1. Stacy

    Poster Extravaganza

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    So for our in-class assignment Molly, Ashley, and I made three posters representing ds106. We used frustrated, and confused, and an overall poster for the class:

    This is Molly’s (really funny):

    This is Ashley’s (frustration):

    This is mine (confusion): I combined pictures from the ds106 group Flickr: 1 2 3

  2. Stacy

    Farewell Digsto

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    I really liked this class! I learned tons. It’s definitely not a class for people who expect it to be like most 100 level courses where you don’t do much except write a paper and have a few tests/quizzes. It requires going to class and actually paying attention because there …

  3. Stacy

    My Favforite

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    so on my Tumblr I like to make gifs out of my favorite movies.

    I really, really like Classical Hollywood Cinema 1910-1960 and Foreign films. I also really like the t.v. show Will and Grace. So, there’s some of that splashed in even though it has nothing to do with …

  4. Stacy

    Tu-Tu-Torial

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    I hope this makes sense. This is a tutorial on how to make a gif specifically for Tumblr on Windows 7. Keep in mind: Tumblr has a limit size of 500k. This means anything over that size will not move on Tumblr. When I first posted I realized this because …

  5. Stacy

    FINAL Tumble

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    So, I got permission to change my final project!
    The reason behind the change was because I really did not have much of a final comic idea/I neglected that whole comic thing.

    AND What I didn’t realize was about a month ago, 3/31/2011 to be exact, I started a …

  6. Stacy

    Change in Final project…maybe?

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    I just sent an email to Martha in hopes of changing my final project…we’ll see…yes i know it’s late but I’ve actually been working on it for a long time with out actually knowing it!…

  7. Stacy

    Do The Constantine Mash

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    So, this is my mash up, which I thought we had until today to do. I’ve actually been thinking about this for a while (since we got the assignment) and at first I wanted to compare an original movie with its remake (example, Wizard of Oz with Oz) but I …

  8. Stacy

    Superhuman Fry

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    This is Calvin and I fanfiction for Ds106 class, which we did for an in class assignment. Calvin came up with the idea to make Fry from Futurama, who’s actually pretty dumb, a Superhero.
    So, we found some clips on Youtube, downloaded them, and then edited them on Pinnacle. …

  9. Stacy

    Neglected Blog

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    So, I’ve been really busy with my psychology experiment, writing my research paper, and getting ready for the Psi Chi Symposium these past two weeks that I have neglected this blog. Not that that’s a good excuse because its not. Plenty of people can do a lot and this class. …

  10. Stacy

    I’m putting on my Top Hat

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    This is my work for Jim Grooms videoessay assignment here and this was probably the hardest assignments yet but I really enjoyed it. FIRST, it was really hard for me because I spent about the moment I read this assignment to yesterday (4 days) trying to figure out which movie …

  11. Stacy

    Draw Drawing Draws

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    So, continuing on with my previous post/final project. I’ve done some more comics based off of real life events. The same process went with all of the drawings. I basically drew them, colored them with normal pens and markers, and then scanned them on to my computer!

    My first …

  12. Stacy

    Jesus Bale Lives

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    So for this assignment we had to use Firefox and Firebug to tell a story within an existing Web space. So, the first thing I had to do was come up with a website to play around with. I follow some Tumblrs and there’s this running joke about Christian Bale …

  13. Stacy

    Dow ner Bonna roo

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    I listened to UMWdowner and Bonnaroo radio.
    I liked the UMWdowner show because originally my group had a thought to interview people about parking. Quite frankly, a lot of people I know(mostly seniors) have complained about the parking and I think many students can relate to this show, maybe …

  14. Stacy

    Ugh C.o.m.i.c.s.

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    SO, for my final project, I’ve been going back and forth about what to do with comics (see previous post) and everyone’s doing their own thing so scratch that idea. Instead I figured I would just do a comic every other day or a couple times a week. Kind …

  15. Stacy

    The end of the world in 30minutes.

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    So, continuing on for this assignment and from my previous post we had do to another 25 minutes over break. My group and I split up the work and decided on coming up with stories of our own. As you may know from my previous post this radio story is …

  16. Stacy

    Our Radio Show

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    So for this assignment a group of us are suppose to make a radio show. And our first bit is to come up with a 5minute intro to our 30minute show. Let me just say patrick is sooo right about this taking a lot of time. We spent a good …

  17. Stacy

    Thought’s About a Final Project Idea

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    So, I really like my first idea of doing a comic strip but I was thinking it’d be hard to do it all by myself/ kind of boring. I was thinking I could expand the idea into a more creative project. I was thinking it would be interesting to do …

  18. Stacy

    This American Life

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    For the videos of Ira Glass and storytelling, I really liked part 3 when he played a clip of one of his first stories, it was interesting. I also really thought his advice was true. People in the creative field do, at first, spend years creating things that they …

  19. Stacy

    What the Font?

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    I decided to do another design assignment for ds106 because they’re a lot of fun. As I was scrolling through the design assignment I decided on the Font assignment. I already had an idea in mind when I was reading through the description. I decided to design the Deathly …

  20. Stacy

    RADIO, an Illustrated Guide.

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    I enjoy reading graphic novels so I definitely liked reading this radio guide; I kind of wish all my text books where like this guide. I actually have a social psychology book that uses comics every now and then to explain a point. Anyways, one of my favorite parts …

  21. Stacy

    Team: 2nd ROW STORYTELLERS

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    This post is for Ds106 in class group assignment: contributors: Calvin Barnard, Michael Dickerson, Elizabeth Paredes, Gregory Weeks, and Stacy Hietala.

    First assignment: Mini Daily Shoot: You must take photos to fulfill five photo prompts (provided on cards). When you are done, you must construct a meaningful narrative around …

  22. Stacy

    Final Project

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    I have no idea what to do for my final project. I literally just finished reading McClouds “understanding comics,” which I really liked since I read comics so now all I can think of is writing my own comic…yeah I have no other ideas. :/…

  23. Stacy

    Five Card Flickr

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    For this assignment I went to this site and had it randomly select 5 flickr pictures from other ds106 students.





    From these 5 pictures (the bear is the first one, the glass is the last one) I got to make a story out of them. It was pretty fun and …

  24. Stacy

    Minimalist TV/Movie Poster

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    For this ds106 assignment I had to look at the assignments submitted by anyone at this location and pick one of the submitted assignments (drop down menu) to do. I chose the minimalist tv/movie poster which is described as: [you] create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the …

  25. Stacy

    Daily Shoot 2 and 3

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    For the second day of my daily shoot we had to fill a frame. I didn’t think much of what to take a picture of and decided to just use my glove. So I just took a picture of it and then cropped it so it fit the frame. These …

  26. Stacy

    Story Telling Therapy

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    For this ds106 assignment I decided to pick the one about storytelling and how it’s a new, experimental, “method” of Psychotherapy. My initial thought, while going through the website, was it sounded a bit redundant. There are many different “methods” of psychotherapy (drawing, counseling, acting it out) and I …

  27. Stacy

    Daily shoot: Post 1

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    I’m not sure whether or not we’re suppose to blog about our experience with Daily Shoot but I might as well. Todays Daily shoot was to “Make a photograph that features repetition.” I was thinking of what to take a picture of maybe the bricks or a railing but I …

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