Author Archives: Markis Lazarre

About Markis Lazarre

Currently attending Alfred State College for Graphic Design.

“Color Matters: Intro To Color Theory” – Digital Foundations 2 Lecture/Workshop Write-Up

Yesterday, February 9th, I attended Ivy Stevens-Gupta’s Color Matters: Intro to Color Theory – a lecture hosted in Alfred State’s Orvis Activities Center. Overviewed was the psychological and cultural properties associated with certain colors, how those properties affect marketing and … Continue reading

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“Digital Media Date” – Image Browser Website

http://digitalmediadate.netlify.com/ Using Adobe Dreamweaver, I became familiar with HTML and CSS. Over the past two weeks, I began to get my feet wet in the process of encoding. This website, Digital Media Date (DMDate), is a domain that introduces Alfred … Continue reading

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“Figuring Shit Out” – Interactive Design Lecture/Workshop Write-Up #1

Markis Lazarre Prof. Schwartz Interactive Design January 28th, 2016 Last Thursday, January 26th, I visited Alfred University’s Turner Gallery which hosted Figuring Shit Out, an art exhibition produced by Hannah Alvaro and Adrianna Enoch. Its premise lies partly in the … Continue reading

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Composite Photography – “Markis, The Destroyer”

“Markis, The Destroyer“ Filling the composition with sixteen different instances of myself, Markis, The Destroyer is compact with several different subjects, who hold my likeness, that reside in their environment variously. Every component comes together to depict the scene. Here … Continue reading

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Storytelling Through a Photograph – “Men in the Mirror”

“I’m so happy, ’cause today I found my friends – they’re in my head.” – Kurt Cobain Working off the quote above, I produced a composite image in Photoshop depicting three separate versions of myself. Intending to use the mirror … Continue reading

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“Your Boy” – Short Film

In this short film I coin Your Boy, I produce a five-minute, surrealistic skit following the obscene encounters of a college student one early morning. Conceptually, I wrote the script with the intention of stunning viewers, with an unsteady storyline … Continue reading

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Sound & Video Sequence – “Full of Markis”

In this short two-minute compilation I coin Full of Markis, I produce a video in-sync with an audio clip I created using Image-Line’s Fruity Loops Studio. Here, I made a six-noted beat loop that alternated between two different pitches. This … Continue reading

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Self-Portrait

Here, I took a picture of myself with lighting coming from below. With sharp contrasts and strong highlights, I worked for this composition to entail an intense scene. Using Photoshop, I enhanced its intensity with particles rushing out from my … Continue reading

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Name From Text/Objects

Scoping out various kinds of man-made architecture as well as earth’s natural creations, I sought after likenesses among the letters that make up my name. M – A -R – K – I – S, Markis. Above lies a representation … Continue reading

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