Tag Archives: VisualAssignments

Guardian of the galaxy

Groom wrote about his favorite Groom art, which included Sharla’s revisioning of I Am Legend. But since I just saw Guardians of the Galaxy last weekend, I had to interpret it differently. At first I was going to use the … Continue reading

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Wanted: Kidnapper

Someone’s gotta get this guy. Someone who knows the true value of a dutch oven. I grabbed his picture from the video with MPEG Streamclip and trimmed out the background in Photoshop. I googled for the border and the background … Continue reading

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The Easter egg sky

This is the city – dark, gray, shadows and light – and the sky, like a sci-fi nuclear explosion of easter egg colors. It was the colors of the sunrise that caught my attention. My iPhone didn’t do them justice, … Continue reading

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Splash the Wire

A lot of people have been noticing color in The Wire, so it’s a natural for the Splash the Color assignment. Here, I took one of the shots inside the Can Office with the orange target on the floor. I wanted … Continue reading

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Wanted: for DWI

  I thought the idea of a Wanted Poster assignment was perfect for wire106. Hats off to Kris for making it. McNulty ought be get hauled in for his escapades in the last episode, so I thought he’d make a good … Continue reading

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Simonian LOLcat

I decided to try my hand at the Shakespearean LOLcat assignment, but since this is Wire106 and not Hamlet106, I made a Simonian LOLcat. It’s a picture of my friend Coaltrain from across the street. I’m not sure why it … Continue reading

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String doing his thing

This scene from The Wire caught my eye from a design and photography standpoint. There’s an interesting color contrast going on between the reddish tones of Stringer’s shirt and tie and the greenish background. Red and green are what is … Continue reading

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Fun with fine art

Since Banksy is doing his NYC residency this month, I thought I’d take another shot at animated graffiti. Except this isn’t really graffiti. Whatever. I thought the velvet ropes on the traffic pylons were a nice touch. The original image has … Continue reading

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The colorized zone

The seed for this idea came from seeing @arlanamcbear’s take on the color splash assignment, and when the idea was seconded in a comment by Andrew Forgrave, I had to do it. The scene comes from the Twilight Zone episode … Continue reading

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Fun with Comic Sans

Dean Shareski made a ds106 assignment out of Oleg Tarasov’s experiments in using Comic Sans in popular logos. I couldn’t help but do the obvious thing. Sorry. At least I used 106 point type.

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