UXC General Assembly Project

January 15, 2018 Side Projects

During the UXC at General Assembly, I was required to come up with a problem to solve revolving around communication. My initial idea, was to develop an app that would help displaced populations communicate with family and friends. After researching the idea, and realizing that the scope of that project was too big for the course, I pivoted to creating a messaging app.

CL Animation: Final After Effects Animation

December 19, 2017 Comm Lab: Animation

I enjoyed working in After Effects, and while I still have a lot to learn about it, I’m happy with the final project that Kathy and I worked on.

CL Animation: Unreal Engine

December 19, 2017 Comm Lab: Animation

Previously, I’d downloaded a model from mixamo, and animated it in unreal engine. Recently, however, there was a problem with the assets, and I had to start over. I decided to create a model in fuse, and then rig and animate it in mixamo.

ICM Final Project

Title: Interactive Whack-a-Mole Description: A web project that, with serial connection, allows players to physically whack digital moles for points, bragging rights, and fun.

PComp: Playtest Feeback

original sketches & notes: View post on imgur.com Play test setup: View post on imgur.com feedback/notes: I received a lot of good, consistent, feedback. For the most part, feedback centered around making the mallet more squishy, and making improvements to the game to make it more interesting. I’ve highlighted the suggestions I plan on implementing: -> squishier mallet to provide more bounce-back and to create a less sharp noise. -> different types of moles for variety. -> a few flashyRead More

Animation: Thoughts, After Effects, and assets

November 14, 2017 Comm Lab: Animation

For the second section of Animation, I’m working with Kathy Wu on telling a story through animation with After Effects. After spending an afternoon researching little known folktales, we decided on Momotaro, a folktale from Japan. In the story, Momotaro, or Peach-Boy, is born out of a peach found by an old woman doing laundry. He goes on to be raised by a childless couple, and has adventures with animal friends he finds along the way. Link to the folktaleRead More

PComp: Final Project concept, BOM, planning

November 8, 2017 Uncategorized

Assignment: Prototype for playtesting. Come up with an initial design for your final project’s user interface and develop a plan to user test your design with users with an interactive sketch.

ICM: Final Project Proposal

Idea: Interactive Whack-a-Mole game My initial idea was to recreate a whack-a-mole game in browser, and possibly add components to it using skills learned in PComp.

Animation: Stop Motion

Collaborative project with Jillian and Marco about a homicidal marshmallow blob. March of the Marshmallows from Marco Wylie on Vimeo.

ICM: Video and Sound

The assignment for today was to create a sketch using video and/or sound.