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The Voices of Generation X

I made this poster using canva.com, which is an excellent graphic design tool. I originally was going to use a bumper sticky my project partner had made and then remembered this cool layout I had been looking forward to using for this. I also got my first commercial done...
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The audacity of it all!

Today I had my first run in with audacity. It went well. I used it to create an 80s commercial for my 1st audio assignment of the week. I searched through ccMixter for some music that had an 80s vibe and found a track I liked to use for...
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1-up

For my last assignment I did one that caught my interest because it made me laugh pretty hard. It’s an assignment where you manipulate the title of a video game to match up with its realistic game play. The example was of mario kart and it was perfectly done....
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“Why’d it have to be snakes?”

For this assignment, I added a famous quote from a movie to an image of that scene within the film. I found the image through a google image search, and already knew the quote pretty well too. If I’m not mistaken, this is also an 80s movie. I used...
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You’re going to Camp Blood, ain’t ya?

For my second assignment I went with the second recommended one. I created a minimalist movie poster. I googled 80s movies and went with Friday the 13th because that hockey mask to something almost everyone can recognize. I used canva since I saw another student mention it and I...
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Graphic Design on Campus

I’ve had a crazy schedule this week, so I found all of my examples of graphic design on campus in between classes. This first image is of an advertisement page within the theater department’s magazine, showcasing their plans for the school year. I thought their layout of the shows...
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Guess the 80s movie…

I decided to go with the recommended assignment since I thought it was cool. I also made it related to the theme, which made it more fun for me. I used the recommended website for the icons and then I just used powerpoint to string them next to each...
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Designing a Decision

I chuckled when I noticed the kids book listed on this week’s weekly assignment post. That’s a wonderful book and I think it’s a great book for kids to have because it makes them aware of all the design aspects in the things around them. There are fliers, posters,...
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No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Daily Creates And so we begin… I started this week by skimming through the visual assignments bank and saving a few of them that I could work on as time became available. I took my camera to school on Monday and Tuesday but honestly just couldn’t find the time...
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