What You Make (Haha) of It Guide

Created by Kelli (@helterskelliter), guide for GIF It All Together: Digital Art / Digital Life Make

My gif to you~ To me, a lot of our discussion has revolved around whether or not new digital media is art. Does it have that essence to it that makes traditional art moving and purposeful and, well, art? Can work made through digital means? I don’t know about you, but the answer to that for me, is yes. more… »

*I'm not responsible for any torch-related injuries Guide

Created by Kelli (@helterskelliter), guide for GIF a Process Make

Ever wondered how to solder something together??? Well, look no further–I’ve got you. Though no small task, I was able to condense the basic soldering process into 6 easy steps: (supplies not included) Place your soldering chips around the two pieces of metal you want to solder. Fire fire fire fire fire (torch your piece more… »

Selfies for the NSA Agent Assigned to You~ Guide

Created by helterskelliter (@helterskelliter), guide for This GIFfed Digital Life Make

Big Brother’s got to know my angles, right??? Lol My main gif here plays off the idea that out online activity is always being monitored. Specifically, I’m referencing the ongoing joke online (since the Snowden thing???) that all American citizens have an NSA/FBI agent assigned to watch them. I used a clip from the mockumentary What more… »

Pounding Away~ Guide

Created by helterskelliter (@helterskelliter), guide for Most Fascinating Subject in the World Meme Make

So, for those who don’t know, writing is not my only art. I also do metalworks and jewelry-making. It is a very rewarding form of art but it can take a lot of effort and patience. Nothing happens quickly. Anyway, I decided to meme what sometimes feels like a meme–especially after a few hours when the more… »

Every Moment Is A Poem If You Hold It Right~ Guide

Created by helterskelliter (@helterskelliter), guide for Five Photo Digital Life Stories Make

So, this isn’t my first time writing a story from this 5 card flickr roulette. I wrote another story last year, titled “Lucid Dreaming“. It’s more of a poem, really. I find that using images like this–in this seemingly random order–is conducive to creating poetry. Images are moments and poetry is a means through which more… »