The Cutout

At the end of the Fall 2005 semester the photo staff gave each other various gag gifts. I received a cardboard cutout of myself, whose purpose was to sit in on all of the classes that I was missing to go take photos (I did manage to reasonably salvage the semester).

Not knowing what to actually do with the cutout, I started to use it for class assignments such as this magazine cover for my picture editing class:

With the semester over I wanted new uses for the cutout. After being given suggestions ranging from taking photos in various locations ala travelling gnome to using it to ride in the carpool lane, it was decided that I would photograph the cutout being destroyed in as many ways as possible, with the culmination involving a paper shredder or wood chipper.

So far, two down, ? to go:

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