Archive for December, 2011

vernelle noel, thinking insomniac, visual journals, how to make almost anything, mit

vernelle noel, thinking insomniac, visual journals, how to make almost anything, mit

vernelle noel, thinking insomniac, visual journals, how to make almost anything, mit

Above is a Top 10 list of things to prepare for when doing your final project for the How To Make Almost Anything class at MIT. Hope you enjoy! This is based on my experience this semester… You can see my projects for the class here >>>

Have a great week!

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martin demaine, mit, thinking insomniac, vernelle noel, architect, glass blowing, computation

martin demaine, mit, thinking insomniac, vernelle noel, architect, glass blowing, computation

Above is a Visual Journal of a glassblowing demonstration by one of the coolest, and creative persons I have ever met,  Martin Demaine. Like most creative people Marty understands his materials – in this case glass – respects it, and desires to explore it. He says he may not know ‘what’ he’s doing, but he always knows the next step. This sentiment is shared by many creators and craftspeople. They know they are trying to solve a problem… they know where they are going or have an idea, but they may not be sure how they get there… They let anomalies happen and work with them. This freedom, this ‘dance’ happens when one is familiar, and knows his/ her tools and materials. It’s the same when  I sketch… I know what I want to “say”, what I want to capture, but how that happens I am unsure… and should something unexpected happen along the way… I work with it.

Keep up the great work Marty and I look forward to seeing more great things from you!

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Marty applying colored glass to a piece

vernelle noel, martin demain, glass blowing, thinking insomniac

Hey Marty!

Click here for more photos >>>

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