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Apr
20

Flickr Average Composition

http://ds106.us/2011/01/10/averaging-concepts-using-flickr/ For this visual assignment, you were to take 50 images from a flickr search and average them all together.  There were step by step instructions for this but not for the version of photoshop I have.  So instead of an easy couple of clicks, it turned into me adjusting the opacity for each individual […]

Mar
30

short. sweet. common. objects.

This week’s Take One features a visual assignment, Common everyday object or Common everyday object (it’s double posted, go figure). The rules for this assignment were simple, take a photo of a common object, and manipulate the color. My first thought: keys. So that’s what I took a photo of. The issue? Keys don’t contain much […]

Mar
20

Normal to Extrordinary

The assignment was to do an extraordinary picture of someone, and put it next to a normal picture of them. I could not refrain from doing one of myself the day I wore a diaper around my dorm. A grown … Read the rest of this entry

Mar
16

a random post

SO, as per my final project, I delved deep into the ds106.us site and found an interesting assignment I wanted to tackle this week, “An Album Cover“. The task: make a cool album cover. The challenge: the title of the band, album, and picture for the cover are all random. This sounded pretty cool to […]

Mar
14

Animals of Nature

Feb
17

Design Pick 2 – Comic Photo

This design pick was the one where you use a couple photos to create a something like a comic. Here’s my attempt. I used pictures of my two dogs chasing each other for a tennis ball. First Mina, the lighter dog, has the ball and Caitey, the darker dog, decides to chase her. After chasing Mina into […]

Feb
16

designpick II

this was the last movie i saw so….. I think it turned out pretty good; the butterfly I think could have been a little better.  I had to use MS Paint as I am still in search of an equivalent program for Mac.  I did demo Sketchbook which is nice but still has limitations.   I’m […]

Feb
15

Nanner goes to NY with me :)

I did the visual assignment of taking a buddy with you everywhere you go and I choose this one because this weekend I went to New York so it was  lot of fun to photograph Nanner everywhere I went.  Unforunately Nanner is not with us anymore but he sure was a great companion for 4 […]

Feb
15

Album Cover: Brallobarbitol

I did the album cover assignment with this result:

I thought it was amusing. Edited with Picasa. That’s one dramatic pidgeon.

Feb
13

Album Cover

Feb
12

averaging concepts using Flickr

The assignment: “Take a concept, one word, and plug it into Flickr and take the first 50 images and average them using Photoshop or similar program.” The instructions: “Averaging Concepts in Flickr” While looking through the Visual & Design assignments over at the ds106 site, I saw this visual assignment, and had to check it […]

Feb
11

Playlist Poetry

I actually liked doing this a lot! I think I might do this a bunch of times since I have over 6000 songs on my itunes to work with. I only looked through A B and C’s for this first … Continue reading

Feb
10

4 Icon Challenge

Feb
09

Four Icon Challenge.

An assignment this week is to do one of the student proposed assignments on the DS106 website. I choose the Four Icon Challenge proposed by Tim Owens. The concept behind the assignment is to “Reduce a movie, story, or event into it’s basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them further to simple icons.” […]

Feb
09

Street View Story: Barney Rubbles Troubles

View Larger Map The year is 2525. The prime minister of England was planned to make an important announcement on national television. Barney Rubble and the rest of his fellow Englanders were waiting anxiously for the Prime ministers announcement. Barney worked as a caretaker of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. The night before, Barney had […]

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