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Contradiction Creation

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Create some sort of graphic. Design the overall graphic to convey some sort of feeling or theme, but then have text saying something completely contradictory to the theme or feeling. Sort of like one of those old anti-motivational posters, but with more design than a black box with a white frame.

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Need a Little Motivation?


This one was fun. I had to find an image that conveys a feeling and then create a quote that conveys the complete opposite. Then I had to combine them.

To begin with, I couldn’t really decide which way I wanted to go. I ended up just google imaging …

Sunny Day

It was such a beautiful day out so I thought I would post a picture that expressed this. I hope this gives everyone motivation throughout the day! This blog post was inspired by a motivational quote.

“Insert Quote Here”

This assignment was to create our own contradiction creation. The directions were to have a background and a quote that differ in meaning.

Here is my creation. Today everyone lives off of their phone and mobile devices. These people treat their devices like life support, withering away into non existence …

Contradiction Creation

For the Contradiction Creation, I decided to find a negative picture and put positive text over it instead of the other way around. The quote is by Bob Ross, and is probably one of his most famous quotes about positivity, so I wanted to match it with “happy” and positive …


So for this I just searched “peaceful pictures” and saved that to my laptop.  Then I opened pixlr and added a text box and just changed the color and position of my letters. It was funny to try and think of something awful and gloomy to put on this when …

Contradiction Creation

I decided to do the contradiction creation assignment. I found this photo on the internet and then edited it to add the text using Preview on my macbook. It was pretty easy once I learned how to do it. I decided to caption it “Nature Sucks” because clearly that is …

Contradiction Creation-I freaking love these

These things are so funny and perfect. I hate the cheesy photo with some inspirational quote, so the first person to create satire off of it is my hero. For this, it was really easy. I just found a basic nature picture on creative commons and thought of a funny …

Contradiction Creation

The picture looks so soft and loving, but there is a darker story to these people. Agent man bear pig strikes again….

Agent Smith – Contradiction

Greetings, fellow agent. On my quest to infiltrate my nemesis’s super secret new lair, I found this picture which may provide a clue! It’s completely contradictory….so what could that mean?

Agent smith, signing off.

-Agent Smith…

Concerts suck!

For my first assignment, I decided to do the Contradiction Creation assignment. I chose to do a concert picture because I thought it was pretty funny to do a contradiction of that since I am currently at a conference all about campus activities and my role is the chair of …

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