Category Archives: Assignments

Change of Scenery- 3 Stars

This assignment was kind of fun. I choose to use a craft store because that is what my character owns. I put Zach Wylde (Ozzy guitar player, singer/guitar player for Black Label Society), a bunch of kittens, and Toothless the dragon (How to train your dragon) in the store. I used photoshop to do this assignment. The kittens are looking up at Zach, while Toothless watches as his protector.

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Multipersonality- 2.5 stars

This was fun. This assignment was to make it seem like you were having a conversation with yourself in different personalities. I like doing different accents when reading books to my daughter. I used those to make up the different personalities for the sound wav.

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Spooky Sounds- 4 stars

This audio assignment was to us sound effects to tell a spooky story that is about a minute long.
I chose to use the sound of a thunder storm, a ghost whispering, a lady screaming, glass breaking, running on carpet, door shutting, and running with keys outside.
I think it tells a quick story of someone scared. Because of the occult aspect of my character’s shop, there are always ghost stories, episodes that happen.

I had fun with this one. There were so many sound effects to choose from

Design Blitz

The design bitz made me really look at my surroundings.

For color, I had chosen a wreath that was still up from the holidays. The red stands out from the rest of the plain colors.

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For typography, I had actually had to do some of that for a class a few years ago. The teacher was trying to get students to sign up for the typography class.  It was fun.

Exercise 10

I used a symbol that is very common for symbol/metaphors. The bathroom symbols are normally where ever you have to go.

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Minimal sign I found was a simple  hospital sign.  The “H” is simple. Don’t have to spell out the whole word for you to know that it means hospital.

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Rhythm, I used my daughters bracelets. When looking at them, you see that it is a silver charm, then letter, silver, letter, etc.

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Unity gave me a little trouble. I was trying to find something that gave me a feeling of unity. We have a picture of a stadium full of fans hanging on a wall that shows unity to me. You have the whole picture, yet, each individual can be picked out.

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I chose this item for proportion. They layout of the picture and information was laid out in perfect proportion to the sides and top/bottom.

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Dominance to me was the way the winter trees outback were dominating the scene of the woods. It was like they were saying that it was their time to live.

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This was an interesting assignment.

Promotional Flyer- 2 Stars

This design assignment was something I used to do on a weekly basis. I just did not want to over do it on the graphics. I also wanted it to look simple, like someone with some knowledge of publications did the flyer.

This is to promote a craft fair for my character’s shop. Her shop was supposed to be a craft and occult store, so I figured this would be something that she would do.

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