Another Vaporwave!

Hello Everyone!!!

I decided to once again try my hand at Vaporwaves (vaporwaving?)

I had so much fun with the original, but I felt like I could make it better!

My first one was a mess! The colors were all wrong, the images were too small and I couldn’t figure out how to work Photoshop! (How embarrassing!) (Did I spell that right?)

I got all the transparent Vaporwave images from google and chose the ones that I thought fit with the background!

What’s the theme? There is none! HA!

They fit together based on the color!

Anyways, I decided to try a new background and stick to Pixlr to get all of it done.

Here is the final piece!

I feel like it is so much better than my first one! I know that it isn’t the conventional pinkish purple, but I think it still has that aesthetic vibe.

I also figured out why I had so much trouble with it before!

Remember when I told you that I was having trouble with Pixlr while I was also using Photoshop?

Well, it turns out that Pixlr wasn’t the issue!!! My issue is with Photoshop! I couldn’t really figure it out and then when I brought it to Pixlr, it became even more complicated!

All in all, I’m just going to use Pixlr from now on. It seems to agree with me!

See that? Even judge Judy agrees!

In other news, I found that really funny video of the Gandalf Sax Guy! Here it is!

I know it’s a stupid video, but it’s captivating! You just can’t stop staring!

If Only They Could Speak

She did it again! I payed a little visit to the Ds106 repository! I find that people don’t really like to visit this site, but I think it’s interesting to see what interesting assignments you could find.

I also find that I much prefer writing assignments over a visual assignment. I guess it’s because I am more of a creative writer? The world may never know.

Anyways, here is the assignment I want to do.

For this particular assignment, I would have to personify an inanimate object and give it a storyline. I have done something like this before.

Here it is……….

Terry Turtle and Herman Hampster were walking down the street, minding their own business, talking politics when they encountered a being on the street. It was hunched over crying. Being the compassionate citizens they were, Terry Turtle and Herman Hampster approached the oblong figure. 

It was a tearful Taco! Terry and Herman asked the taco “Hey? Are you okay?” But the taco only answered, “I don’t wanna taco bout it!” 

Terry and Herman were understandably upset at this, but they continued to pry. Terry asked “Why won’t you taco bout it? Are you heated?”

Taco looked at them incredulously and replied “My boyfriend, Ched Archeese, is upset because I’m allergic to dairy! Then he broke up with me and I have no idea why! 

Terry and Herman exchanged a look. Herman quietly asked Terry “Will you tell her, or should I?” 

There you have it! My crazy take on a pair of friends that encounter someone else on the street! I really wasn’t sure if I should have included the taco or not. I mean, it wasn’t plant or animal, but I thought it would be a funny integration.

I’ll also be competely honest. I really wasn’t sure how to go about this assignment. I just let my creative juices flow, and there you have it!

Contributions- Assignment 11?

Hey everybody! Today is the last day of class before Spring break!!!!! (Cue Fanfare)

It’s been waaaaaay too long since we’ve had a break!

Anywaaaays………I went to school on Thursday morning for my class, but the Professor was unable to come. No big deal, but he was able to give us a small assignment.

Remember the Vaporwave project we did last week? Well this week’s assignment is to finish that up (if you haven’t already) and email him a pic of it. Then, he is going to add it to a group gallery with everyone’s work!

Here is the gallery.

And here is a screenshot of some of the work on the gallery.

Pretty cool right? I never really knew about Vaporwaves, but since I got introduced to it, I love it! I just think its so aesthetic!

Speaking of aesthetic, here is an extremely aesthetic music video I have loved for so long!!! 5 Seconds of Summer- Valentine

Getting off topic here…….

Now, when you look at this gallery, what do you think?

I think it is really interesting how so many transparent images can come together to create one large image. It is very similar to a collage, only, it’s not.

I think it would be really cool to be part of the collection. It is basically having your digital art be displayed in an open place. It’s actually having someone WANT your work. An interesting sensation.

In other news, I just tried to make another Vaporwave, it didn’t work.

I just couldn’t figure put how to insert an image as a layer. It worked on Pixlr last time, but I was using Photoshop this time, so maybe that was the issue.

Moving on. I just find the concept of a Vaporwave really great and I will absolutely try it again in the future.

I am good to enjoy my break now. Until next time.

 

A Quick Assignment

Surprise Surprise! I visited the DS106 repository again! I found this interesting assignment I wanted to try.

On social media, we all enjoy the funny animal videos where they are doing wacky things. We also enjoy it when animals are dressed up to look like humans! Well this assignment is something like that! Here it is:

I would have to peruse youtube to find a short video of an animal doing something funny! That won’t be difficult! Then I just need to turn it into a GIF.

Here is the video I chose!

Next, I went to Giphy.com and inserted the video into the “create” section. I cut the video to the section I wanted and added a caption. Simple, right?

I did run into a bit of trouble though! I couldn’t get the sticker to move with the dog, but I think that’s the point of a sticker!

Without further ado……….here’s the finished product!

 

I cut the video, added a caption, and I added this hotdog……….OMG I just realized what I did!!!! I made this poor dog eat a hotdog!!!!!!! Is this cannibalism?!?!?

ARG! Anyways, I added the hotdog sticker to make it look like the dog is eating and added a cute caption!

Again?!

You’re probably very confused by my blog’s title. Well let me clear that up for you! I decided to peruse the DS106 repository again!! Yay!!

Here is what I found:

The assignment is to take an average movie poster, such as this one, and make it into something different! I’m pretty sure using Photoshop would be better, but I will have to use Pixlr.

This is the movie poster I will use! Baywatch!

Before-

After-

I hope you guys can see the drastic differences! I added to picture to Pixlr and played around with the brightness, color, saturation and hue. I also added cute little animated friends around the poster to make the actors look less serious.

I mean, is the Rock really that frightening when he is holding a smiling star?

Although this movie is somewhat of a satire, I think the edits make them look ridiculous! I don’t know about you, but I would watch this movie!

I think that when I edited the poster, I made it too bright, but then again, it is supposed to look drastically different…..

I didn’t remove any of the writing because for some reason, Pixlr wouldn’t allow me to fill it with anything. Just another reason why Photoshop and Pixlr are different, but it is still a good alternative!

I hope you enjoyed it!

Vaporwave- Assignment 10

This week, I decided to try something new! I started this post before we began the project in class. So now, you will get a step by step process of how exactly we will get this done!

First, the name of the project is Vaporwave.

This is what I first thought when I saw the word “Vapo” and I kept saying “Vaporub” the entire class! That’s besides the point though.

A Vaporwave is an aesthetic piece of technological art that can only be described as a meme because of the different variations and possibilities that can come from it.

Here is an example of a transparent Vapowave image:

It’s kind of like taking a simple image that speaks to you and splashing colors on it. The only thing is, a Vaporwave is so much more than that! It can actually be related to images of nostalgia from the 1980s or 90s.

Now! Onto the steps of how to make a Vapowave!

The application I used was Photoshop on the Mac at school, but once I reached home, I began to use Pixlr because I don’t have Photoshop on my laptop.

On Photoshop, I opened a new page a selected a really neon pink color and applied a gradient to it in order to get a mixture of other colors. Then, I perused Google for “Vaporwave Transparent Images” and chose about 7 or 8 photos that “spoke to me”.

After that, I went back to photoshop and clicked “file” and “open image” (you could also go to layer and choose open image as layer on Pixlr)

From there, the image showed up on the gradient and I was able to crop out portions of the picture using the “crop” tool, then I used the “magic wand” tool to get rid of any blank spots on the picture. After that, I was able to move the picture to where I wanted as well as make the picture bigger or smaller.

Everything was going pretty good up until that point! When I for home, well that was a different story. Like I said before, I used Pixlr and it is kind of different from Photoshop!

I probably looked ridiculous while trying to figure out how to control the sizes of the images. I can say with confidence now that I cannot change the sizes. Anyways, here’s the finished piece!

As you can see, a couple of the images are nice and large, but the rest of them are practically microscopic! I couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to make them larger! I tried to save photos with dimensions larger then 700, but when I  opened the picture as a layer, the dimensions were stuck at 200!

I was so frustrated, but I decided tiny pictures were better than none. I would have waited until I could get to the lab and use Photoshop, but that wouldn’t have been until Monday!

Anyways, I’m pretty happy with the result!

Spill the Tea

Time for some tea spilling!

It has been about a little over week since the Jane the Virgin premiere!

We also figured out the mystery behind Michael’s return!

Stay tuned for spoilers…..

 

 

 

 

 

Michael had a coma and he now calls himself Jason!!!!

So that happened, and that is only because of Sin Rostro a.k.a Rose a.k.a Luisa’s ex- (lover)

 

I know, I know, sounds like it came straight out of a telenovella right?!

Also, we find out that Michael (Jason) does NOT like Jane anymore!

But he does have eyes for Petra.

I love this show so much because it is unlike other shows I have watched! It has a unique factor to it. I mean, from the very first episode, it was jam-packed full of drama!

It’s the type of show you wouldn’t mind binge-watching, and I can honestly say this isn’t the first show I have binge-watched.

Wow! I probably look like the girl that watches TV all weekend!

Well, I promise you I’m not! I spend so much time during the week studying and doing homework that the weekend is all I have to watch the shows I have missed!

That being said, DON’T take things so seriously! Sometimes we need a break, not physically, but mentally.

College life can be just as stressful as anyone else’s life. Don’t forget that youth comes in all packages and that relaxation needs to be part of your life!

So Sorry

Honestly, my website is a complete mess right now!

Like I said before, I was working on  moving all my stuff over from CT101 to here.

Now, all my assignments are out of order. They are all there (I checked), but it’s in complete chaos!

Gordon Ramsay explains it all!

Now, I will go back to my other posts and add on to them, perfect them.

Edit: I still have no idea how to organize me site! I have never been more confused over the internet. (Cue Laughter)

I guess I can take these last few weeks to figure it out!

In the meantime, here is a meme I created using my favorite trend!

Who did this to Spongebob?!

That’s what’s going on in Jennifer’s World!

Get Your Stuff Together- Assignment 9

Alright, here is an update on what just happened.

I just transferred ALL my work from the CT101 site to this site! So now, you won’t have to worry about going to another site to see my stuff, because it’s here!

I know, I know, Moana?!

Well, it came to mind so……….sorry.

Now, here is an update from class.

This week, we have to go through the class calendar to catch up on what we missed.

 

Now this is what messes me up because I haven’t missed one class this whole semester no matter how much I wanted to skip class and go back to sleep!!!

SORRY (not sorry) Ryan.

Now, I should probably check the calendar to make sure, right?

Anyways, this is our chance to make sure we have everything done!

Honestly, I would hate for one of us to miss a few things and our grade plummets. So, thank you Ryan for giving us the chance to GET OUR STUFF TOGETHER!

It will really help us in the long run!

No! Not this type of run! I mean this will help is in the end!

Moving on…….this class really is great! I’m learning more about technology every class. I was one of those people in class that never used photoshop!

I swear! I never knew how to work it until we worked with it the other week.

So, thank you CT101!

We Need to Have a Conversation

Let’s have a talk about Jane the Virgin

The last season is premiering in about two weeks, and the producers left us on a cliffhanger forever ago!!!!!!!

Let’s recap, shall we?

Michael is back form the dead??!!

Only one way to find out what the heck is going on!!!!!! Watch the premiere!