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I was not looking forward to taking this class. People usually say it is hard, and the thought of learning a bunch of design software sounded pretty daunting. However, after syllabus week most of my worries were put to rest.  That was probably because we hadn’t started using any of the software yet…. Fast forward … Continue reading Sore Eyes

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What is the difference between art and advertising? This was the big take away question that really got me thinking in the first week of this class. Although it may seems like an easy enough question, the lines are a lot more blurred than…

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When I first saw the visual representation of the design process, I thought it resembled a toddler’s poor attempt at cursive. However, when it was further explained all my inner monologue could say was…”Yes. That is it. That is what this scribblely mess looks like up here and in every other creative person’s mind.” It weaves in and out of itself. Taking sharp turns and loose curves up and down. The line appearing to be carried by an indecisive wind until it finally dies down to a clear and

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Knowing that a new semester has begun, I feel as if school is going by way too fast. My classes are already interesting because they are closely related to the real world and I will be able to apply what I learn soon. But for now, I will engage in these sections as I have […]

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For a college student, syllabus week is just about as good as it gets. You get to see all of your college buddies for the first time in a while, and for some reason it is the one week of the year where it is somewhat socially acceptable to go to campus corner every night. … Continue reading The Joys of Syllabus Week

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While I am an Advertising major, and I do find the creative side of things extremely interesting, I am an Account Planner at heart. This side of the tracks is completely unfamiliar to me. Not so much from a conceptual standpoint, but from a technical standpoint. I understand the “puking” or brainstorming process of simply … Continue reading Knee Jerk Reactions

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When I was starting this class I had no idea what I was getting into. I quickly learned that it was not going to be as bad as I had thought on the first day when it was announced that class is going to let out 95 minutes early than I had anticipated. On Tuesday […]

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I am an Advertising sophomore at the University of Oklahoma. I aspire to be a creative director at an advertising agency in either Boston or New York.I have a background in Adobe Creative Suite and ensure everything is “pica perfect.” I’m just beginning my venture around website building. I am an efficient collaborator with a keen eye for detail and work well independently and in small groups. A little personal bit about me. I am from Houston, TX. I will do anything for coffee, I am absurdly

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The “million dollar idea” is what we are all waiting for. The single moment when the epiphany hits and it seals the deal to success. Our perception of this is that these people that make millions on a single idea have cut the middle man, cheated the system, and completely bypassed the concept of working […]