Diego Mazzeo is an Argentinian artist that  uses clock parts for inspiration in his clogged and illustrated animal compositions.

He does not lose sight of the biological of the organism when determining what mechanical pieces should be included to best do the job of that body part.  Form definitely follows function is his work.  

You will be investigating the artistic possibility of at least 2 mechanical animals.  You will choose one and that will develop into your first composition in this course. Your final product will include the use of pencil, ink and watercolor pencil crayons.  Be sure to take pictures of your work along the way so that there is a digital history of the evolution of your work.  Remember you are not being evaluated just on the finished product however.  Your evaluation will be based on you ability to:

Explore and Create

Reason and Reflect

Connect and Expand

Communicate and Document