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    Week Nine Summary


    This week we focused on looking ahead. I spent most of my week thinking about what I can do for the final project. This is a big assignment I am kind of nervous for it but I can up with a few ideas that I think would be fun …

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    Happy Fall


    For my daily creates this week I wanted them to all represent Fall. Fall is my favorite season and it just started so I thought it would be perfect.

    I started the week by making a gif. I found a free image online that portrayed the calendar month of October. …

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    The Final Count Down


    As we near the end of the semester, I am starting to think about what I can do for the final project.

    I really enjoyed giving advise to freshman in the radio show. I am about to graduate in December and I feel that I have learned a lot throughout …

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    The Joy Of Music


    Tonight I listened to The Joy Of Music. I thought this group did an amazing job with their radio show. I love music as well, I always use it to brighten my mood or get me out of a weird head space. I really enjoyed listening to how they use …

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    Take a Guess! (redone)


    I wanted to redo this assignment because I recently got a new phone with a better camera. The last time I did this assignment the photo was not good quality so I thought it would be fun to do it again with a better quality photo.

    So take a guess …

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    Before & After (redone)


    My favorite season is Fall. I love the way the leaves change and the temperature is perfect outside. I also love wearing comfy jackets and sweatshirts. I think it is remarkable how different outside looks in different seasons. For my first rework I decided to try the Color Changer assignment …

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    Week Eight Summary


    Because of Fall Break, I got an early start on this week’s assignments. I signed up to compile my groups segments together and make them all uniform. So I also knew I had to get ahead of my work so I would have time at the end of the week …

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    Progress Report


    Because of Fall Break, I got an early start on this week’s assignments. I signed up to compile my groups segments together and make them all uniform. So I also knew I had to get ahead of my work so I would have time at the end of the week …

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    Week Seven Summary


    This week we started making our radio shows. We formed into groups on Saturday and started talking about what we want to focus on in our show. My group, The Core, decided it would be fun to give advice to freshman at Mary Washington. We are going to talk about …

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    The Core


    For this assignment I created a bumper for our radio show. I recorded myself introducing the show and our group. Then, I found some royalty free music and added it to the background. My group also decided we were going to put a bumper before each commercial so I told …

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    Status Update


    You’re Listening to DS106 radio with The Core…

    Our radio show is giving advice to freshman at Mary Washington. We all remember freshman year as being very overwhelming and not easy to navigate. So we thought it would be helpful to give them some tips and tricks we have discovered …

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    Music Lessons


    I played Clarinet and Bass Clarinet in middle school and my best friend played French Horn. So for this assignment I choose these three instruments to create music with.

    I haven’t read sheet music since middle school so I was a little rusty at first, but it came back just …

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    Week Six Summary


    This week we focused on graphic design. We learned about the different principles that go into how to make an engaging and informative design.

    I had a slight theme of coffee this week starting with an event poster I created. For all of my designs this week I used Canva

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    Design Blitz


    For my design blitz, I tried to focus one items or designs that are in my everyday life. I thought it would be fun to look for the design elements in things I see daily.

    The first photo is the tv poster for the show Gilmore Girls. This show is …

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    Breakfast Cereal


    For this assignment I created a breakfast cereal box and I of course made it Bob Ross’s cereal brand. I created the design using Canva, a free graphic design platform. There was not a template for cereal boxes so I started with a blank template. I added a photo …

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    Daily Reminder


    This is my favorite inspirational quote and I try to live by it. I 100% believe if you put enough work into something, you are able to do it. However, this does not mean doing the work alone. You should never be afraid to ask for help.

    To create this …

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    The Coffee Bean


    It is probably very evident by now but I love coffee. So for this assignment I decided to create a logo for a coffee shop. I thought of a fun name for my company and used Tailor Brands to create my logo. Tailor Brands is a great tool because it …

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    Coffee Hour


    I work at the Career Center on campus and we frequently create event signs for local businesses. We either post them to social media or put them up in our office. They are a great way to inform students of events where they can learn about different companies and talk …

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    The Importance of Design


    Before reading these articles I did not know how much thought went into design. I did not know different genres of movies typically use different colors in their movie posters. In addition the use of white space, and the quality of the images can tell so much about what a …

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    Week Five Summary


    This week we focused on story telling through audio. I started the week listening to a story about the Moon Landing. This story was told remarkable well – so well I almost forgot it was just a story. Their use of sound effect and how they edited the audio …

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    My Radio Show

    Dad’s Radio by Alan Levine

    If I have the right co-host I can honestly talk about anything for hours. But I have been thinking about what I would want to talk about on my radio show and I came up with a few ideas.

    Conspiracy Theories: I love talking about …

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    Friday = Movie Night


    Growing up every Friday my family had movie night. But we weren’t like normal family watching Disney another cartoon. My parents always put on old black and white films. Their favorites were with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby, all with beautiful songs and dances. We also used …

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    Cooking Dinner


    Tonight for dinner was sesame chicken with rice and broccoli. I like to watch videos to learn new recipes and I have always thought the sounds of cooking have are so interesting. Tonight I took sound clips while I cooked my dinner and edited them together to create a story …

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    Ocean Beat


    In this assignment, I used different water sounds from freesound.org, one was a dripping faucet and the other was ocean waves. I wanted to make a water theme because it is the last day of summer and I was thinking about swimming and going to the beach. At first …

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    ESC Radio


    Listening to the radio show tonight was very interesting and enlightening. The way to producers used layered sounds and their voice to entertain the audience was amazing. I thought the use of music added a great eerie or suspenseful aspect to the story. And the movement of the sounds out …

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    Moon Landing

    Moon by Paul§

    I am a little embarrassed to admit I had to look up the July 20, 1969 moon landing to convince myself that Moon Graffiti was just a story. Matt Evans and Ed Herbstman used different aspects of sound to create a very realistic dialect between Neil Armstrong …

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    Week Four Summary


    This week was very fun. I enjoy taking pictures and see other people’s pictures. I can spend hours on Pinterest or VSCO just looking at different photos for inspiration.

    I started the week with my photo blitz. I thought this was a very fun assignment because it got me …

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    Life Long Friends


    I love taking home videos of my friends and family. When I decided I wanted to do this assignment I started to look through all of my videos.

    I choose this video of me and my friend Bridget. This was taken the last day of the summer of 2019 before …

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    I saw this assignment and immediately knew I wanted to do it. A little over a year ago my brother and his fiancé got a little puppy, Arrow. It was in the middle of the pandemic and it was honestly the best thing that could have happened. Everyone in my …

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