I’ve Been Cancelled!

This is funny. After posting the tutorial video for my animated gif, I was informed by YouTube that it (tutorial video) was being removed. I was driving so I didn’t read past the subject line, but once I stopped and read the whole thing, it was removed for violating the sex and nudity policy. The […]

Citizen Stomach Pain

Submitted in fulfillment of Subtitle GIF animated GIF assignment located here. 3.5 stars. Story Charles Foster Pain was a man. He was a man who knew how to reach other men. As a young man he began publishing tabloids for a scandal-hungry audience of blue-collar folks. As he accumulated wealth he grew. His wealth grew, […]

Johnny America: The Hottest Patriot

Submitted in fulfillment of the A GIF in Time animated GIF assignment located here. 4 stars. Story Johnny America was just a red blooded New England boy, who loved root beer floats and getting absolutely wasted at Red Sox games. When not being totally badass, Johnny worked as a researcher for Machiavellian Chemical Enterprises where […]

Daily Create Journal – 1.12.21

For today’s daily create, we got to use weavesilk to make something. This platform was fascinating, and I admit, I got kinda carried away playing with the different symmetries and everything. Wound up going with only 6-sided, because a hexagon has really cool symmetric properties that I work with a lot (think honeycombs).

My Opinion of Other Peoples’ Opinions

I’m going to start this post with a trick question: what is the point of the news (NBC, Fox, etc.)? It’s not to report fair and truthful news, it’s not even to report fake news with an agenda, it’s ad revenue. The product that news media offers isn’t the content, it’s the audience. The same […]

Motivate These

Submitted in fulfillment of the Motivational Poster design assignment located here. 3 stars. Story Do you make mistakes literally ALL THE TIME? Do you always get down on yourself because you’re terrible? Have you ever walked into a room and everyone stops laughing? Well, as Zig Ziglar may have said at some point The best […]

Sandbox Enterprises

Submitted in fulfillment of Simple but Detailed Logo design assignment located here. 4 stars. Story As a kid I used to love playing in the sandbox, where my imagination was the station in which the train of creation lived. Now, we’re bringing that to you! My name’s Ace Maverick, and today on Shark Tank we’re […]

Cubic Earth Society

Submitted in fulfillment of the Create a T-Shirt digital assignment located here. 2.5 stars. Story Alright, this one’s a true story. Admittedly I had already created this, but it was fairly recently. I’m a member of UMW’s Society of Physics Students (physics club), and a couple of us submitted different designs for our yearly t-shirt. […]

Basically a Movie

Submitted in fulfillment of Are We There Yet? design assignment located here. 3 stars. Story So, this one time, I saved a baby from a burning building and everyone thought I was great. I was minding my own business, just walking around Old Towne when I heard sirens in the distance. As the sirens got […]