Table Of Contents About the artistPart 1.......... Computer Graphics WorkPart 2.......... PhotographyPart 3.......... Major Seminar Work *view my blog* H i my name is Roksanna Wasiunec, most call me Roxy. I an art major here at SXU. I am going down *purchase my magazine* the graphs design route. I would like my focus to be mainly photography. This is a portfolio of my pho- tography, assignments from my computer graphics class and Major Seminar class.
From this...O and that everyone could recog- ur biggest project that we did nize. When I took this picture I gotin low to the ground and really getcomputer graphics was this proj- close to the shoes so I could bringect.We had to take a picture of all the details out while recreatinganything besides a human. With the shoe in Adobe Illustrator. The this picture we had to duplicate it next page shows what he imagein Adobe Illustrstart:ator by using looks like once it has be altered inthe pen tool, layers and colors. Adobe Illustrator. Obvioulsy itThe picture that I took and used does’t look exactly like the pictureis to the right.I wanted to take a but it looks very similar to it. Look a lot of detailpicture of an object that had at the details!
...To This W because you can be sloppy to hen I was finally done this a certain extent at first than get is what the project looked like. I more detailed and careful when you get more to the foreground of Nike’s On Them Feet call it Nike’s on Them Feet. The picture right above the final was the picture. To top off the picture a picture of how the image came and add a more realistic effect, together. What made it possible I put a gradient layer on certain was working in layers. What you parts of the shoes to make them would do is layer or put down the look even more 3 dimensional. stuff the furthest back first and keep adding on top of it. This technique works really well
Remixed Roksanna Wasiunec 2011 Computer GraphicsA fter we recreated reality withthe object images we got to distort What I like most about this is that you still know that its Nike shoesthem and play around with the line because there are still enoughand colors. I really enjoyed recreat- details in the pictures. But enoughing them this way because I love details taken out that you questionmore abstract and modern looks. if these shoes are real or just anIt’s cool how you can distort some- image.thing so dramatically.
Perfume For thiscreate was a Macro shot. What a Macro image I used a digital SLR camera. What I had to shot is you take a stationary onbeject and the Macro brings ot all the extreme details within the object and blurs out everything else. I chose my favorite perfume bottle. The details so extreme that you cam see little dust particles. 2010
Running Shoes T he idea behind this image was motion. The way I created the effect of someone running out of their shoes was I used a very slow shutter speed. I had my brother ride a bike behind the stationary shoes while I set up a digital SLR camera on a tripod an snapped the picture. It took a couple tries but I am extremely happy the way it turned out. 2010
love T o create this image I used a digital SLR camera. The way I created this image was I used a very slow shutter speed and made sure that the light in the room was light enough to capture the image but dark enough to actually have the image show up. While doing this you have to make sure the camera is on a tripod or else the image will turn out extremely blurry since the shitter speed is so long.2010
Stairway to... T o create this image I used a Holga camera. I really enjoyed working with a holga camera for the first time because I liked the fact that you don’t know what the image will look like till you actually develop it. The wayI shot this image was I got to ground level on my stomach and shot the strairway going upwards. I enjoy how the blurred out edges tuned out as well. 2010
Color Explosion T o create this image I used a digital SLR camera. The way I created this image was I used a very slow shutter speed and made sure that the light in the room was light enough to capture the image but dark enough to actually have the image show up. While doing this you have to make sure the camera is on a tripod or else the image will turn out extremely blurry since the shitter speed is so long.
Running Water For this imagetothat I used a digital SLRwas a camera. What I wanted create with this image contrast . I really wanted to create a shallow depth of field which is how I got the image to be very focused in the front and blurry in the back. It really helps with allowing the viewers eye to go to where you want it.
Green shoes For this imagetothat I used a digital SLRwas a camera. What I wanted create with this image contrast between nature and man-made. I really wanted to create a shallow depth of field which is how I got the image to be very focused in the front and blurry in the back. It really helps with allowing the viewers eye to go to where you want it. 2010
ThunderboltF or this image I took an8.5x11 piece of paper and Looking at the picture your eye is drawn to the very center where her finger is. its sepa- I want the audience to wonder why the image is seperatedused sharpies to make this into pieces and why the artistimage. I started off with a rates the image right in half. Her hair on the left is darker decided to make the imageheavy black outline and anglemy pen to use the side of it which draws in your attention look like a puzzle.to cover the space faster with and makes your eye movercolor. I used the tip of the pen around from there.to create the dots on the skin. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Fire and WavesT his piece titled Fire And Waveswas the piece that had to connect I tried to make the piece abstract This piece reminds me of the 70’s yet have known images in it like in a way and I hope the viewerall my previous pieces together. I the glasses and the eye. can kind of see that.used sharpie to create this piece. When the viewer looks at this IWhenever I start a new piece I have want the viewer to move his or heran idea in my head but it never eye throughout the entire pieceends up turning out what I envi- and wonder why the backgroundsioned mainly because I change my is what it is and why the pieces aremind throughout the piece. just floating around.This piece has a lot to do with op-posites. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
PuzzledT his is the first image in my series. to making the dots with the tip of the While making this image i wanted toIt’s the image that kicks everything off. pen followed by filling in some of the make sure that the viewers eye wouldWhat i would like the viewer to focus pieces with the black pen. move around through the whole im-on is the puzzles, thick black comical While making this image i thought a lot age. To ensure that this would happenlines and the contrasts. about opposites. I used red and purple I separated the black puzzle piecesFor this image i decided to continue colors because they are nice contrasts. to different sides of the image. Thiswith the dots. I used sharpie to create This image also has heavy black out- helped balance out the image.this image. First I outlined the puzzle lines like the previous piece. The dotspieces with a heavy black than moved and stripes are also opposites. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Black and WhiteF or this image titled Black andWhite our class had to use a dif- dissolve so to speak, as you eye went down. and have dots and thick black comic-like lines so I decided to fillferent medium for the next piece. When I finished putting down the some of the outlined areas withI decided to use duct tape and duct tape pieces I noticed that dots. I also made sure that thesharpies. While making this piece the image didn’t seem complete black lines were thick and vivid.I started off by layering the entire to me. So I took a black sharpie So that they stand out .piece of cardboard with white and started to outline parts of theduct tape. After that I cut square white where the neon duct tapepieces of the neon colored duct didn’t overlap. What holds mytape. I wanted the top to be much pieces together, as a series isheavier with duct tape and for it to that my images are all abstract Duct tape and Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Bohemian GreenF or this image tilted BohemianGreen, our task was to create different shapes and colors. I wanted to keep the image bal- complicated and sporadic. I believe that the image I createda new piece that used all the anced so I had to spread out the follows all those guidelines.shades of green. When I think of colors I used. When the viewergreen I think earthy and paisley. looks at this I want the viewerSo those were my two inspira- to think about earthiness andtions for the piece I created. I de- paisley prints. The reason I titledcided to use sharpies once again it Bohemian Green is becauseto keep it consistent. I started off to me a bohemian look is veryby drawing random shapes and earthy and simple yet kind offilling in the shapes with other Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Falling BubblesF or this piece i was reallyinspired by my other piece The consistancy between all you have not noticed. This piece also allows your to move around my pieces still remains with theBlack and White. i really liked abstract feel and heavy comic- well because when you look athow the positive and negative like outlines. When the viewer the top right your eye naturallyspace worked well together looks at this piece I want the will follow downward than into thealong with the background and viewer to think why the title is big bubbles.foreground. When you look Falling Bubbles if bubbles areat this piece it’s as if the big supposed to float not fall. I likebubbles on the left are infront using alot of irony in my titles ifof the bubbles on the right. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
CirclesFor this piece I wanted to continue though the red helps add a very nice contrast between and throughout themy style of abstract pieces. I alsowanted to stick to using thick black piece. The way i created this piececomical lines as I have in all my is I took a black sharpie and stratedprevious pieces. This is what is hold- drawing swirls makinig some thickering my series together along with the and darker than others. Followingfact that all my pieces are connected that I filled in certain sections withlike a puzzle of have parts to it. The the red making it completely random.concept of this piece is abstract cir-cles with a splash of color. I wantedto use red because I feel as Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Bowtied For this piecethick black comi-to I really wanted The background of this image con- nects to my previous peice Fire and showcase the cal lines because that is the most Waves. It’s the same concept and important part of all my pieces. Its gives interesting foreground and what holds everything together. bacground within the piece. I used sharpies once again, The inspiration for this image came from a page in the magazine SPIN that I stumbled upon. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Thunderbolts and Arrows In this piece I wanted to focus Like always I used sharpies to cre- ate this image. A difference in this on color and contrast more than anything. I decided to make the image is that it’s actually a 4x6 piece background cool colors and the fore- originally rather than most of my ground warm colors. The concept other which are 8.5x11. of this image is thick black comical lines creating a puzzled abstract piece that has to do with arrows and thunderbolts. Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec
Lines Of Duct Tape T he idea behind this piece I really wanted to make this was me trying to connect the piece abstract because I duct tape more into the series. believe that that is my strong I like always used sharpies point as an artist. I want the to create thick black comical veiwer to really realize that this lines. I wanted to continue the piece is more than just duct puzzle effect so I had the duct tape. This piece creates inter- tape create lines that make the esting contrast as well. image come together. Duct tape and Sharpie 2011 Roksanna Wasiunec