I made this for The Daily Create, tdc1995. I still had Comic Life open on my computer from yesterday, and so it was easy.
Well, the days are counting down, and this one, for The Daily Create, tdc1993, means that there are only six more left in this 30-Day Challenge (because remember, it started on a 0 one and so it ends on a 9 one, like some of those math kinds that start counting with 0, the sillies) and so I thought folks might enjoy just a little bit of a motivation to urge them along. Mine came out in shades of grey, because, … you know!
In case you don’t know the answer to the secret code of hieroglyphs, you can use the table below to sort out my message.
If you do not yet have a tracking list page for your #30DayTDC challenge (here is mine: June 2017 30-Day Challenge), you might like to make one to help with your certification process. It is simple to do, just post a list with links to all of your 30 Creates so that our certification team can quickly confirm your eligibility. It could be either a post page or a page page (I like a page page because it doesn’t move around as much), and then you can update it easily as time marches on.
You might also like to do as I have done and put checkmarks on a calendar, like this:
So keep going everybody, and make a tracking list page if you can, as it will make it very easy for your to complete your final application for certification and speed up the process for you in getting your badge!
Well, for The Daily Create, tdc1992, there was a new planet discovered for #ds106 peoples, and it was called the planet, Creato. Some of my #ds106 friends and I went there to check it out, and it is SO BEAUTIFUL. It is also a magical place, and the magical powers of creation effected each of us in different ways. Some of us got bigger, or smaller, some of us had big hands or if you watched pretty closely, a panting tongue or a waggy tail, but we all had fun exploring.
The friends that were along with me on the Planetary Expedition 106 were: Colin Dog, John Johnston, Dancing UNCLE @jimgroom, Spike, FelixADog, Bill Smith, and of course, me, @iamTalkyTina
Maybe you will visit the planet, Creato, and learn to Make Art with #TrueFriends, too!
Well, it was just too much fun making a Flickr Lunes one this morning and so when I saw a tweet that it wasn’t working, I had to check it out again and it was still working so I had another one done so I had to decide if I should throw out an Art or share it. It is never a fun time to throw out Art, so I am sharing it.
So, today’s The Daily Create, tdc1991, says to make a Lune . A Lune is like a special haiku that is words instead of syllables, and 353 instead of 575. That means it needs to be three words, five words, three words, instead of five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables.
My true friend @johnjohnston made a website called Flickr Lunes to help you make a loon. All you have to do is search a picture from the Internet that is already pre-approved for remix. Then you type in your words. The you pick top, middle, or bottom, and then press the button to make it. Then you just download it and post it on your blog post.
Good luck to all the peoples! Only nine more to go (except for all the ones that you missed and you have to go back and do still!) But if you need a little extra incentive, then here it is because when it is all done, there will be a special commemorative T-shirt that you can order that will have all of the certified peoples on it so that you can show off your CREATORIST certification to strangers. Join the privilege of being in this special first cohort!
Keep on creating, bub!
Today’s The Daily Create, tdc1990 asked us to remember a favourite band that was about “without something,” like the example Men Without Hats didn’t have hats.
It reminded me of one of my favourite pop-synth bands that I was in of the eighties which was called Stairless Society. Over the course of our career arc, we released several albums which produced zero hit singles or didn’t even get on the charts, but still I thought we had a great concept and of course we had a funky beat.
We had fun touring with that first album, but along the way, some of the bandmates got discouraged, and by the time we re-grouped to cut a second album, we were down to two members, me and one other.
Unfortunately for some bad press that arose just during the release of our second album (an overeager reporter dug into my history and dredged up all the news related to the court cases back in 1963-65), we struggled to get gigs. After a few weeks, it was just me up there on the stage trying to run all the different instruments by myself as well as acting as the face of the band.
By the end of that tour, we (I) decided to give it one more go by releasing a retrospective album, but it went nowhere, and so I moved on to more exciting dreams.
But it was still a fun time!
I have not given it too much thought, but I was thinking this morning when I read The Daily Create, tdc1988, that If I Could Be an Animal, maybe I would like to be …… a giraffe!
I was just thinking that if I were this choice, I would get a different perspective on life, and that is always a good thing.
Plus, it would help me with camouflage for when I am on missions, because it is difficult to see a giraffe when they blend into the background like that.
Also, if I were in tall grass, I would be able to pop up and look around, which I will confess is something I have always wanted to do better.
I think it would also be a very fun thing to be able to stretch out those very long legs and run very fast in a loping, graceful gait, instead of some kind of manic running with short legs that some people might notice if they ever saw me (but they never do, just sayin’).
So maybe I would pick giraffe.
After I explored today’s The Daily Create, tdc1987, I realized that this might be an excellent tool to use to capture the spirit of the Finger Man.
Sadly, Art mirrors Reality, as things just seem to get worse the longer this goes on.
Now, I would never be one to ever use The Mean Word at a The Daily Create, because I don’t like The Mean Word. So I will just say nice things and do my gratitude for today’s The Daily Create, and that will be all that I will say.
The Attribution of It.
Here is what it says on the website. Thank you to these fine folks for making this fun experiment!
The fotogenerator is composed by De Kennis van Nu en Nieuws en Co / NPO https://www.dekennisvannu.nl/site/artikel/Help-ons-kunstmatige-intelligentie-testen/9163
This webinterface is made bij Christopher Hesse, based on the work of Philip Isola et al: Image-to-Image Translation with Conditional Adversarial Networks https://arxiv.org/pdf/1611.07004v1.pdf
It was a wonderful concept film, before its time, that pre-dated “The Man in the High Castle” and showcased a group of battle-weary but courageous army Marine Paratroop Combat Engineers battalion led by their fearless Sgt. Mermaid caught behind enemy lines in Manhattan who have to fight their way home to Brooklyn by fording the Hudson using their battle-ready flying docks to bridge the gap and get back to home soil.
We had some wonderful folks working on the film, including UNCLE @jimgroom in his first starring role (as Sgt. Mermaid), me, and @olhatchetJack, plus music soundtrack by that @dkernohan and @VivianRolfe, edited by my little brother @iamTalkyTodd, and with a host of other great talent rounding out the credits.
I think that The Daily Create. tdc1985 person must have just finished watching it because they must have been dreaming about it after eating too much popcorn and licorice and said to make a surrealistical movie poster about the basic plot of my film, ‘a mermaid rebuilds the Brooklyn Bridge out of paradoxes…” so I think you can see what I mean.
Attributions of it:
- I found a great picture of the bridge for an inspiration called Brooklyn Bridge Wall Mural by 1Wall
- I used the font called Sigmar One Regular by Vernon Adams for the film title;
- I used Adventure and Adventure Hollow by Neale Davidson PixelSagas for the Sgt. Mermaid part of it.
- I used the font called SteelTongs by WhoAmIDesign to get all the fancy movie credits part at the bottom.