattern and using this pattern to make personal jewels in different materials: … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment