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Previously, I showcased my working versions of my two characters to see if anyone was interested in the modeling/rigging/skinning workflow, and I saw enough interest to justify another article. I intentionally left out sculpting, complex character design, and animation, which I will cover here. (I will still be exclusively using free, open source, or student licensed software. The staples are...
On January 18th, Dr. David Ranney shared his recreation of Lewis and Clark’s legendary journey through the unknown, furthering the museum visitors’ knowledge of our past and giving them a taste of the rugged life the explorers faced. Dr. Ranney’s photography captures the landscapes, wildlife, and lifestyle of the land the United States acquired from France in 1803. Many of...
The lights dim. The people hush. The performers take the stage. Everyone waits with bated breath for the first line to be delivered . . . and then all too quickly it ends, and you leave wishing for more—more drama, more comedy, more performances.  Welcome to Jesuit One Acts. Jesuit Theatre held its fourteenth annual senior directed one-act plays on...
They spent countless late nights practicing, tirelessly perfecting their tone, pitch, rhythm, articulations. They worked and worked, and on January 27, it all came together. On January 27, six Jesuit students performed at the Eisemann center as part of TPSMEA’s prestigious All-State Band. November 27 Application deadline. Each student recorded and submitted the two-state etudes. "I didn't feel too nervous because the...
The lights dim. The crowd quiets. The conductor raises his baton as the band, orchestra, and choir begin their final performance of 2017. On December 10th, groups hosted another successful Sounds of the Season concert with selections ranging from Silent Night to the Polar Express. Orchestra director Jane Chambers commented, “I, of course, am very biased, but I think all...
The crowd listens in awe as the music echoes throughout the room. The air fills with the sounds of the season, ringing vibrantly with joy. The smell of freshly baked cookies coming from the foyer combined with the holiday music reminded everyone that it’s that wonderfully festive time of year again. On Tuesday, December 5th, the Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band, along...
The theater goes from dark to dimly lit all while serene music plays in the background. Multiple characters, half with greased back hair, the other half wearing khakis and sweaters walk across the stage. Some do secret handshakes, others converse jovially. However, one thing can be agreed upon: this is the Jesuit Fall Theater Production. In November on the weekends...
The pianist gazes out toward the audience - twenty, maybe thirty thousand members he presumes - and proceeds to take his seat at the glossy Yamaha piano. He slowly rolls his shoulders backward and exhales slowly, clearing his mind of distractions and focusing his attention solely on the sheet music that faces him. His fingertips gently touch...

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