This episode of Spirits of Whisk(e)y is entirely a visual experience, check out the video version below.
This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Dave Beck, a practicing 3D digital, game, and new media artist. He's also a professor of game design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, in Menomonie, Wisconsin. All very exciting stuff, but just why are we featuring him and his work in this space? Well, he created Distilled, a board game of spirited strategy based on his sabbatical research in—where else?—Scotland!
Dave Beck, creator of a new board game called DISTILLED. Dave is a practicing 3D digital and new media artist and designer, living in Wisconsin. He is the recipient of the 2010 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge Award, given by the National Science Foundation. Beck's artwork has been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, National Geographic, the journal Science, and the book GameScenes: Art in the Age of Videogames. The Kickstarter for DISTILLED began July 6, 2021.