My name is Val! This is what I do:

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Slack Rave
(This post is going to consist of me raving about how great Slack is.) Slack is a team communication platform that
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Asset Management for Team Animations
As a senior project manager, two of my biggest concerns are asset management and project setup. My team is ready
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Workflow: Pseudo-agile & Kanban
Last Wednesday after my public speaking class, I talked with my classmate Britt Gilbert in the rain for about a
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Recipe: Saurbraten & Kartoffelklöße
I’m really excited about this one — my Oma recently mailed me her recipe for Saurbraten and Kartoffelklöße. …Jeeze, how German was
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Instancing: Crystals & Teeny Tiny Turtles!
This week I spent some time playing with Maya’s instancer. I’ve instanced geometry in the past, but this was my
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SPROJ: Project Rationale
(via http://mountainsofmadness.net/rationale/ ) At the Mountains of Madness is a loss of innocence story about two explorers named Dyer and Danforth.
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SPROJ: At the Mountains of Madness
For my senior project, I am producing an animated adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, a thrilling
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Thesis Ideation: Approaching Reconstructions
If I do end up tackling a Dreadnoughtus reconstruction for my thesis, there are many different factors of both production
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Thesis Ideation: Past Work with Dreadnoughtus
When I was little, I wanted to be a paleontologist more than anything in the world. The idea of discovering
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The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage: A Grimm Tale
For my public speaking class this week, I need to give a dramatic telling of a story or historical speech.
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