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Photographing your artwork tips for scholarship submissions

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Follow this link for a pretty clear guide about photographing your artwork.

Basic steps –

Make sure the light in the room is even and the flash is off.

If your work is lit with yellowish indoor incandescent bulbs, you should color correct your work in Photoshop.

Make sure your camera is directly in the center of the work to avoid distortion.

Crop the image in Photoshop to remove the background.

Save them image as a JPEG with 72 ppi and around 2000 pixels on the widest side.

Digital Media Studies Motion Capture Lab opening this Fall

Digital Media major Brandie Smith testing out the Mocap suit

Digital Media major Brandie Smith testing out the Mocap suit

Inside the newly renovated Grant Building on the second floor is the Digital Media Studies lab, which houses a new Vicon Bonita Motion Capture System.  Students will soon be able to use the lab for quickly building character models for video game design, 3d animation, and motion studies.  The lab also has a professional green screen and can double as a photo/video recording studio.  Digital Media Studies is interested in sharing the Mocap lab with any department that would benefit from the data the cameras can capture.

NOH8 Photo Booth 11-1 on 4.15, 16, 17

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The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8 (Proposition 8 passed in California, amending the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage) Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with “NOH8” painted on one cheek in protest.

We are setting up a photo booth in front of the Library for the next 3 days. Photos will be sent to you the next day. Please feel free to make this your profile pic, you can also upload your pic to the NOH8 website and be part of the NOH8 Campaign.

We would love to see an amazing turnout in support of same-sex marriage and LGBT inclusion.

 

Article: Washington Post – Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won’t Hire You

I came across this article by Kirk Mcdonald, and I thought it was fitting for all those in my classes that cringe when I talk about learning programming.

If you’re at all interested in media, technology or related fields, please learn a little computer programming.

Tarleton welcomes new Assistant Professor, Knut Hybinette

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This fall the Tarleton Art/Digital Media area will welcome it’s newest professor, Knut Hybinette.

Knut Hybinette is an artist in both fine and commercial art with professional experience in a variety of media including Game Design, Photography, and Animation/Motion Graphics experience.  Formerly chair of Game Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Mr. Hybinette taught game production, game level design, and 3D modeling.  He has also served as a consultant for various game studios for game research in indie, serious and triple A Games. He will be teaching a variety of existing courses in Tarleton, along with some new courses in the future.

Knut is currently exhibiting at Spaces Gallery in Cleveland, where he is featured in a game art exhibition with other big game artists and new media artists (http://www.spacesgallery.org/project/up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-b-a-start) He is also in an international Game Art Show in France this Fall (http://www.m2fcreations.fr/site/category/festival-gamerz/) and in Greece where he is exhibiting at the Municipal Cultural Center…. (Ithaca Returned).

Photo Collage Portraits by Maurizio Galimberti

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More at Juxtapoz.

Volcanic Lightning Photographed by Martin Rietze

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More photos at Colossal.