SAV_202010_AnnaChavez_SK8Process-2.pdf - SK8 Project Films of the 80s Anna Chavez Professor Rousseau DSGN 100-F46 Early In\ufb02uences Keith Haring MC

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Unformatted text preview: SK8 Project: Films of the 80s Anna Chavez Professor Rousseau DSGN 100-F46 Early Influences: Keith Haring & MC Escher Early Influences: Personal Past Works Theme & Concepts ● ● ● - - Music: New Wave; Anyone can start a band Fashion: teased out hair, day-go track suits, angular silhouettes against loud abstract patterns John Hughes: romantic ideal of the artist as a misfit, sensitive and misunderstood, aspiring to wider acceptance but reluctant to compromise too much. ○ something essential in the experience of youth. Socially conscious hip-hop developed on both coasts The kids who grew up with the 80s as their wonder years have been conditioned to think of their entire upbringing as a guilty pleasure at best. The 80s was a time when pop, rock and R&B stars dared to be different Consistent theme of solidarity in films Research John Hughes Influence of 80s Movies 80s & Solidarity References Boult, Adam. “The 25 Best Teen Movies of the 80s.” The Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 18 May 2016, . Chilton, Charlotte. “How Many of These Popular 1980's Movies Have You Seen?” Town & Country, Town & Country, 7 Feb. 2019, . The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. “New Wave.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 4 Mar. 2015, . Film, Originally by Ranker, and Ranker Film. “The Greatest Teen Movies of the 1980s.” Ranker, . Larkin, Bob. “20 Things Every ‘Cool Kid’ Growing Up in the 1980s Owned.” Best Life, 14 May 2019, bestlifeonline.com/cool-kid-things-1980s/. Larkin, Bob. “20 Things Every ‘Cool Kid’ Growing Up in the 1980s Owned.” Best Life, 14 May 2019, bestlifeonline.com/cool-kid-things-1980s/. Neilan, Dan. “Here's How the '80s Got Its Distinctive Look.” News, News, 23 Aug. 2017, news.avclub.com/here-s-how-the-80s-got-its-distinctive-look-1798263430. References, Continued Ratican, Katy. “The Sony Walkman.” Smooth, 19 Feb. 2014, . Ratican, Katy. “The Sony Walkman.” Smooth, 19 Feb. 2014, . Scott, A. O. “The John Hughes Touch.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 8 Aug. 2009, . Willman, Chris. “Don't You Forget About Me: Why 80s Music Is Cooler Than You Think.” UDiscover Music, 3 Sept. 2019, . The 80s Aesthetic: Mood Board #1 Ideation: Mind Map Skaties of The 80s: Mood Board #2 Ideation: Thumbnails Figure Inspo: Mood Board #3 - Dirty Dancing Footloose Heathers Back to the Future 16 Candles Breakfast Club Flashdance Say Anything Breakfast Club Risky Business Enlarged Comp Designs: Linework Grayscale Comps Soft Critique: Notes - Adding squiggly/ geometric patterns to design Feels unbalanced Missing hierarchy, impact, overall message Conceptual thinking and conceptual development More abstracted Movies & Color Schemes: Mood Board #4 Color Schemes Color Scheme Ideation: Color Swatches Transfer of Design To Skateboard: Enlarged Design and Transfer Paper Painting 70-80% Finished Project Addition of Striped Circular Patterns: Comp Addition of Striped Circular Patterns: Application Final Project Artist Statement Over the quarter, I was prone to questioning human ethics in my design. I enjoyed exploring existential questions and delving into the deeper meanings of human comprehension; that is, I loved questioning why we think and act the way we do. I find the external and internal stimuli that drive an individual or group to action, very fascinating. This is reflected in my work through my extensive research into my themes and concepts. Knowing that everyone views art through a different perspective, I composed my work to represent more than one aspect of the subject. In part, I wanted my audience to be left questioning, and find multiple meanings in the same way I had, exploring the many levels of symbolism in my compositions. I emphasized rhythm and pattern in my work, to reflect the nature of ethics and reasoning: ever-changing, consistently inconsistent, a sort of organized chaos. ...
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