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Bumpers Galore

A few radio bumpers do the ears some good.  As long as the bumpers themselves, are good….. In honor of our upcoming radio show, I wanted to create a radio bumper for the show.  Below are two I’ve created that we intend to use for our show. This first bumper is to be used either… Read more »

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It’s An Alien Invasion!

It’s a dark, stormy night and you’re home alone.  On any other night the sound of the rain would have you sleeping like a baby, but not tonight.  Something about tonight is different.  The thunder and rain are unusually loud on your old tin roof.  Your dog flinches at merely the sound of it.  Frightening,… Read more »

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Cheech and Groom

For my last design assignment, I wanted to do my part to help make Professor Groom famous.  The assignment I chose for this was called “Professor Groom Poster”.  The idea was to create a poster, as stated, to make Groom more famous than ever.  This poster should surely do that! Cheech and Chong’s “Up In Smoke”… Read more »

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Your new favorite background.

  For my next assignment, I chose the create your own DS106 background.  I checked out some other students’ post and watched the tutorial video to get some ideas, as well as some insight in how to better use GIMP to design my background.  The background image was an old rustic wood background that I… Read more »

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A Noir Valentine’s Card

For one of the design assignments, I decided to go with designing a Noir themed Valentine’s Day card.  I am pretty new to the whole image editing game, so I wanted to choose assignments that would force me to step my game up.  Also, I just finished card shopping (I know its a little late),… Read more »

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Sound Fx Story

For this a required Audio Assignment this week, we were instructed to tell a story using only audio and sound fx.  I did use some music for added effect, so hopefully I don’t get any points taken off for that! When trying to come up with ideas for this sound Fx story, I browsed around… Read more »

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Call me a radio host..

One of our assignments this week was to create a radio bumper for DS106 Radio.  After tweeting along with the audio films the other nights, I was playing with a few ideas about how to develop this bumper.  Long story short, after listening to all the excellent posts from other students, I tried to think a… Read more »

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The Beatmaster

One of our Audio Assignments was to create a beat of our own from scratch using an audio program.  Myself and a buddy (who raps) used to sit around and make beats all of the time, but I have never used GarageBand so I figured I would give it a shot on my Macbook pro.  Needless to… Read more »

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Notes for a Mobster

This assignment was pulled from the Assignment Bank and is titled, “Post-it Notes and Grocery Lists!” The idea was to use your character and create post it notes that your character would likely create.  My character, being a mobster, is a hardened man in the streets.  At home, he is a family man.  He loves his… Read more »

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Married to the Mob.

If you were to approach Vinny D and ask him, “What’s in Your Bag?“, it might be the last questions you ever ask.  Or you may get an honest answer.  Either way, it should come as no surprise that Vinny keeps things simple.  He doesn’t carry a bag; what kind of man would that make… Read more »