Justin Peralta
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  • Moreno Valley, CA
  • United States
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Artist Statement

I do my art based on the sole purpose of being able to create something. It amazes me how people are able to create or capture images on to paper or any other media. It also allows myself to express visually what I am feeling or any concepts or messages I would like to communicate. Ultimately, my goal is to convey a message through creation of a visual image. However, some of my work I do is just for fun or aesthetic purposes.

In the course of my work, I usually just wait for inspiration to come to me. It can come to me by a joke hear, something I see on TV, or something that impacts me emotionally. Once I have a concept, I decide what media I choose. I usually use digital media due to the fact my drawing/painting skills aren't very good. It also produces a cleaner image and it is easy to duplicate by printing. I keep in mind on what needs to be communicated and try to make pull focus towards the message. I usually do this by following the rule of thirds, using proportion, and using value to help guide the audience through the piece.

In my current work, I haven't really been doing much work for myself. I mostly have been doing pieces for classes, mostly digital media. Right now I'm just really trying to learn how to guide a viewer through an image, and since graphic design is the art of communication, I thought that I need to learn how to communicate. So currently, I receive problems and try to solve them by creating a message. I have been experimenting with typography because I realized how much of an impact the right font has on a piece. (I like trying to find different ways to write my name on class assignments). In addition to digital media, I have also taken an interest in clay. I have learned basic wheel throwing and hand building techniques, and I am now attempting in building sculptures out of clay. I have also discovered land art and site-specific sculpture inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. It's still at an experimenting phase where choose a spot outdoors (somewhere with plants or rocks) and just try to create something only using found material. Photography is also at an experimental stage, and it is difficult for me trying learn how to achieve harmony with aperture, shutter speed and ISO. I'm also still learning how to compose images, but I am trying to learn whatever I can. I also have some training in traditional art such as pencil drawing and charcoal drawing. I do small drawings every now and then. However, I'm not very good at painting, pastel drawings, or anything with color.

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Logo (re)Design Project
Oct 12, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 5 (Due 6/2)
"stop copying nick"
Jun 7, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 5 (Due 6/2)
"This is Chubbs... the NINJA MONKEY!!!!"
Jun 7, 2010
Justin Peralta posted photos
May 26, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 3 (Due 5/12)
"425 paths"
May 26, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 3 (Due 5/12)
"Bad A** Mother F***er"
May 26, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 3 (Due 5/12)
"vectorized portrait of Dianna Agron from Glee 18 hours to complete"
May 21, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT 3 - World Record Problem
"Sorry for the hella lag. My original idea was super whack and discouraged me from doing this project haha. I was trying to illustrate the most pirouettes (a type of turn in ballet/jazz). I think i made it interesting by portraying the dancer as…"
May 11, 2010
Justin Peralta posted photos
May 10, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 2 (Due 4/27)
May 6, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Portfolio Project 1
"I tried to recreate a poster for West Side Story."
Apr 27, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion Doodle4Google
Apr 4, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT 3 - Personal Project
"I wasn't really trying to communicate anything except maybe how amazing I am (joking). I was really attempting to create an HDR image without using Photomatics or Photoshop, instead I used Adobe Lightroom. I think I was successful in my goal.…"
Mar 3, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to Con Artist's discussion save your word documents here! Creative Writing
"Leonardo Dicaprio screamed "I'm the king of the world!"... Ben pushed him off the ship"
Mar 2, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to Con Artist's discussion save your word documents here! Creative Writing
"Black is beautiful... but Ben is F***ing HOT"
Mar 1, 2010
Justin Peralta replied to ben necochea's discussion Aesthetic Revolution Art Show Submissions
Feb 23, 2010

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At 10:15am on October 15, 2009, ben necochea said…
hey, on your blog posts you can set the security so that only YOU can see the post. I am not sure if you really care, but this way no one else takes your assignment. naaawmeann?
At 10:09pm on September 29, 2009, Shauday Deeble said…
thanks for the lovely comment!
At 11:45am on September 28, 2009, Con Artist said…
sup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 

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