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SALUKIZIM Productions

SALUKIZIM Productions

SALUKIZIM Productions needed a snazzy logo.         http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/create-your-own-logo/ For this 3 Star assignment I downloaded a saluki sketch from online, placed it into a PowerPoint, added Text and saved it as a JPG.

Saiph Missing at Dulles Airport

Saiph Missing at Dulles Airport

Wouldn’t you know it, Lufthansa misplaced Saiph’s crate and he was missing for 1/2 an hour.         http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/missing-person/ For this 3 1/2 star assignment I spun my wheels for 1/2 an hour trying to find a free missing person template on line. […]

Kabul Battle Buddies – Are We There Yet?

Kabul Battle Buddies – Are We There Yet?

Wow! This was a challenge. Once I figured out how to use GIMP, I actually liked it. Not as difficult as I thought it would be. For this assignment I chose a photo taken of me with the folksĀ  who worked with me in Afghanistan. The photo was taken at Bagram Air Base. I cut it out and pasted to a photo that was taken on the road leading to the top of Television Hill in downtown Kabul. The summit of the “Hill” provides a spectacular view of the entire city.

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Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch

My saluki hounds are notorious for keeping a close eye on critters, people, and vehicles that come near our house. They are the original “Neighborhood Watch” DesignAssignments DesignAssignments64

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Last year I took a business trip to Cairo, Egypt. The day I was leaving my host insisted on taking me to the Pyramids for one quick photo to help prove that I had been there. I particularly like this photo. It was actually a […]

A Beautiful Day at Sea

A Beautiful Day at Sea

I love contradictions.

Having survived a number of heavy rolls at sea I always found it funny when my land lubber friends would wish me smooth sailing as I would depart for another 9 month deployment at sea.

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Sugar Shack

Sugar Shack

In honor of National Donut Day I decided to challenge myself with recreating the Sugar Shack Logo/Trade Mark. This was actually a great deal of fun. I decided that I would use my old friend Power Point because it has most of the functions required […]

Mr. Z.

Mr. Z.

Creating an emoji or avatar of myself was fun. I found an app for my iPad that allowed me to take a picture of myself and then using the facial information go thru a menu of matches to build a pretty decent “cartoon” likeness of […]