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Final Reflection: Bethany Smyth

For my final reflection I listened to Jenna Walker’s, Melissa Urueta’s, and Seth Muck’s Oral History projects. I thought they were all very interesting and I really enjoyed working on this project myself. Jenna Walker: I thinks its really cool to … Continue reading

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Oral History: Bethany Smyth

I originally planned to interview my mom over Thanksgiving break and discuss the changes throughout her life, from her first black and white tv to the new and innovative technology she has on hand today like the Apple Smart TVs … Continue reading

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Comics: Bethany Smyth

This was my first time using Adobe Illustrator and was very relieved the tools were similar or the same to the tools in the Adobe Photoshop program. As I started my project, I was very overwhelmed with where to start … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital: Bethany Smyth

My experience reading the printed books were enjoyable verses reading comics on the web. Physically turning the pages is satisfying unlike clicking the mouse over the “next” or “turn page” curser. The graphics are more readable on physical pages rather … Continue reading

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Digital Collage: Bethany Smyth

The imagery I used comes from my personal sources and from the internet. One image, the milky way galaxy image, can be from the web because the only way to acquire an image like that is either from the web … Continue reading

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History ofCollage & Photomontage: Bethany Smyth

I chose the artist Laurent Chhre. Laurent Chhre has a series of surrealistic collages of houses floating in the sky, called Flying Houses. Earlier in his collection Chhre’s work is more obvious with people living out their daily lives within the houses … Continue reading

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Technological Artifact- Bethany Smyth

My technological artifact is the Sony CD Walkman. It was the “cool” thing before the mp3 or iPod and it was still a fairly new product when I was a child. The CD Walkman replaced the Sony Discman in the … Continue reading

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