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Austin Peay State University offers 360-degree video walk through of “Faculty Triennial”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A new 360º virtual walk through video now allows those who wish to view the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Art + Design Faculty Triennial the chance to do so from the safety of their homes. You can see the video by clicking here or by visiting the Art + Design webpage, www.apsu.edu/art-design.

The video will be available indefinitely.

360º video allows online virtual walk through of Austin Peay State University's Art + Design Faculty Triennial. (APSU)

360º video allows online virtual walk through of Austin Peay State University’s Art + Design Faculty Triennial. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University art professor Scott Raymond presents at National Animation Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s Scott Raymond, a former DreamWorks animator who worked on films such as “Trolls” and “Kung Fu Panda 3,” recently participated in a couple of panel discussions for the SIGGRAPH 2020 virtual conference, one of the animation industry’s major annual events.

Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU animation student work to be featured at international computer graphics conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The work of 10 Austin Peay State University (APSU) animation students will be highlighted at an international computer graphics conference that started Monday, August 17th, 2020.

Screen capture of the Austin Peay State University student trailer. (APSU)

Screen capture of the Austin Peay State University student trailer. (APSU)

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APSU Students explore meaning of family in 24 Hours Animation Contest

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Ten Austin Peay State University (APSU) students had 24 hours to create the best possible 30-second animated film they could working off nothing more than a contest prompt and the knowledge they’ve earned from the university’s emerging animation program.

Layne's team created more than 700 drawings and the film’s dialogue. (APSU)

Layne’s team created more than 700 drawings and the film’s dialogue. (APSU)

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Meet Izzy Melvin ‘the girl who twirls fire’ at Austin Peay State University’s home football games

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The way Izzy Melvin describes it, time slows down on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football field.

“You find this part of yourself, and you become one with the baton – everything is silent when you’re on the field – it has always been me and my baton, it becomes an extension of yourself,” she said.

Austin Peay State University freshman feature twirler Izzy Melvin displays her three batons outside the APSU Art + Design building.

Austin Peay State University freshman feature twirler Izzy Melvin displays her three batons outside the APSU Art + Design building.

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“Fortnite” animator Kaye Vassey visits with Austin Peay State University Art Students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Fortnite” lead technical animator Kaye Vassey’s art origin story involves her grandfather’s tractor doodles and, of course, Bob Ross. “My grandfather was a World War II Marine Corps vet – full on Marine Corps tattoo on the arm, the South Pacific war horror stories, the whole thing,” Vassey recalled to an animation class at Austin Peay State University.

“But what he really wanted – his family were plumbers, so he became a plumber – was to be an artist.

Kaye Vassey, lead technical animator of Epic Games’ “Fortnite,” speaks to an Austin Peay animation class on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

Kaye Vassey, lead technical animator of Epic Games’ “Fortnite,” speaks to an Austin Peay animation class on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

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“Fortnite” lead technical animator Kaye Vassey to visit Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome animator and comic strip artist, Kaye Vassey, to Austin Peay State University.

“We’re super excited to have Kaye Vassey visit Austin Peay State University,” Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation, said.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA highlights art innovations on campus during Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than 200 art educators, administrators and artists from across the state visited the Austin Peay State University campus this month to discover new, innovative ways to teach and advocate for the arts in the coming year.

APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) hosted the Tennessee Arts Commission’s 2018 Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference, which allowed CECA to show off the groundbreaking projects taking place at Austin Peay State University.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

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APSU professor Scott Raymond contributes to BBC animated special, “The Highway Rat”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Christmas day, when four million Britons saw a talking rat on the telly, they also glimpsed the creative work of an Austin Peay State University professor.

That evening, BBC One broadcast the animated special “The Highway Rat,” based on a popular British children’s book, and Scott Raymond, APSU assistant professor of animation and former DreamWorks animator, contributed about 20 seconds to the movie.

BBC One animated special “The Highway Rat”.

BBC One animated special “The Highway Rat”.

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APSU gives Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” a comic book makeover

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the late 1940s, shortly after World War II, American comic books took on the daring subject of love. Jack Kirby, co-creator of Captain America, helped popularize these soap opera-like tales with his comic “Young Romance.”

The brightly colored covers—which would later inspire Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art creations—featured couples embracing or kissing, often with someone crying in the background.

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