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    Assignment/Tutorial 2 Created


    Assignment 2, create your own theme song!

    Piece together multiple songs in Audacity and make your own theme song! Can only be at most 1 minute long.

    The first thing you need to do is pick at least 3 songs that symbolize who you are. I’m going to be choosing …

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    Final Project; Happy Hunger Games!


    I chose Haymitch Abernathy for my character to portray.

    Wikipedia describes him as ” “paunchy, middle-aged man” who was the victor of the 50th Hunger Games (the Second Quarter Quell), which occurred 24 years prior to the first book.[3] When he was 16, Haymitch was reaped for the Second Quarter …

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    Assignment/Tutorial 1 Created


    Assignment Name: Meme Yourself
    Directions: Take a picture of you or someone else and put a famous meme on it. Post the original picture and the picture with the meme so we can see how they incorporate into each other.



    The tutorial for this assignment is an …

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    Weeks 13&14


    Weeks 13 and 14 were a rough time for me. My parents went on vacation, left me at home, my grandfather passed away, I was thrown into planning a funeral that was more than a week later. I honestly hadn’t even thought about school work. I didn’t go to class …

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    What is remixing? Well it’s literally taking something and making it something else re… mixing it.

    In the video, Everything is a Remix, the speaker brings up a good point with his first example of early remixes. The same beat has been used in numerous songs, raps, and albums. My …

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    Week 12 Summary


    These video assignments were super fun! I loved making them on my Mac with iMovie. I was used to working with Windows Movie Maker on my old computer so this was a quick way to learn how to use iMovie. Which I ended up liking better.

    I completed a lot …

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    This is my story…


    I’m going to let the video speak for itself on this one. It was really tough for me to make this assignment because it’s a touchy subject for me. I almost started crying towards the end. This is 100% true. I’ll add tags at a later date because the DS106 …

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    5 Second Film! 3*


    When I saw this assignment I had to watch the videos on youtube with this tag, I was kind of confused. I watched a video of a dad and his daughter taking shots that made my boyfriend and I crack up. It was so funny. I figured I’d do something …

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    Come live at my house! 5*


    Come live at my house! It’s roomy, comfy, and is always stocked with food…. Except this week because I’m the adult in the house. UMW decided to run a contest called “Live Here!” it asked students to make a video of their dorm to persuade other students to want to …

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    What is Jack Jack Thinking?! 2*


    This assignment was to catch your pet in a contemplative mood and dub over with what you think he/she would be thinking/saying. My dog always has to pee or is super tired so I decided to incorporate that in. I tried to get him when he wasn’t barking but that’s …

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    Room Raiders (Sterne Edition) 2*


    For this assignment we were asked to raid the room of a willing person, my family is on a cruise so I just texted my brother and told him I was going to raid his room. He was dissapointed that he didn’t have time to add silly/incriminating things in there …

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    Week 10 Summary!


    This week I did a lot better about managing my time, this online class is actually proving to be challenging, which I didn’t think it would be.

    My Experience with video editing goes back pretty far. I used to make videos in middle school and actually almost got expelled for …

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    Slenderman Horror Movie.


    For the assignment we had to create a scene from a horror film. I’ve been wanting to do this so bad because I scare my best friend all the time with the slenderman. I plan on making a silent movie based in an rural setting at night on a …

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    More about Jaws


    3 Interesting Continuity Mistakes made in the movie:

    1. When Chrissy’s body is found on the shore, it has been severely damaged by the shark attack, but is still mostly intact. When Hooper does his autopsy, there are far less bodily remains than were found on the beach.

    2. At …

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    Jaws Ending’s Video Techniques


    Time 1: No Sound,
    0:06- Cuts up to see person stabbing shark with grimace on face, used so that shark doesn’t have to actually be there
    0:28- Shark underwater, gives viewers a sense of urgency and shark’s meanness.
    0:40- Shooting, cuts up every time the person shoots. Shows his determination …

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    Week 9!


    Week 9 was kind of annoying, I always feel like I’m super busy during the week so I put all of the work off until the weekend. It’s always a terrible idea. Oh well…

    Listening to the radio shows this week was probably the hardest part. We had to listen …

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    Weeks 7 & 8.


    These two weeks have been eh, I totally forgot about doing the daily creates until the end of the two weeks because we’d basically skipped a week of class! OH NO. I did do them though Our Radio Show project turned out to be an experience. Our group took to …

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    Weekly Summary 6!


    I’ve gotten in the habit of putting off my DS106 homework til the end of the week. I can’t do that! Don’t let me do that! I loved doing all of the design work this week. It was a lot of fun. I did all of my design assignments, The

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    Bumper Sticker… 2 Stars! FINISHED


    When I saw that one of the assignments was to make a bumper sticker for DS106 I got super excited. This one of of my favorite classes and I couldn’t help but make something cute/funny. I googled ‘Bumper Stickers’ for ideas, I saw one that said ‘I brake for hookers’ …

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    Cartoon Head… 2 Stars


    I chose to do the assignment Cartoon The Head. I had an old picture of my friend George who I used to work with. We used to call him barney! I used GIMP to paste Barney’s head on George. I pasted the picture into GIMP and added the barney …

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    Letters in your Surroundings…3 Stars


    I cheated a little on this assignment, not going to lie. I did this awhile back… a couple years actually. I made one for myself and my best friend Ryan for christmas. We have them hanging in our rooms, his in North Carolina, mine in Virginia, to remind us …

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    Let me paint you a picture of week 5.


    This week, along with most of the recent weeks have been extremely hectic. I have been working two jobs, battling school, and trying to do dodgeball and hockey. I got all of my work done though!

    The photography tips were semi-helpful. I run a shistey (shifty) photography business when I …

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    1..2…3… Photoblitz!


    This photoblitz thing was pretty easy and it only took 20 minutes of my time! The point was to start at a certain time and take as many pictures on the list that we could. I ended up with 11 or so pictures. It was hard to find things around …

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    Overedit Yourself… Wow.


    For this assignment (only worth 1 star) we had to over-edit one of our pictures. I tried to find a picture that showed either my whole body/face head on. This is the result…


    And the Over-edited version….

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