Week 12: Mashed up

So, this week, I started with a 4.5 star assignment that was like one I enjoyed doing last week, but with a little more nuance.  This one fit better together as a complete piece since I already had a story I was trying to tell, and I even fit somewhat of a story inside it. […]

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Week 11

So, I spent the first part of this week recovering from a hard drive failure. I had only partial backups, so it took some work to get back to square one. Then, I tried my hand at video editing with adobe premier, but although it seems to have more useful features, it is not nearly […]

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Week 10: Whats in that shot?

So, for this week, we turned out attention to video where I realized that despite having seen more movies than almost anyone I know, I know almost nothing about the film making process that guides them or what makes them good. In watching the “Every Frame a Painting” my owns were pried open to recognize […]

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Week 6: Design Matters

This week has been all about design. Because of a class I took earlier, some of it has been just a reinforcement and refresher, which is actually pretty useful given a natural tendency to forget things I do not use. I think to this point, the rule of thirds, rules about typography, and dominance were […]

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Week 4: WYSIWYG

Most classes with the number of assignments that this one has are, to be blunt, overly repetitious. That the focus of the class is shifting from one media type to another each week, and that there is some amount of freedom in choosing which assignments I do is somewhat refreshing. So, this week, the focus […]

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