1. Feng

    Week 9 on Final Project


    Sunday, March 26.

    Nothing like an entire day to spend working on this week’s upcoming tests/assignments. At least, that’s what Sundays are for, right? #overwhelmed. 

    Saturday, March 25.

    Cherry blossoms festival day!! Last night we planned on waking up early in morning to take the metro. So we set our …

  2. Feng

    Return to the Silent Era: Toy Story 3


    Wow, this took so much effort and so much time into perfecting this video assignment but I have to say, I am very pleased with the result. I will talk more about the process later. Meanwhile, please enjoy the video!   Edit// Synopsis: The dawn of cinema had no audio; …

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    Week 9 of daily create


    TDC76 image: Some trees express enormous soul. Find and photograph that special tree. Cherry blossom tree TDC75 audio: Read a favourite quote, emulating the author’s voice. Tell us why the quote is meaningful.  Will smith quote by feng_shui TDC73 image: Make a photo that emphasizes the color yellow. …

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    Final Project Idea


    I have put much thought into thinking of a final project idea that would be interesting and last for the remaining weeks of the semester. I will be taking various pictures depicting the mood I feel each day, and blogging about it the end of the week, just as I …

  5. Feng

    Screen Capture Story


    Use CamStudio, Fraps, or another screen capturing software to get footage of something you do on your computer that tells a story. A few minutes of gameplay is a good example or narrating a process. I will be using Jing to screencast this lame game that I play during my …

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    Week 8 of daily creates


    TDC70 image: Windows, gates, & doors represent the lineal state between two realities. Photograph that idea. The gate of truth derived from the anime/manga Full Metal Alchemist It is an “endless white expanse and forcing the truth of alchemical knowledge into the minds of alchemists who are called to it …

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    Plinkett Review


    So the movie I chose to critique is Fireproof. It was first suggested to me by my brother who thought and still thinks it is a great film. I took his suggestion and watched it with James via skype and we thought it was a horrible movie. Take a look. …

  8. Feng

    Analyze a Movie: Titanic


    One of my all time favorite movies and also one of AFI’s list of the Best 100 Movies of all time is the Titanic. Although I’m not all that ecstatic about the 3-D version, it is still one of the most emotional and aesthetically provocative movies I have ever seen. …

  9. Feng

    Update on WA51 Network Final Radio Show


    I am so glad our final radio show is coming together so well. To wrap up on our alien show, James re-edited his intro and outro (because of the feedback and lack of a quality mic). He then sent me both tracks via soundcloud and I performed some revisions and …

  10. Feng

    Cartoon the Head Video Tutorial #2


    Here is my video tutorial for this assignment. The audio is really bad but I hope you still get the drift of how I created this effect. Enjoy! Unable to display content. Adobe Flash is required.…

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    Week 7 of daily creates


    TDC54 audio: Stump us. Record a sound of an ordinary thing and make it hard to guess.  Unidentified sound by feng_shui Answer: crunched skittle candy wrap. TDC53 video: Record a video of your hand drawing a picture of your other hand.  TDC52 image: It’s February 29. Take a photo of …

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    Aliens Radio Show Process/Commentary


    During this week and the past week, my group and I have met up twice to discuss the structure and content of our alien radio show. At our first meeting, Sarah proposed a provocative idea — aliens! Her friend, Don Goff is our main source of all these alien information …

  13. Feng

    Wake Up and Dream Article


    I found this haunting yet interesting Podcast, which are short live radio stories featuring people all around the world. Featured on Radiolab, ”Wake Up and Dream“ is a telling broadcast in which a city reporter in Philadelphia named Steve Volk was devastated and plagued with a recurring nightmare for over …

  14. Feng

    Visual Assignment: What’s the Meme?


    Hahaha I just couldn’t help it! I went on James‘ facebook and saved this image on my computer. I would like to say that I’m very much amused with Ryan Gosling’s “Hey Girl” meme, so I decided to import this notorious meme onto James’ photo. I made this caption using …

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    Week 6 of daily creates


    TDC47 image: Take a photo that features your favorite colour. TDC43 audio: Tell the story of a place in one ambient audio recording. watching the bachelor & eating birthday cake by feng_shui TDC45 audio: Say your name backwards. I used audacity to record my name and then used the ‘reverse’ …

  16. Feng

    Sound Effect Story: Forest birds & an unknown monster


    I partnered with James Cruz to complete this in-class assignment. General Synopsis: Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds. Another example …

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    Cartoon the Head!


    I just created my first design assignment! Woohoo! For this assignment, you are to: “Take any person, thing, or animal and apply a cartoon character head to it. Be creative!” Yes, creativity is key to success in this class. I took a llama picture and a spongebob head from google …

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    Audio Assignment: Make ‘em Laugh!


    Find a good, brief joke in a language other than your mother tongue; if you don;t know any other languages this might be a good way to start learning. Record your voice telling the joke focusing on pronunciation and try to make it sound as natural as you can with …

  19. Feng

    Audio Assignment: May I take your Order?


    I have a natural chinese accent by feng_shui This was the first audio assignment that I saw and knew immediately that I would be using my natural Chinese accent. For the order, I said “hello, I would like a double cheeseburger, with cheese on the side and large fry. And …

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    Week 5 of daily creates


    TDC42: Take a photo that represents your current job, or a job you once had. TDC41: Take a photo of your most prized possession. TDC40: Take a photo of someone of someone else’s artwork in an interesting way to make it yours. TDC39: Take a photo of a bird today. …

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    What The Font? Design Assignment – 4 STAR!


    So this assignment is worth 4 stars and sure enough, it took me about 4 hours to complete it. I’m pretty satisfied of my end result seeing it as took me so long to finish it. At first I didn’t think I would be patient enough to slowly walk work …

  22. Feng

    If Movie Posters Told The Truth Design Assignment


    Here is another 3 star design assignment that I picked: If Movie Posters Told The Truth. I have become infatuated with editing and playing around with movie posters, comic posters, magical places, and posters in general. I think the idea of manipulating a movie/story to a whole new context is …

  23. Feng

    Pokemon Card Design Assignment


    Create a Pokemon card for yourself, what are your powers? Well, this shall be a fun assignment to do I used to watch so much Pokemon back when I was just a wee kid to the point that my brother and I could recite the 150 original Pokemon. We were …

  24. Feng

    Alternative Book Covers Design Assignment


    For this assignment, I had in mind several books that I could use, but I settled on The Giver. One of my favorite books I fell in love with in 8th grade, this book expanded my horizons of a whole new world conceived by the brilliant author, Lois Lowry. The …

  25. Feng

    One Story, 4 Icons Design Assignment


    So because I’ve seen way too many 1 story/4 icon assignments, I decided to give it a shot. The concept seems simple enough, so that appealed to me.  Synopsis: The assignment is to reduce a movie, story, or event into its basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them …

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    A culmination of Week 4 daily creates


    Week 4 Photography Here is my week worth of photo, although I can’t say they were the best, but I am proud to say that I have learned much from tutorials, Photoshop, and people’s comments which all constituted to my understanding of photography. Above all else, I have acquired much …

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    Averaging Concepts Using Flickr — 3 star!


    For this 3 star assignment, I shall be attempting Tim Owen’s incredible visual assignment. Synopsis: Take a concept, one word, and plug it into Flickr and take the first 50 images and average them using Photoshop or similar program. Step by step instructions available at http://is.gd/ku3UF Linda’s attempt at the …

  28. Feng

    Parent-Child Head Swap Visual Assignment (2 star)


    Synopsis: Swap the heads of parents and children. Inspired by http://www.paulripke.de/html/ausgabe.php?galid=60&kategorie=paulpeople&verzeichnis=people Originally, I wanted to edit my photo with adobe photoshop cs5 but it took over 3hrs just for me to learn the basic tools, so instead I decided to use FotoFlexer instead, since it was less complicated. I really …

  29. Feng

    Splash The Color Video Tutorial #1


    First video tutorial EVER!!! I’m sorry if my voice filters out weirdly or unclearly, it is due to my audio. Hopefully I will find a way to download a better audio before my next video tutorial, but in the meantime, hope you enjoy this one   Unable to display content. …

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    Splash The Color Visual Assignment (2 star)


    This asian gathering took place at a friend’s house. I forget what was going on but the focus is all on the little girl being groped. Enjoy! Also, I will talk about the process in my first video tutorial for this assignment ..coming soon later today!…

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