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Design Assignment: The Big Hip Hop

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For the design assignment, I chose to do The Big Hip Hop submitted by Tim Owens, which requires taking a photo from The Big Picture (http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/) and overlaying it with text from a Top 100 song (http://www.metrolyrics.com/top100.html). This photo was taken at a protest in Tunisia. The lyrics are from the song “Lucky” by Jason Mraz. I was drawn to this picture…It’s powerful, and I love how surrounded by anger, a woman is holding up the peace sign. I chose these specific lyrics because this is what I imagine the woman holding up the peace sign is thinking. I used the website Picnik (http://www.picnik.com), a suggestion I received from Professor Groom, to add the text.

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