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Venn Pop Culture

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In the vein of Stephen WIldish's "Yoda Venn" (see for all of of his designs), design a Venn diagram of three circles, each representing an attribute, where each overlap defines a figure from popular culture.

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Venn Superhero Culture

For this assignment, I decided to change it up a little bit by using Superheroes instead of pop culture, so that the assignment would fit the the of the class better.

For my characteristics, I decided to use rich, brave, and inventor. I decided to use these because I wanted …

Just Keep Swimming!

For this assignment I was to make a venn diagram related to something in current pop culture, so I figured why not use characters from the newest follow up to Finding Nemo. I saw Finding Dory a few weeks ago and it was amazing, it made me cry, and it …

Primary Characters.

So, for this assignment there were two basic elements that went into completing it. The first, and by far the most difficult was thinking up the content. I had the idea to put Tyrion in the center right from the beginning, but I had some trouble thinking of ways to …

Power, Corruption, and Brains

This assignment (4 stars) really started to make me think. I loved connecting people to certain categories. 

Avon was in the middle, of course, because everything always comes back to him. Avon’s character is powerful no matter where he is, but he is also corrupt in the way he does …

Dem Venn Boi’s

The ‘Venn Pop Culture’Design assignment offers 4 1/2 stars; I looked at it and said to myself “Well I’m your Huckleberry”! I take an ambitious leap at the opportunity by first pulling up photoshop. I think to myself “Hell to the Naw” I don’t even have the patience for this …

Hamsterdam Venn

I’ve been re-watching into Season 3, and the Hamsterdam episodes are among my favorites mostly because of the concept of a drug-tolerant zone in an inner city. Fascinating concept. The assignment to create a Venn diagram required a lot more thought and playing around on scratch paper than I had …

“We Will Understand If They Don’t”

For my final design assignment I decided to do the venn diagram (4.5 stars). At first I had no idea how I was going to do it. I was originally going to use Microsoft office as usual but I figured that wouldn’t work, so when I visited Professor Groom I …

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Twilight Zone Venn Diagram

I really liked the idea of this assignment and thought that it could easily be applied to the episodes of The Twilight Zone that we’ve all been watching.

For some reason I did “The Invaders” instead of “Eye of the Beholder”, but I’m okay with that. I tried to take …

Three Wrongs Make a Right?

You always hear how two wrongs don’t make a right, but what about three? When approached with the opportunity to design a Venn Diagram involving pop culture I decided to do the pop culture I’m best at, Disney! I’ll pause for a second while you be surprised. You good? Okay. …

Gliffy’s Venn diagrams: the perfect intersection of power and convenience

One of gliffy’s templates, an example showing the intersection of Pirates, Ninjas, and Zombies

Venn Pop Culture

I created this in paint.  I chose the categories funny, sports, and rich.  For frich, I chose Kevin Hart because he is my favorite comedian, and he’s obviously rich.  For forts, I chose Peyton Manning because he is one of my favorite football players, and I love his commercials, I…

Venn Pop Culture

For this I used the paint program to create my venn pop culture. So in the Three big circles I had funny at the bottom circle, actor in the left circle, and brown in the right circle. Then in the middle of Actor and Funny I put in WILL FERREL.…

Venn Pop Culture

Here we had to make a Venn Diagram, and chose characters that had things in common and put one together. I cam up with main subjects of Bad, Good, and Mischievous characters. The Minions from Despicalbe Me display both good characteristic but are also mischievous. Angelica from Rugrats is both…

Bart Simpson

For the assignment Venn Pop Culture,
“Design a Venn diagram of three circles, each representing an attribute, where each overlap defines a figure from popular culture.”

I created a Venn Diagram of Bart Simpson’s characteristics:

When I saw this assignment I was still in the mindset of cartoons from the…

Mary Sue and the Anti-Mary Sue

I recently read the infamous essay “Mary Sue, what are you?” from the Tumblr Adventures of Comic Book Girl (the site is no longer up, but she has a blog here). This made the rounds on the interwebs a year ago, giving rise to a lot of debate, though the…

Venn Pop Diagram

Of course as soon as I finished this I looked an saw that someone else had done Batman. However, mine I think is in a different vein. With this Venn I was trying to show that the idea of Batman is very archetypal. I mean come on, Zorro is like…

Venn in the DC Universe?

After struggling, for hours, to create a venn diagram in Word, Excel, and GIMP. I went and found, an online diagram making software. It was simple and easy to use. You drag out the shapes, shift them into position and then add the text.
At first, I had no…

Venn? Now!

I got this thing for information graphics. It’s a Zazzy thing — can’t explain it. At any rate, Alan’s assignment was just what I was looking for to express my lifelong fascination with old movies, aging TV series, and the inscrutable weirdness of the bible. Dig it:…

Venn Gandalf

I’ve been all day peeking at the different design magic of Stephen Wildish’s site, I think we linked last year to one of his film alphabets, but all of his work has powerful elements of graphic design we are introducing this week to ds106 / Camp Magic Macguffin.
The one…

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