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BYOP Carving Contest


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Jake Dugard

Zombie/Monster Face - CSA Images



Jake Dugard

I’ve never seen something look so much like a pumpkin without being a pumpkin. Spooky! 




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4 hours

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

12.5 × 19in

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French / Pop Tone / Black / 100

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Project Description

Guild, the design club at Louisiana Tech, is putting on a carving contest for students, specifically art and architecture students at Louisiana Tech. The contest will be judged by an design professor, an architecture professor, and a mystery judge. The top three will receive trophies and prizes.

For this event, I wanted to create a poster that would generate interest. I decided to do something I've been wanting to try for a while so I combined screen printing and laser cutting. Laser cutting the information plays on the fact that it is a pumpkin carving contest. The face is part of the CSA collection.

Production Lesson(s)

I learned that I love combining processes such as laser cutting and screen printing. The balance of new technology (laser cutter) and a traditional medium (screen printing) is a powerful juxtaposition.”

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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December 18, 2012


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