My name is Michael. I graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Digital Design. I recently recieved my Masters in Interactive Media. One of the hobbies, I enjoy is drawing. I usually find a picture whether it’s a photograph, drawing or painting and try to recreate it in my own way. I find it very relaxing when I sketch and doodle.
Each year Design 4 Good comes up with a new website. My group and I learned what it takes to make a website for a client.
Changing the world takes time. Clean Water for Haiti tries to improve lives by giving people clean water.
In today’s world if you own a business, and you want more customers, it is vital to have a website. Even if you are a small store like Books & Co.
A website redesign for Air A Med, Inc. This site helps distributors understand how the product looks and works.
The more information you want to convey to the viewer the stronger your grid structure has to be. A strong grid makes it easier for the designer to lay out the information.
This is the internship where I created web banner images and sidebar advertisements. I also created some brochure templates.
This project uses many layers, which are used to organize the information. Each layer is but a tiny part of the illustration. When combined they create the picture.
When creating posters, sometimes the pictures are more of a focal point. The goal is to have the pictures lure in the observer, so they will then read the information.
This was my Masters capstone project. We were allowed to pick what we wanted to do. I decided to make an animation where the user can pick what happens next.
The story begins with Mr. Frog sitting on a lilly pad. He gets scared and jumps in the water to feel safe. He finds his friend Mr. Blue there.
This game is all about strategy. The player has to defend the end of the path so path so that no aliens get by.
When designing a human body in Maya or any other program, it’s important that the proportions are right otherwise your model might look awkward.
When taking real objects and recreating them in Maya its important to do some research. This will help make a scaled version of the object or an exact replica.
When creating a complex model it’s a good idea to have a lot of smaller parts that will help to create one big object.
When texturing the designer has many different options of how they want it to look. I tried to make the objects look as real as possible.
Drawing with pencil is very relaxing. I enjoy how the end result is in black and white.
Oil Pastels have a very unique texture. They are like sorft crayons that can smudge easliy.
Its interesting to see how different shades on pencil can affect the look of a pirce of art work.