My name is Val! This is what I do:

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Immersive Paleoart: Shooting 4K VR Video
Over six months of research, equipment rigging and pre-production, multiple failed and successful stitching tests, and the hard work of
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Spherical rendering: Initial tests
I had originally planned on having a fully rendered, stereoscopic turntable ready for this week’s check-in, but I grossly underestimated
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Stereo-Spherical Rendering Research
Week #2 Goals:  Write “Dreadnoughtus Experience” script (v01) Review monoscopic Montana spheres Research mono-to-stereo conversion Research 360-degree stereo rendering solution PRODUCTION: Build Patagonia scene TESTING:
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DIGM Workshops: Week #1 Overview
This series of blog posts will be completed weekly for two of my graduate workshop classes, DIGM620 and DIGM599i. Both
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On VR, Scale Visualization, and Really Big Dinosaurs
At the behest of my advising faculty, this blog has been reincarnated as a hub for my thesis research and production
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Spooky Spooky T-Shirts!
  My awesome Senior Project team “Spooky Spooky Shoggoths” is now branded! We now have a spooky spooky mascot, and we’re
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Thesis update!
Just a quick update regarding my thesis! Project Dreadnought is going extremely well, and I’m excited to continue this work for my Master’s
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Thesis: Annotations of Jurassic Park and The Land Before Time
ANNOTATION #1: Jurassic Park Spielberg, Steven, dir. Jurassic Park. Universal, 1993. Film. Jurassic Park is widely acclaimed as a classic
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Thesis: Viewing List
Now that I’ve settled on a project about the cinematography of giant dinosaurs, I decided to ask a few faculty
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Senior Year Still Life
  A still life of some junk from around my living room! I chose colorful objects that represent this year’s hobbies and projects in some
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