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Week Fourteen: Distress Signal News!

We had way too much fun with the final project. Alaina, Jordan and I immediately wrote our articles and filmed interviews after making an outline for the project. We created and customized a Tumblr page that provides background info and

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DS106 Advice

So… you wanna be a ds106er? Let me tell you what it takes. First and foremost, you will need to commit to what you signed up for. The workload may be intimidating, and there may be weeks that leave you feeling exhausted, but you just

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Week Thirteen: Progress Report

Inspired by the “Save Yourself” prompt where our heroes lose their powers, Alaina, Jordan and I have teamed up to revisit the plot and characters in our radio show, Distress Signal. Only for this project, we’ll create a news series that

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Week Twelve: Mashed Up

This week, we revisited concepts covered in the past, but whatever direction we took was up to us. The mashup/remix assignments were interesting because anything was fair game. I started with editing the Dunkin’ Donuts logo to better represent the only thing I

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Color Pop Create

#ds106 #tdc2135 pic.twitter.com/jWzAtdOWpB — Ashleigh Duque (@shleighduque) November 13, 2017 This daily create required me to isolate one red element from a black and white photo. I used a picture taken of my mom’s birthday dessert a couple weeks ago.

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Make a Digital Collage Using Photoshop

This is a really simple tutorial that will cover two features of Photoshop, the Quick Selection tool and SmartObject manipulation, which will be useful for creating You In (Digital) Collage Form! There are many ways to approach this task, and

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My World is Baby Blue

I loved editing videos last week, so I decided to do a video mashup. The What Color is Your World?  assignment instructed me to photograph a single color throughout a typical day and layer it with a song about that color. I decided

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America Runs on Ice

I love coffee, but I really love iced coffee.  Every morning, regardless of the temperature, I grab an iced coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts. That’s why my mind immediately went to Dunkin’ when I stumbled upon the Consumer Mashup assignment. This

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Week Eleven: Real Life Reflection

I absolutely love video editing so this week has been fantastic. The only challenge has been with time management. I’m a bit of a perfectionist… if I have to create something, I want to at least feel proud of it,

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Curiosity Killed the Cat

He was a good kitty #ds106 #tdc2130 pic.twitter.com/h7E5oGzXZU — Ashleigh Duque (@shleighduque) November 8, 2017 I was tasked with illustrating a common idiom for this daily create and decided to create a tombstone for a cat who died from curiosity.

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