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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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Larger than Life: Communicating the Scale of Prehistoric CG Animals
This week I created a proposal for my 10-week research block next quarter! I’m excited to finally delve into the Dreadnoughtus
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Doodle: Icthyosaur
Last night I had a dream that my mom got me an Icthyosaurus off of Craigslist for my birthday. I
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SPROJ: Dyer & Danforth WIP
After a few weeks of work, I’ve rendered out the first WIP turntables for our Senior Project characters! On the
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Thesis Ideation: Reference
During my meeting with Dr. Lacovara yesterday, we traded reference materials and resources to keep in mind when going forward.
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Thesis Ideation: Meeting with Dr. Lacovara, 12/7
Yesterday I had a meeting with Dr. Lacovara and Emma Fowler, during which we discussed our thoughts and hopes for the Dreadnoughtus
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New Media Theory: Social Media In Context
“The Media” is a multi-faceted entity that manifests itself in nearly every aspect of daily life. It influences (and is
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New Media Theory: Remediation
Remediation: Understanding New Media by J. David Bolter and Richard A. Grusin is a remarkably in-depth account of New Media’s
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