1. @kjax18271




    This an advertisement for an event called Renew Gathering over fall break. I thought this was a good example of minimalism because it is simple black text on white paper. It outlines some basic information about the event. In addition, it has a simple outlined drawing at the top …

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    Happy Lil Tree


    This assignment was super fun and unique. The task was to only use the letters of a word to create an image that depicted the word. I chose the word “happy” and made it into a tree, or at least attempted to. I chose this combination as inspiration from Bob …

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    For this assignment, I was supposed to make an event poster. With Oktoberfest coming up, I thought it was only appropriate to advertise just that. Oktoberfest is a celebration of German culture on the first of October. It is a festival filled with German related cultural activities and food. I …

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    Have You Seen Sparrow?


    For this assignment, I was to create a missing persons poster. I chose the iconic Captain Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean. As soon as I saw this assignment, Jack Sparrow was the first character that popped into mind. He would be the perfect candidate for a missing/wanted …

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    Rafiki Rhetoric


    For this design assignment, the task was to take a favorite movie quote and overlay it with a depiction of part of the movie. One of my all time favorite movies is the Lion King. Rafiki is a baboon featured in the movie who acts as a quirky character that …

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    Define Design


    Everything is design. From the poster you walk passed in the hallway to the back of cereal box in your pantry, everything around us that tells some sort of information is carefully and precisely designed to portray a specific message in a very specific way. Design can be simple or …

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    Weekly Summary: 5


    Wow. What a week. All I can say is audio editing, is not my thing. It was definitely a challenge this week. I have never worked with audio software such as Audacity before. It was stressful, time consuming, and frustrating at times, but I got through it. I had to …

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    Ideas for a Radio Show I Guess?


    I have never done anything like this, so the idea of creating a 20-30 minute radio show intimidates me. I don’t know where to even start. I need to pick a topic that I am at least interested in, if not passionate about that way I can talk about it …

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    Time to Chill


    For this assignment, I created a short little background, relaxation track. I overlaid three different sounds for this masterpiece: rain, crickets, and whales. It was raining outside, so I recorded a segment of rain sound by stepping outside my door and getting a little wet Then, I found some cricket …

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    Get ur Polaroid!


    For this assignment, I was tasked to create a 80s radio commercial. It seemed like a fun project, but it soon took a lot longer than I had anticipated. I was thinking of 80s products that I could advertise and I thought, why not a polaroid camera. First, I found …

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    ds106 Radio Bumper


    For this assignment, I had to create a radio bumper. When I read this on the assignment sheet for the week, I honestly had no idea what it meant. Then I realized it’s like the little 20 second intermissions between songs that remind you what station you’re listening to. I …

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    ds106 Radio


    I listened to the ds106 radio Wednesday evening on 09/21/2021 at 8:00pm. There were seven listeners. The program was called Radio Lab.

    It took me a while to figure out what was happening. I was a little confused, but I got it figured out after a while. The content of …

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    Coming Home


    For this assignment, I was tasked to create a story through only sound. I decided to do a little tid bit on the sounds of “coming home” into a college dorm. I walk up to the door. The sound of the AC units fills the air outside the door. I …

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    Storytelling: Serenade Style


    How does sound drive stories? Stories are often told through words or pictures, as the saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words” but what about just plain old sound? The rhythm of music, the beats, the climax, the pauses of silence, all of it tells a story. Why …

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    Weekly Summary: 4


    I was looking forward to this week. When I saw on the syllabus that we would have a week devoted to Visual Assignments, I was elated to see what tasks I could complete to showcase my photography skills. Really the only platform that I have posted my photography on is …

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    Lyrical Likeness

    You Put the Light in Me by Brandon Heath https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWeb79W8EqQ

    The goal of this assignment was to pick some favorite song lyrics and turn it into a visual. I have a LOT of favorite song lyrics but for some reason, this was the first one that came to mind. This …

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    Poetry Poster


    The task of this assignment was to turn a poem into art. I wanted to create a poem poster with an inspirational quote and a beautiful photo to represent the poem as the background. The first step was to select a poem. I found a poem I liked by searching …

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    So this is love?


    I did a photoshoot for a good friend and her boyfriend last spring and this was one of my favorites. My friend wanted to do something for her boyfriend as a belated Valentines Day gift, so she asked me if I would be willing to do a photoshoot for them …

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    A Piece of Me


    For this visual assignment, I was tasked to create a collage of things that describe me. I read this post and thought it would be cool to do, but then I remembered that I had already done it! During winter break last year, I went on a Red Bubble splurge …

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    What is that?!


    Can you guess what this photo is? After you have thought about it, scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the answer.

    I actually took this photo during the same trip to Michigan that I took the picture of the stars. See http://kylie-jax.com/week-4/mi-favorita-foto/

    I love taking up …

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    Mi Favorita Foto


    I don’t have just one favorite photo, but this one has meaning. It is not the best quality, but is my favorite because it was the first time I saw the side of the Milky Way Galaxy.

    I went on a trip to Michigan with my grandparents a few years …

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    Photoblitz Bliss

    I actually started the Photoblitz challenge at 12:17 pm. “Make an abstract, that would make someone ask, is that a photograph.” This is a picture of a metal bench. I liked the pattern and the way it is hard to tell what it is. I like how the angle draws…
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    A Sneak Peak


    Becoming a Better Photographer

    Telling Stories in Photos

    As I read this article, and a lot of the tips they mentioned I found very familiar. Having done photography for several years, I know these tips pretty well. However, I don’t think I will ever be “pickier” in terms of lessening …

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    Photography: from a personal prospective


    I have been doing photography since seventh grade. I started out with a little AA battery-powered Kodak camera that I got for Christmas. I used that bad boy for every occasion and would often just go outside and take pictures of every living thing around me. I used it for …

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    Weekly Summary: 3


    To start off the week, we began with reading an article and watching a few videos and wrote a reflection about what digital storytelling is, how it differs from other types of storytelling, and why everyone raves about it. I then evaluated a story and described why I think it …

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    Dear Sixth Grade Self


    Dear Kylie,

    I know life is tough right now. I have been where you are, and I know that you will come out stronger. Don’t worry about what you can’t control, and try not to dwell on what might or could happen. Instead, focus on the positives of the situation. …

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    My Name Is ______


    Hi! You already know this by now, but in case you forgot, my name is Kylie. It is a common name that started becoming popular in America during the 1960s. It originated in Australia with the meaning “boomerang”. I guess that means I’ll always come back around/bounce back. I don’t …

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    Dear Future Husband


    Dear future husband,

    I have longingly awaited for your arrival. Throughout my years, I have abstained from dating because if I date, it means that I think I may have found the one. I date with intention. I date for marriage. This may be intimidating, but I don’t plan on …

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    Momentary Mushrooms


    Momentary Mushrooms

    Water gives me life. When it’s dry a stay tucked under my blanket of soil to protect me, but one it rains, I burst from the ground. Finally, I am able to see the world above. Only listening to it before, I longed just to peak at what …

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    Stop and Smell the Flowers


    I was immediately intrigued by this assignment called “Another Day”. It is all about reflecting about the beauty all around you that is often overlooked: the sights, the sounds, the smells, the wind, the sun, the rain. All of it draws me and makes me realize how extravagant this planet …

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