PAY ATTENTION TO ME.

Featured Image taken by: Taryn *THIS POST CONTAINS A WORD THAT SOME MIGHT FIND OFFENSIVE*  BUT HEY, YOU. YES, YOU. HOW IS YOUR DAY GOING? WELCOME TO MY BLOG POST. ENJOY!  So how does it feel when I type in all CAPS. Doesn’t it feel like I’m YELLING at you? The consistent capitalization of letters is similar…

Post of Reflection

Featured Image taken by: Diana Robinson My top five discoveries I’ve made through my journey in the art of blogging: Sites like Flickr are your best friend Never try to write 10 blog posts in a span of two days STRONGLY EMPHASIZE THE SECOND POINT. Blogging is actually quite thought provoking. Being able to personalize my…

Butterflies won’t kill you

For me, the first steps to the podium are always the heaviest ones. Looking at all the people I will be speaking to, their expressions a mixture of disinterest to sympathetic smiles, I feel like throwing up my lunch from extreme nauseating nervousness. My hands and feet feel cold, but my face feels like fire….

“This is Water”

I hope that this video will keep your attention for more than 8 seconds. Let’s be better than a goldfish. Yes, I know. This video is over nine minutes. But I can definitely say it was well worth 562 seconds out of my day. The speech was done by David Foster Wallace as a commencement address to…

More Color: Let’s talk a little science

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.”  -Marcus Aurelius ———————————————————– Featured image taken by: Yann Gar After writing a previous post about color, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the topic. The idea about how something so simple can make such a big difference in how we perceive our surroundings really…

Google Adwords and Analytics

Featured image created by muammerokumus Google Adwords and Analytics can implemented into public relation by measuring the amount of traffic of individuals who travel to a particular website. So I understand that these two applications have very little or no relation with art, but I just find it so fascinating that I knew that I had…

Using Multimedia

Feature image taken by Khánh Hmoong Multimedia is defined as the use of a variety of artistic or communicative media. Besides my public relations major, I have also added a multimedia minor to my curriculum. For our class final project I was required to work as a group in order to cover a certain topic. My…

Billboards

Featured image by Andy Truthfully, billboards were one of the things that I was most amazed with after coming to the mainland from Hawaii. Due to certain laws, the island where I was born and raised prevented any real big billboards from being built. I was impressed about how large the images were, but also wondered…

Colors and Emotions

Featured Image taken by: Esparta Palma Often times when creating posters, ads, infographics, etc, professionals state that color plays a vital role in influencing an individual’s emotions. But despite the constant talk, there is actually very little data that back up the claim of color and persuasion. This fact makes the “psychology of color” one of…

Infographics for all

Featured image created by Daniel Zeevi “Just give me a thousand words and you may make your own pictures.” ― Erica Goros Living in a society filled with the constant updates of knowledge and literacy, having to shifting through pages of research and statistics can be tiring. Everyday in college, student are assigned reading assignment to…

Doodle your mind away

I can’t even count the number of times a teacher has scolded me for doodling during class while growing up. Small strange stick figures and creatures always filled the corners and borders of my assignments when I turned them in for grading. Truthfully, it wasn’t until a COLLEGE digital art class, that a teacher encouraged…

Pinterest: The Online Collage

Featured image created by mkhmarketing.wordpress.com  Ever since I was introduced to the glory of Pinterest in a recent journalism class, I have been addicted. The pool of a never ending flow of pictures and topics to search from absorbs me for hours (Also with a nice filter too, so I have no fear of running into…