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I’m Ready for My Closeup

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Take a dramatic closeup of anyone's face - an actor's, a friend's, your own - and superimpose a landscape or scene over the face. Since this is a mashup, get crazy with it. Take two completely unrelated images and put them together, then try to make a story out of it!

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Colton is Ready for His Closeup

Are you really surprised I brought my dog into this? I mean, have you seen the dog’s eyes? YOU CAN’T SAY NO.

I decided to use this photo I took of Colton earlier this week while I was having apples and peanut butter. Can you tell he likes peanut butter?…

I’m Ready For My Closeup

mashup ***** four and a half stars

This was a mashup assignment that was worth 4.5 stars. For the assignment I needed to take a closeup of someone and add a background to it. I chose to take a closeup picture of my boyfriend and added an alien as the …

I’m Ready for My Closeup – Remix

So I decided to remix the “I’m Ready for My Closeup” mashup assignment where you “take a dramatic closeup of anyone’s face – an actor’s, a friend’s, your own – and superimpose a landscape or scene over the face. Since this is a mashup, get crazy with it. Take two …

I’m ready for my close up…

These was really funny to create because I ended up going down a rabbit hole of celebrity memes. This assignment was to pick a celebrity close up and then add it to the background of a unrelated feelings. To get things started I google “celebrity close up funny” and I …

Care Bears?!

For this assignment I was tasked with taking an actor’s face and putting or superimposing the landscape over the face or however you want to call it. The first thing I thought of was that meme that I always saw with James Van Der Beek’s face. Basically he was about …

Close-Up Fun! [???? and a half]

Alright, this challenge was a lot of fun too!

Instead of using GIMP (I detest it so much), I used…Snapchat!

This is a combination of two of my favorite things: Johnny Rose from Schitt’s Creek and an adorable dachshund

Details of the challenge can be found below:

I’m Ready for

Sadcat Superimposition

When you finish a really good video game and you don’t know what to do with yourself

This is a 4.5 star mashup assignment where you have to superimpose images over another one. Personally, I can’t take superimposed photos seriously. They all look like memes. So I made a meme.…

Dear McDonalds… Get it Together

One of this week’s mashup assignments tasked me to take a dramatic closeup of anyone’s face and superimpose an unrelated landscape or scene over the face.

I’m going to be honest with you all…when I first read this assignment description, I immediately decided I wasn’t going to do it. Photoshop …


For this assignment for 4  and a half stars, I created a picture off fo photoshop of a woman looking confused, and a chalkboard behind her stating that 1+1=2. I used the eraser tool on photoshop, so the original orange background is still surrounding it, but oh well.

Home Alone? Roller Coaster?

The next assignment I picked was 4 1/2 stars. This one was also pretty easy and fun.

The assignment was to take a dramatic close-up of an actor in a movie and mash it up to tell a story.

I used (of course) the well known Home Alone surprised picture. …

Aitana Rorcshen after the fall

This closeup photo of a worried woman in Kenya is a combination of two photos. It is Aitana Rorcshen, the woman who has just become the Shadow Leopard. This is the moment that she has awakened and is running away form the Cat statue in search of answers.

It is …

I’m Ready for my Close Up


Here is a friend

Up on a mountain

How did she get up there?

Why is she so tall?



Another photoshop thing for mixed prompt, I enjoyed making this. I hadn’t keyed out the background of an image in a while and enjoyed making little details like …

Assignment Bank 17 #DS106 (4 Star)

I did “I’m Ready for my Close Up” Mashup Assignment.

I had to use Adobe Photoshop and mix 2 images together…again,

whispers… *and again.*

I was suppose to mash 2 images together, but this time it was a dramatic event of someone’s face and turn it into something completely different.…

I Woke Up Like This

For my first assignment this week I decided to do a mashup of two photos. One is supposed to be a closeup superimposed on another picture to tell a story (4.5 stars).

Actual photo of me in the morning #ds106

— Kasey Mayer (@KaseyMayer) November 17, 2017

I took …

Mash up: Close Up

The Here’s Johnny! close up from the shining in a brewery bar representing some people on a Friday night. Made with Photoscape.

Godlike Jimin

I chose these 2 images because Jimin the face on the image is one of my favorite members in my favorite South Korean Boy bands called BTS. I thought it would be fun to make him look like a god from this image because he looks so regal and above …

Assignment Bank 2 (Week Twelve):

I’m Ready For My Closeup

For this assignment, I was instructed to take a dramatic closeup of anyone’s face – an actor’s, a friend’s, my own – and superimpose a landscape or scene over said face. The goal was to take two completely unrelated images and put them together, then …

Ramsay is ready for his close up

So I guess this obsession with Gordon Ramsay is continuing throughout each couple weeks.. because here he is again, in what I would believe to be a nightmare for him.

Here Gordon Ramsay is shown stuck in a field of flowers. It seems as if he is calling for help …

Ready for my closeup

I’m Ready for my Closeup

For my first mashup assignment this week I chose the I’m Ready for my Closeup assignment worth 4 1/2 stars. I thought the juxtaposition this assignment allows for was quite humorous and that is what originally drew me to complete it.

To complete this assignment I first decided on an …


My first mash up assignment I tackled this week was “I’m Ready for My Close Up.” I took a picture of my oldest and cropped it, used a filter, and adjusted the brightness to make it match the stone of Mt. Rushmore in the photo. I used Canva to put …

I’m Ready For My Closeup

With this assignment, I took 2 unrelated images and combined them using a superimpose app. I used a picture of Kim Kardashian’s face and I put it in place of a baby’s crying face. I had to put the background up and then take the second picture, cut it out, …

Close Up View

I took James Bond and superimposed him with the background of an ocean wave. That is pretty ridiculous. My inspiration for this image is of course our spy theme in the class.

This assignment wasn’t as difficult as the last one. I am starting to get the hang of editing …

Close Ups Are Awkward

This assignment, found here, is worth four stars and required me to use a dramatic close up of someone’s face, and then place it over a scene or landscape. Here is what I came up with.

Some people may recognize this face, but if you don’t it’s ok. This is …

Hugh Jackman Really Hates Ducklings

The concept behind this Ready For My Closeup assignment was to take a closeup of someone’s face and put it together with something that contrasts with what their face is suggesting. In this one, I made it look like Hugh Jackman really hates ducklings.

I used Photoshop to paste Hugh …

Mac, Where are you?

For one of the mash up assignment, I decided to the Im Ready for my closeup, which is rated 4 stars.

I had a lot of inspiration for this one, I knew I wanted to incorporate my spy, mac into it but I didn’t know how. At first, I …

I’m Ready For My Closeup

In making this assignment, I learned more about Canva that I didn’t know about. I wasn’t aware I could crop and alter the transparency of images, which was exactly what I needed to do for this assignment. I took one of the most iconic spies of our generation, Carmen Cortez …

Closeup mashup

The first assignment I did for the mashup category was called I’m ready for My Closeup and is worth four stars. For this assignment I had to layer two images over each other and one had to be a closeup of someone and the other had to be a …

Disaster and Impossible

For 4 stars I did the Ready for my close up mash up. I’ve been going real strong this week with keeping assignments on theme for the class so I wanted to continue with that trend.

So I know that this picture has been used a lot since it turned …

Agent Smith – Close up (4 stars) [4/12]

Greetings…fellow agents. I had some extra time on my hands so I did a mashup of one of my favorite shows….Breaking Bad. I took saul goodman and mashed it with meth images (from the show) and he’s thinking about whether to help Walter White with his …

Selfies in the Jungle

This is my response to the I’m Ready For My Closeup assignment, worth 4 stars. I had to take a closeup of someone and impose it on an inappropriate background. I placed myself in some kind of tropical jungle. This doesn’t look too outlandish until you think about it for …

I’m ready for my close up Dr. Seuss remix

For my second remix I remixed one of the assignments I did this week. For I’m ready for my close up we had to close in on somebody’s face and put it in a random place where they shouldn’t be. For the original assignment I put Arnold Schwarzenegger in space. …

Arnie in Space (4 star)

Arnold Schwarzenegger was walking down the street one day when a group of young kids began doing a bunch of poor Arnie impressions. “GET TO THE CHOPPER”, “I’LL BE BACK”, they yelled. This struck a chord with Arnold and he said that he has had enough with all of the …

Mashup Assignments week 11

Im ready for my close up -4stars- #MashupAssignments1945

I made this graphic on Microsoft power point. I always enjoy utilizing Microsoft Powerpoint because the program has has a really cool feature with pictures AND videos assessable to anyone who has the program. Under “Format Picture” there is an option to …

ds106 pt. 3: These Hands

This assignment entailed taking a close-up photo of a face (in my case, of a camera-shy friend), and pairing it with a background.


Stars: 3.5

Process: The photo of my friend was taken on an iPhone SE and sent to my MacBook for editing in Photoshop. The background …

Backroom Girl Scout Cookie Dealing

I confess! I have become an illegal Girl Scout Cookie dealer!

And Steven Seagal is coming for me!

Funny thing is, I’m probably one of the few people you’ll meet who DOESN’T eat Girl Scout Cookies.

It all started by accident. A friend of mine from work has her daughter …

Schwarzenegger Mashup

This week, when looking over DS106’s Mashup Assignments I tried searching for something that I could relate to education. I once again landed on something I feel like I could remix in order to use it with my own students, and I used a terrible “teaching” related movie in the …

Summer Block Buster Hit

The Assignment: Take a dramatic closeup of anyone’s face – an actor’s, a friend’s, your own – and superimpose a landscape or scene over the face. Since this is a mashup, get crazy with it. Take two completely unrelated images and put them together, then try to make a story out …

Who is Listening to Who

Mashup of two closeups

Who Is Listening To Who?

For the mashup assignment I chose to do I’m Ready For My Closeup MashupAssignments1945. The assignment was to take a closeup of a face and create a new background/story. To get this image I first googled closeups from movie and did not get anything I really wanted to use. I …

I’m Ready for My Closeup

This is in light of the recent events that the Tarheels experienced against Villanova during the national championship.


This took me some time to photoshop the face on here correctly.  Is there a better way to directly photoshop a face onto something without the background of the other image?…

Bringing balance

“It is the only way.”

“Let me in.”

“Together we will bring balance to the force.”

“It is for the greater good.”

“You must simply…Bring me the seeds.”

And with that, Anakin finally gave in, he gave in to all his darkest thoughts and desires in his quest to save …

Help Someone Else Do this Assignment

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Tutorials So Far

Close Up

For this mashup assignment, I decided to use this close up photo of Nicki Minaj because it’s a good meme. The assignment said to make the photo in the back unrelated, but I couldn’t help but reference Nicki Minaj’s views against the vaccine.

I removed the background from Nicki’s photo …

I’m Ready For My Close Up

This is a photo close up of my friend two weeks removed from his first child being born. He’s thriving. I didn’t tell him about this so I really hope he stumbles across the instagram, since it’s public. The background image is called Iridescence and is an art installation. I …


For this assignment/tutorial, I did it on the mashup, I’m ready for my close up for 4 and a half stars.

The first thing you have to do is to try and find a close up face, and after that you have to save it to the computer. Go onto …

Tutorial (Week Twelve):

I’m Ready For My Closeup Tutorial

Although most photoshopping applications seem terrifying, they’re really not and neither is this assignment! Check out my tutorial to ease your mind and help guide you through the process:

The first step is deciding what images you are going to use and how you…

I’m Ready for My Closeup Tutorial

This assignment may seem a little challenging because of it’s star rating (4 1/2 stars), but if you have the right tools it becomes an extremely easy and fun assignment!

First thing to do is to decide on the images you would like to use. You will need one image …

Close up Tutorial

Man, Tutorials are cool. Close ups are not.
This assignment, while may seem difficult, its really not. I am going to write this tutorial in steps.

Step 1:
Find your inspiration. Since our class is spy themed, I decided to do mine on my agent, who is on her mission. …

Im Ready For My Close Up … Tutorial

This assignment is super easy todo, you just need an idea and the ability to edit an image.

I actually got my idea from the famous movie scene assignment, and decided to use the close up of Laurence Fishburne’s face from the matrix. But instead of Nero reflecting, who would …


For my tutorial I used the assignment I’m ready for my close up. The purpose of this assignment is to take a dramatic close up of a character and put in on top of a cute background.

First step was to find the photos I needed. I just googled the …