1. @StarTaytu

    10 things I HATE about you

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    For my assignments this week, I have already completed a writing assignment so I decided to pick an assignment from the visual assignments. As someone who sends gifs in the middle of texting to express my reaction, I was intrigued by the “Say it Like the Peanut Butter” assignment which …

  2. @StarTaytu

    Pretty in Yellow-My Vogue Cover

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    I was scrolling for a while, looking for the perfect assignment for me to do. When I saw the Vogue challenge let me just say I was intrigued. As someone who loves a good photoshoot, I was down for the challenge. The assignment’s instructions were to take a picture and …

  3. @StarTaytu

    I’m a “hughes” fan of Hughes

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    My junior year of high school, my IB literature teacher did a poetry unit on Langston Hughes in honor of Black History Month. I spent those couple of months reading up on Hughes poems and I was so intrigued by the way his words painted a picture, spoke to me, …

  4. @wade_764

    So much stuff!!! Why GIF so Challenging!!

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    Hey everyone, for my final assignment this week, I chose to do one that covered editing a GIF. I thought this would be a relatively easy assignment, but oh no, user beware… I started this assignment by looking up how to edit animations in Gimp, which has been a helpful …

  5. @annie_louthan

    Week 2

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    After making some final adjustments to my schedule last Friday, I had a bit of an adjustment with figuring out my new schedule and class work load. After a bit of work in the beginning of the week, I have seemed to make a schedule that will work for me …

  6. @Tillysisland

    Captain Asgard

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    Say It Like The Peanut Butter

    When I think “pivotal movie moment,” I instantly think of this scene from Avengers: Endgame. The build up to this moment and the helplessness followed by triumph make for an incredibly epic moment. There isn’t much more to say about it other than the …

  7. @annie_louthan

    Best Sports Play

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    I choose this assignment from the assignment bank because great sports plays are my favorite stories. I believe that sports bring people together and are where some people create lasting, lifelong memories. The play I chose was from the 2022 NCAA Division 1 National Championship game between Northwestern and Liberty. …

  8. @Tillysisland

    Seeing Squares

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    Mystery survival

    The prompt for this writing assignment.

    I roll over on the cold, flattened grass. My heart is beating out of my chest. I stare up into the sky, not looking around whatsoever, focused in on an incredibly rectangular cloud. There were distinct plains, running perpendicular and parallel to …

  9. @ammmybrookeee

    Is the semester over yet?

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    This week took a lot out of me. It wasn’t necessarily the workload, it was finding my creative side. Last week I wrote in my Goals blog post, that I wanted to not wait until the last minute to do assignments – I must say, I didn’t wait until the …

  10. @MeMcMe3

    Weekly Musings

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    This was an interesting week for me. I’m still trying to get a hang of everything, and that’s proving to be a little bit more difficult than I originally anticipated. I’m sure there will still be some mistakes here and there, but I enjoy having more creative reign over where …

  11. @MeMcMe3

    Weekly Things

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    “Another Day”

    Well, I chose this assignment from the “Writing Assignments” section of the DS106 website. I kind of randomly picked something that seemed somewhat intriguing to me. This particular assignment focussed on natural beauty and being able to take a moment to truly take the world in for what …

  12. @OliviaF98845588

    Week 2 Reflection

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    This week I felt more in tune with this course and ready to tackle the assignments. The first week of classes it all about getting into a routine and figuring everything out. At first, I was overwhelmed with all of the assignments to chose from from the Assignment Bank, and …

  13. @Tillysisland

    Just Riding the Wave

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    I’ve always considered myself to be quite creative, with the capacity to take on challenges in interesting and uncommon ways. I’ve never really struggled to create, but I have struggled to put a style to my work. Whether it’s a drawing, a song, a short story, a problem, etcetera, I’ve …

  14. @cooper_llindsay

    Weekly Summary 2

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    This week was a really fun week. I looked forward to doing the daily creates each day and looking through the assignment bank to figure out which ones I wanted to try. I think this week was productive. I was trying out new ways of creating media which was exciting …

  15. @cooper_llindsay

    VOGUE

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    ABSOLUTELY STUNNING

    I saw the VOGUE challenge in the assignment bank and IMMEDIATELY knew exactly what photo I wanted to use. I couldn’t not use my dog I mean come on, LOOK AT HER. She quite literally is a model and obviously models this gorgeous deserve to be on the …

  16. @cooper_llindsay

    Drops of Jupiter (literally)

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    This assignment caught my eye for many reasons. I love photography in general and I really liked the idea of being able to turn some form of art into another new form of art that could incorporate different mediums of art. Over this past year Train’s “Drops of Jupiter” album …

  17. @WorldEmpress1

    Take Two

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    Daily Creates Enjoy the Sunshine

    The first thing I did this week was making my first daily create. It took me a bit to figure out what I wanted to do with it. In the end, I took my inspiration from this portion of the assignment-

    This made me …

  18. @JHolburd

    Namaste This! I Dare You.

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    “I welcome new technologies. My mind is capable of easily learning new things and grasping new concepts.”

    It is taking every fiber of my core to channel Bob Ross tonight, looking for anything resembling Joy. First it was the Daily Create that stumped me because I couldn’t figure out how …

  19. @StarTaytu

    I will follow the tide

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    Normally, while I study or do homework, I play instrumental music in the background to help me focus. While I was shuffling between playlists today, I stumbled on an ocean sounds white noise video on YouTube. (Ok? And? … just keep reading. this will make more sense when you read …

  20. @cooper_llindsay

    What Kind of Artist Am I?

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    I thought about this a lot. I was trying to figure out what kind of artist I believed I was and was not coming up with a great answer. I didn’t like how I couldn’t come up with a simple answer to that question, but in a way maybe thats …

  21. @WorldEmpress1

    Coming Soon

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    You may have heard of Bob Ross: The Happy Painter film. If not below is the trailer.

    Now coming soon to a bookstore near you is the novelization! Learn how Bob Ross’s career began, his rise to fame, and his eventual death through this story in a new media format. …

  22. @katiereif6

    Wilderness

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    The original:

    It was nice to come up here to the wilderness just to take a breath. No one ever made their way up here, and when they did, they were always gone once the spectacular sunrise was over. No, these summer midafternoons were mine, all mine. I could relax, …