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Movie Trading Cards

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Design trading cards for your favorite movie. Grab a screenshot from a film of your choice to create a trading card in the spirit of the classic Star Wars movie trading cards. Also see the imagined trading card for The Shining here for some inspiration. This assignment was inspired by Sean Hartter's rendition of Brazil trading cards in this post.

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3:10 to Trading Cards

I made this trading card in accordance with this assignment, which calls for making trading cards based on a movie. I chose 3:10 to Yuma in order to fit it in with the Western theme and because the cinematography works well as compositions for cards. Emmy, on the left, …

Design Assignment – Movie Trading Cards

While it might not be from a movie, I thought it would be fun to create a trading card for the current TV show I’m binge watching on Netflix: Sons of Anarchy. As the week has progressed, I’ve become better at layering images on top of one another using the …

Gasoline Fight

For this assignment I created a trading card for the movie Zoolander. I snagged a shot from the gasoline fight which I’ve always thought hilarious. For those who haven’t seen the movie, if you couldn’t guess, the gasoline fight ends with an explosion.

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/movie-trading-cards/

I made the scene in the …

I’ll Trade You Escape from Hell for the One Where He’s Drinking out of a Skull

For my 4 star design assignment, I chose to make trading cards for the movie Drive Angry. The assignment page can be found here.

Here are the cards I created.


I chose to use Drive Angry because I love ridiculously terrible movies and this is the best ridiculously terrible …

Let’s Duel

Having to design a movie trading card (4 stars) I decided to use inspiration from one of my favorite movies, Forrest Gump.

I started by gathering my images from Google. First I got a template of a blank Pokemon card and found the picture from the movie that I wanted …

Anaconda Trading Card

The assignment was to create a trading card for a movie we chose. I chose the movie Anaconda, the main reason behind this choice is that I am a big fan of the species, also the movie is really funny. I always enjoyed the over exaggeration of the film, and …

Movie Trading Cards: Pulp Fiction

For this assignment, I was tasked with creating a trading card for my favorite movie. Naturally, I had to choose Pulp Fiction, the single greatest movie of all time. In a movie filled with iconic moments, I always felt like this one stood out. Who doesn’t love five …

Elf and Website

His favorite holiday movie is Elf, so he made trading cards, which was worth 4 stars. He also needed to customize his website, so he made a banner that he felt reflected his own style. That was also 4 stars. He used Pixlr and Google Images to make both of …

“They Wait Around Like We Didn’t Notice”

The trading card assignment (4 stars) was probably one of my favorites to do so far. It took me an unbelievable amount of time to finish this assignment. I was over-thinking it way too much. I was trying to use photoshop for the longest time before I realized that I …

The Wire Gathering

While browsing through the assignment database, I was inspired when I found one about making movie trading cards. Not only that, but as a casual player of Magic the Gathering, I decided to go ahead and make some Magic inspired cards of some prominent new characters of season 2 of …

Trading Paradis

Again I’ve not been keeping up with ds106, over the last couple of weeks the only thing I’ve managed to do is collaborate on the radio story. I’ve not even been reading other folks posts I am afraid. I did notice Giffi.us a Collaborative Story that is an offshoot of …

Movie Trading Cards

Andrew Forgrave was kind enough to offer up a template, I thought’d be a waste not to use it.

I took an image, not directly from the episode of The Twilight Zone, but one from the comic book adaptation of ‘The Midnight Sun.’ Housed at this site: http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/books/view.dT/9780802797209

I …

ds106zone Trading Cards: Time Enough At Last

Here are some Andrew Forgrave inspired ds106zone trading cards based on the Movie Trading Card assignment. I used the template he so generously provided on his blog and grabbed some gifs from the episode.

 

This is a great line. I found it particularly funny. The whole umbrella exchange.…

ds106zone Trading Cards: Time Enough At Last

Here are some Andrew Forgrave inspired ds106zone trading cards based on the Movie Trading Card assignment. I used the template he so generously provided on his blog and grabbed some gifs from the episode.

 

This is a great line. I found it particularly funny. The whole umbrella exchange.…

ds106 Zone Animated Trading Cards: The Invaders

Inspired by Andy Forgrave—as I so regularly have been recently—I tried my hand at an animated ds106zone trading card. I cooked up a quick 4 star example of the animated movie trading card assignment for the beginning of many ds106zone trading cards. You better believe that I, like …

ds106 Zone Animated Trading Cards: The Invaders

Inspired by Andy Forgrave—as I so regularly have been recently—I tried my hand at an animated ds106zone trading card. I cooked up a quick 4 star example of the animated movie trading card assignment for the beginning of many ds106zone trading cards. You better believe that I, like …

ds106zone Trading Cards: The Invaders

“ds106zone Trading Card: Alien Woman from The Invaders”

I am pleased that dear @JimGroom created the arbitrary constraint of doing 10 stars worth of work from within the context of the season 2 episode, “The Invaders.”  Having to scour the Assignment Bank (scour is too rough a word) for assignments …

ds106zone Trading Cards: The Invaders

“ds106zone Trading Card: Alien Woman from The Invaders”

I am pleased that dear @JimGroom created the arbitrary constraint of doing 10 stars worth of work from within the context of the season 2 episode, “The Invaders.”  Having to scour the Assignment Bank (scour is too rough a word) for assignments …

Full Metal Jacket Trading Card

For this assignment, I grabbed a picture of one of my favorite scenes from the movie Full Metal Jacket.. Where the Drill Sarge is walking the Privates around the bay chanting “This is my rifle (wiggle M14), This is my gun (Grab package)” and made a trading card of it! Epic.

The Dead Zone Trading Cards: The Hockey Game Vision

Just finished up my Animated Movie Trading Cards tutorial, and I figured I’d share my most recent creation that was made alongside documenting the tutorial. It’s inspired by the mad genius of David Cronenberg’s early films. This is one of the most disturbing visions Johnny Smith (Christopher

Crack Spirit Guide: The GIRLS Trading Card

Making movie trading cards is easier than I thought it would be when I decided to do the Movie Trading Card Assignment. I wanted to make a more traditional movie trading card and not a Pokemon card so I lucked out when I found this trading card from Silkwood

Movie Trading Cards—now with animation!

Inspired by the Sno-Cat movie trading card for The Shining, I started messing around with how I could do this in GIMP. While playing I started to think, why can’t we animate the movie scenes? A few hours later I figured it out and I’m currently working on a …

Collect Them All! Fan-made My Little Pony trading cards! (****)

Now for a limited time you can get the new “Insanity Twilight”  Trading Card! Once played on the field, this card is unstoppable!

I love Yugioh cards, and I love My Little Pony, so why not combine the two and see what happens? I created this for the Movie Trading

Jareth – Magic Trading Card

For another DS106 assignment I chose to make a movie trading card. I wanted to remix not only the movie but an iconic trading card template from the famous card game, Magic the Gathering. Here it is, I hope everyone likes it! I had a lot of fun with this…

PROTIP: SAVE YOUR WORK

That way when GIMP decides to crap out (because it will. It will.) and you are faced with the Immovable Filters Menu and nothing works even though your Task Manager says the program is running, you will not end up whimpering pathetically in front of your laptop and staring at…

Top Gun

From the Movie Trading Cards assignment: Design trading cards for your favorite movie. Use a screenshot from a film an use it to create a trading card in the spirit of the class Star Wars movie trading cards. Also see the imagine trading card for The Shininghere. Idea inspired by…

Lillian is really doing it!

This is 4 star design assignment 448, “Movie Trading Cards.” This assignment was to create a trading card for our favorite movie! I chose Bridesmaids, shocker I know.

I used PicMonkey to create my trading card. I chose the scene where they all get food poisoning and Lillian goes outside…

Lords Of Dogtown

Lord of Dogtown trading card? I think YES! Lord of Dogtown is a classic movie about boys trying to make it big skating. I picked a scene where several of the main characters are “shredding” or skating a drained pool. I used picmonkey.com to create this trading card. I gave…

Tumbling through The Shining

There is this….

From which this was born…

And then there is this…

Which I already turned into a ds106 design assignment here. Have I mentioned how much I love my Tumblr these days? And in no small part because I can follow the Overlook Hotel…

Movie Trading Cards

For this assignment I had to make movie trading cards. Similar to Pokemon cards that us teens use to trade with our friends in elementary school. I used my all time favorite movie for this project, Titanic. I used the main characters of course which are Jack and Rose Dawson.…

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