Tag Archives: DesignAssignments

My ds106 Valentine

Been a while since I jumped on the Daily Create train, but I could not resist today’s OG throwback in honor of ds106 hall of famer Sarah Kountz: It is a testament to Sarah’s insanity that among all the things I could … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 106

Today’s Daily Create, Paperback Paradise, is a fun one: Search the web for an old paperback cover and use that as starting point for a new cover. Sure you can use this one, but that makes it easy… I was … Continue reading

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Repo Open

Alan Levine threw out a fun #ds106 assignment asking folks to rework the OER16 ticket to ride design poster, which I personally think is a great design. Alan riffed with his own Beatle Mania take: And then I saw the venerable … Continue reading

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Don’t wait until the end of the world to…READ!

I created yet another design assignment for ds106 because I’m just that good. This one is based on the Read poster campaign that started in 1985. Here is the description: Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to … Continue reading

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“TIme Enough at Last” Minimalist Book Cover

I am really happy with how this one came out. It was a mashup of things, so let me run you through them quick. I started out thinking about using the iconic symbols in this episode of Twilight Zone, namely … Continue reading

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The Invaders in 4 Icons

In today’s “Introduction to Design” session Tim Owens and I demonstrated how to approach a few design assignments. One in particular was how you could use The Noun Project and GIMP to do a 4 Icon Challenge. A number of folks already … Continue reading

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The Invaders now available for Atari 2600

I have a new assignment I’ll post to the repository sometime later, but for now I’m going to give it a preliminary star count of 4 and a half because that’s how many I need right now 🙂 I’ll also … Continue reading

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ds106 Zone Animated Trading Cards: The Invaders

Inspired by Andy Forgrave—as I so regularly have been recently—I tried my hand at an animated ds106zone trading card. I cooked up a quick 4 star example of the animated movie trading card assignment for the beginning of many ds106zone trading … Continue reading

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The Dead Zone Trading Cards: The Hockey Game Vision

Just finished up my Animated Movie Trading Cards tutorial, and I figured I’d share my most recent creation that was made alongside documenting the tutorial. It’s inspired by the mad genius of David Cronenberg’s early films. This is one of … Continue reading

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Movie Trading Cards—now with animation!

Inspired by the Sno-Cat movie trading card for The Shining, I started messing around with how I could do this in GIMP. While playing I started to think, why can’t we animate the movie scenes? A few hours later I … Continue reading

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