1. Turn 2

    Creative Commons… What is it?


    The Creative Commons (CC) is a way that helps all of us share our work and knowledge with the rest of the world through any sort of sharing methods.  The Creative Commons allow you to gain support in legal and technical actions that make it so that you can using …

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    TDC- 511 Sequel to Henry Bemis


    The sequel picks back up with poor Henry, back to the idea of ending his life. What did he have to live for? Alone…the world has been devastated, and the one thing he could ever want to spend his free time doing had been rendered impossible. After years and years …

  3. Turn 2

    “That Was a Crazy Game of Poker”



    The Little Caption

    Diffuclty= 2 Stars

    Take one of your own photographs, one from Flickr Creative Commons (http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/) or one from the DS 106 Flickr group (http://www.flickr.com/groups/ds-106/) and caption it.

    I used my own photo that I took of my dog for this assignment.  I used Photoshop to create …

  4. Turn 2

    DS106 Bumper Sticker



    DS106 Bumper Stickers

    Difficulty= 2 stars
    Remix classic bumper stickers to promote the cause(s) of ds106, ds106radio, and ds106tv.

    For this assignment, I used photoshop to create this bumper sticker representing DS106.  I used the logo of the DS106 site so that everyone could recognize it instantly!  I think …

  5. Turn 2

    TV Minimalist Poster



    Minimalist TV/Movie Poster

    Difficulty= 3.5 Stars

    Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography.

    For my last portion of the Twilight Zone design assignments, I chose to do the Minimalist TV/Movie Poster.  I thought that this would be an easy …

  6. Turn 2

    Twilight Zone bumper sticker



    Bumper Sticker

    Difficulty= 3.5 stars

    I made this bumper sticker based off of the “Midnight Sun” episode of the Twilight Zone series.  I took a picture of the thermometer and coupled it with the slogan or tag-line of the bumper sticker.  I think that bumper sticker relates really well …

  7. Turn 2

    READ. Midnight Sun

    Create A READ Poster

    Difficulty= 4 stars
    Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to sell reading books as cool by showing celebrities reading their favorite books. You can read about the history of this promotional campaign here. Experiment with this tradition, introduce a celebrity with a …

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    TDC- Writing Assignment

    “Write a story from the point of view of your favorite food, but don’t say what it is. Make us guess.”


    It started out just like every other day, cold, quiet, and a lot of people passing by me.  However it all changed in a quick second.  Out of …

  9. Turn 2

    How I feel about this .GIF


    Click to play!

    Seriously this was the weirdest attempt to upload anything. Took me an hour to finally figure out I was uploading to the wrong blog……..awkward…

  10. Turn 2

    Weekly Summary- Week One


    *Updated to include GIF that I was previously unable to embed.

    Twilight Zone GIF


    Visual Assignments

    http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/27/focus/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/27/fastball-inside/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/26/larger-than-life/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/26/118/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/26/111/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/23/73/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/23/focus-on-one-color/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/23/these-are-a-few-of-my-favorite-things/

    Design Assignments

    http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/24/benny-the-jet-rodriguez/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/24/the-cat-with-an-ipad/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/24/82/

    Daily Create

    http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/23/the-daily-create-501/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/23/the-daily-create-500/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/22/22/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/27/daily-create-504/ http://turn2blog.markchristiansen8.com/2013/05/27/daily-create-503/



    This week was a tough week.  I found that …

  11. Turn 2

    Daily Create #504


    I think that this song pretty much says it all for if I was to write a letter to my 16 y.o. self.  I hope this is okay in the way I’ve connected media to my experiences and blog.

  12. Turn 2

    Gardner Campbell: Personal CyberInfrastructure


    The idea of change or a “face-lift” that Gardner Campbell introduces into his lecture and article is something that I think everyone no matter what level ofa  technologically savvy person you are, you definitely have experienced some sort of this change or face-lift.  Whether it was your grandparents first getting …

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    A Hazy Afternoon



    How I See You

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 2.5 Stars (Listed in the description as 3)

    You now wear glasses, and without them everything is completely blurry. Create a 1st person image that shows how you see someone through the lenses of your new glasses. Everything outside of the glasses …

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    Looking At Yourself

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 3.5 stars

    Draw, photograph, or paint your self portrait.  Make it interesting, in some way tell a story about yourself within the image.  You can use one or multiple images to complete this assignment.

    For this photo I used Photoshop to crop down …

  15. Turn 2

    Fastball Inside


    Caught Mid Action

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 2 Stars

    Take a picture that catches something mid action, and makes it appear different than it normally would.

    This picture I was lucky enough to capture at my brothers baseball game.  Caught mid action as he delivers the pitch to the plate. You …

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    Larger Than Life



    Larger Than Life

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 2 Stars

    Take a picture of an everyday object and make it look larger than life.

    This assignment was fairly easy to complete.  I just used the camera on my smartphone to take the picture.  In order to get that larger than life …

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    Ghosts of a Previous War



    Is That A… GHOST?!

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 3 Stars

    Take a photo in which there is a ghost like subject by either using a long exposure or 2 different pictures in a photo editing software.

    For this work, I used Photoshop to create multiple layers of soldiers to place …

  18. Turn 2

    Marshland- Charleston, South Carolina



    Draw It.

    Visual Assignment

    Difficulty= 2 Stars

    Take a photograph of something (If you take a picture from the internet, make sure to be nice and cite the original) and transform it through GIMP, Photoshop, etc, into a drawing.

    For this assignment, I used Photoshop to turn this photo …

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