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Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to sell reading books as cool by showing celebrities reading their favorite books. You can read about the history of this promotional campaign here. Experiment with this tradition, introduce a celebrity with a book who hasn't been recognized yet, but should be. Or use the poster you create to poke fun at a public figure, or do something else all together. have fun.

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Books are a girls best friend

For the Create A READ Poster assignment, worth 3.5 stars, DS106 students are challenged to make a poster urging people to read in the style of the posters made by the American Library Association. I immediately thought back to an unexpected discovery I made once. Apparently Marilyn Monroe loved …

Trump: Make Reading Great Again!

“Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to sell reading books as cool by showing celebrities reading their favorite books. You can read about the history of this promotional campaign here. Experiment with this tradition, introduce a celebrity with a book who hasn’t been recognized yet, but …

Elmo Reads

ATEC 3326 UTD

Leonardo DiCaprio Reads

Read poster assignment for ATEC3326.

ATEC 3326

For class assignment

Justin Read Poster

This is for my ATEC 3326.001 class at UTD

Knightly Reading

For class.

Kim K should read a book

This is for my ATEC 3326.001 class at UTD. I chose to use Kim Kardashian as my subject matter, while poking fun of her status as a highly-followed Instagram user.

Spencer Reid Read Poster

I made this READ poster for Emerging Media Production class at UT Dallas. I figured in Criminal Minds, Spencer Reid is always reading something or remembering something useful from a book that he’s read, so he might be a good candidate for a poster.

Dr. Seuss

I wanted to incorporate a Dr. Seuss theme, so I added The Cat in the Hat, celebrities reading Dr Seuss and my favorite Dr. Seuss quote that relates to reading.

Reading is an investment

I composed a colorful picture of children reading books under colorful blocks.

Ryan Gosling Loves to Read

Ryan Gosling was my choice for the celebrity READ featuring his famous “Hey girl” meme.

Dirk at Work, Reading to Achieve

I decided to use Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Maverick, for my READ poster inspiration. He is an MVP, NBA champion, FIBA champion, and role model.

Braveheart Loves Killing AND Reading

This is an assignment for my Emerging Media Production course (ATEC 3326.001) at the University of Texas at Dallas. My inspiration was Braveheart as, clearly, William Wallace invokes a strong call to action.

Why Read when you can Assimilate?

Star-trek inspired; appropriately UTD.

Its Never Too Early

I thought that making a poster directed towards parents with little ones would be effective. :) I Hope you enjoy it. Its for my class.

Want An Easy A?

My Submission for the “READ” poster, starring Emma Stone.

Enter “A Whole New World” … READ!

So, going along with what seems to be the theme of heroic princesses (see last week’s BRAVE-themed music vide0), I created a READ poster as required by the Design Assignment worth three-and-a-half stars.

I obtained a whimsical photo of my doppleganger Holland Roden, in which she was awesomely …

Create a Read Poster

This assignment (3 and 1/2 points) was creating my own READ poster. I used my noir character, John Brown as a model of this poster.

 

It was kind of odd choice of doing this assignment, because that I described him that he does not like reading any books. …

Design Assignment: Create a READ Poster (3pts).- Sebastian Crane poster

This READ poster is made with a photo of Sebastian Crane (Scott Eastwood) as he would sit in a study and read. Since he works with the newspaper, he must be actively reading and this photo can represent that part of his job. As Editor-in-Chief, he must be well-read and …

Creating a READ Poster

Dystopian literature reading memes

READ DUMMY!

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Alright here is my take on a READ poster. I created this with powerpoint like all of my other pictures. If the picture is of lesser quality, it is because I resized it. The process of creating this was fairly simple as usual.

On the other hand,

The inspiration …

“Go ahead…”

So for this assignment, I decided to use a photo of Stringer Bell.  He is shown in SO MANY episodes reading or with a book somewhere around him, so I figured it would be pretty easy to find an image of him to use.  The image I decided to …

I said.. READ!

I always tell my friends, “You always can replace your friends, but you can’t replace your family.” It’s true. I mean I love my friends. I treat them as my brothers and sisters. So for this assignment, I was surprised of this one. I was like thinking what am …

Prez says READ

It was so difficult to find someone actually reading! Now everything is high tech, no need for paper! I ended up just finding a picture online. I decided to do Prez because I think his character is so underrated. The show often focuses on McNulty or Herc and Carver as …

Create a READ poster

This week I am doing a bit of a “Harry Potter” theme. I really liked this assignment because I am a huge supporter of reading and Libraries. I like the idea of having a campaign that uses celebrities and other famous people to promote reading. This is a smart thing …

Read… it won’t kill you

I don’t know how you can watch Brother Mouzone and not want to make a READ poster. I know I’m not the first one to do it. But since I’m all about the GIFs, I had to animate it. I was going to use a different shot, but I …

The Most Dangerous Thing

I decided to create a READ poster for one of my design assignments.

I just recently watched The Wire season 2, episode 10 and wandered upon the perfect reading related quote said by Brother Mouzone:

You know what the most dangerous thing in the nation is? A nigga with a …

Reading is learning

I was struck by the “Create A READ poster” assignment because of the attention spent on D’Angelo’s education, both book learning and life knowledge. When I looked at this poster I thought about the moment when D is in jail and reading The Great Gatsby and I decided …

Don’t ruin other peoples’ lives.. read!

 

This assignment was to create a 1960s READ poster using a book character or some sort of variation. I chose to used a quote from Daisy Buchanan in the text The Great Gatsby and used a photo of Carey Mulligan as Daisy in The Great Gatsby (2013). The quote …

Pretty Little Liars Read Poster

Pretty Little Liars is full of literary allusions.  This READ poster references one of the greatest American novels, The Great Gatsby, as alluded to through the television show, Pretty Little Liars.  This poster was created in hopes that fans of the popular television show will explore these allusions and find …

Read Poster – Design Assignment #3

Design a Reading Poster.

As a child, I grew up to the music stylings of 50 Cent. Though at times his lyrics were vulgar, I admired his life story more. He was a man who lived his life through great adversity and has triumphed. He was raised by a mother …

Sexy Matt Smith with a Book!

Okay so when I choose this Assignment : http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/create-a-read-poster/

I didn’t know what I wanted to do. So I thought about it and decided that I didn’t want it to be boring and then I remembered!

A few months ago, when the new doctor for doctor who was chosen, I …

Positive Rap Posters

I’ve got to give complete credit to Dan for the idea and the example rap poster. After seeing his great poster of Talib Kweli I had to make some of my own. Both images will link to fairly large jpgs. Dan’s blog is what this one might be if it were better so be sure […]

Reading Poster Assignment

For this assignment, I made a reading poster. Although Mr. Beemis had already been used as the main example, I found this picture of him looking so cute and excited and decided I could pass it up.

Now, this assignment was a *little* too easy for 3 stars, so I …

Kim Can Read Good

For the create a Read poster assignment I took an image of Kim Kardashian from this California Tourism commercial. She is reading a Quantum Physics text book in the add. As a physics major I find this especially amusing. Additionally, this book doesn’t seem to exist (it’s not on any …

Reading: The Midnight Sun

This picture was taken from the episode “The Midnight Sun” from the Twilight Zone.

Design Assignments: Create a Read poster- 3 stars

Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to sell reading books as cool by showing celebrities reading their favorite books. You can read about the history of this promotional campaign here. Experiment with this tradition, introduce a celebrity with a book who hasn’t been recognized yet, but …

Reading : Revolutionary

Reading : Revolutionary

For Design Assignment 1089, we are challenged to create a poster featuring a famous person with a book. I have chosen to use Cuban revolutionary themed books (image on flickr cc by Bert van der Lingen) paired with a classic poster image of Che Guevara (image on …

Don’t wait until the end of the world to…READ!

I created yet another design assignment for ds106 because I’m just that good. This one is based on the Read poster campaign that started in 1985. Here is the description:

Since 1985, the American Library Association (ALA) has tried to sell reading books as cool by showing celebrities reading their …

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