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Why study Visual Effects as a Theme Park Designer? Part 2

March 24, 2012

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Acoustics. “But you are a set designer, why are you concerned with acoustics?” I hear you say.  Well, a Show Set Designer does more than just Scenic Design.  Show Set is where a lot of the coordination between various disciplines happens.  Show Set drawings are kinda like an Index for the project, if we don’t […]

Why study Visual Effects as a Theme Park designer?

March 18, 2012

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What do you do when you want to learn a new skill?  Some read books.  Some talk to friends about the topic. Others dip a toe in to see if it’s “their thing”.  Me, I lead with my head. In 2008 while working at Thinkwell Design, I discovered that the skills and techniques of 3D […]

Minoan Architecture

February 19, 2012

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The Minoan culture was one of the first civilizations to build large cities in Europe.  For the time period their architecture was certainly more advanced than their contemporaries, but they were lacking in one major element, the Arch.  Their construction techniques made use of Post and Lintel structures.  This technique does not allow for a […]