Oh, Alice

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Cheshire Cat Assignment: Minimalist TV/Movie Poster 3.5 Stars Assignment Description: “Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography.” You’ve Gone Mad: My all time favorite movie is Alice in Wonderland, the Tim Burton Version. Also, my favorite character in this movie is the Chesire Cat. Therefore, naturally, I […]

Music In the City

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Assignment: One Story/ Four Items 3 Stars Assignment Description: “This idea was first suggested by Tom Woodward and has been a long standing popular ds106 assignment. The assignment is to reduce a movie, story, or event into its basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them further to simple icons, four of them. Write your blog post up […]


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Homer Meets Budweiser Assignment: Ad Using A Cartoon Character 4 Stars Assignment Description: “Have you ever thought a particular cartoon character would make a great advertiser? Well here’s your chance. Take an existing product or even a regular item and have a cartoon character do their best salesman impression.” “Homer no function Budweiser well without…” WOOHOO: Homer […]

Western Design

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A Few Examples Via Doing Indy This first example is from Georgia O’Keefe’s collection. It refers back to Vignelli’s use of the grid. The image seems to symmetrical, but not so exact that it seems inappropriate for the drawing. O’Keefe also uses a wide array of color in this artwork. It especially stands out because the […]

Be on the Lookout!

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Wanted: Dead or Alive Assignment: Most Wanted Outlaws ds106 Style Assignment Description: “For this assignment, students will create a Wanted poster for some of the most wanted outlaws/groups of the Wild Wild West. While it may seem like a basic assignment, I think it will be fun and perfectly fitting for this course! Here is a […]

Get Creative

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Daily Creates for Week 5 I would invent a self-cleaning room tool cuz who doesn’t hate cleaning. It would sell for $500 #tdc1493 #dailycreate pic.twitter.com/x96A1erwdu — Christina Gaul (@chrissy_gaul) February 10, 2016 #ds106 #tdc1494 #dailycreate Mary Wash Express…Postage by eagle! pic.twitter.com/AxwSLpG6BF — Christina Gaul (@chrissy_gaul) February 11, 2016 #ds106 #tdc1496 #dailycreate The movie Cowboys and […]

Things to Consider- Radio Show

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Brainstorming Radio Show Ideas Here are just a few ideas that we could hold our radio show around. This is just a rough draft, and input/ other ideas are greatly appreciated! Sports Event: There is always radio broadcasting for big basketball games, football games, and other big sports events, so why not have a radio broadcast […]