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Posts by jsteward

Noir Downpour: pt. 6

Although I missed last week due to illness, I was able to get back in the swing of things this week.

To my relief, I was assigned a group (NeoNoir!) for the radio show project that has an idea I am really excited about.

Using the assigned audio assignments for …

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Bankrupt On Selling

This assignment fulfills 1 and a half points of the required ten for the week of 2/16 to 2/22.

This prompt, entitled ‘Make Music DAMNIT’, was a bit confusing, but I think it said to record a song in a way that reminds me of what it was like to …

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Tom’s Files: Time Goes By

This Theme Song assignment is an audio assignment for the week of 2/16 to 2/22 and fulfills 4 out of 5 stars meant to focus on the character Tom Blair.

Since Tom is a character who would not have access to things like YouTube and SoundBible, this post will not …

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The Capitalization of Art

Spending significant time educating myself about copyright and fair use has made me feel powerful. Knowledge is my armor of choice.

While I am grateful to finally understand the issue, it has definitely made the world a less innocent place to me.

It makes me a bit ashamed to live …

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Design Idealism in The Vignelli Canon

‘The Vignelli Canon‘ by Massimo Vignelli is a truly useful read.

I am particularly fond of the organization of the booklet:

First, there is ‘Part 1′, which describes the pillars and idealism behind Design. This section outlines goals that design must reach- such as simplicity and elegance. It touches …

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A Close Eye on Double Indemity

For this week’s “Watch some films” assignment, the choices were between Double Indemnity, The Big Lebowski, and Blade Runner.

I have already seen Lebowski and Blade Runner, and am actually meant to be studying Double Indemnity right now for my film class. That paired with my fondness for Billy Wilder …

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Best Buds

Here is my daily create for 2/8/15.

All of the work I have done in my life has led to this one fateful Daily Create. It is my crowning achievement.

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