I loved Linda McKenna’s assignment to make a ds106-themed movie poster, so I started searching through some of the classic horror movie posters over the years. I didn’t have much time because I still have an Animated Comic Book Cover GIF to do, so I was looking for something quick. When I saw the movie poster for Poltergeist I figured why not just replace the hockey game on the TV screen with the ds106.us website? I did a quick screen shot of the ds106 website, but proceeded to spend about an hour messing with the layers anyway between tracing out the TV screen, cropping the added layer, messing up a few times, etc. In the end it’s still far from perfect, but I think the idea of ds106 as an alien that abducts your soul not unlike TV is made clear. What’s more, this little known alternative tagline for the film sums up my whole idea of the class 🙂
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