In a few days the Medici University College of Avatar Architecture & Virtual Urban Planning opens.
Provost Isabella Medici’s CV
I’m submitting a Linden Endowment for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Land Grant proposal for Round 12. Here’s a copy of my application:
Cyn Sweetwater’s thinking of opening an Abstract Expressionist Scone Shop set to German Industrial Music on campus. While we chatted I shot a little video of her.
For all the power of sculpts and mesh, there is something democratic, inclusive, and even magical about the humble prim.
I shot a little video today from the passenger seat of Claire Namiboo’s Campus Shuttle. It’s a nice peek at some of the studios on campus on 24 May ’15.
For the past 10 weeks some of the most outstanding avatars on the MU campus have been passing the BAOC trophy to each other. Here’s the newest 5.
The Writer’s Lounge at Tullia is now open! Come relax, drink, interact, share ideas, play, discover!
MU now has 5 flickr photo groups. Please join the 4 open groups and add your pix to the one most appropriate group!
5 simple rules to empower all MU learners to have a great experience here
Back in 1564, my dad built the “Vasari Corridor” along the Ponte Vecchio (medieval bridge across the river Arno) so he could get from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti without getting assassinated. On Sunday, Edie and I were hanging out on the PV. A sketch artist made portraits of us.
Pharaoh was the name for king and the son of the god Ra. The title originates in the Egyptian term “great house”, describing the royal palace.
The “Big Avatar On Campus” award is given each Friday to the avatar who has the biggest presence on the Medici University campus. It is selected by the previous recipient.
One cannot help help but draw parallels between Xerxes remarkable career and that of Medici University’s legendary artist and DJ NSANE.
Studio Art 12 – Life Drawing – If you’d like more life drawing practice, here are some great video resources featuring many poses you can practice from.
Notes and sample activities for Studio Art 12, a 2-hour life drawing class in the Medici University life drawing studio at Tullia-9.
We have an incredible opportunity here at Medici University. Let’s build a maker-university filled with sharing and community.
Medici University is only 9 weeks old, yet so much has already happened. A Brief History of MU We received the 6.5 hectare LEA23 land grant on 1 January ’15. The first couple of weeks were spent thinking about what size would be optimal for Learner Studios (back in January …
Studio Art 12: Life Drawing, is for all levels with no experience required. Develop your skills at drawing from live avatar models.
This week we operationalize our “Goals” through the details of our “Curriculum Design”. Let’s plan out the specific learning activities that will lead to our goals.