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    Weekly Summary #6


    Below are my three daily creates that I decided to participate in! The first one is about my concertina that I never play anymore or do I rarely see people in the bands play anymore. The second is the creation of my dogs name written with his name to create …

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    My DesignBlitz!


    I decided to create my DesignBlitz around my house. I chose to focus on my animals and decorations around the house. There are ten concepts that I learned about within reading this design resource page. The ten concepts are color, typography, metaphors/symbols, minimalism & use of space, form/function/message, balance, rhythm, …

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    Ideas for the radio project.


    I was thinking for the radio show idea, since it has to involve our theme which is the 80s, to produce a narrative from someone who lived in the 80s. It could be a living person, a dead person, a famous or non famous person. I really do not have …

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    Ds106 radio live!


    I participated in a live “tweet-along” with ds106 radio this week on Wednesday at 8:30-9:30pm. I heard my bumper on the radio twice! Which made me happy. I screen shotted some of the tweets below from our discussion on Twitter. Professor Bond tweeted, “We’re listening to a podcast, …

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    A Walk Through Nature.


    I decided to download sounds from the freesounds.org to create my project. I wanted to use only sounds from the woods or nature. I thought that this nature walk sounded pretty intense. I used an owl, foot steps, crickets, puddles and wind blowing in the woods. I really enjoyed how …

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    DS106 Radio Bumper.


    I really enjoyed creating my first bumper ever!! I used my voice memo on my phone to record myself, and uploaded it onto my computer. Then I imported that to Audacity and went to free sounds online and chose a guitar playing for background music. I found the hardest part …

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    Audio storytelling.


    Sounds drive stories by allowing the listener to understand where the story took place at. Sound gives the story the ability to listener and almost live the moment within the story by just listening. The videos that I watched with Abumrad explaining how radio creates empathy really opened my eyes …

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    Weekly Summary #4


    This week had some interesting readings. I enjoyed them a lot and also got to take away some new information from them. The daily creates were also fun to participate in. I enjoyed creating the visual assignments, this week we had to reach up to 12 stars. I completed 12 …

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    My Photoblitz!


    This is the screenshot of my photoblitz! I had a lot of fun with this assignment. I have learned that I actually love to take pickets and now I view images differently because of this assignment. I have learned to appreciate photos and how to understand and read the story …

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    80s pictures–>broken down.


    This is the website where I chose the pictures to focus on. The tactics taken into account when viewing and evaluating these images were selection, contrast, perspective, depth, balance, moment, lighting, and foreground/background.

    Within this photo, I first see the main object, which is the singer Freddy Mercury. The contrast …

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    My photography experience.


    I love taking photos but I have only taken photos off my iPhone. I have never owned a nice camera that takes the extremely focused photos. I take a lot of photos now, usually involving my friends at events with me. I really never just take a photo to take …

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    Weekly Summary #3


    This week started out with creating my daily creates which we had to complete three for this week. I love daily creates because they make you appreciate the artwork around you. It also allows you to keep in tuned with what everyone else is viewing and enjoying as well. These …

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    Karate Kid!


    For this assignment I chose to analyze the animated gif. that was about the Karate Kid. Gifs are interesting to view and analyze to try and understand what the underlying message is. It could be a gif. about a movie, something comical, or just someone created it for fun. …

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