1. vinci

    Week 13 Made Me Do Some Scooby-Doo Stuff

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    I hadn’t expected myself to become this invested in a made up group. But here we are. I suppose I’ve always been that way. I liked relating the story to my other chatacters and to real life people like Professors Groom and Whalen. I really liked this assignment.

     

    The …

  2. vinci

    The Winter Association: Lookalikes

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    I thought it would be a good visual assignment to show what each member of The Association looks like. Since, unlike many of my ds106ers, I’ve created entirely new characters, I thought this would be perfect. I’ve been writing about them but I’ve never actually shown what they look like. …

  3. vinci

    Week 12 Was Strangely Ok

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    I created the agency, The Winter Association whose main purpose is to bring the world towards Utopia by removing all the people who hold darker intentions from existence. Harsh, I know. They’ve taken on the case of The Night Driver.

     

    Primary Media:

    I’m using the Winter Association’s main website …

  4. vinci

    It Feels Like Week 11 Is The Calm Before The Storm

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    I was a little put off with the fact that the professors recommended working in a group. I’m kicking it solo so I became a little skeptical of my skills by myself. But, I got everything done in time even with a job and other homework going on as well. …

  5. vinci

    Noddy in Paris and Maggie Black’s B-Day

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    For this week’s daily creates, I made a birthday card and helped Noddy get out of a trash can. The card was very simple. The first thing I found when I researched “noir cat” on Google images was of a cat doing one of those strange inspirational poses where you …

  6. vinci

    Arnold Winter’s Pinterest Page

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    I did the You’re A Pinteresting Character assignment (two stars) for the leader of The Winter Association, Arnold Winter. It’s full of things that interest him and what he enjoys researching. I also added some personal things that explain why he is the way he is. They’ll be spoilers if …

  7. vinci

    A Meeting With Winter

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    Ok. I actually created this assignment just so I could have a writing assignment that would be able to expand upon The Winter Association. :3

    Marcus let out a tired sigh, hand moving to scratch the back of his head. He had to admire the Association for their atmospherics. …

  8. vinci

    We Exist

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    We Exist And Thrive Here. Join Us. For Utopia Cannot Be Formed While Those Of Darker Intentions Exist.

  9. vinci

    The Winter Association’s Banner

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    I made this banner from a wallpaper of a cat’s eyes. I them colored over them to make them even darker but not entirely gone. I chose this particular font for the Association because while thoroughly insane, they’re very classy.

     

    It is rather simple but the group is not …

  10. vinci

    Going Solo or Grouping Up?

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    Nah. I’m going solo. It’s not that I hate my fellow ds106ers. It’s just that I like to work alone. Though, group work is always welcome. My agency will be known as The Autumn Works…

  11. vinci

    Tree Art, Inspiration, and Batman

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    These daily creations have begun to get stranger and stranger. I really don’t understand the appeal of them but I must admit that they do have a sort of rustic charm to them. Regardless, I’ve done my due diligence and finished three of them. The first I did was a …

  12. vinci

    The Interview

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    Just a quick note, I manually recorded each professor’s questions onto audacity and then cut them together after each response I would give. Then, I recorded myself “speaking” over Layla’s lines and overlapped that with the audio I created. So. Much. Work.

     

    I have become…wary of interviews. The last …

  13. vinci

    Layla and Marcus I A Love Story

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    This assignment required us to tell a story through flashcards and I thought this would be a great opportunity to delve deeper into Layla’s thoughts on Marcus.

     

     

    Marcus and I have a strange relationship. We will easily go from kissing each other to arguing about the “unfortunate” death …

  14. vinci

    Layla Arkwood ~ I Am Me

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    This assignment was fun. I had to create a video that explained who I am or, well, who Layla Arkwood is. It was very nice filming everything and cutting them together. This was a more relaxed assignment and I actually enjoyed it.

    I’m not completely dangerous. I mean, you should …

  15. vinci

    Fire and Ice

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    I chose to do the Narrative Ambiance and incorporate it with Layla. The poem Fire and Ice by Robert Frost goes very well with Layla (alarmingly so) and I thought that it would be perfect for her. I tried to speak in the way she would, you know like husky …

  16. vinci

    Week 9 Has Ironed Me Out and Folded Me Up

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    Audio had been the bane of my existence before I was introduced to video. Sooooooo much work goes into it that I feel like a piece of my life span goes into my final project. A five minute video would take in actuality five hours to complete and I’m just …

  17. vinci

    Blurry Image and A Rainy Poem

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    The daily creates I did this week involved taking a blurry picture and making a poem about rain. I had taken this picture a long time ago at the bonfire during fall semester. My camera had been on a long shutter time that was more for fireworks than a static …

  18. vinci

    The Postman Always Rings Twice Again

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    For this assignment, I analyzed a scene from The Postman Always Rings Twice. It was the one in the beginning that involved Nick, Cora and Frank in the kitchen discussing the Twin Oaks sign.

    It was a little weird for me to speak to people I couldn’t see and hold …

  19. vinci

    Take Me To Church – A Music Video

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    I just wanted to crawl (or flip) into bed. Once again I chose to do a video for music but this assignment was different. It wanted an actual music video and I decided on incorporating my noir character and another. In all honesty I have no idea who else …

  20. vinci

    Kings Of Leon Lyric Video

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    Oh my god this assignment took FOREVER. I wanted to just fall the hell over when I was done. It required us to create a lyric video for a song and my stupid self chose a 5 minute song. That 5 minute song turned into 3 hours of editing and …

  21. vinci

    Reflecting on NoirTalk

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    I loved and hated doing my radio show. It was a great experience and so much work at the same time. Luckily, I ended up with amazing group mates who did a great job on the overall show.  I was nervous to listen to our show live and see …

  22. vinci

    Let Us Rejoice Companions For Week 8 Is Finis

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    We made it y’all. Anyway, this week was kind of hectic and kind of awesome. I still liked it regardless. Digital Storytelling is gonna be the death of me though.

     

    Radio Listen In:

    I listened in on Dead Silence and my review can be found here.

     

    Inspired:…

  23. vinci

    Inspire: Christine’s Design Blitz

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    I really enjoyed Christine’s Design Blitz because it was so well put together. I also have a bias towards it because I’m in love with photography. Each of the photos tells their own story and exemplifies so much. I can fangirl over these photos for a really long time and …

  24. vinci

    Inspire: Noir/Pulp Book Cover

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    I really enjoyed Brian’s cover. It was put together really well and I’m kind of jealous of how amazing everything came out. Whenever I do design assignments they’re always a pain because I know I’m terrible at them. However, Brian is really good at it. He put many different elements …

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