Month: May 2015

Dictionary Poetry

Dictionary Poetry

Introduction to Creative Writing students chose one word from the dictionary, at random. Then, created their own interpretive definition, as free verse. The following series is the result: “Break” To smash Fracture b ones Destroy or interru- pt continuity To Stop. And pause.   Break […]

Save the Lome: Transformation

Save the Lome: Transformation

Good May, my sweet followers! It’s come time for the once-plump caterpillar to emerge transformed from its chrysalis, invigorated and ready to open its wings as a glorious butterfly; this marks the end of our Save the Lome weekly postings. But fear not! As the […]

Bayou Bash

Bayou Bash

Hey everyone! Welcome back to our journey around the world in 180 days! We’re taking a stop back in the states this week to listen to some Cajun music. Now I know we’ll be in a multicultural area for this music scene, with a mix […]

Font Selection

Font Selection

How to Select a Font: 1)      Legibility -No matter how much you like that fancy script font, if you can’t read it, don’t bother. 2)    Balance -The font should complement, not overpower what you are making, visually or conceptually, online. It shouldn’t blend in, and […]

Recap: Art Fest 2015

Recap: Art Fest 2015

Special thanks to Design Editor Audrey Fanshaw for brilliantly capturing this year’s art fest! [cycloneslider id=”recap-art-fest-2015″]

Casual Trash

Casual Trash

  Mini project: Tessellate the people you want to be friends with. It’s flattering, maybe. Hopefully, the person will think it’s one of those magic-eye things until one day, they casually look at it AND REALIZE IT’S THEIR OWN FACE. Hi, Michael. Audrea Wah ’15 […]

Lions of the Den: Christian Franklyn

Lions of the Den: Christian Franklyn

 “What do you like about Superman?”  “Oh I just like this shirt! My favorite is actually Spider-Man.” -Christian Franklin Laura Hillard ’15 || Design Staff

Silhouettes

Silhouettes

Nameless faces, and expressionless voices all around me restricted to stale air behind tinted windows and barred doors, fail to convince me of promise. Promises for “good times” and to work hard for a “good future”.   Fearful regret, and scornful respite If they had […]

Stock Pot: Velcro Frog

Stock Pot: Velcro Frog

  Look at this stupid stock photo. Look at it. Again, someone thought that just because they have a DSLR camera, that magically every picture they take is artful and museum-worthy. To whoever took this photo, rethink your life. You uploaded a picture of a […]

Anxiety Cycle

Anxiety Cycle

From an evolutionary perspective, anxiety is here to help us. If you were alive a lot of years ago and you were really close to some bears, you’d feel anxious. Yay, good, stay away from bears. That’s protective. Fast forward a lot of years. You’re […]

5 Canvases for Your Next Art Project

5 Canvases for Your Next Art Project

There are so many reasons why painting is amazing. One of my favorite things about painting is that every single piece created is so unique, even if five people drew a leaf. Loving this idea of individual paintings, I’ve been looking for ways to push […]

Save the Lome: Prospection

Save the Lome: Prospection

Hello, dear Lomeites! For the disillusioned youth, the Lome is here. We are an omnipresent force, lighting the darkness with a trusting beacon, never faltering. We are the ferrymen and ferrywomen of lost souls. So why do we preface this post with such ambiguous locale? […]