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Dr. Strangelove, 1964 HTML Poster

Dr. Strangelove, 1964 HTML Poster So before you open this one, I want you to pick a music track to play. Either the original bombing run music from the Dr. Strangelove soundtrack, or if you want something a bit more thrilling – Ride Of The Valkyries which was played with devastating effect during the helicopter […]

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animation Web Design Web Development

Harper, 1966 HTML Poster

Harper, 1966 HTML Poster My time with making GIFs, in particular animated movie posters, has been on suspension now for about three years. Sad in some ways, but I’ve been busy. The effort has been replaced primarily with learning to code with HTML/CSS/JS and more importantly learning to teach how to code. I hope I’ve […]

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Bevin Kacon Alpha a Movie Trivia Game

I’ve been working on this project with my students in Web Devleopment 2 this semester. And it’s time to see if it makes sense or is at all fun and note tons of obvious bugs! “Bevin Kacon” as I’m snarkily calling it, is a movie trivia game based on Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon – just find […]

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code Teaching and Learning

Modern VHS

Here at camp I’ve finally worked through my Bootstrap tutorials and created a spec site for a much larger project that I’m hoping to work on this summer. As part of my learning to code binge , I’m planning to learn the basics of Python and OpenCV to try and make an image processing application. The […]

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Teaching and Learning yorkcommtech

Letter from Camp

Code summer camp has been off to a nice start. There have been about six students who have taken advantage of the offer to come into York College and use the lab and each other to get some work done. In particular, shout out to Neyser who’s come three out of our first four days. […]

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Code Summer Camp

This summer I’m going to be hosting a code summer camp for my students at York College. I’ve been honest with them in that it’s as much for me as it is for them. It’s been an unusual year in which I’ve started teaching web design and development for the first time. Though I’ve built websites […]

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Tricky Dick with the Hand Buzzer

To be able to use the buzzer in the handshake trick on your After Effect friends, you’re going to want to learn to use wiggle expressions. After Effects allows the use of expressions to hand code a variety of effects, of which the wiggle expression is very easy to apply and commonly used. It allows … Continue reading “Tricky Dick with the Hand Buzzer”

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Updates on your project assets and animation plans

I thought I’d share another project possibility care of CT Major alumni Leeza Walkes. She created this wonderful remix animation during her motion graphics class in 2011. The project uses a short scene from the film Punch Drunk Love and it is re-envisioned with her characters and backgrounds. I was inspired by this incredible work … Continue reading “Updates on your project assets and animation plans”

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emoji slot machine

This is a quiz which asks you to make a precomp using an array of emoji, which you will then animate in a composition. Make sure your array has at least five emoji. Bonus points if you build a complete slot machine graphic!   with a little wiggle And a lot more…

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Make Me a Bird

Pick a bird from this NY Public Library Digital Collection. Download the full resolution TIFF file and create a transparent asset using the pen tool.

Upload that transparent asset to a post as a PNG. You must include the link to the original image, l…