Swapnil Das’ take on the Origami Aggie!

Swapnil Das’ take on the Origami Aggie!

Designing Taiwan!A celebration of Taiwanese American heritage.
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Designing Taiwan!
A celebration of Taiwanese American heritage.

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Dumpster  —>  Custom made closed-toe geta.
Materials: Cardboard, hot glue.
Each is capable of carrying over 100 pounds of weight alone.
(i.e. I can walk in them.)

Cardboard is an amazingly versatile (and surprisingly strong) material and most importantly, FREE.

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Assignment: Tower, Team, TallWith your team, create a 10 foot tall tower that can hold a person in or on the sculpture. Must be made entirely out of cardboard and hot glue.We made a totem pole!Art BlogFacebook

Assignment: Tower, Team, Tall
With your team, create a 10 foot tall tower that can hold a person in or on the sculpture. 
Must be made entirely out of cardboard and hot glue.

We made a totem pole!

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Project Origami Aggie has finally wrapped up at UC Davis’ 100th Picnic Day!
It’s bittersweet.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by, it’s been an INCREDIBLE experience.

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PROJECT ORIGAMI AGGIE at the DAVIS FARMER’S MARKET!
Life sized horse folded from an 18 foot square
Very popular with kids! :)

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Finished designing a résumé!
AND
Redesigned my art blog completely to be much more portfolio-based!
HIRE ME?????

Visit my redesigned art blog here!
Hopefully it’s easy to navigate. Let me know if there should be any changes!

The Art Assignment: Never seen, Never willThe Scimitar Oryx is extinct in the wild!I thought tissue paper would be the perfect medium to reflect the fragility of animal and plant species. There are about 3900 critically endangered plant and animal species as of 2012 and even more on the endangered list. There were only around half as many in 1998.
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The Art Assignment: Never seen, Never will

The Scimitar Oryx is extinct in the wild!
I thought tissue paper would be the perfect medium to reflect the fragility of animal and plant species. There are about 3900 critically endangered plant and animal species as of 2012 and even more on the endangered list. There were only around half as many in 1998.

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Simplified Origami Aggie Tutorial.
…and you can hear what I sound like for once.

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"EQUUS" (2014)     - a crease pattern generated from my Origami Aggie modelArt BlogFacebook

"EQUUS" (2014)
     - a crease pattern generated from my Origami Aggie model

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My very first full quarter on the job!
My design director was away on an internship so I was given sports pages to do the entire quarter!

Unfortunately….. the newspaper might be dead by next quarter.
Right before its 100th birthday.
so sad

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Jo Nakashima posted a time-lapse folding of my origami horse!
(Possible upcoming tutorial???)

In other news, would anyone be interested in a video for a simplified version of the horse?

So psych-facts asked for some psychology related T-shirt designs.I thought it’d be nice to finally do some design work again and take a break from finals.For those of you who didn’t know, I’m actually (going to be) a Design and Psychology double major!T-shirt mock up: Read my Art Blog for some quick details on my design process.
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So psych-facts asked for some psychology related T-shirt designs.
I thought it’d be nice to finally do some design work again and take a break from finals.
For those of you who didn’t know, I’m actually (going to be) a Design and Psychology double major!
T-shirt mock up: Read my Art Blog for some quick details on my design process.

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The Art Assignment: What do you find Intimate and Indespensable?
I choseLight: that which allows us to seeandPaper: that which allows us to expressRead my art blog for more of my thoughts on this project.

The Art Assignment: What do you find Intimate and Indespensable?

I chose
Light: that which allows us to see
and
Paper: that which allows us to express

Read my art blog for more of my thoughts on this project.