Finalized Turtle Shell Decoration!
Painting the turtle shell decoration
Images of the Metal frame nearing its completion, only missing the vertical posts and the attachment at the base of each pole.
Beginning the painting process of the turtle shape process, beginning with the primer!
Welding together the arching portion of the frame
Cutting out and sanding the shapes that make up the turtle shell
Figuring out how to cut the metal frame, and creating the angles desired!
Struggling with cutting, experimenting with plasma cutters… Not turning out well
Existing tables that we will disassemble and reuse for our project- RECYCLING!
Shapes and Measurements of the Final Shapes for the turtle shell decoration
Finalized design, will all changes made!
Finalizing the design, incorporating all individual components excluding electrical components besides solar panels
Using software to design the exterior decoration
More clearly defining the individual components and their relative and absolute dimensions
Beginning to look into turning the awning into an art piece, incorporating unexpected elements
Art piece shown to me by Krista, inspiring a new design that is art-oriented as well
Looking at previous examples of other students’ work on campus
Original Ideas, Concepts, and Sketches (prior to decision to turn into art piece)