Studio Ghibli Lawsuit!

Everyone is familiar with Chihiro Ogino from the Studio Ghibli film, Spirited Away. Spirited Away is a coming of age story of a ten-year-old Chihiro. At the time of the movie, 2001, Chihiro’s family was moving to a new location. On the way there, her father, Akio, began speeding. He got lost and nearly hit […]

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Design Summary

Design Week Assignments: Design Summary What did you learn? This week, I learned that design is complicated. There are so many elements that go into creating a good design that I wasn’t aware of until this week. During this whole week, I probably spent about 10 hours just reviewing information focused on design. And that […]

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Create A Movie Poster

Prompt: Create a “movie poster” for your picture. #ds106 #DesignAssignments #DesignAssignment110 About two years ago, I bought my first ferret. Her name was Bandit. I’ve always wanted a pet ferret after reading Rikki Tikki Tavi in school. It’s not legal to have a mongoose, so I went for the next best thing: a ferret. From […]

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Create A T-Shirt

Prompt: For this assignment, you get to design your very own t-shirt! Find a blank t-shirt template, then add a picture or some text. It could be a joke, a pop culture reference, a movie quote, or anything else you want. #ds106, #DesignAssignments, #DesignAssignments1767 I am a person who often avoids and sometimes despises being […]

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Dominance Every image has dominance, I think. It’s the first thing in an image that draws your eye. For this image, I chose a picture that also metaphorically showed dominance, having bush in it that was larger than nearly everything else in the photo. I think I could have enhanced that photo by changing the […]

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Face The Odds

This design assignment resonated with me. As a Black woman, I am often a double minority in my chosen field of work: cemetery preservation. Many times, the caretakers and groundskeepers for historic cemeteries are white men. It is rare to see a woman, and rarer still, a Black woman. I have learned to carry myself […]

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