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Plein Air: Animated Field Books Class

Animated Field Books_Heavner As an illustrator, I have kept over 50 sketchbooks–and now my approach has been influenced by my experiences with landscape and film. This class builds upon my thesis and suggests methodologies for collecting data and seeing and experiencing landscape. Animated Field Books is designed for many levels: the visual artist, the landscape […]

Phoenix: A Constructed Story

A city’s story is constructed much like DNA. Each DNA strand is unique and contributes particular notions regarding identity-a person or a place. New York Times writer, Fernanda Santos raises the question, “How do you continue to tell a city’s story if the remnants of its past have all come down?” It is possible to […]

Hyphenated-Design Experience

The idea of hyphenates is intriguing to me.  Today, I was researching water catchment solutions for a Tucson garden and reading a food and wine article. Perhaps I was hungry; my mind wandered between design, landscape and food. When things overlap, there is change, and the resulting conditions create opportunities for design thinking. People are […]