Prompt 2 ‘Shapes’ – The human face through shape

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Picasso - Cubism 1937 by oddsock, on Flickr
“Picasso – Cubism 1937” (CC BY 2.0) by oddsock

“Who sees the human face correctly; the photographer, the mirror, or the painter” – Picasso

Your challenge: See the human face through shape

 

How to participate
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Prompt 1 ‘Shapes’ – Tangram

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Tangram Set by origami_madness, on Flickr
“Tangram Set” (CC BY-NC 2.0) by origami_madness
“The tangram  is a dissection puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape using all seven pieces, which may not overlap” -Wikipedia

Your challenge: Print out the template below, cut out the 7 shapes and make a new image using all 7 pieces, taking care that they do not overlap

Resources:

Template to print : Black and White or Colour – (via http://www.activityvillage.co.uk)

Examples of Tangrams here

 

How to participate
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Prompt 5 ‘Time’ – Dawn to Dusk

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timelapsed downtown toronto by wvs, on Flickr
“timelapsed downtown toronto” (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by  wvs
Dawn to Dusk

Your challenge: Capture the transition from day to night in a series of images

 

(Take some images regularly throughout the day and then stitch images together with a collage maker app)

 

Resources:

Collage Maker Apps

Fotor

Pic Stitch (iphone) or Pic Grid (Android)

 

How to participate
  • Use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @campuscreate your response. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #timespark
  • If you are not on social media, find out how to participate

 

 

Prompt 4 ‘Time’ – Timed Sketches

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Hand Sketch

Do a timed creation: what can you sketch quickly?

Make 3 timed sketches of something of your choice. Set your phone/timer and complete the three sketches within the time allocated.

 (Sketch 1) 3 minutes;  (Sketch 2) 1 minute; (Sketch 3) 30 seconds.

 

How to participate
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Prompt 3 ‘Time’ – Time Magazine Cover

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TIME Magazine; Person of the Year, Greg’ by Tony Fischer Photography, on Flickr
“TIME Magazine; Person of the Year, Greg’” (CC BY 2.0) by  Tony Fischer Photography

What or Who is on your Time Magazine Cover?

Resources:

Here’s a simple template to help

Or a photoshop template

 

How to participate
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Prompt 2 ‘Time’ – Science Fiction Novel

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Aliens

We can now listen to the dark universe

In the last week US scientists have, after decades of effort succeeded in detecting gravitational waves from the violent merging of two black holes in deep space.

These waves are in the frequency range that humans can actually hear. We can now listen to the dark universe.

Listen here.

 

Your challenge: Write a Science-Fiction novel in 6 words

 

Resources:

What is a Six Word Novel? Find out here

See some examples of Six Word Stories

How to participate
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Prompt 1 ‘Time’ – Bookface

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“So many books, so little time”

Frank Zappa

Your challenge: Share your #bookface

Resources:

What is a #bookface? Find out here

See some examples on Pinterest

 

How to participate
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Prompt 5 ‘Passion’ – St. Valentine’s Day Card

Prompt 5 ‘Passion’ – St. Valentine’s Day Card

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 This Sunday is St. Valentine’s day 

Your challenge: Design a St. Valentine’s day card

Resources:

Here is a resource to help:  Canva.com –Use Canva’s drag-and-drop feature to design your graphics.

 

How to participate
  • Use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to share your response.
  • Don’t forget to use the hashtag #passionspark
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Prompt 4 ‘Passion’ – Love Letter

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Connemara National Park
Connemara National Park Image: Sally Mc Hugh

Write an anonymous love letter/poem to a building or place in Galway that you love.

 

How to participate
  • Publish a new post on your blog, or Facebook account, interpreting the theme.
  • Use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @campuscreate your response. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #passionspark
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Prompt 3 ‘Passion’ – Sporting Passion

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“Football is not a matter of life or death… it’s more important than that” –  Bill Shankly

Have you a sporting passion?

 

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