> the idea that the difference between a monkey and
> paintbrush and an artist and a paintbrush
This is such a good educational philosophy...
> One boy (who is now an illustrator/graphic
> designer, graduate from Pratt), spend all summer
> making an animation of skeletons chasing something.
> He said at the time, that it was too much
> trouble, and it took hours and hours of work and it
> didn't interest him. But he followed through, as he
> was want to do, to challenge himself
What an inspirational experience-wow!
> We eventually took the old Amiga apart and glued the
> 'innards' onto paintings about technology.
> San D
I just went through some of the lessons that I had
from coursework. A classmate (B.Phillips) presented a
lesson based on the work of Maya Lin that involved
writing text and then making rubbings of nature over
I thought this might have some potential for
intergrating computer tech. At the very least - Maya
Lin is a great example of being able to combine crisp,
stark elements with the natural world.