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Final Reflection: Rachel Lentz

3 Interview synopsis and opinion on quality of oral history. Melody Huerta Oral History. Melody interviewed her younger brother who currently attends an alternative high school. The technical editing at the beginning of the interview could have been more seamless … Continue reading

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Oral History: Rachel Lentz

I interviewed my father over the theme of transportation and the technology of transportation and vehicles. I viewed him as an ideal candidate as he has worked in the trucking industry for a large part of his adult life and … Continue reading

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Comics Continued: Rachel Lentz

American Splendor is a popular comic series by the author Harvey Pekar. His rise to fame is an amazing story and is told in the biographical film of the same name (American Splendor). The film is about Harvey Pekar’s rise … Continue reading

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Past, Present, and Future Technologies: Interview: Rachel Lentz

Technology seems like the focus of our industrial age. Buildings get higher, devices smaller, and simple aspects of life more complex. “Soonish” describes the formula for how our world developed into what it has and explores the practicalities of advancing … Continue reading

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Comics: Rachel Lentz

Blog 5: Comics The comic I have created, “Step”, follows Scott McCloud’s definition of a comic as it is a series of images in deliberate sequence. McCloud’s book Understanding Comics tells its readers how versatile and expansive comics can be. … Continue reading

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Print vs. Digital: Rachel Lentz

Have you noticed the prevalence of comic book characters in our everyday lives? From movies to T.V. shows to even toys, it seems as if the popularity of comics and their ensuing characters has skyrocketed. One thing we can blame … Continue reading

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Digital Collage: Rachel Lentz

Here I present a challenge to you: pick out the elements in the photo shown that are fake. Depending on the skill of both the observer and the artist, this can be a difficult task. However, the fact that one … Continue reading

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History of Collage and Photomontage: Rachel Lentz

The world today is a far cry from the world of the 19th or even 20th century. The pace of life has quickened and with it art styles. The advent of photography allowed for a new form of art to … Continue reading

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Technological Artifact – Rachel Lentz

Defining a personality and definitely a generation by one piece of technology is a nearly impossible task in today’s world. Technology has begun to move exponentially fast, building upon itself to create new offshoots and innovations. Every year companies come … Continue reading

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