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Polcyn Assignment 6: How to tape a baseball bat

Why I decided on this topic

Baseball has been my favorite sport ever since I remember. After years of playing, I have become pretty familiar with the ins and outs of the game, and one things I always thought was pretty cool was the different styles that people used to tape their wooden bats. When I first started using a wooden bat I always stuck to the simpler style where I covered the whole handle in tape, but as time went on I decided to try some new ideas out and ended up really liking a newer style called cross-taping (see below).

Here is an example of cross-taping, where the tape almost looks like diamonds on the handle.

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How To: Glitter Cut Crease

Glitter eyeshadow palette by Wet N Wild and loose glitter pigment (in silver) owned by Anaja Smith

Glitter eyeshadow palette by Wet N Wild and loose glitter pigment (in silver) owned by Anaja Smith

 

For assignment 6 (our how-to piece), I decided to do mine on makeup! Specifically a glitter cut crease. For those that are unaware of the trend, there are many articles out there, such as this one, that thoroughly explains what is it and how to achieve it. This was really fun to edit because I love watching tutorials, so I knew exactly what to look for when it came to the outline of mine. I show you step by step and also tell you what products are recommended to create this look.

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Adventures in Multimedia: Planning it Out

They say it’s always good to think before you speak – I think you could take that a step further for multimedia and say it’s a good idea to plan before you do. Assignment six involves creating a “How To” piece, and before shooting, we had to create storyboards to plan out what our videos will look like. I did mine on “How to be Happy.”

Here’s a look at mine (please excuse my stick figures):

storyboard kassam

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storyboard kassam 2

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