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« on: March 18, 2007 02:30:17 PM »

I'm applying to the industrial design program at the Rhode Island School of Design for next fall and I had to do three drawings for my application.  The first had to be of a bike, the second of an interior or exterior environment and the third could be anything I wanted.  The first and third came out the best, because I did the third on the day the application was due. Wink

I'd love comments!  My theme was looking at things from another perspective.


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Sorry for the awful quality of the photos.  I couldn't use flash because it reflected weirdly off the graphite.  Finished sizes are 16x20 (although the bike is 18x24 because the photo was taken before I trimmed it).  I took photos of my subjects first and then sketched from printouts.  I don't do well if my subjects move. Wink
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2007 03:29:41 PM »

Very nice. I just graduated from RISD's illustration department in 2006. I remember having to do the bike drawing and all. Isn't it sad that you are going to have to fold your drawings in half and half again? Good luck with your application, but judging from these drawings I wouldn't think you'd have any problems.
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2007 07:19:28 PM »

Thank you so much for your comments!  I've been so neurotic since finishing my application, so it's nice to hear from an alumn. Smiley

Yeah, the bike drawing was so hard.  It took about 10 hours!  I was super sad that I had to fold them, but to console myself, I paperclipped a 2.5x2.5" photo of the object from another angle after both folds, so they would know which was which when they were folded.  At least that made it "feel" nicer to fold them, if you know what I mean.
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2007 10:14:57 AM »

Did you get in?


I  just found out that I got accepted to RISD. Oh my gosh. I busted my butt for 9 months on that portfolio.
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2007 06:24:36 PM »

Congrats Crafterbynite! What are you hoping to major in?
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2007 06:22:34 PM »

Industrial Design. I am very excited. Any advice or inside info  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2007 09:58:16 AM »

Industrial Design. I am very excited. Any advice or inside info  Wink

hmmm... I don't know! I've only ever met 2 people from industrial design. ID people have a reputation for never ever leaving their studios. Smiley ALWAYS working.

I'm moving back up to Providence in September myself, so maybe I'll see you around!
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