Tag Archives: VisualAssignments

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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GIF-fiti

The Animated Bansky GIFs showed up on my Twitter feed last week sometime, I think. Cogdog tweeted them again today, so I innocently inquired if animated graffiti was an assignment yet. To which he barked, “Do it yourself, you worthless maggot!” … Continue reading

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Slide guy saves the Dutch

Steklenberg thought he was beaten… but Slide Guy comes in to make a crucial save! And laughs mockingly at the Danish midfielder.

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tie me up, tie me down

The Daily Create for the day is to “Take a picture featuring rope or knots.” Given my genetic predisposition for making puns, there was no avoiding this. I was hoping to find a picture of Don Knotts tied up, or … Continue reading

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I suppose you expect me to talk

When the commercial for Cee Lo’s show came on, my wife asked, “What’s he doing with the cat?” “Maybe he wants to be Blofeld.” She didn’t get it, but it made me think of the triple troll quote. So I … Continue reading

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the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Interesting how this assignment works. You put together three random elements to make a unified thing – an album cover. The Wikipedia link to me to a page titled Laws of infernal dynamics, which is not the best band name, … Continue reading

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comic book effect

I had more hair then.

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