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An Album Cover

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album cover

So here's something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go here: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 Go to the bottom of the page. The last four to five words of the last quote are the title of your first album Lastly, go here: http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days Select the 3rd image. It is the picture for your album cover. Manipulate the picture, resize it, add some other color, whatever. Do the same with the band name and album title, put them over top. However you wanna do it. Make it look cool.

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My new band: Psychotria Pseudoplatyphylla

An Album Cover – Manipulate the picture, resize it, add some other color, whatever. Do the same with the band name and album title, put them over top. However you wanna do it. Make it look cool.

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/an-album-cover/

I love music, so picking this assignment was a no brainer.  So …

New Album from Proto-Post Industrial Metapunk Stalwarts Hortapharm B.V.

This album cover made itself using the forces of randomosity and guidance from DS106 assignment bank

Step 1: Random Wikipedia Page Generator sends me to a pharmaceutical company focusing on Cannabis. Good start! Hortapharm B.V. is formed!

Step 2: Album name comes from a few words of the last quote

The Album Cover that speaks volumes

I found this visual assignment very fun, however challenging at the same time. This assignment required me to develop my own band’s album cover. If you are interested here is the original link to the assignment. First I had to visit a randomly chosen Wikipedia page which would be the …

Album Cover

For this assignment, we were given a random Wikipedia article, a page of random quotes, and a random flickr image.  We needed to combine these things into an album cover.  Here’s my result.  The article name, which is supposed to be the band name, is in the lower left corner.  …

Fifi and the Flowertots

I had to create an album cover for a make-believe band. I followed these instructions.

The assignment required little or no skill, and suggested that we copy images that had copyright licenses. I followed the instructions because I’d rather to go to jail than not do this assignment as …

Thou Shalt Drink It With Pleasure (Album Cover Assignment)

One of the visual assignments I chose to complete this week was the album cover assignment. The assignment is worth 3 stars. Here are the instructions for the assignment:

So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go …

Drawing the Line Somewhere

I completed An Album Cover for my second visual assignment this week for 2.5 stars.

[So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. …

Andrea on an Album

 

 

Here is the link to the assignment: http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/an-album-cover/

This assignment is worth 3 stars.…

Lie About Your Age

For this assignment (worth 3 stars), I had to make an album cover through a detailed process for each aspect: title, band, and image. I tweaked this assignment by creating my own image based on what I found as well as Sylvia and Ami‘s relationship. The title was generated …

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FULL OF DOUBTS BY JARDINELLA

I did the album cover assignment for three points. It looked like fun, and I like fun things. It also satisfied my remaining stars. My band name was Jardinella, a type of snail or something. The album name …

The HOTTEST new album from Pseudosetia…

WOW!  This assignment could not have turned out any more hilarious!  I decided to do the “An album cover” assignment and man-o-man was it funny!  The assignment had a link to a random wikipedia article, a random list of quotes, and a random list of flickr pics from the last …

Check Out My New Album

For this Visual Assignment we were tasking with taking random input and making an album cover. Accordingly my band’s name is House Grey Memorandum with our hit new album Do What You Can. Looking at my band name I decided they were going to be an alternative band. Judging by …

Michael DeKort’s “Someone Who Has Offended Them” (Album Cover)

For our visual assignments this week, I chose the album cover one (3 stars) to contribute towards my 8 star requirement. Following the given three steps, I obtained these random elements that contributed to my creation of my album cover:

1) Band Name

2) Title of Album: “Someone who

Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais

There is an epic new band with a wacky name known as Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais. Their music has been sweeping the nation and have quickly gone gold. If you guys couldn’t tell I decided to make the album cover. This assignment was very fun since I listen to …

What an obscure name for a band

Continuing the trend of visual assignments for the week, I worked on an album cover that utilizes random quotes, pages, and pictures. The band name was chose from this wiki article, and the album name was taken from this random quote by Charles Schulz: “Don’t worry about the

You Create What You Will

This blog post is dedicated to my first Visual Assignment for the week, An Album Cover. For this assignment we were given a random article title from Wikipedia, which would be our band name. Then some words from a random quote from quotationspage, which would be our …

Album Cover

I chose this assignment because music plays a big part in my life. If I’m not listening to music, then I am producing my own. Album artwork can do wonders for artists, even if no one has ever heard of them before. As long as the artwork looks amazing, people …

Album Cover

I remember when I was younger that I was very much into music. My music. I collected albums and would just sit and listen as it brought me to a different world. These days, it seems as though recording artists aren’t too concerned with creating albums anymore. They seem more …

Roman Catholicism in Kenya

For my first visual assignment for the week, I chose to make an album cover.

I was given this lovely picture for my cover, which I inverted and changed in Photoshop. The name of my band in “Roman Catholicism in Kenya” and the name of our newest album is …

New Release: Archibald Clinkard

So I have to admit- this is not the first time I have done this assignment. In my (freshman?) year of high school this idea was floating around Facebook and a ton of people did it, including myself. I had a blast doing this assignment, and it made me laugh …

New album out! “Beylerbeyi Event: expecting different results” get it now!

 

 

This assignment was too cool to pass up!  I think that this is a really cool idea.  I wish I had been creative to think of something like this on my own for a post!

So here it is!

 

I used pixlr again.  I am in love …

A ‘Detailed’ Album: VisAssign


New from Mala Vyska Raion…

Visual Assignment #44: “So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go here: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 Go to the …

ds106 Choice Assignment A – Tomlin

Fake Album Cover by Keri Tomlin

So my first choice assignment was a fake album cover. The task was simple, click on the link provided for a random Wikepedia article. I ended up with “Secure Network.” It then was the name of my “band” and it was followed by clicking …

ds106 Choice Assignment A

Fake Album Cover by Keri Tomlin

Visual Assignment – An Album Cover

I made an album of Bruce Lee in “Enter the Dragon” from the same movie name.

VisualAssignments, VisualAssignments44…

An Album Cover Assignment (2 Stars)

 

This picture is what I created for the “An Album Cover” assignment. After seeing Kaitlyn’s submission for this assignment, I decided to attempt this one too!

The directions are super simple. First, you click here, which directs you to a wiki article. The title of the article is …

Did you know I was in a Band?

Yeh, me neither!

I’m really not in a band (I have ZERO music abilities) but for this 2-star ds106 assignment I got to pretend I was in one! This was a really fun assignment and I laughed so much while making it!

First, you click on this wikipedia site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random

DS106 Visual Assignment- Album Cover

 

This was a pretty cool assignment I did in my CT class. You generate random titles , names and pictures then use them to create and album cover. I decided to use a picture I took myself however. I couldn’t resist.  Check out the assignment at the link below.…

Crazy random happenstance (or, “I was motivated by guilt”)

When the cat is away, the mouse will either clean the house, watch a movie, or read Photoshop tutorials and do DS106 assignments.  The husband is at the Chesapeake Central Library 2012 Monsterfest.

photo from the Chesapeake Central Library

I am bored to tears.
Last week at school I encountered…

Album

An Album Cover

The name of the band that I got from a random wikipedia article is Valea Vidri?ca River.
Then I got the random quote, (from Twilight “etched in my mind” as the album name
Then I got the random image from the link provided.
I put them together…

I Make Music, Not Album Covers

This one baffled me a bit.  I feel like maybe I’ll have to take this down before long.  Is there something wrong with this assignment page itself?
The assignment here was to make an album cover, finding your band name, album name, and base cover photo by way of random…

My Album Cover?

This Visual Assignment was incredibly fun and random. I was not going to complete this because I already had completed enough assignments to get credit for the week but I just loved what happened.
Here are the directions for the assignment:
http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/an-album-cover/
Basically I had to do a mash-up of…

Fontanella Live

I remember doing those Album Cover you make from randomly generated things, a ton of different methods of doing this and getting the album/artist name and the artwork. I feel really lucking with the picture and album name I got I feel like the homeless man packed up with his…

Treyvaux…

This assignment was an interesting one! We had to follow 3 links to these random websites to get 3 random things: a band name (from an article title), an album name (from the last 4-5 words of the last random quote on the page), and a random photo as the…

An Album Cover: With Greater Contemptment

I really loved this assignment. It was fun and it actually sounds like it would be a real indie band. This one was two stars.
I did as I was told and found my picture, band name, and album title like the first step of the assignment says to. I…

Mayani Bird Sanctuary

First of all, I really enjoyed doing this assignment. I liked the randomness of it, and I liked the room for creativity that it allowed me. So, how did I result in this vundabar album cover? Let me tell you.
After extracting the random picture/album title/band name that I was…

Their hit single is “Oh Dude, I Dropped My Peyote Buttons.”

Oh man. I love the Random Album Art activity. I’ve done it at least three times and it never gets old.

I actually started this assignment over because the first Wikipedia article I got was about a real album, so I figured I should try another random article. I’m delighted…

Album cover

The process to create this photo was interesting. I followed the directions as to which photo to pick and what text to write in to make my album cover. I loved that this photo is random and mine actually makes some sense because the background photo is of a cat…

Albulm Cover

This was pretty simple, but exciting because you had no idea what title, band, or cover picture you were going to get. For this assignment I gathered all three items to make my album. After which I used PicMoney to create and edit my picture. I messed around with fonts…

Daikatana Band

Don’t know what Daikatana is? Me either. BUT, I did land on it randomly by doing my fourth visual assignment, “An Album Cover“. I think this is the coolest visual assignment I’ve done yet. Click the link and learn more if you want to make your own album cover! Here’s…

Album Cover

For this assignment we were to design an album cover using some random information:

from wikpedia my band name was : OutlookSoft
from a random quotation page, my album title: “Full of Doubts”
from a random flickr page, my album cover is of a church.

I darken or desaturated the…

Some Sort of Musical Fusion

An Album Cover

I don’t know if I’d necessarily buy this album… Mehndi TV is a Canadian Hindi television station and Michele Shea’s quote “Creativity is…seeing something that doesn’t exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with…

Wrecking the Unsalvageable

Check out the new album by Balaram Bose – Wrecking the Unsalvageable! It’s a brilliant concept album that combines American folk, ranchera, and mariachi styles and follows a young man’s journey across Latin America retracing Che Guevara and Alberto Granado‘s famous journey, with a few extra stops of his own.…

An Album Fit for a King

Oh boy, getting a jump start on this weeks assignments!  Ok, so I decided to try my hand at the “An Album Cover” assignment from the visual assignment archive.  It was only worth two stars and wasn’t too hard.
I started off by randomizing a wikipedia article.  Unfortunately I kept…

Visual Assignment: An Album Cover

An Album Cover.
So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty.
First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band.
Next, go here: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 Go to the bottom of the page.
The…

Visual Assignment: A Debut Album

An Album Cover: Create an album cover to a fictional band.
Following the assignment’s directions, I generated the following:
Band Name: Philipine Legislative Election, 1946
Album Title: “Save what you choose to impose” (Which comes from Alan Moore’s Watchmen. The full quote is, “Existence is random. Has no pattern save…

Hey. Have you heard about my band?

A lot of folks are doing some really fun album covers, so what the hell.  Let me get in on the create too.
Here’s what you need to know:
Band name:  Galeophobia
Wikipedia does not have an entry for Galeophobia, so if you have some time to kill perhaps you…

The First to Admit It (Checking Out)

Visual Assignment 44—Album Cover (2 stars). This was a fun and fairly simple project that I could do on my lunch hour at work. It also gave me a good opportunity to try a few free web-based photo editors. For this project, I used FotoFlexer (www.fotoflexer.com)
In keeping with the…

A Truly Sedge Experience

For my first Visual Assignment I chose the “Make An Album Cover“. I’ve done this before on some other blog of mine but, I enjoy the random elements to this assingment.

Gathering the pieces
The first step is picking the band name via the random page function in wikipedia. I…

ds106 – Make a monochrome photo

Today I mashed up the Daily Create with the “An Album Cover” Mission: DS106 visual assignment. Last time I attempted the cover, I ditched some of the random elements (the name of the album, the album art), so – after catching fellow campers’ work – I wanted to design a…

Rocking Out to the Orchestral Funk of Sid Hammerback

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog
I cannot believe by good fortune to come across the mint copy of the Sid Hammerback group’s groundbreaking introduction album “Let the Rest Go By”; from everything I have read, the last public version of this disc was seen in…

An Album Cover

First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go here: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 Go to the bottom of the page. The last four to five words of the last quote are the title of your first album Lastly, go here: http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days Select the…

Mission: ds106 – visual assignment sprint

I found some time over the past two days to sprint through a handful of Mission: DS106 visual assignments. My notes are spread over a few devices (including my favorite red-covered Moleskine), but I’ll try to get my thoughts in order and give a full accounting of each assignment. I’ll…

Visual Assignment 1 — An Album Cover

An Album Cover — DS106 Assignment here
So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:RandomThe title of the article is now the name of your band.

Swiss Emigration to Russia is my band name
 …

Glazoué: That I may see Thee

The Assignment:
Create an album cover for a band.
The Process:
I went to the wikipedia randomizer page, and got the term ‘Glazoué’ as my band’s name. Next, using the Randomizer in the quotations page, I got the words ‘That I may see Thee’. I was going to use the…

Coprecipitation-DS106 album cover

The Assignment-
This assignment is a mashup of three random things together to make an album cover. First, take a random wikipedia entry, this is the name of the band. Then, take a random quote (the last 4-5 words of the last quote), this is the title of the album. …

Pinocchio Paradox

What you see above is my latest creation for the DS106 Album Cover assignment. The Band’s name, Pinocchio Paradox, is seemingly a hardcore heavy metal music band that is rectifying the music scene with its new crazy style. Here are a list of the songs on their first CD “Life’s…

An Album Cover: Like a Moon on the Tides / Sydney Weekender

Visual Assignments: An Album Cover
 So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go here: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 Go to the bottom of the…

Daniel Gunkel: What Makes Great Art?

Assignment: The ds106 Album Cover assignment is one I never gave much thought to until I noticed such great stuff coming from so many students this semester. I think Bryan N. started the ball rolling with Smicropus several weeks ago, and just today I noticed Keiko’s brilliant Left to the…

More Visual Assignments

Spent some more time doing some of the ds106 visual assignments.  I was drawn to the Troll Quote assignment.  My old desktop background was a picture of Patrick Stewart that said “Use the Force, Harry”, with the quote attributed to Gandalf.  That was the first example I had ever seen…

Album Cover

The assignment was to create an album cover.

I used photoshop for editing this, the actual picture was taken by a friend. I liked the particular photo to create an album cover out of cause of the parallel lines running through the bottom half of the photo. First, I did…

An Album Cover

I love the challenge to work with what you are given in this assignment. I felt very nervous when I was pasting the url into the browser and pressing enter. I was afraid it would randomly generate me with something horrible. At first I did not like what it was…

I’m Starting a Band

I have to after completing the “Album Cover” visual assignment.  Who wants to be a part of the Black Thunder Rugby Football Club with me?  Basically I’m looking for insanely talented musicians and singers to make up for the talent I severely lack when it comes to musicality.  You bring…

the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Interesting how this assignment works. You put together three random elements to make a unified thing – an album cover. The Wikipedia link to me to a page titled Laws of infernal dynamics, which is not the best band name, but I’ve heard more cumbersome ones. While the entry has…

First Visual Assignment!!

I am so excited to get started on these assignments! I started looking through a few and just could hardly wait to start. Unfortunately I have a big paper due on Thursday, so the fun ones will have to wait until this weekend. For now, I kicked off the assignment…

My New Band

I just started a new band (don’t worry, I’m totally not the lead singer….I get to play the drums*) and we needed a new album cover.
Of course, we also needed a band name, but that’s another story. No, you really don’t want to hear about this.  Ok, if you…

L.A. Fashion Week’s newest release

Assignment: After seeing this done many times, I finally decided to give the project “An Album Cover” a go.  Very interesting concept that has you taking a band name, album title, and cover image all from random sources and putting them together in your own way. Assignment could’ve benefited from…

An Album Cover

After reading Kristie’s blog, I decided to do the assignment called An Album Cover by Crazylegs under the Visual Assignments.
The Assignment
The assignment read:
So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title…

ds106 assignment #3 Album Cover~

So here is my 3rd assignment~  this is one of the visual assignments called “An Album Cover”
this is how I did it~
First you must go on Wikipedia and find a random article!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random

I found “Astralium Steralle” which is a kind of sea snail i guess
whatever the…

Cosmonaut

Hey guys!
Here’s my second ds106 assignment!! ?
The Assignment:
This assignment is a visual assignment and I chose this assignment because I wanted to play around with images. So, here are the directions he gave me!!
So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy,…

Clouston Park 1st Album "Education Without Natural Ability" NOW ON SALE

I found such a interesting assignment on ds106!!An Album Cover
For this assignment, go to a few sites which I put on this blog below.And pick up random words from them, and create Album jacket.The Links are below, so Lets create my 1st Album!!
This assignment is really fun and…

Ishtori Happarchi – Face to Face With Another Problem

Ishtori Haparchi – Face to Face With Another Problem

My random article was http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtori_Haparchi.
My random quote was  ”All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.” (Martin Luther King, Jr.).
My random picture was Weirdo, by Lord Jezzer.
I’ll confess that…

Visual Assignment #1

An Album Cover –
My random band name was “1844 in the United States” while my album was called “Nothing But the Past” which somehow actually sort of go together? Changed the sizing of the nice random pic I got some but didn’t want to alter the colors and mess…

? Tutorial: Creating an Album Cover

With the Summer of Oblivion course technically only being Monday – Thursday there were many of us left wondering what would happen on ds106TV on Fridays. While it appears Dr. Oblivion has gone missing I figured I would jump on and broadcast a quick tutorial on how to create one…

ds106: Visual Assignment: An Album Cover

Visual Assignment 44 brief
So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: Wikipedia: Random article The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go here: Quotations page Go to the bottom…

Album Cover Visual Assignment

This image is a derivative work based on Chinese New Year by Brian Yap, available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license. Here is what the original looked like.
My random wiki page gave me “Tellef Wagle” as the band name. The quote I got was All science is either…

Visual Assignment #1

Here’s my first visual assignment. I wanted to do the album cover because I thought it would be neat to see what you could get when you combine three random things together. The random wikipedia article gods decided that my band name should be synochoneura, and all though I don’t…

New album from Transportation in Lethbridge

This is the image from assignment An Album Cover. The blog will be fleshed out further in a bit.
*: I found this assignment to be both the most fun and most frustrating one. The assignment calls for taking the title of a random Wikipedia article, the last four words…

a random post

SO, as per my final project, I delved deep into the ds106.us site and found an interesting assignment I wanted to tackle this week, “An Album Cover“.
The task: make a cool album cover.
The challenge: the title of the band, album, and picture for the cover are all random.…

Album Cover

Album Cover: Brallobarbitol

I did the album cover assignment with this result:

I thought it was amusing. Edited with Picasa. That’s one dramatic pidgeon.…

Album Cover

Visual Assignment

I present to you, the new Indie Acoustic soft melodies of Radioimmunodetection with their first album,  ”At the Expense of Truth.”

This new band of a sweet rabbit and her squirrel background dancers sing titles such as, “Hibernating With you,” “Breaking Into the Vegetable Garden,” and my personal favorite, “Do…

Help Someone Else Do this Assignment

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Tutorials So Far

The First to Admit It (Checking Out)

Visual Assignment 44—Album Cover (2 stars). This was a fun and fairly simple project that I could do on my lunch hour at work. It also gave me a good opportunity to try a few free web-based photo editors. For this project, I used FotoFlexer (www.fotoflexer.com)
In keeping with the…

Album Art

So I definitely enjoy this type of assignment.  This is the folk black metal band Krasno??ka, they hail from Poland and get their name from the their home town.  This is their 15th album release and they have really been rolling with the times the past 27 years.  They have…