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Final Reflection: Emily Burns

Ashley Cole: I thought that Ashley’s interview with her dad was very interesting. I think the most relevant part of this story is when Ashley’s dad talked about the transition from pay phones to cell phones. He said that this … Continue reading

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Oral History: Emily Burns

Originally, I was planning on interviewing my grandma over Christmas break, however, there were complications and our plans fell through. The other person I was thinking about interviewing was my old house mom, Suz. I remembered her telling me that … Continue reading

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Comics: Emily Burns

One of Scott McCloud’s concepts that inspired my comic is the “moment-to-moment” transaction (70). When I was reading McCloud’s book this concept stood out to me because of the small difference in the slides, but big effect it has. I … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital: Emily Burns

Before reading the book, “Understanding Comics,” I didn’t know comics were so versatile. I always thought of comics as a book that are relatively new. I was not aware of the history of comics and how broad the term comics … Continue reading

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Digital Collage: Emily Burns

For my collage, I wanted to make something that looked like a kaleidoscope. I decided to take pictures of my friends’ eyes and use them as the main focus in my collage. Before creating this collage, my friends and I … Continue reading

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History of Collage & Photomontage: Emily Burns

When choosing an artist to focus on I was drawn to Luisa Azevedo’s art piece. Azevedo uses Photoshop to create her photomontages. Luisa is 20 years-old and has grown up in the same generation as I did. Through Luisa’s artwork, … Continue reading

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Technological Artifact: Emily Burns

  Watches have been a trend for almost a century. As a kid, my parents and grandparents always were wearing one around their wrists. However, I have noticed many people in my generation do not wear watches up until recently. … Continue reading

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