Digital Narratives Final

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Ack! I’m knee-deep in my digital narratives final project and it’s slow goin’. So I’m taking a small break to regroup before I get back to adding content. Hopefully I can get the messaging added in the next day or two so I can focus some time on adding art. And this coming weekend will …

Nokia: Get Out and Play

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While loading and waiting on some video files to finish compressing, I checked the blogs. Found this lovely site from UX Mag. Here’s a fun stop-motion ad spot for Nokia. Includes a 3D (ish?) game of human tetris. Get Out And Play! (You might want to skip the arkanoid-like game at the beginning.)

Church Newsletter

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I’ve been producing my church’s newsletter since June 2007 and it all seems a blur by this point. It’s amazing how lucky I’ve been in coordinating the effort (with priceless help from my dad – a mentor in more ways than he’ll ever know) and people have generally accepted and embraced the change. And I’m …

Sound Design: One-Note Song

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Here is my first whack at a 1-minute “one note” song in Garage Band for Sound Design class. The assignment was to create a one-minute, one-note song using Garage Band. My first real song-makin’ experience was ok! The project started and ended in tonight’s 3-hour study window. Pretty simple, but it is a good first …