Text Based Proposal

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Abstract Music, specifically performing music, is a fun and engaging creative pastime around the world. Regardless of the person, music has universally positive effects on one’s well-being. Unfortunately, many people lack the confidence, resources, or physical or mental ability to participate in the creation of music. That said, I would like to create an application that allows a user(s) to virtually “play” a variety of instruments using only physical gestures. By this method in tandem with a variety of parameters a user can define through the application’s interface, I want to make the...

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Initial Capstone Research

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Research Entry 1   Music, specifically performing music, is a fun and engaging creative pastime around the world. Regardless of the person, music has universally positive effects on one’s well-being. Unfortunately, many people lack the confidence, resources, or physical or mental ability to participate in the creation of music. That said, I would like to create an application that allows a user(s) to virtually “play” a variety of instruments using only physical gestures. By this method in tandem with a variety of parameters a user can define through the application’s interface, I want...

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Starlight

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Featured, New Media, NMD 250 | Comments Off on Starlight

Starlight

This is the final of three major projects from NMD 250 Electronic Music Composition with Nate Aldrich. It is a piece of musique concrète predominantly incorporating asynchronous and spatialized tones taken from the first three chords of Arvo Part’s Spiegel Im Spiegel meant to evoke a sensation of harmonious randomness, inspired by the stars in the night sky and the specific act of stargazing. It is the first “loop” I composed – the piece is intended to loop again and again theoretically ad infinitum for full effect – and the first quantifiable...

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NMD 343 Work

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NMD 343 Work

The bulk of my work in NMD 343 Digital Storytelling 1 with Joline Blais can be found on the class website here: http://343.umainenewmedia.org/author/austin-haughton/ The class was essentially a creative writing course, which worked well for me, in the form of the new media medium of WordPress and general site design using CSS.

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Fantasy of Flight – NMD 343 Final

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Fantasy of Flight – NMD 343 Final

Fantasy of Flight The final for NMD 343 Digital Storytelling 1 was a collective class project to design a website via WordPress to host a collection of multimedia stories from the class’ students. My own piece, linked above, titled Fantasy of Flight, is an autobiographical essay recounting a couple experiences I had when I was younger that served to both discourage and encourage my childhood dream of becoming a pilot. The story incorporates a number of animated photographs and a playlist of audio tracks that pertain directly to the story’s...

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Laser Cutting Artist Prezi

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in New Media, NMD 200 | Comments Off on Laser Cutting Artist Prezi

Laser Cutting Artist Prezi

https://prezi.com/61iegvyfy955/lakehouse-lifestyle/

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