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ISU - Electronic Theses and Dissertations

ISU - Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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  • Boyer, Natalie (2008-04-01)
    Within moments of suffering, beauty emerges and manifests itself into forms that we do not fully recognize. We become willful, dependant, and most of all the accepting of our human frailty. I choose to present portraits ...
  • Taylor, Lori (2007-04-10)
    Growing up in the country I became fascinated by trees and the various ways their branches wind and contort to look like other things. As I got older and encountered hardships and obstacles in my life I began to feel a ...
  • Harvey, Karen (2007-05)
    When we are young we tend to think that we are immortal, living life for the moment and for the reality that exists in front of us. It isn't until we are allowed to grow and experience life, that we realize how certain ...
  • Báez, Daniela (2008-04-28)
    I have always had an inclination towards taking pictures. When I was young the first object I bought with my first savings was a simple automatic camera. I remember reading the entire manual so I would be able to use the ...
  • Spears, Jennifer (2007)
    In general people use the word grotesque as an adjective or noun to describe something disgusting, twisted and warped in appearance or perspective. All of these definitions are correct, but stop short of the full meaning ...
  • Pate, Charles (2007)
    Tea dates back over two thousand years, spans five continents and throughout its known existence it has evolved into an icon of ritual and tradition. The Chinese were the first to discover tea for its medicinal purposes ...
  • Page, Karen (2006)
    I am intrigued by the world of nature. I have a compulsion to immerse myself in it. I want to see each and every detail that I can. I believe that by learning more about the detail of things, we learn more about the whole ...
  • MacLennan, Amy (2007-04)
    Perception is subjective, and as demonstrated by our semi-domesticated cat, it often fluctuates between clearly defined possibilities.i Life experience and cultural mores, among myriad other factors, color the way we see ...
  • Edwardson, Sarah (2007)
    This paper will discuss the issues and research support in relation to the design development of environmental graphics for the new Terre Haute Children's Museum (THCM). The museum runs mainly on volunteer services and ...
  • Nur, Abdi H. (2015-12-01)
    The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between diabetics’ socioeconomic status, self-efficacy, education levels, gender, and ethnicity and their medication and physical activity (i.e., healthy ...
  • Zhang, Xin (2008-08)
    In today's market, multiculture has become a mainsteam trend of modern life. Multiculture has penetrated deeply into People's ideology. People always expect new things and a new look. This expectation allows designers ...
  • Van Noorden, Raven (2008-08)
    Film has always been an intriguing medium to me. Not only is it visually stimulating, it also engages the mind as plot points and visual compositions are connected to achieve an understanding of the story. Much like reading ...
  • Cordray, Sharon (2008)
    Opening a book is like embarking on a journey. We are invited to become stowaways of sorts, experiencing stories of far-away places, interesting characters and events of long ago. I can remember my first introduction to ...
  • Nam, Young Woo (2008)
    As I researched Typography in my some classes, I was attracted to a particular aspect of typography: 'Calligraphy'. Today, email has taken the place of traditional letter writing. The new generation have grown with keyboards ...
  • Linehan, Patricia (2008-04-22)
    The purpose of this thesis project was to develop a visual story of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, the eighth saint to be recognized in the United States. Six photomontage panels tell her story and the legacy she passed ...
  • Boyer, Natalie (2008)
    Within moments of suffering, beauty emerges and manifests itself into forms that we do not fully recognize. We become willful, dependant, and most of all the accepting of our human frailty. I choose to present portraits ...
  • Baez, Daniela (2008-04-28)
    I have always had an inclination towards taking pictures. When I was young the first object I bought with my first savings was a simple automatic camera. I remember reading the entire manual so I would be able to use the ...
  • Armstrong, Charles (2008-04-30)
    The D-Shirts Online project is an interactive web site designed to enable non-artists or designers to create their own t-shirt graphics, print their design on iron-on transfers, and then iron the transfer to at-shirt or ...
  • Unveiling 
    Vicars-Pugh, Crystal (2009)
    Heartfelt communion with nature is best expressed in poetry, or within the lyrical rhythms of paint. When I walk out onto the landscape my senses are awakened. My eyes are treated with gifts of vivid colors and unique ...
  • Patnam, Ravi (2009)
    Three Dimensional (3D) digital art, adds one more aesthetic dimension to the versatility of the computer. 3D has created new ways of fulfilling our need for novelty and quality. From film to video games, architecture to ...

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