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VisualAssignments

256 Points – Tutorial

This is the first of two tutorials I’m completing for the final week of DS106. The assignment is 256 Points.

Today, we have the luxury of fast computers with lots of memory and power. However, that wasn’t always the case, and graphics designers had to make due with very …

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The Pen Is Mightier than the Sword (Apophenia)

My third and final visual assignment of the week is the required assignment, Apophenia. It’s a 3 star assignment, bringing my total for the week to 9 stars. The instructions were

Find something in your house. Take a picture. Let your imagination churn. Make as many different augmented versions as …

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Pennyfarthing Drive

When I was out doing my design blitz in the Village the other day I discovered that there is a street called Pennyfarthing Drive in the Village. Well, of course there is.

 

Alternate version

I also did a red version. I’m not sure which I like better.

 

the…

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Tutorial: 6 Differences

One of my favorite activities in the Washington Post Magazine is the “Second Glance” page. I can stare at the two pictures for hours trying to find the differences! Now, everyone in ds106 has the opportunity to create their own “find the differences” picture. Just find a picture …

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Making GIFs with IMGUR

I’m not really good enough at making GIFs to be a snob, but for the last four years I’ve pushed the process of making GIFs with a combination of a lightweight video editing tool like MPEG Streamclip to edit and export the video clip as stills and an image editing …

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Wanted

HoN Getaways is still on the look for Monica Smith with the missing NoirCat. I have made this wanted poster to get the word out. Hopefully this will help us find NoirCat soon. Email houseofnoirgetawats@gmail.com if you have any information.

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Visual Assignement: From Place to Place

In the photo example I took an image of my daughter and placed her under the sea. I did this because it reminded me of when she used to be inside my tummy swimming around. So I took an existing image of her and an image under the water and …

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“Splash The Color” Tutorial

1.  Install the free “Photo Splash” app onto your iPhone, if you don’t already have  it, and then open it. 2. Press “Start”. 3. Press “Start New Project”. 4. Choose the “Photo Albums” option. A message will prompt you to enable access to your photos.    5. Choose the photo …

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