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Video Assignments From Da’ Bank

Sports Highlights (4★) This is a highlight reel from the 2019 Washington Nationals season. I have been a Nationals fan since the team was created over a decade ago, and it was so rewarding to be able to see them win so early in their franchise history. I used to play baseball when I was…
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Look. Listen. Analyze.

Movie Scene Review For this assignment, I wanted to take a look at a scene from The Dark Knight. This is one of my favorite movies of all time, and I am excited to get started: Camera Work: The camera angles and techniques used in this opening scene are extremely effective in setting up a…
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Check Out My Mixtape?

Sound Effects Story (4★) This is my sound effects story for Week 3. Comment down bellow if you can figure out what the story is without clicking on the link to reveal the sound effects that make up the story. Make sure that you don’t turn up the volume too high, and if you do,…
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Ira Glass and Audio Storytelling

What I learned! Storytelling is a lot like a conversation between two people. In the instance of most examples, it is between the narrator and the listener. There has to be some mutual communication between the two parties. There is a give and take, the person telling the story answers the unspoken questions of the…
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Moon Graffiti

Reflection First, before I get started, I found that the way the podcast used sound effects to add to the story made it so much more realistic. I found myself trying to write notes while I listened, but kept looking away from my notes and simply staring at the screen, waiting to see what happened…
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DESIGN BLITZ!

Design Blitz and Reflection The design assignment for this week was an interesting one. The Blitz, which took me a vast majority of the week to complete, was kinda challenging. I had to find photos that represented four of the different aspects of design that are outlined on the week 2 page. I took all…
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Introductory Design

1. Tattoos That Describe You (2.5★) This is a really quick mockup of the tattoo I was planning to get in a couple years. It is supposed to represent beauty in simplicity. To get into a little bit of detail, my late cousin used to say “there is nothing interesting about me, I’m pretty square.”…
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Animations Of The Year + Tutorial!

CHAMPIONS 2019! [Best Sports Play] This is the first time I ever cried while watching baseball. I remember sitting in a restaurant (anyone remember what that was like?) and literally tearing up because of how happy I was in that moment. This was the final strikeout in Game 7, you can see the jubilation on…
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Photo Safari Reflection

CHECK ME OUT! The other day, I decided to do my photo safari on the beach. Needless to say, if you have taken a look at what I did, it did not work out. When I took a look at the photos I took that day, everything either had someone looking out of place, or…
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What I Did This Week, Visually Of Course…

Who Said What? This one was super interesting…I used three of my favorite movie characters to create this image with Adobe Illustrator. The picture is of the most recent 007 (James Bond). This is not from a movie, it is instead from an awards show in which he was honored for his role in the…
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