In the arts, it seems people ignore how much they’ve really grown. Many people lament over how good they were then or how good they used to be. Most of this finds its roots in being stuck and the frustration that goes along with it. Sometimes we forget where we started, our past becomes a … Continue reading Finding Inspiration, Passion, and Progress →
I found Participation Rubric #2 to work better because it has set guidelines for what is expected of each student. The first participation rubric may seem less strict, but key words within the descriptions of each grade show that it is actually extremely specific as to what is expected of each student. The second rubric … Continue reading Blog Post #5: Participation Rubric →
Welcome to Rampages.us. This is your first post. Does it make you sad you didn’t write it? You can change that. Write something better. Change the world. You are lucky enough to be in a position to do that. Make the most of it.
For my project/first “paper,” I am choosing to elaborate on my VMFA artwork mini-essay. For my essay, I decided to write about Kristin Baker’s artwork, The Prig. The Prig is a chaotic, colorful piece that pushes the lines of artwork . I am having trouble choosing how I want to further describe Baker’s work. The … Continue reading Blog Post #4 →
Right from the start Dark Souls has one central goal when it comes to its relationship with the player: punishment. The game doesn’t necessarily expect its players to be hardcore and ready for every challenge it throws at them, in fact, in a way, it’s designed to frustrate those who aren’t willing to adapt in an … Continue reading Dark Souls and the Quest for Gratification →
To prepare for the exam essays I read through different parts of Radioactive and also watched Redniss’ Ted Talk as well as read the Bronowski’s essay. When it came down to writing the essay, I went over the essay questions and set up an outline of what I wanted to write. For the first … Continue reading Blog Post #3 →