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Replica of a Lamborghini Countach created by Arts and Entertainment Technologies students in collaboration with Texas Performing Arts Fabrication Studios and dadalab

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  • Morphology

    "Morphology" is a project developed by students Eriane Austria and Em Dryer through a partnership with Gensler design firm. This project showcases on a large media wall at Gensler's Austin office and explores the theme of interconnectedness, focusing on the relationships between Gensler, UT Austin, and the students themselves.

  • Austin Parks Wayfinding

    Created by undergraduate Design students Zac DeLane and Caroline Silva, the Austin Parks Wayfinding project aims to help park goers navigate Austin's outdoor spaces with ease. Using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Dimension, they created a holistic mapping system that will allow patrons to find their way without disruptions.

  • Optimus Primal

    A personal project by Arts and Entertainment Technologies professor Isaac Oster, inspired by a concept by Furio Tedeschi, created primarily with Zbrush with components from Fusion 360 and Marvelous Designer. Professor Oster covers the process for creating work like this in AET 326C Modeling and Texturing.

  • Cig Harvey: Blue Violet

    Blue Violet is a book of deeply personal and lush photographs, drawings, and writing by Cig Harvey. It was a labor of joy for Design Professor Jeanette Abbink to interweave Harvey's lush, color-saturated photography with a motley of textual forms on French-fold style pages bound within the moody printed cloth hardcover.

  • Time Passing Through

    Time Pass Through is an animated work that draws inspiration from undergraduate student Jackson Gurdak's experiences in recent years. Key life events such as graduating from high school, attending college, navigating the pandemic, participating in Zoom classes, entering his 20s, and facing uncertainty about the future form the heart of this work. The soundtrack, created by Kaden McKay, features an upbeat tempo combined with anxious lyrics, encapsulating the theme of mixed feelings about the future.

  • Tank

    Tank is a personal project created by Arts and Entertainment Technologies Professor Isaac Oster using Zbrush, Fusion 360, 3DS Max, and Quixel Suite. Oster was interested in building a vehicle and wanted to explore blending ZBrush and Fusion on a challenging high poly model.

  • Dye Your Hair at Home

    This step-by-step tutorial for how to dye your hair at home brings to life a previously dull manual with vibrant color at each stage from beginning to end.

  • Spellslingers

    Welcome to the International Multidimensional Wizard Tournament! Competitors from far and wide have come to test their mettle through magical dueling. This Alt Ctrl arcade game and cabinet was created by AET students in the "Next Level Arcade" course. 

  • MyKid-netic

    This project includes a semester long research journey of surveillance tools, child care techniques, for parents to protect and micro-manage their kids. The name "MyKid-netic" is essentially a play on words by combining the phrase "my kid" with the word "cybernetic."

  • Lamborghini Countach

    This life-size Lamborghini Countach includes custom features and interactive screens designed to highlight the full range of creative programming offered by the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET).

  • Quaint Relics

    Quaint Relics is an ongoing speculative exploration of electronic waste and its potential for reuse in different contexts such as furniture. Adapting e-waste into unconventional new products in this manner is intended to spark discussion regarding our consumption and disposal of electronics.

  • Future23

    Get a glimpse of the SDCT's Spring 2023 Showcase. For the first time, the Department of Design joined forces with the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies for a unique gathering of Austin’s creative community.

Wide angle shot of the iconic University of Texas Tower with live projection mapping designed by students and faculty in the School of Design and Creative Technologies

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