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    DS106 Advice (Week Fourteen):

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    DS106 Advice

    Ah, so you are a new member of the ds106 community? Well get ready for one hell of a ride! This course contains a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. However, those blood, sweat, and tears are accompanied with many personal accomplishments and newly learned abilities. If you …

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    Progress Update (Week Thirteen)

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    So this week has been truly trying, so trying I haven’t made much progress for this week on my final project. However, I do have a plan in mind. I just need to execute it. My plan for my final project is to tell the story of how Jester transforms …

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    Weekly Summary (Week Twelve):

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    This week allowed me to further strengthen my photo shop skills! I’ve actually really gotten the hang of photoshopping due to this course and it’s a pretty nifty tool to have in my pocket. I’ve also gotten pretty quick at it too. Hence why I’ve finished my weekly work this …

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    Tutorial (Week Twelve):

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    I’m Ready For My Closeup Tutorial

    Although most photoshopping applications seem terrifying, they’re really not and neither is this assignment! Check out my tutorial to ease your mind and help guide you through the process:

    The first step is deciding what images you are going to use and how you…
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    Remix Assignment 2 (Week Twelve):

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    Places Of Peace [Remixed]: Turn Up The Cheese

    For this remix assignment, I was instructed create a collage of photos with all of my favorite spots where I feel relaxed or at peace. In addition to remixing it:

    Remix Card: “Turn Up The Cheese”

    Use the worst, over the top …

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    Remix Assignment 1 (Week Twelve):

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    Mashing Friends And Emojis [Remixed]: Add A Sidekick

    For this remixed assignment, I was instructed to take a picture of one of my friends or just a person that is in the moment doing something exactly like an emoji and then mash them together for comparison. In addition to my …

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    Assignment Bank 3 (Week Twelve):

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    Holiday Mashup

    For this assignment, I was instructed to use a photo editing software to mashup my top three favorite holidays/cultural celebrations. I was instructed to use whatever elements I liked from each holiday, creating a character or scene with the images/symbols I chose. Lastly, I was supposed to tell …

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    Assignment Bank 2 (Week Twelve):

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    I’m Ready For My Closeup

    For this assignment, I was instructed to take a dramatic closeup of anyone’s face – an actor’s, a friend’s, my own – and superimpose a landscape or scene over said face. The goal was to take two completely unrelated images and put them together, then …

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