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Bond goes GQ

I decided to take another shot at the Animated Magazine Cover assignment. Former ds106 master Jim Groom did a GQ Dude cover, and I thought GQ would be tailor-made for Bond. As it turns out, it was, since I found … Continue reading

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A Wild West assignment idea

I don’t like to give too many examples because I’m afraid people will follow them like template. But since I threw everyone in the deep end and had you create assignments in the second week, here’s an assignment idea I … Continue reading

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Recover the classics

The Creative Action Network is running a campaign for Recovering the Classics. I thought it would make a good assignment, so now it is. Supposedly you get a kickback if your cover sells. So I made this thing: I probably … Continue reading

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Tales from DS106

Jim wrote a bit about sharing comic books with his kids and talked about making an animated GIF out of one of the covers I want to have the dude who is buried alive slamming on the coffin, need to talk … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I loved that western showdown scene between the police and the FBI. This part had GIF written all over it. I had the idea to put the three of them together, so I was careful to make all of them … Continue reading

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Wired Book Room

Lauren brought up the Weird Book Room assignment and I thought it really ought to be called Wired Book Room. So here’s my entry: Accessorizing Your Waterfowl. I had a few title ideas, like Duck Bling or Pimp My Duck, but … Continue reading

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Read… it won’t kill you

I don’t know how you can watch Brother Mouzone and not want to make a READ poster. I know I’m not the first one to do it. But since I’m all about the GIFs, I had to animate it. I … Continue reading

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Greetings from a land of the midnight sun

I watched the Midnight Sun episode and thought about what kind of assignment could go with it. Splash color on one of the paintings? Maybe, but I did something like that already. I thought about the radio guy doing the … Continue reading

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Friendly four icon challenge

I just happened to catch some of the ds106 show this afternoon and it gave me an idea. So I thought I’d try a four icon challenge. Maybe you know which episode it is. Image credits: lollipop Benoît Charpentier vise … Continue reading

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A shining example of parenting

Inspired by Groom’s animated magazine cover, I decided to try my own. I thought of those creepy Jack Nicholson GIFs from The Shining, and how they really belong on the cover of Parenting magazine. So I did a search for … Continue reading

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