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  1. @hawkins10000

    Week 6 Summary

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    So, first thing is first: I love graphic design, so this week was a fun challenge for me. Unfortunately some work on my senior history thesis put a dent in some of the time that I wanted to spend on this week’s assignments, but I still really enjoyed it. The …

  2. @hawkins10000

    Design Blitz

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    Typography

     

    I’m a huge sucker for great typography. I love different typefaces and pairing the right ones together. This book cover for Bruce Holsinger’s The Invention of Fire is a fantastic example of good typography. Right away you know the book is probably set in the Middle Ages (the …

  3. @hawkins10000

    Abstract Review

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    For this assignment, I watched two episodes of the Netflix series Abstract: The Art of Design, specifically the episodes on graphic design and illustration (which I thought were the most fitting for this week). First, I was surprised to see I’d seen Paula Scher and Christoph Niemann’s work in my …

  4. @hawkins10000

    Signature

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    Thanks to yet another great font from dafont.com (this one called Road Rage), I created a signature/inital/monogram logo for my spy character, Roderick Rush. There’s something really cool about a sort of combined signature, like Albrecht Dürer’s. I was looking for a font that conveyed something youthful but visceral, edgy …

  5. @hawkins10000

    Ink

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    For this assignment, I had to design a tattoo with at least two design elements included. It’s not the prettiest or cleanest tattoo design in the world, but it works for this assignment. I chose a viking theme for this one. The left side is a bearded axe, one …

  6. @hawkins10000

    Create Your Own Cipher

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    NGDIDJTSN PKRNPDOF PUQC TS QNVNJ CUJRPNR CPQ.

     

     

     

    This is the secret message of my own cipher. I used a substitution alphabet keyword cipher. Basically, the way this type of cipher works is where you put your keyword to the first letters of the alphabet, and then …

  7. @k_heflin

    weekly summary

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    Archives

    So sorry this isn’t set up correctly. I have been sick all week and still am but here is what I have.

    Post Card – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/destination-post-card/

    Word Cloud – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/character-word-cloud/

    Reverse Feelings – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/contradiction-creation/

    And of course my Daily Creates:

    @ds106dc #tdc1867 How I picture a time crystal in …

  8. victoriale2

    Day 5

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    Yesterday’s cry was much needed because I feel so much better today!

    Whenever my friends and I spend time down by the river, we always go out to eat afterwards. Great news for me! So I sat there with my water trying to hold a conversation while my friends eat …

  9. @kevinjfrance

    Blitz the Design!

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    This is the result of my first “design blitz,” and it was challenging coming up with impromptu photos that incorporated noticeable and applicable design elements.

    This first one is a whiteboard in our apartment and noticeably uses typography to display major or important parts of the board, such as bold …

  10. @NickSebenaler

    Week 6

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    Week 6 was all about design. I learned about the different aspects of design such as typography, balance, unity, and many other aspects. Design is interesting and I never knew how much thought process and analysis goes into making a design.

    Blog post about The Vignelli Canon.

    Abstract: The Art

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