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    Creating the Story of Ella Maguire


    At first, I was kind of nervous about this final project, but it ended up being really fun!! I decided that one of the best ways to depict Ella’s story was to look at her friends and the people she surrounds herself with. I thought an all-inclusive video could be …

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    The Story of Ella Maguire


    Many myths describe why something is true today. They give context from the past to explain the present. To explain Ella Maguire’s current situation, we are going to look at her recent past. Ella is at a transitional point in her life, so it makes sense to look at what …

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    Looking Back to Look Forward


    Many times myths are meant to explain why and how something is today by telling a story from the past. The past is a crucial element of both myths and legends. They are stories from the past that have importance to the present day. To build the Legend of Ella …

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    Dear Future Roommate


    Dear Future Roommate,

    I hope we get along. I hope you like me, and I like you. I hope that we can not only live together peacefully and comfortably but also become friends. I hope that we can stay up some nights and talk for hours. I hope you are …

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    Best of Mashups and Remixes


    There was a lot of good work this week! People have obviously learned a lot about all of the different forms of media we have been exposed to this semester! It was a tough choice to choose our five favorites!

    The first one is Thats so Proud. It was a …

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    Mashing Things Up


    This was a fun week! Some of the assignments were really fun, and I felt like I was able to really tap into my creativity in a different way with many of the assignments! Some of them helped me to think about things in a different way.

    First, my Daily …

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    Oh, the Places I (Hope) to Go


    For my first Remix Assignment, I decided to take it back to Visual Assignments, and remix the Places of Peace Assignment. My task was to include a Dr. Seuss character in my creation. I first thought about my places of peace, and they involved travel (except doing yoga with my …

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    Eat, Pray, Travel


    The Your Life IS A Movie (3 stars) is my favorite assignment so far!!! I thoroughly enjoyed it; it also, unsurprisingly, took me a long time… I will always be grateful for the amount of footage I got abroad and in NYC; it has made so many of these assignments …

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    Video Part 2!


    This week was pretty good. The hardest part was finding a way to get enough stars using my character! The further we go along, the harder it is to find new and exciting ways to use my character. It is hard to commit to the same storyline, and also keep …

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    Mountain Dew- Eat Fresh??


    This picture looks kind of mixed up- probably because it was created (early!) for Mashup week as an example for the assignment I created.

    I created this mixed up ad for the Logo Switch Up Assignment (2 stars). To create this ad, I took a Subway ad and thought about …

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    Roll the Tape!


    This was a fun week! I was not quite sure about the video essay, but even that was fun! Cinema and videography have always been art forms that I have admired, so it was cool getting some actual technical knowledge about how they are created.

    For my first assignment, I …

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    Once again, I was pretty nervous about the video essay when I first saw it… I was nervous about finding footage on YouTube, let alone downloading it somehow! As I started to read Roger Ebert’s How the Read a Movie and watch the clips, I started to at least understand …

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    Worth It


    For my final assignment this week, I decided to make another stop motion video for the #SixSecondArt Assignment (2 stars). Six seconds of a stop motion video is a lot more than six pictures! I decided for my second stop motion video and for this assignment to use a quote. …

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    I had an incredible Sunday spent exploring Belle Isle and Richmond in general. My friend offered to take my other friend and I on a surprise adventure on Sunday- we did not even know we were going to Richmond! I decided this would be a great opportunity to film my …

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    STOP! Motion


    For my third assignment, I decided to try something I had been wanting to try for a while- Stop Motion!- with the Stop Motion Assignment (3 stars).

    At first I had to decide what I wanted to make the video about. I thought about the M&Ms I had just bought …

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    I made a Boomerang of my room for my second assignment for the Your Room Assignment (1 star)!! It was super easy! I have never made one before, but it was not hard to do. I downloaded the app, captured my room in a Boomerang (or should I say Roomerang!), …

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    College Flies By!!


    How am I already a senior?!?! I feel like I was just touring UMW as a senior in high school… Time has definitely flown by while I have been here, but I have made some amazing friends along the way and learned a lot! I was excited to do the …

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    Becoming a Part of the Web


    This week was an interesting one. It involved listening to and reflecting on the projects we had done previously as well as creating new content. It also made me think about storytelling on or as part of the web in a different way. All of the other mediums we have …

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