Author: rowanpeter

Here are my first attempts at playing the D major and E minor chords. Pretty bad. I’ll continue to practice slowly alternating between the two chords and then I’ll attempt to record an Asynchronous Jam with the Class Recording: Strumming D major and E minor. Then, I’ll learn A minor. Strumming D major and E […]

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It took some time, but I was finally able to string my guitar with new D’Addario Medium Light strings. This is the process I worked through. Using pliers, I gently tugged the bridge pins from the bridge, removed the old strings and then placed the ball end of each new string into their respective bridge […]

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The story of my guitar, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Chapter 1 – Last Saturday The story of my guitar is plain and rather unglamorous. I wanted to take part in the Introduction to Guitar course, so I went to a nearby pawn shop and then bought an acoustic guitar that seemed to be in […]

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I can’t play guitar. I decided to change that by buying a second-hand acoustic guitar and then signing up as an open online student to the Introduction to Guitar course. The Introduction To Guitar course is going to be challenging and fun. I hope it’s not too painful to watch and listen to me learn […]

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Bobbin’ and weavin’ (and let the good get even), originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Bob takes cover behind a car in a Heat themed Gun Crazy GIF celebrating DS106 GIFfest. There’s a lot of crazy gun action in Heat that I’m sure can be sampled for an animated gif. This animated gif sampled a shot […]

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Automated holster action from Robocop, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Automated holster action from Robocop for a Gun Crazy GIF celebrating DS106 GIFfest. Robo’s gun spinning and holstering sequence is reminiscent of a Sheriff in a Western. A lone (rebuilt) lawman responsible for cleaning up the town.

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Moo Moo Says The Boid GIF, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A dancing bird inspired Moo Moo Says The GIF for DS106 GIFfest. If only I read the assignment brief correctly. Animation is restricted to COWS ONLY. Other animals are not included in the assignment brief. Maybe, just maybe these boids could be considered an […]

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