Just one more Slide Guy. Because who would not want to slide on a voyage with Raquel Welch.
I’ve been all day peeking at the different design magic of Stephen Wildish’s site, I think we linked last year to one of his film alphabets, but all of his work has powerful elements of graphic design we are introducing this week to ds106 / Camp Magic Macguffin. The one that got under my skin […]
Another slide guy attempt and damn, Martha got to Timmmmy in space first. Oh well…. NASA SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY SOURCE OF MARTIAN LANDSLIDES In a press announcement today, NASA scientist Marvin M. Artian released startling photographic evidence of the cause of the mysterious recent landslide deposits spotted in the Burns Hill region of the Endurance crater. […]
How can we resist Martha’s new assignment, Slide Guy aka Make a Timmmmmy Meme: Slide Guy loves to slide down things! Find a photo of something to slide down and make your own Slide Guy! (You can find Slide Guy! to download and use at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22064153/SlideGuy.png) At first I was looking for the perfect picture […]
Martha and I are adding a new element to the ds106 syllabus area on design, we want students to get practice understanding creative commons by seeking licensed media and then doing a design assignment using it- make a creative commons poster Use creative commons licensed images to design a poster about how groovy Creative Commons […]
I’m so missing having a copy of Photoshop to work on; my limits now for doing animated GIFs are assembling images– Saving frames from MPEG Stream clip or a series of images form my DSLR, loading as layers into GIMP, and trying to make them flip as needed, I really miss how PhotoShop can try and line things up. These are alll kind of junk, too much jerking and not aligned cleanly. Lazy.
First of all, it’s the nervous cop a young punk Robert Blake plays in Electra Glide in Blue:
Next, I noticed one night out my window that the horizontal lights on the Vancouver City Hall were flashing on and off to make it look like a ripple moving up and down (?) – it happened right at 10pm so maybe it is like a chime. I grabbed a few seconds of video and made this one in Cinemagram.
This is a story that uses flickr photos to illustrate a playlist poetry story I created more than a year ago. The original assignment, not exactly title aptly, was Stories Written in Windows Media Player— and is one of my favorite stories about stories because it was one of the earlier ones created by a […]
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog This is a fairly literal attempt to draw the shape of the story to one of my favorite all time films, Cool Hand Luke (1967) according to the Kurt Vonnegut approach: In the beginning, since he is drunk and feeling no pain, Paul Newman’s character […]
The summer online version of ds106 that Martha Burtis and I are teaching is off like a rocket- but there is no reason why you cannot jump on board; just head over to Camp Magic Macguffin and follow the right side link to sign up. There is no worry about coming in later, although our […]
Part of the weekly recaps of ds06 we are asking our participants to do is a letter home from camp… Dear Mom and Dad, Wow, what a first week from Camp Magic Macguffin, it is a lucky thing I packed me favorite, stylish pants. It was one thing to go away to Camp Glyndon in […]