Category: DS106

Weekly Summary-Week 7-Not Necessarily Harder!

So, did  this week follow the pattern of previous weeks, where this week would be easier than last week? Well, I wouldn’t say it was much harder. It still kind of breaks the pattern, though, since clearly I didn’t finish the assignments until Friday night! It was a bit more...
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A Conversational Start!

So, I will admit-I was quite confused and unsure about the radio thing! I was waiting for others to star getting into groups and start looking for groups, so I could hop in! I ended up in a group of seven people! With seven of us in the group,...
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A Vintage Radio Show Logo

For the design element of the week, I decided to make a logo. I wanted to use am online logo maker, as that way it would look more professional than if I, with my lack of creative and artistic skills, made it by scratch. I checked out several websites,...
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A Windy Radio Show Bumper

Here’s the bumper I made for our radio show! First, I typed up what I was going to say. This was fairly straightforward, once my group decided on an idea and a name. I looked at each of our characters to decide how general or specific I could be,...
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Yowie Call

As with the last post, I decided to work on my radio show when my group was still deciding on the parts such as the bumper, etc. I decided to work on another noise in the story that is not the background, as while the noise comes from somewhere...
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A Hike in Australia

Since my group was still deciding details about who does what, set-up, etc. I decided to start working on assignments for stars. I decided, since I wasn’t sure what I was going to do for the group, I might as well start working on my story segment. My character...
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Weekly Summary-Week 6-Still Such An Amateur!

In terms of the ups and downs of the weeks that I’ve been experiencing, this week did follow the pattern, a way. I wouldn’t say this week was harder than week 5, but I do think I enjoyed the creation and process of the assignments last week better. In...
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A UMW DesignBlitz

Since Saturday, I have trying my best to observe all of the signs, posters, etc. around this campus to make this blog post. Here is what I have come up with! Color View this post on Instagram This is a photo for my DS106 (Digital Storytelling) class. On my...
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Complex Yet Maybe Not

There is a quote commonly attributed to Einstein, though he never actually said it, that goes: “everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler”. I feel like this is what Chip Kidd’s book Go is about. He makes the basis of design seem easier to understand, while...
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Beware The Beast of Gévaudan!

The assignment of using “Historic Tale Constrvction Cit” to make a tapestry story seems go to very well with our theme, so it’s rounding out my starred assignments this week. However, the link provided in the assignment doesn’t work, so I googled it and used this: https://htck.github.io/bayeux/#!/ For the story and...
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