Scary Stories as Told by a Scaredy Cat

Exploring the Scary Side of Storytelling in DS106


week 4

As Dark as it Gets

This week was images!!! My favorite! However, besides this course, I had a lot going on – 2 quizzes, 2 exams, 3 practices, and too many tutorials and meetings to count! I completed most of my star assignments on Monday –… Continue Reading →

Almost Dark

Another assignment for this week was to review the cinemagraphic effects of horror movie.  For this review, I chose the Movie, Near Dark.  As I was watching the movie, I took notes as to which effect I could pick out.  They… Continue Reading →

Eye of the Beholder

They say they exist, but no one has ever seen them.. They are said to live within your camera; watching, waiting to emerge and attack at just the precise moment.. Their eyes are like lenses – no one likes looking… Continue Reading →

Time Flies When You’re Under Pressure

This week, we were tasked with completing what is otherwise known as a photoblitz! This is a cool concept, where you are given a list of photos to take that agree with the “prompt”. Each computer (? I guess?) is… Continue Reading →

A Passion for Pictures

After brushing up on the photography skills this week, I’ve realized that I know a lot more about taking great photos than I thought I did. I took a photography class in high school, and we covered everything from framing… Continue Reading →

It’s a Small World After All

For my last star for the week, I decided to complete the Larger Than Life Assignment. I really only needed 0.5 stars.. Why aren’t there any assignments that are worth 0.5 stars! Take a picture of an everyday object and… Continue Reading →

Just Bend… And Snap!

Today’s Daily Create: David Jablow found this doodle pad and turned it into many wonderful works of art! Your turn. Can you turn this basic doodle into a work of art? You can see what David made with it for inspiration… Continue Reading →

Silky Smooth

For 2.5 stars this week, I completed the Shiny Like Silk Assignment.  This was a really fun assignment! It honestly did not feel like homework at all. To complete this, I went to the website,, which allows you to… Continue Reading →

Alphabet Food

This week, I chose to make an A-Z food collage for 2 stars! Going in to this, I thought, “Oh this’ll be super easy. I love food!” However, there are some letters that are very rare in the food world,… Continue Reading →

Self-Help That No One Wants

For today’s Daily Create, we had to create a cover for a bad self-help book. Create a companion volume cover – the self help book you think we all need. If you would like an idea of the worst self… Continue Reading →

Wait, I Have Siblings?

For 4.5 stars this week, I completed the Multiply Yourself Assignment. Take two or more photographs of yourself in one location. You must not change the position of the camera and take care that the light does not change either. Use a… Continue Reading →

The Cotton Candy Forest?

For 2.5 stars this week, I decided to do the Color Changer Assignment. Take any picture in the entire world and change the color hue of the picture to completely change how it looks! Then post it on flickr to show… Continue Reading →

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