24.02.09 by Jeff

Project #7 – Alter a magazine!

Here is Booooooom Project #7! Alter a magazine cover! Find a magazine cover (a person’s face is a great starting point). Alter the image using pen, pencils, paint, scissors, whatever! Take a photo of your creation! No digital work – get off your computer! This took me 2 minutes, you can will do a better job!

booooooom project 7 alter a magazine cover

Upload your photo using the form below!

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16.01.09 by Jeff

Project #6 – Pixel Portraits!

Here’s the first bunch of great “pixel portraits” submitted to Project #6! I especially like the ones from the few films I don’t recognize. If you’re gonna submit one, get in nice and close to the screen or zoom in – the more pixelated the better (instructions here) See how many you know…

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Andrew

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12.01.09 by Jeff

Project #6 – Pixel Portraits!

Here is Booooooom Project #6! Pixel Portraits! Throw on one of your favourite movies. Pause it. Pull out your camera (make sure the flash is off). Snap a portrait of one of the actors (depending on your shutter speed you may need to try several times before you get one without a dark bar moving across the image).

pixel portraits film still booooooom project 6

Upload your photo using the form below! Make sure you include your name but don’t worry about including the movie title or character’s name, part of the fun will be everyone else trying to guess. Once there are several submissions I will post the gallery and the guessing game can begin.

I don’t want screenshots from a computer, I want portraits shot with a camera in all their pixelated glory!

Do you know the title of this movie? The character’s name? (Bonus points awarded if you know the line of dialogue.)

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06.01.09 by Jeff

Project #5b – Postcards!

Here we go again! Our gigantic Project #5 continues over at Design For Mankind! Pick a submission from Project #5 and re-design it! Paint it, draw it, cut & paste it, collage it, photograph it, whatever you want! Scan it and send it to Erin with the subject line “Free Encouragement.” Erin will sift through the entries and the lucky ones will be made into an Encouragement Postcard Pack! Submissions must be original work – dimensions are 4″ x 6″ – deadline is February 1st.

postcard encouragement project design for mankind booooooom

Send your entries to erin[AT]designformankind[DOT]com. Below are links to all the submissions from Project #5! Pick out your favourite message and re-design it!

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22.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 11

Here is Part 11 (the final part) of our Free Encouragement project with Design For Mankind! I apologize if I missed your entry, I had to manually throw these all together and it was quite a daunting task going through more than 400 of these little guys. Stay tuned in the new year for the second half to this enormous project! Thank you to all of you who participated (especially those of you whose first language is not english)!

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18.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 10

Here is Part 10 of our Free Encouragement project (with Design For Mankind)! We are no longer accepting new entries. All of the remaining messages will be posted this month! Here are submissions #361 – #400.

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12.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 9

Okay, here is Part 9 of our Free Encouragement project! All of the remaining messages will be posted throughout the rest of December! Here are submissions #321 – #360. Enjoy:

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05.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 8

Okay, here is Part 8 of our Free Encouragement project! Today is actually the cut-off day for submissions – We are not accepting anymore submissions at this time! All of the remaining messages will be posted throughout December and then the project shifts over to Design For Mankind! Read through submissions #281 – #320.

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