1. bbrady

    The End is Here!


    It’s the end of DS106! It’s the end of the semester! It’s the end of college! Today is a great day! Alright, I’ll get to the point. I completed the final assignment for digital storytelling 106, as well as two tutorials. I’ll post the tutorials first.

    The first tutorial I …

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    256 Points – Tutorial


    This is the first of two tutorials I’m completing for the final week of DS106. The assignment is 256 Points.

    Today, we have the luxury of fast computers with lots of memory and power. However, that wasn’t always the case, and graphics designers had to make due with very …

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    Week 11 & 12 Summary


    We’re at the end of week 12 of the semester, so it’s time for the summary of the work I’ve completed over the last two weeks. I’ll get started with the daily creates and then move onto the video assignments.


    I completed five daily creates over the last two …

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    A Morse Mystery (Morse Code Challenge Assignment)


    This is a five-star video assignment for weeks 11/12 of DS106. That brings my total for the two-week period to…five stars so far. I’ve been busy, okay?! Here is the assignment page. I’ll include the instructions below as well.

    This challenge can either be completed as an Audio Assignment, or …

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    Analyzing “American Psycho”


    I looked through the list of scenes and decided on the scene from American Psycho. I’ll talk about the camera work, the audio, and how the two work together.

    Camera Work

    I just finished watching the scene with no audio. A lot of the what Roger Ebert wrote about is …

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    Wacky History Commercial


    I had to create a commercial for the radio show I’m working on, Wacky History. I chose to use Gnarls Barkley’s Crazy as the background music. I recorded my audio on my iPhone, emailed it to myself, converted it to .wav format, and opened it in Audacity. I then imported …

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    Wacky History Bumper


    I forgot to create a blog post when I created my bumper for Wacky History, so here it is!


    I wanted a background song that sounded a little wacky. What’s wackier than Brazilian psychadelic rock? I used the song “A Minha Menina” by Os Mutantes. I cut off the …

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    My Lucky Day. Thanks Nic!


    My daily create on October 15th. This is my third daily create of the two week period. I had to write a short story about my lucky day. I chose to keep it short so I could fit it all in one tweet.

    @ds106dc And then Nic Cage gave me …

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    The Vignelli Canon


    I spent a half hour or so reading through The Vignelli Canon. I liked that the book was split into tangibles and intangibles. The organization was appropriate for a book about design.

    He first wrote about the three most important aspects of design – semantics, syntactics, and pragmatics. What stuck …

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    Photography Tips


    This week, I tried to follow three of David duChemin’s tips for becoming a better photography. His eBook can be found here. The tips I tried out this week were

    Get Pickier Change My Perspective By Changing Yours, and Create Depth.

    The second tip lined up very well with …

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    The Pen Is Mightier than the Sword (Apophenia)


    My third and final visual assignment of the week is the required assignment, Apophenia. It’s a 3 star assignment, bringing my total for the week to 9 stars. The instructions were

    Find something in your house. Take a picture. Let your imagination churn. Make as many different augmented versions as …

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    Artsy Photo or Not?


    My daily create on September 26th. This is my third daily create of the week. I had to create a picture in the style of Chompoo Baritone. This may be the first time in my life I’ve taken the laundry out of the basket and thrown it all over my …

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