Jacob Kaplan: ‘Shattered Light’ Final Documentation

The result of my “Shattered Light” series is a collection of around 45 ‘animated photos’, edited with Photoshop and self-written software. I have rendered them as both GIFs and MP4s. The collection of social-media friendly 4k MP4s can be found at the following google drive folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/14sOPtbqMHpSaFOMHbqefhxRn5lb0bzvO?usp=sharing A more easily viewable collection of 4k GIFs…

Jacob Kaplan: Failure, Recalibration & Iteration

This week, I identified and fixed 3 shortcomings with my approaches. My work is coming along quickly with new streamlined processes for scheduling photoshoots, editing photos, and editing/saving the modified GIFs with my software. A detailed description of each of these resolutions is available in the link below! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1QyeqJePoxh1GwYGi3zXanLE5LW5rLwXYdrBSs8KMNME/edit?usp=sharing

Jacob Kaplan: Maquette

Item Item cost Already purchased? Notes Blacklight Cosmetics 60 Yes Lipstick, Mascara, Body paint Paint brushes 20 Yes – Blacklights and Lights 50 Yes Partially? Might buy other UV sources EL Wire 8 Yes – Still Life Objects ? No Still planning what specific shoots to do Drone (for lighting) 0 No Should ask around…

Ruslan Khasanov: An organically inspired modern blend of Light Art and Digital Design

This is a summary of a presentation available at: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NVXUhM7yT8mYUGFm6wyvvgQJwMJFG7qemGa4Pt8F_cA/edit?usp=sharing Ruslan Khasanov is a modern artist from Yekaterinburg, Russia, working with digital design and macro- photography/videography. His work showcases the interplay between light and fluids, often focusing on the organic shapes and behaviors of oils and paints. On his website, he describes that his work…

Introduction & Art Portfolio

I have been working with various media since early high school, creating person-sized sculptures, photography in different styles, pastel pieces, digital art, and even blown glass. I have been mixing technology and art since high school, writing programs to generate art, and working with data visualization to create aesthetically pleasing and functional pieces as well….