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    Weekly Summary 1

    This week was a lot of getting things set up and working. Some of it, like a YouTube account and website, I already had set up. Others, like Twitter and Soundcloud, I had to make. That was the bulk of the work this week, setting things up and experimenting with them. One of the more frustrating things about this week was that nothing seemed to want to work like it should. My phone and computer didn’t want to talk to each other, it meant that I had to scrap the plans I had and come up with something on the fly. That, and I felt like there wasn’t much guidance…

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    Goals

    My main goal for this course is to get more experience creating in a wider variety of mediums. I consider myself a creative person and fairly well-versed in the whole “make something” process, but I have less experience actually putting things out there. I hope that I will do more of that final step in this class. Also, I would like to push the limit of what I already know how to do and learn skills I didn’t know I wanted. In my experience editing videos in the past, I have found that I don’t know how to do things until the need to do the thing arises, and then…

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    Evening Waterfall

    Bob Ross hosted The Joy of Painting in the ’80s and ’90s, but really, painting was just a medium for the world to experience the joy of Bob Ross. His peaceful paintings and gentle mannerisms are relaxing, and the final product, which the viewers are encouraged to make their own version of, is always beautiful. Ross makes a point of encouraging people to make their own version rather than recreate what he’s making exactly. Interspersed between the instructions of how to paint along with him, Ross adds narration about his own life and experiences. He complains, lightheartedly, that he doesn’t get enough time on the air to do everything he…

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    Introductions

    Hello everyone, my name is Katie and I’m really excited to be taking this class. Not going to lie, I have the technological skills of a grandma, so none of these introduction things are very sophisticated. As time goes on, I will hopefully get better and learn as we go.

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