Thanos Snapped, This is the END

Mannnnnn I can’t believe this is the end of the semester and this is the last blog post for CT 101! As sad as I am to be ending this class, I am so glad this semester is overrrrrr! LOL okay okay enough of that,let’s get on with the great things I learned this semester because I definitely learned a lot. The first thing I learned how to create in this class was how to create GIF’s. Now listen, I’m not really tech savvy so when I heard about this activity I was a little nervous    

But it turns out, it’s pretty darn easy! All you have to do is go to a clip on YouTube, copy and paste the link to GIPHY.com and edit the time you want to loop! That’s it and that’s all!

The second thing I learned how to create was an averaged portrait, which is a compilation of pictures into one photo. I used Malcolm X as the model for  my project and this is how it looks.

I would post this everyday if I could because I love how it turned out. This was a process for me because I wanted everything to look right. This isn’t as simple as the GIF project but it is not that hard. All you have to do is get a collection of photos of the same person and merge them together using photoshop. The hardest part is finding the collections of pictures!

The third thing I learned how to create was an animated portrait, now this was a little difficult for me but at the same time it wasn’t hard, just like everything else. I used one of my inspirations,Yara Shahidi, who is an amazing young actress.

It was really exciting seeing this with everyone elses work too. I feel like everyone did a great job with this and I am so happy I learned how to do this!

The fourth thing I learned how to create or remake was a vintage poster. Now I was using photoshop for the first time this semester so I didn’t realize how much you can do with it. So when I found out you could get rid of word and add new ones I was amazed. Even removing certain images from the pictures is possible. I was able to remove letters and add my own as well as adding additional images to the posters.  I wanted my poster to be random so I added some of my favorite cartoon characters and the CT 101 class is in the bus. I was so pleased with how this came out.

The last thing I learned how to create was vaporwave. I never heard of this before this class and I am so glad that  I learned about this type of artwork. This was my favorite assignment too, and it’s way easier than it looks. Basically the first thing I did was create a background that matched the color scheme that I was planning to use then I changed the gradient to make it look like one solid color blending into another one. All the images I used  I looked up on google transparent vaporwave images to match the background. I chose the ones that I thought looked the coolest so it wasn’t at random. And all together everything looks good in my opinion.

Did I say vaporwave was my favorite thing that I created? Well I didn’t mean that LOL I really meant……….MAKING A WEBSITE!!!! Omg making my own website was so exciting and I am definitely going to keep up with it! I need to still work on the design because I feel like I just want it to stay plain but at the same time I want it too have everything so my ideas are still loading. Stay tuned though because I will be adding new pictures during the summerrrrr. My website is skylarmorganspencer.com 

 

All in all I learned a lot this semester, I worked hard to stay on top of all the assignments and be my most creative self. I think after the end of the semester I deserve a B+ or an A-. I worked hard but I could’ve done better, you can always do better. I really appreciate how great the semester was in this class, Ryan is such a great professor I could take this class again. THANK YOU RYAN!!!!! P.S. I feel so powerful because I know I am finally finished with all my classes and I can finally sleep!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L53gjP-TtGE MOOOOOD!!!!

 

One thought on “Thanos Snapped, This is the END”

  1. Skylar, Great work on this and all that you have completed this semester! You rocked CT101 with so many new skills!
    Thank you so much!
    Good Energy!

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