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Picturing Prufrock

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Submitted by: Serena

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Choose an image from T.S. Eliot’s beautiful poem “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock” and illustrate it through art, audio, video, or any other creative medium. Paint a picture, put the words to music, make a mashup, photograph a scene, write a short story, bake a Prufrock cake… anything! Oh, do not ask, “What is it?” Let us go and make our visit.

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This is a tutorial on how to do the Picturing Prufrock project. It is fairly easy and you do not have to paint a picture as I have. But I am going to document my steps of painting my visual. Step one gather supplies (dog support optional) : If you are looking for cheap wat

Picturing Prufrock

I chose to do this project by painting with watercolors my own visual aid to accompany one of my favorite lines from this poem.

Remix #1 (Visual) Prufrock’s Love Song

So, when I read Prufrock, I think of a highly intelligent, over-dramatic (and melodramatic), egocentric kinda guy.  I feel like he is well-liked, but tired of always feeling examined or inspected.  His obsession with his outer appearance raises his anxiety levels to an absurd level, as far as calling himself…

Mission: ds106 – visual assignment sprint

I found some time over the past two days to sprint through a handful of Mission: DS106 visual assignments. My notes are spread over a few devices (including my favorite red-covered Moleskine), but I’ll try to get my thoughts in order and give a full accounting of each assignment. I’ll…

Picturing Prufrock

Inspired by Jim’s Etherized on a Table and Joan’s There is Time, I decided to also give Serena’s Picturing Prufrock assignment a whirl.
The symbolism in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is so rich. Every line has imagery I’d love to illustrate. I could happily spend days illustrating…

There is Time for Picturing Prufrock

I haven’t participated in any #ds106 assignments for sometime. Lame, I know. Anyway, the Picturing Prufrock assignment caught my attention. The assignment asked that you choose an image from T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock” and illustrate it. This is my collage. All images were found through Creative…

Etherized upon a table

Giving Serena’s “Picturing Prufrock” assignment another go, I decided to hit up the awesome archival image site Shorpy for some shots of old school surgery rooms, and this gem titled “The Cutting Room” from The Brooklyn Navy Yard circa 1900 captures the aesthetic of the line for me to a…

Mist-ifying Prufrock

Serena Epstein has a fun new assignment for ds106 that asks you to illustrate an image from T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock” through the medium of your choice. As soon as I saw the assignment a few images jumped out at me such as “Like a…

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