Entries from May 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

classes

so maybe i underestimated how intense summer classes are… just a little bit. opps. i have a lot more work than i expected, but the only thing that’s getting me through it is the idea that because of these classes i will be able to graduate on time. by the end of the summer i [...]

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

summah in the city

this is my first summer in the city. i’m staying in boston for the summer working and studying my summer away. i’m taking a total of four summer classes (trust me, i groaned in agony as i wrote that sentence) and working at a coffee shop. it’s going to be very different from every summer [...]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

contemporary art and latin american history

since these two classes are specifically design classes, i am going to sum them up in one post (i don’t want to bore you!) contemporary art was by far the best art history class i have ever had. (shout out to prof cramer! he’s great!) i learned so much in that class that really helped [...]

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

computer typography

computer typography should really be called advanced typography because we do a lot more than just working with type on the computers. i think i actually hand-rendered more type in this class than i did in basic typography. my type stills definitely improved in this course. i am much better at working with type. i’ve [...]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

advanced computer applications

my other class with annemary was advanced computer applications. now i am sure that i have talked about this class before. we did a semester long project which centered around a character that we created. they could be from any time in history. our job was to create our persona, “curate” artifacts from their life [...]

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

graphic design II

one of my two classes with my favorite professor, annemary, i think i  got some of my best projects out of gd2. i know i have some previous posts about the projects in this class, but i am going to go over each one generally so you can get an idea of the assignment and [...]

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

end of semester wrap-up

spring 2011 is officially over. i had my last two finals today and summer is here. well, in theory it is; the weather hasn’t exactly been cooperating. but hey, it’s still early may, so i am sure it will get warm soon. i had my portfolio review on tuesday. since i am going to be [...]

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

earth day event

molly and i (as new england school of art and design green team members!) went to the earth day event at the law school last week. she made some boards about sustainability in our classes/programs and about the new building’s LEED certification. we joined a bunch of other suffolk groups as they showed off their [...]

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