1. @skyler0455

    reworked assignments


    This week, I looked through some of my old assignments to see which ones I wanted to rework. The first one I picked was my contradiction creation assignment. I really liked this assignment the first time around and wanted to add to it. It was about creating a graphic that …

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    week eight summary


    This week has been short but definitely very busy. My group met on zoom Wednesday after Fall break to record our radio show. Zoom was definitely a struggle to have all everyone’s audio come through clearly, but we did the best we could since we were not able to meet …

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    update on our radio show progress!


    For this week, my group just met today to record our radio show. We had our script ready, with each of us taking two roles. We each read through the script to make sure we knew when our parts came in. Also, for a few of us, our characters would …

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    radio show progress


    This week, my group, formed and started talking on our Discord server. I joined the group a little late, and got caught up about the idea for our project: to recreate an old episode of the Roy Rogers Show. We started working on a google doc to keep track of …

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    radio show logo!


    I made a logo for my group’s radio show! I used Canva to make it, by picking a logo template that I thought would fit our theme.

    First, I looked up pictures of advertisements for the actual Roy Rogers Show to get ideas for the design and color scheme.

    Since …

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    For this assignment, I made a radio commercial for my ds106 radio show group. We are recreating an old radio drama script from the Roy Rodger’s Show, and we thought it would be fitting to make a commercial for one of the Roy Rodger’s show’s actual sponsors. So, I looked …

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    design blitz


    I thought it would be a challenge to try to find these design elements in one area, so most of these pictures were taken in Curitiba!

    Minimalism/Use of Space

    The design here is very minimal, with very few objects crowding the space. I think it accomplishes what it needs to …

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    design thoughts


    This article really got me thinking about how much of what I see on a day to day basis has been designed by someone, like street signs, posters, food packaging, etc. It’s something that can easily be overlooked. People put their creativity and effort into designing these common things around …

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    why did you drop out of yale!


    Choose one of your favorite movie quotes and insert the quote over an image from the movie you chose.


    For this assignment, I actually used a TV show, Gilmore Girls, because I quote it a lot. In this scene, Jess was yelling at Rory for dropping out of Yale …

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    contradiction creation


    Create some sort of graphic. Design the overall graphic to convey some sort of feeling or theme, but then have text saying something completely contradictory to the theme or feeling. Sort of like one of those old anti-motivational posters, but with more design than a black box with a white …

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    donate for parkinson’s research!


    Create an ad to inform people about a charity and encourage them to donate.


    For this assignment, I created an ad for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. I used Canva, which I just learned how to use!

    I liked this background template that they had, …

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    poetry art & design


    This is building off of the Poetry Art assignment and is an exercise how design choices can change a message. Put your selected poem together with a background that emphasizes the message. Then make 3 different versions by varying the typeface, type layout, and type color to see how …

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    radio show ideas


    I think we could do a radio show listening to one of Bob Ross’s videos, and commenting on how his inspiration guides our class and contributes to our theme. Or, the whole show could just be a conversation about his ideas relating to class, citing some of his videos. A …

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    it’s spooky season!


    Within this assigment, you must find some spooky sounds and create a scary audio clip. Select more than four sounds and overlap them on a program like Audacity. You can use Freesound to select your sounds. Make them as spooky as possible. Good luck!


    I loved this assignment! I …

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    worst sound ever


    Create YOUR worst sound ever. Take audio clips of every single sound that you hate and put them all together to make The Worst Noise Ever.


    For this assignment, I tried to come up with the worst sounds I could think of to make one giant auditory hell. It …

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    moon graffiti


    I listened to “Moon Graffiti,” which employed sound effects and changes in sound to tell the story ‘what if Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin actually crashed on the moon?’ I thought the techniques they employed to illustrate the story were very interesting and creative. In the beginning, alarming …

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    ds106 radio


    Monday’s ds106 radio show was very interesting. It was not at all what I was expecting (although I didn’t really know what to expect haha). We listened to an analysis that reflected on climate change through using an old radio show. It demonstrated how sound art in the old radio …

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    ew david!


    Create 4-6 gifs from your favorite TV show


    For this assignment, I chose Schitt’s Creek.

    I first looked through a few videos to find this YouTube video that I could pull clips from. Then, I went to the Giphy website, and spent time finding the right times and durations …

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    what once was


    I’ve been listening to Her’s a lot recently. I think I found them on Tiktok. I made a gif of them performing the song “What Once Was” through the Giphy website, which wasn’t too complicated:

    First, I search the YouTube video, then uploaded the link to Giphy, and created the …

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    two roles of timothee chalamet


    We all know actors and actresses who have starred as many roles. Choose an actor or actress and at least two roles. Incorporate these two roles into a GIF. It’s challenging, but I know you can do it!


    For this assignment, I used two roles from Timothee Chalamet. The …

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    the due date is when??


    For this assignment, I had wanted to tell a story using gifs. I chose the story of me realizing that a ds106 due date is coming up, and I haven’t finished the work!

    For this assignment, I used Giphy to search for gifs that I thought would be able …

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    This was the photoblitz assignment. The goal was to complete this list of photo ideas under 20 minutes. This assignment had me running around to find the right pictures, which I was not expecting but I think it turned out okay!

    Rule of thirds shot.

    I googled the rule of

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    becoming a better photographer


    Based on this resource, here the connections I found with the following photos. These are not my own photos, but ones that I looked for specifically that I think display some of the qualities and tips we are focusing on.

    In this picture above, I can see that the lighting …

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