1. scottc1094

    Edward’s Past


    Assignment (3 stars)

    This was one of my original assignments, and is one of the assignments that I plan to incorporate into my final project. For this assignment, I had to provide a more detailed look at my character’s past.

    Edward Creeper was born on the 13th of October, in …

  2. catscarnival

    Tutorial: Professor Groom Poster


    Tutorial: Professor Groom Poster

    For this assignment, I replaced Marlon Brando’s face with Jim Groom’s face on a movie poster for the God Father. MS Publisher was the editing tool, but any photo editor can be used. First I found an image on Google of Jim Groom. The image …

  3. catscarnival

    Tutorial: Good Morning Message for the Village


    Tutorial: Good Morning Message for the Village

    Write a morning message to use as a script unless you can ad-lib.
    Open Audacity or another recording program.
    With your script ready, begin recording the message.
    Edit as needed.
    When finished, go to File menu and select Export Audio.
    Choose the location …

  4. scottc1094

    DS106 Showcase


    Greetings fellow students, my name is Edward Creeper. Today, I have been tasked with finding the very best works from all semester long in DS106. There have been so many good projects created thus far, so this was not an easy decision. But, take a look below for my choices, …

  5. ewindley

    Week Fifteen Summary


    Well it has been an interesting endeavor to say the least.  After frustrating myself trying to learn how to do something new, I took the advise of a fellow classmate who commented that I should look back at what I had already done and build from there.  That was very …

  6. ewindley



    Since I really appreciated when I found an assignment with a tutorial I have included one for each of my assignment ideas.

    Edit a magazine cover in a fun and interesting way. Cerate a comic strip using an online software program.

    Hope these are helpful to someone else.…

  7. ewindley

    Second Tutorial Idea


    Making a comic strip using an online software can be fun, but challenging.  I made one using bitstrips.com.  Here’s how I did it:

    Choose create strip, select the number of panels layout, then using the tabs across the top of the screen to chose a scene first.  I selected a …

  8. ewindley

    First Tutorial


    This is my tutorial for editing a magazine cover in a fun and interesting way and posting a before and after image.  Go online and find a magazine cover and right click on it and select “save picture as” using a JPEG document type.  Then go to your picture and …

  9. ewindley

    Second Assignment Idea



    Create a comic strip.  There are a number of free comic strip software programs available online.  Use one to make a comic of your own.  I made this one on bitstrips.com as an example.…

  10. myoung3

    Mocking Up A Newsweek Cover (VisualTutorials737)



    I wanted to do this one because it was one of the first assignments I did for the class, and it didn’t turn out great.  I hadn’t learned paint.NET yet, so I did it in ms paint.  Looking back it seems like such an easy assignment, and I think …

  11. myoung3

    How To: Multiply Thyself (VisualTutorials943)


    I chose this assignment because in looking at the instructions, it seemed a bit rigid, so I wanted to offer some alternatives.  I like the idea of several versions of yourself sitting in an office interviewing each other, but why can’t they be in space?  Or on vacation?  I took …

  12. ewindley

    Exclusive Expose


    TIME MAGAZINE EXCLUSIVE EXPOSE REPORTED BY ~      ELLEN WINDLEY                                                                                       November 24, 2015

    Steven Spielberg requested a crystal ball reading to help him cope with a secret fear that has been haunting him for years.  Here is an eyewitness account and video of the actual crystal ball images seen by Steven …

  13. ewindley

    Spielberg’s Secret Revealed


    EXCLUSIVE EXPOSE REPORTED BY ~ ELLEN WINDLEY                                                                                       November 24, 2015


    Exclusive eyewitness accounts and hidden camera video reveal a secret that Steven Spielberg has kept from Hollywood and the world.  Yesterday, Spielberg was seen entering Esmerelda’s Chamber of Truth located at 100 Cemetery Lane. Our viewer followed him in …

  14. nforknal

    Week 13: Better Late than Never


    Week 13 was kind of light, course-load wise, which was nice, because I had two papers and a presentation due in my other classes.  By the time Friday rolled around, I was not in the mood for any ds106 work, so I kind of slacked off in posting this on …

  15. scottc1094

    Sports Team Pump-Up Tutorial



    This assignment asks you to choose your favorite sports team, and then make a video montage of that team. As of writing, this assignment is worth 4 1/2 stars and is an easy and fun assignment, so I highly recommend it!

    To get started, you will first need to …

  16. ewindley

    Final Project Idea


    I spent all day yesterday trying to find some software that would allow me to do something different for the final project.  It was a big waste of time.  I spent all day signing up to use software that I could not figure out how to navigate only to have …

  17. scottc1094

    Bucket List Tutorial



    This assignment asks you to put together a bucket list collage with at least four different pictures. It is worth 3 1/2 stars (as of time of writing) and is an easy and fun assignment, so I would definitely recommend this one.

    To get you started, you will first …

  18. ahardy2

    Weekly Summary/Progress Report


    This week was really a brainstorming week. I was thinking about how I wanted to put my story together, and exactly what I wanted to my story to be about. Next week I want to start executing my project since I’ll have more time to make it good. I also …

  19. gcaron

    Weekly Summary 13


    This week was just a lot of thinking and brainstorming. I think it was pretty easy. I tried to go back through the assignments I’ve done all semester and figure out what I could do. I wanted to try to avoid video and audio but I still don’t know if …

  20. braze

    Final Project Week 1 Progress


    For our final project we are going to create a story where Ashley’s host character, Bridget Lloyd, was wrongfully imprisoned in Fogg’s Asylum. The entire story takes place in the asylum and my host character, Eve Winters, is working there. There is a killer on the loose in the asylum …

  21. gcaron

    Weekly Progress on Final Project


    So I didn’t know what to expect for the final project or how to do it but I read the week 13 weekly assignment and started to think and hopefully it will come out good in the long run. My fear with the final project is I’m not very good …

  22. emorelleum

    A Summary to a History


    (A man in a suit and fedora stands before you, leaning on an axe. Despite a blank face, you feel waves of incidental hostility flow over you)

    Good Evening.

    I see…my lazy landlord thinks I am a party to his sloth. Surely he did not expect to get away …

  23. emorelleum

    All Thine Bases of Operation


    (A man in a suit and fedora stand before you, leaning on an axe)

    Good Evening.

    Many years ago, I found myself…in a world unlike…any I had ever experienced before. Trapped, I struggled to learn how I might…reach out again to this world. I have taken the liberty of…recreating one …

  24. ewindley

    Week 13 Summary


    Well so far I see four people have posted ideas for their Final Projects.  So I gave them each a shout out but since they seem to know what they want to do for their project I didn’t have any advice for them.

    I have been struggling this week to …

  25. ewindley

    Project Ideas


    I should leave this a blank page . . . because that would sum up my project ideas.  I hope it will all come together this weekend.

    My host character Esmerelda the fortune teller was made in the image of a comic character.  I take a class at the UMW …