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Character Word Cloud

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Submitted by: Krystal H.

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For this assignment, create a word cloud that relates to your class character. Use an online tool such as You can even choose the shape, theme, and color to best suit your particular character. Make sure the text you choose to use is meaningful for your character

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Character Word Cloud

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A post shared by DIGITAL STORIES DRAKE (@digitalstoriesdrake) on Oct 5, 2018 at 3:23am PDT

A word cloud of words associated with Irri! It made me think of his characteristics more than I have before and I think I fleshed him out a little more. …

Solenya’s Design Cloud

For this assignment, I created a word cloud from which is a free generator site. This assignment is 2 stars. I tried making a few of them, and couldn’t figure out how to keep adding words to an already made word cloud, so when I started over for …

The Shape of Words

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Word cloud for my character, Callen Zelrich #ds106 #wordcloud #DesignAssignments #DesignAssignments2087

A post shared by Jessica (@jessicads106) on Oct 2, 2018 at 3:58pm PDT

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Olivia’s Word Chart

This design Assignment bank was to create a word chart for the character that I created. Olivia, as talked about in previous posts, is a very popular girl. She has many words indicating what she is like as person. Here is a word design that seems to control her whole …

Ella’s Words are in the Cloud

For my first assignment of the week, I decided to do the Character Word Cloud (2 stars) for Ella. I was excited about this assignment because I enjoy word clouds and think they are cool for the design elements but also for what they are able to show you.

I …

Pay Attention to the Woman Behind the Curtain

Get to know some more about me with some fun word clouds. I used word to create all four of these word clouds.

I am a pretty unique individual. Ever since I was younger I have loved bright colors, rainbows, unicorns, princesses, and all things make believe. I …

Character Word Cloud: Robert Neville

Hi friends! After reading I am Legend, I decided to create a word cloud describing Robert Neville. I enjoyed reading this book, and throughout the novel it was very clear to the reader what type of person Robert was- this is me trying to capture it all.


Word Twister

I’ll be honest. I fought a battle with WordCloud and WordCloud won. Although it’s meant to be a highly customizable and personalized wordcloud generator, I had a difficult time figuring out how to make it anything like the one in the example. I depended on pure randomization to make it …

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Behind the Scenes

I used the Wordcloud generator to create this graphic for my apocalypse character, James. The themes and shapes make the graphic easy to generate while also keeping it interesting. It takes a lot of playing around to get all the words you put …

A Word Cloud!

Word Clouds are always fun! I remember as a kid, we would have this day in school where it was just a day for writing. The whole day was devoted to going around to different groups and “seminars” where they would show us a fun new way to write a …

Tala’s Word Cloud

I used to create my character, Tala’s word cloud. I used her backstory to retrieve the words for her cloud, and I deleted the filler and unimportant words so the word cloud would be more representative of her. I decided to make her cloud in the shape of a …

Winifred in a Cloud

This is the word cloud that I created to describe my character, Winifred Hart!

I used colors that went well together (purple, blue, and green are next to each other on the color wheel), and picked a shape that would separate the words, but clearly become one larger image. This …

Winston’s Character Word Cloud

For this assignment I had a lot of fun! I took time and thought of things and words that I felt best represented my character. I had to think hard about my character’s past, present, and future when creating this word cloud! I actually used the website called Word It …

Made of Words.

What makes a person who they are? What shapes you? These were the questions I asked myself when creating a word cloud based on Khatykra. I used WordArt to create the image, and I am very pleased with the results.

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The Character Word Cloud assignment was a fun assignment that helped me to develop how I wanted my character to be perceived. The assignment was created to help with naming and making a word cloud out of a charter’s characteristics, but I decided to use words that help my character, …

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The next design bank assignment I completed was the Word Cloud assignment, it was worth 4 stars. I decided to make my theme for this word cloud Little Brain. I incorporated some words that describe his powers and life.

Brian Smalls

To complete this …

Super Word Cloud

For this assignment, I was to create a word cloud of my own. I decided to relate my word cloud to my character for this class. To create my word cloud, I went to a free word cloud website to start my design. First, I entered words I wanted to …

Describing the doughboy

For this Design Assignment I had to create a word cloud that describes my character, for 4 stars.  I chose the closest shape that they had available that looked like the doughboy.  Finding words that described him was the easy part! Chubby, fluffy, giggily, fat, puffy, etc…

The residents of …

Bitcoin Word Cloud

This word cloud was inspired by Bitcoin hitting its all time high in terms of price yesterday. Bitcoin is a digital currency. It is a secure platform through means of cryptography. The created of Bitcoin is an unknown person who goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. He created Bitcoin …

Agent Fawn word cloud

The Character Word Cloud assignment worth 3 stars, was all about creating a word cloud for your particular character. (Though the example was a tv show.) The suggestion was to use wordclouds to create it. I decided to use the assignments I had already written for my character to fill …

World Cloud


I ended up creating this assignment myself because I couldn’t find one close enough to it that I liked. I used to create a word cloud that relates to my character, Agent A. I used the character dossier that I created previously to pull the words from. I …

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A Wordy Question Mark

So, for my character Maria Segreti, I made her a word cloud with this website.

For the words I picked, here’s the word list:

2 cryptozoologist
2 folklorist
1 chupacabra
1 skinwalker
1 artifacts
1 hellhound
1 magazines
1 professor
1 adventure
1 research
1 backpack
1 folklore
1 …