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Light Switch Art

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Submitted by: Bill Genereux

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switch-cover

The purpose of a light switch is simple, but we fail to notice the canvas behind it: the plate. There’s so much that can be done with the metaphor of a light switch, and there’s even space to do it. That’s your task today. Create a work of art that incorporates the switch into the art. For an extra challenge, create a design that incorporates a pair of light switches for a double-gang switch. Print it out and display it somewhere. Post a digital copy of your design (a pdf would be great) online so others can download & print it out as well. Soon we'll have our campuses covered with these fun and creative light switch covers!

This idea comes from the book by Stephan Mumaw, “Caffeine for the Creative Team.” I highly recommend it along with “Caffeine for the Creative Mind,” for excellent creativity exercises.

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Light Switch Art

For the “Light Switch Art” assignment I wanted to incorporate something having to do with light and dark. I came up with the idea of rotating a Yin and Yang symbol and removing a piece of the center (a .5in x 1in rectangle) where the light switch will fit. I …

Week 6: Light Switch Art

So trucking along in my design assignments and for this assignment I chose to recreate my light switch cover! We were asked to take your average light switch cover and make it into something more interesting and witty!
I chose this assignment because I have often found myself bored …

Light Switch Art

This assignment was heaps of fun, as there was so many options to how to approach the task. I initially was going to draw a standard smiling face, however seeing the switch was black gave me the idea to take the next step and draw Batman’s face. I ended up …

Light Switch Art (3 Stars)

The light switch….Simple but yet has so much that can be done with the metaphor (The plate). For this assignment, I chose to do a picture that portrayed most men in college. Here it is…..

YOU TURN ME….  

When I thought about this assignment, I was at first going for…

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Lightswitch Art
“Create a work of art that incorporates the switch into the art.”

I think of light switch art as something you would see in a child’s room, after that thought I remembered the Daily Create last week where we had to draw our favorite animal, I drew an…

DS 106 Light Switch assignment, this one took a little longer…

DS 106 Light Switch assignment, this one took a little longer because I kept overlooking the freehand draw button. Oh well here goes. DS 106 Light Switch.…

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