unique polyhedral solid
I created this form using Bristol and glue. The idea was to learn how to execute unique designs and to do so with good crafstmanship. I started out with a weird idea and had to use problem solving to figure out how to make it into something tangible.
the platonic solids
Before I could start on the Unique Polyhedral Solid, I had to understand the construction of more simple forms. I created five different Platonic Solids, each with repeating sides of different simple geometric shapes.
This was done using Bristol, an X-ACTO knife, and glue.
One of the Nets
Some of the Earlier Sketches
1st Draft With the Measurements
2nd Draft in Bristol
I had a few different drafts of the final. After the first draft was way too complicated to reproduce, I simplified the design and combined components of it.
the final product
While completing this project, I was able to learn a lot about patience and accuracy in design. I chose a very complicated idea to roll with, and because there were so many small components, it was crucial that I had exact measurements, and not rush when drafting and attaching them. Overall, I was happy with the results, because it was unique. I had an idea that I could have given up on, but I didn't, and I made it happen.