One of the assignments I chose was the video assignment called “Highlight Video Game” http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/highlights-videogame/ . I am pretty familiar with putting clips together from gameplay using Vegas Studios software. I would like to learn photo-shopping for better thumbnails and add special effects. This assignment can teach you how to build many clips together to show highlights of a topic, such as news stations putting together highlights. There are lots of tools to put together highlights such as an editing software, image editing software, recording software, overlays, and many more. I will probably do a few of these and try something new that I want to learn! I believe these skills are important if you want a better quality video that people want to watch.
The second assignments I chose and would like to learn more of is “Create Your Own Business Card” http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/create-your-own-business-card/. I just got my broker’s license for New York Accident/Health insurance and would like to make a business card with with a design and some writings. I am also kind of new to using Photoshop, so I believe this can also help me start learning Photoshopping. Little steps as people say, learning the generals first then getting into the complex ones later. I would do a lot of these projects, not specifically the business cards but something related to Photoshopping, which covers a lot of other assignments such as the video assignments, web assignments, design assignments, and many more. Of course these skills are important and can help you create many other things such as your own logo, an advertisement, and so many more other creatives.