My Project

Artistic series of Mechanical building model

Student:  Jackie Yingjie Ruan

Mentor: Jon Mulhern
Domains: Visual Art
Faculty Grader: Theresa Lichtenstein 

Documentation of Product

My final products are two models of  mechanical cities inspired by watch designs from many different cultures.  These models were made from foam-core and wood.  My product demonstrates the relationship between city, clock and time.   I took different watches from different culture (cities and countries) and mixed them into the architecture of there cultural. My models showes that different cultures have a great individuality throw design, watch making and history.  Each cultural has its’ own designs. For my product I used Google earth to search the imagines about the piece of lands from different countries.  And then I searched the watch design from the countries that I did screen shot. Based on these images about pieces of lands and the watches, I draw the landscape and watches on my sketchbook.  And then I pick some good design from my sketchbook and measure their size for making the architecture models.   After that I used the foam-core and wood to make my final products

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Exhibition & Presentation Summary


Works Consulted

“Game of Thrones.” The Official Website for the HBO Series. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.

“”Les Beaux Esprits Se Rencontrent” (Voltaire, 1760).” Manufacture Royale. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.

“Vintage 1914 Sterling Silver American Waltham Military Officers Trench Watch.”Vintage 1914 Sterling Silver American Waltham Military Officers Trench Watch. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.

“Car Logos – the Biggest Archive of Car Company Logos.” Car Logos – the Biggest Archive of Car Company Logos. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.

“ART OF Modeling | Iam ArchitectIam Architect.” ART OF Modeling | Iam ArchitectIam Architect. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.

 

 

 

 


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