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DS106 Propaganda Posters

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Submitted by: Daniel Zimmerman

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keepTweeting

Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers. For example, I took a WW2 poster about increasing ammunition production, and turned it into a poster promoting tweeting.

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Running – Do It For The Medals

The Story

Everyone has their own reasons or motivations when it comes to running a 5k race. My reason for running is to stay fit, but when it comes to racing, I do it for the participation medal! Ok, this Read more…

The post Running – Do It For The

Your Community Needs You

I in going through some old files here in my quarters within The Village, I found an old something from quite a few years back that I though my True Friends might be interested in. I have made a small number of references to some aspects of my history with …

Propaganda Poster

This is my attempt at reconstructing a World War 1 propaganda poster. I used photoshop to edit the Words Navy and My Duty to My ds106 and Blog. I used the stamp tool to effectively erase the words. Then used the text tool to play around with the fonts and text type. The text

Finding Room for Fooling: Go Online and ds106

Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers (DS106 Propaganda Posters)

Do my fellow ds106ers need inspiration and propaganda? Not sure that they do, but anyway, here goes – be inspired and propagandarised ds106ers!!…

Designing and Redesigning Posters

For this being the last design assignment, taking me over the recommended 15 stars, I had to redesign a poster incorporating DS106 into it also. I took the famous poster that would normally reads ‘Your Country Needs You’. And I took the DS106 logo from Google and used Adobe Photo …

Our FUTURE Bill Board!!

So instead of just doing the regular assignment which was to take a poster and change it to propaganda that supports the class, I decided to make a sort GIF to promote or convince people to take this amazing class, and I put on a Bill Board instead of putting it …

Fight For DS106!

For this Design Assignment, we had to turn a old World War II propaganda poster and make it for ds106. I chose to take poster take warned about the wastefulness of driving alone, you can see the old poster here, and turn it into a poster about commenting …

DS106 Propaganda Poster

Original Assignment (3 Stars)

This assignment was pretty difficult for me because I am not that all familiar with photo editing software, but this was fun at the same time for me. I simple googled “World War II Propaganda Posters” and I noticed the iconic Uncle Sam poster right away …

DS106 Propaganda Poster

I thought this was a really neat assignment and something that I had never done before. I am quite a novice to digital design and thought this would be far more difficult than it turned out being. After searching though Google images for a bit I settled on a poster …

We Want You!

When I think of WWII propaganda, I immediately think of the Uncle Sam’s “I want you” for recruiting soldiers. So of course when I saw this in the redesigning posters post on week 6, I thought of that right away and had it planned out what I wanted to …

Propaganda Posters- (3 Stars)

After seeing the instructions for this assignment, I knew that I wanted to do this. We had to take a World War II propaganda poster, and use editing software to recreate the poster to encourage or promote the DS106 class. The overall process to edit the poster was not …

We can do it!!

Ds106 WWII propaganda poster. We can do it DS106!! The idea behind my poster is motivation for our DS106 section. The poster comes from the very popular Rosie the Riveter poster from WWII to show that the support behind the war was coming from the home front. Also to advertise …

DS106 Propaganda Poster

Original Assignment (3 stars)

I thought this was a cool assignment, since I like to dabble into designing (album covers, promo posters) from time to time. There were some really good looking World War 2 posters that I came across on Google. I must have searched about ten pages deep …

DS106 Propaganda Posters

I saw this assignment and knew I had to give a go. It was worth three stars. First I looked up World War II posters. I came across a saying that I hear all the time. A saying that I really think is interesting. A saying that I honestly did …

DS106 Propaganda

This assignment was to create a DS106 propaganda poster using a WWII poster as its basis.  I chose a poster I found on the Canada at War Forum and used Photoshop to remove some of the existing text and replace it with DS106 content.  I had some difficulties finding appropriate …

You Should Be Creating

Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers. For example, I took a WW2 poster about increasing ammunition production, and turned it into a poster promoting tweeting.

DS106 …

DESIGN MEGAPOST!

This week we had to do 15 stars worth of design assignments. This is what I meant by the hardest part of my week. I always thought I knew how to use Photoshop but I guess I was very, very mistaken. I used Photoshop because it is and extremely common …

DS106 Propaganda

This assignment was to create a propaganda poster for DS106 using a WWII poster. The process of completing this assignment was rather simple. I scanned through Google images to find the perfect poster to convey my message, and I came up with this one:

After that, I used Pixlr to …

This Man is Your Friend

“This Man is Your Friend,” by aforgrave on Flickr

If you don’t know Alan Levine (and many of you must, if you are reading this via the ds106 stream), then you should. Alan, currently teaching the Spring session of University of Mary Washington‘s for-credit course in Digital Storytelling, is …

WWII Propaganda ***

To continue on my 15 star design assignment quest, I completed a poster redesign called DS106 Propaganda Posters from the ds106 Assignment Bank.  This 3 star rated assignment called to take a propaganda poster and tweek it to publicize ds106.

I found the poster I wanted to use

This Class is Propaganda

So this assignment was literally propaganda.  I had to redesign a WWII poster to propogate our class.  Now, everyone has seen the craze of Keep Calm and Chive On, Keep Calm and Shop On, Keep Calm and Drink Coffee, etc.  Now what most people don’t know is that that the …

Uncle Sam Goes Digital

My first ever design assignment task was to create a DS106 propaganda poster {***}. This was the one I chose from the Designing Posters category. We had to pick a poster from WW2. I know these propaganda posters are well-known and I was excited to get started to inspire my …

DS106 Propaganda (***)

The war on education has arrived and we need more production!! For my propaganda poster, I took this WWII image I found on Google and transformed it into something less violent:

I used GIMP to erase (or rather stamp) the words to leave just the white background so that I …

Destination: Danger Zone

In order to help recruit a new trainer for ISIS (and the on-going space mission), I have created a series of design media. 1. Propaganda Poster This poster corresponds with the Propaganda Poster Assignment in the design assignment repository. I created it by taking a screenshot of this picture of Archer. In Photoshop, I carefully edited …

Promoting Ds106 BOOT-CAMP

I found a propaganda poster of Rosie the Riveter saying “We can do it” on google images. Then opened the image up in artweaver and added a text box. In the text box in navy blue color I typed in Ds106 Boot-Camp. Encouraging student that yea the start to this…

We Can DS106!

This is 3 star design assignment 367,  “DS106 Propaganda Posters.” The instructions were “Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers.” I edited a Rosie the Riveter poster!

I’ve always been a fan of Rosie the…

Mission: DS106 – Design assignment sprint

It’s great to be at camp during summer vacation.
This week I found another block of time through which to sprint after a number of ds106 design assignments. I had some trouble narrowing down which assignments to tackle until I began them; clearly, I do not yet have the patience…

Ds106 Propaganda Poster

Three Star Assignment

Process
I found my new best friend for this project, eyedropper tool. This tool on photoshop allows the user to mimic the color scheme on a certain point of a picture. Once a user has the his/her desired color you can brush over parts of the poster…

Design Assignment 367:

I started with the above image.

And this is my final product. Just to point out the changes I made, obviously I changed the text at the top to say “DS NEEDS US STRONG”and the text at the bottom to say “MAKE ART DAMNIT! Office of DS106 Fredericksburg, VA” As…

Frying up DS106

This is your brain on Ds106!  I fried an egg and added the text to replicate those old brain on drug commercials.
Propaganda posters 3 stars!…

ds106 propaganda

Assignment:
The assignment was to Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers.
Process:
I took one of my old photos that I had recreated on illustrator and placed it into photo shop. The photo I…

Get Infected

ds106 Propaganda posters– they seem to be calling from many places; I came across a great collection at Shorpy (another mint archive for visuals from the past). Hence a warning poster about ds106:

This one was rather easy to work with- the original poster was a warning against the dangers…

Slicing Bread is for Communists

They believe in equal slices.

 
I found the poster in a Google image search for “propaganda posters”. The hard part is finding a poster that lends itself to replacing the text by way of its layout. When text covers any part of the image, you’re pretty much stuck with…

DS106 Propoganda – Design Assignment

Design Assignment 367:  Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers. For example, I took a WW2 poster about increasing ammunition production, and turned it into a poster…

Join in the brand

Me and the gals learned to stop worrying and love the propaganda.

Because we’re in DS106 now.
This is an ANIMATED propaganda poster. I used Photoshop and very crudely selected out the bits I wanted to erase, used the eyedropper to select the background colour and filled in parts. This…

A purely unapologetic piece of DS106 branding

Cogdog’s DS106 propaganda post was taken to task by Stephen Downes for “over-branding” ds106. Is the DS106 to much hype? Not real enough? Adrift in a cult of personality?
F****THAT #4LIFE. As Martha mentioned in her comment on Cogdog’s post, there’s nothing but love out there in ds106. No hating…

Shop! It’s the American Way

Here’s a Canadian propaganda poster from WWII that I borrowed to reflect my sentiments about mainstream America’s favorite pastime:
Again, I used Gimp, but I seem to be getting the hang of it.  It took only a few minutes!…

Time to let out your inner Big Brother (or Sister)!

Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow DS 106ers.

I did a Google image search for “propaganda posters,” and found this cutie.
I erased the original text in…

Women Wanted for ds106

DS106 Propaganda Poster:

I was scanning the Design Assignments bank looking for my next assignment, and when I saw this one I got reeeeeeally excited.
I love old propaganda posters from World War II era, so the DS106 Propaganda Poster assignment was practically made for me. Huge thanks to the…

I WANT YOU TO MAKE ART (damnit)

It’s hard to resist a good ds106 assignment submitted by a student- such as the ds106 Propaganda Posters by Daniel Zimmerman (who is taking zero prisoners in this class)
Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice…

Design Assignment

This assignment hit me in the head, in much the same way that a brick falling would, on the way back to my apartment after class tonight. For some odd reason my mind wandered to the posters I had seen around the Quarter Deck at my last command; they were…

Help Someone Else Do this Assignment

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Tutorials So Far

DS106 Propaganda Posters

I saw this assignment and knew I had to give a go. It was worth three stars. First I looked up World War II posters. I came across a saying that I hear all the time. A saying that I really think is interesting. A saying that I honestly did …

Learning how to make ds106 Propaganda

I made this tutorial for the ds106 Propaganda Poster project, which is a design assignment. I used the screen filming tool in QuickTime to film this; that’s a really useful thing that I’m glad I discovered. The background music is from the soundtrack of the TV show Lost. The song…