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Analogous and Complementary Palette

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Revised Pitch

You may have never walked down the streets of Pierrepont and Columbus Heights. It is also possible that you may have never even heard of these streets in Brooklyn, I know before this walk I had never heard of these streets myself and I can assure you that you are missing out on some beautiful things that you would never normally see in your daily walk to school or work. I believe that my proposed walk would be very appealing to a lot of people because of the beautiful sights you can see on your way to the train station. I believe I have some great sights on my walk. My focus was mostly on buildings but there were also other aspects like beautiful trees on my walk. There will be a lot to catch the eye of a person who has an eye for architectural design. On my walk I see a beautiful post office whos architecture I believe would catch anybodies eye no matter what the aesthetic. My second sight is the residential area around Pierrepont and Columbus Heights. Each building looks pretty cool in there own way, and lastly I will speak on the beautiful sight on Columbus Heights between Orange and Cranberry streets. These streets have beautiful sights to offer, each sight has its own way of conveying a beautiful building in an unsuspecting area.
My first sight is the post office. The post offices construction began to think if the construction of the building around the year of 1891. According to the trixRosen website the original building was designed with even larger details than what was actually built. Then in 1974 it became a national Landmark meaning it can’t be moved or changed now. The building was built in a Romanesque Revival makes for a beautiful building. Usually a post office would be a plain and boring place but this one will immediately catch your eye because of the way the building curves and protrudes out and over your head. The post office is also one point five acres and it looks like a Castle at first glance. If someone were to see the building for the first time they would not believe what the building was because it is that pretty to look at.
Secondly, the residential area of Pierrepont and Columbus Heights. The residential area is beautiful. Some buildings were even said to be built in 1820. A man while I was on my walk told me that most of the houses built in the area were built post Civil War. According to the Brooklyn Heights Association the neighborhood gives us a mix of old New York and the 21st century, juxtaposing the old and new. Whenever the old and new come together it makes for a great composition of anything.
Lastly, before the subject finally heads to the train station there is one last sight there is a space on Columbus Heights between Orange and Cranberry streets. Where the city and the bridge are in a perfect picture frame of New York. In all the other sights I knew what to expect. Before I came across this sight I was just expecting to see more post Civil war buildings in the residential area. When I came across this spot I believe I saw it at the best possible time, which is at night in the dark. When the sun is all the way down and each building and light post are shining their brightest lights and the juxtaposition of the Bridge and City makes a beautiful sight.
In conclusion, I believe that my walk is an appealing for many people. The beautiful sights of buildings in my walk were very appealing to look at. I think every subject no matter what the aesthetic will love this walk. There is so much to catch someone’s eye on my walk I think it will be impossible not to be happy. Although a lot of it has to do with architectural designs each aesthetic still has an eye for the simplicity of just Art and Beauty.

Color Interactions

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Different color interactions

BHS Research

IMG_20141110_134035For my walk project if we are to include a map I would like to include a little manuscript map. Although it is very tedious and precise I really liked that style. I would also like to include a good legend because I noticed in one of my groups maps that it was two sided but the legend or key was only on one side so I would put it on both sides. Lastly, there was one unique map named “Heart Of Brooklyn” and it had a drawn heart on it where the artist believed the Heart of Brooklyn was, and I that was a very cool idea.

Reading Lucy

Reading Lucy was about a woman who who found letters about another woman named Lucille Kolkin. Jennifer Egan is the woman who found these letters and they all mentioned Lucy and her relationship with a man named Alfred whom she nicknamed Al. She also mentions throughout the letters about herself and her husband working during World War II.

Gouache Painted Grayscale Research

I wish I could have done it a little cleanerIMG_20141021_234034

View From My Window : Inked

The only comments I have of my own is that I wish my thumbnails would have been in detail in different ways because the detail was defeated once I colored then in.Inked Thumbnails

Eng-1101 Outline

A. Bio

a. Slightly re-introduce myself

b. What I’m passionate about

1. I love to accomplish goals I set for myself

2. I like to strive for future goals I have

3. Where my determination comes from

c. Design Aesthetic or what I see in art and design

1. I really like design

2. I think it’s a great way to get artists feelings out

d. In 5 to 10 years

1. I feel I should at least be working…

2. I could be in school if I go for a higher degree

B. Consideration of Avatar

a. I want it to represent me

b. Represent me in more  than just art

C. How it can be interpreted in a different way

a. What they could think based on my multiple pictures

D. What my profile conveys and why it matters

a. I would like for my profile to convey  as a learning and progressing student

b. I believe it matters because…

View From My Window : Research


While I was drawing “The View From My Window” and I was thinking of what I should write, I could not help but notice how many shapes I could recognize. Throughout the whole time I was sketching out my front yard, I was mainly using lines to draw everything. Than I began to make a lot of rectangles, and squares without even realizing. The gates that I can see from my window began to  look like they were just a series of rectangles. The only other recognizable shape in my sketch is the circle I used to create my bush that is in my yard. Lastly the lines that I can recognize would be in the street which is to resemble the traffic lines, and the two lines used for handles on the doors to the basement in the bottom left corner of the sketch.