Author: John

This is the end

No more status updates.  No more summary posts that says we are X% of the way through the semester.  This is my final post.  My final summary blog.  My final tweet.  My final soundcloud post.  My final YouTube upload.  Five weeks has been completed.  And I put more creative thought into this weeks final exam…

By John June 21, 2018 0

The Tale of the Lonesome Ghost

I am so worried.  My friend was all over social media last night.  He was posting pictures and videos of some scary stuff that was happening in his office.  I’m going to try to piece together the timeline here in this blog. He started off with some strange tweets about how creepy his office felt…

By John June 21, 2018 0

Sunset blogevard

Week 1.  Week 2.  Week 3.  Week 4.  Week 5.   Four weeks down.  One to go.       This week, we were tasked with completing twelve stars worth of assignments from the video assignment bank.  Three of these assignments had to relate to our previous weeks answer to “Question of the week”.  Last…

By John June 17, 2018 0

The trip home

Hola.  For this 4 star video assignment, I was tasked with creating a video that corresponded to an audio story I had told earlier in the semester.  You can find the instructions for this assignment HERE.    My former soundcloud audio assignment will be linked below as well in case you want to hear that…

By John June 17, 2018 0

Land of the rising meow

Hello all!  I found this 3 star assignment I decided to do this week that I believe is rather fun.  If you would like to try it yourself, the instructions can be found HERE.  The assignment entailed creating a video that included “butt” edits.  I was asked to replace something in a video with a…

By John June 17, 2018 0

The suns on the clock

I found a 4 star assignment in the video assignment bank that I found pretty interesting this week.  You can find the directions to complete it HERE.  The instructions tasked me with creating a video containing my favorite video transition.  I have posted a link to a video below that is on my youtube channel.  The…

By John June 17, 2018 0

The 1 second sunset

I found a video assignment in the ds106 assignment bank worth 2.5 stars.  You can find a link to the assignment itself HERE.  The assignment asked me to create a 1 second video that told a story.  But as a twist, this week we were supposed to link all of our video assignments to our…

By John June 17, 2018 0

House of mirrors: a quadruple reflection post

In order to learn more about, I watched 4 videos showing examples of different film-making and editing techniques.   The first I watched was “Examples of Editing techniques”.  The video showed many examples of different scene transitions and editing techniques.  The first shown was the jump cut.  It worked very well from a comedic stand…

By John June 13, 2018 0

The Missing Star

Prepare yourself for the dark (hah) version of twinkle twinkle little star. I consider it my masterpiece.  It is a response to the question of the week, which was to rewrite a nursery rhyme to have the opposite feel/meaning as it had before.   Original: Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How we wonder what you are.…

By John June 13, 2018 0