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79 miles from Lake Tahoe: four icons, which film?

Four icons, one film, but which film? Answer and explanation here. [There is a clue in the post title] Advertisements

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Finding Room for Fooling: Go Online and ds106

Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers (DS106 Propaganda Posters) Do my fellow ds106ers need inspiration and propaganda? Not sure that they do, but anyway, … Continue reading

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Citizen Kane: Minimalist Movie Poster

Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography (Minimalist TV/Movie Poster) The concept for this design assignment came to mind immediately based on this scene from Citizen Kane (1941): Cinematographer Gregg Toland … Continue reading

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Pencilman Leading the People (The Big Caption)

In the spirit of The Big Caption take any photo featured on The Big Picture and add typographical text elements in a way that changes the message. (The Big Caption) Adding text to a photograph from news agency feeds can … Continue reading

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According to Vine (Promotional Flyer)

Create a promotional flyer of your choose! It can be for an event, product, or anything. It can be crazy and colorful or simply and clean. (Promotional Flyer) This is a flyer for a group student project that I am … Continue reading

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Be Green, Man (Light Switch Art)

The purpose of a light switch is simple, but we fail to notice the canvas behind it: the plate. There’s so much that can be done with the metaphor of a light switch, and there’s even space to do it. … Continue reading

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