Around this time last year, I created these two videos for student projects.
Urban Street Patterns from Elizabeth Kuehnen on Vimeo.
I became fascinated with the correlation between the growth of streets patterns and the veins in a leaf, and created this short animation to illustrate the academic paper that proves the theory. This was for Visual Language with Professor Alex Liebergesell, completed in November 2010. I used Flash, a painstakingly tedious program, to create the animation.
This project uses my photography and video clips of New York City to tell the story (to extraterrestrial life forms) of our struggle here on earth to maintain fragile beauty in an increasingly man-made world. For Design Technology with Professor Mark Sanders in October 2010. Side note: I taught myself After Effects in one weekend in order to complete the video. Thank you Lynda.com!