Last Journal entry! I didn't get to this last night, because I ended up crashing at 9 pm cause I diid not feel well. Oh and might I mention that i woke up at later than I wanted? Sleeping for 10 hours totally wasn't supposed to happen, but it did (unfortunately). which means I didn't get anything done last night, which sucks :( So that means I didn't get any of my card roughs done, not even one, and even though I had every intention of getting up early to do so, but I couldn't motivate myself to. Oh, well, they arn't due til Tuesday, so I know that Ill will be turning in quality work then. I would rather turn in QUALITY work, instead of "BS" something just to say I have something, you know? So since I didn't feel well last night, I didn't do the music thing last night, so yep :p But I guess that emotion is still something that i can turn into an icon :]
So my icons: They are going to be representations of my emotions, based on listening to a diferent type of music each day whilst studying. On the back I will be describing what the image represents.
More Studying. Class and that is what I've been up to today, nothing really exciting. I figured that I would finish off this week strong, so I'm keeping myself busy with homework and such. This time, with the music, I had 2 different settings that I was working with. Firstly, I listened to dance music most of the day. I know not a good choice for studying seemingly. But like I said, I did 2 different type of homework today: working in the studio, and then studying and doing review for exams(which is what i am doing right now) But, as i found out, listening to dance while in the studio was great (it also blocked out the weird music that was playing in there to begin with :D). It put me in a real good mood, and I got so much done! On the other hand, not such a good choice for book studying, as I get distracted easily, so I am finding that I spacing out more, and going from studying, to Facebook/twitter,(ADD ME!! :D ok...distracted, sorry) bathroom break, more Facebook, then studying for a minute, etc...So in essence a journal entry that I could have had done 10 minutes ago I'm still plugging away on. Bleh.
Some songs: "Stamp on the Ground" and "Love is on Fire" by the Italobrothers, "the Riddle" by Gigi D'agostino, "Despre tine" by O-zone and "Too much of Heaven" by Eiffel 65
Today, I was busy all day. My mom came up to duluth today to take Some of my stuff back home that I don't need, which will help when moving out next week. Wow, I can't believe the semester is almost over, seems like it was yesterday that We were attending the first day of class....time does fly by when you are busy/ having fun
Now Im just at home, unwinding, watching tv with my roommate and drinking tea, getting ready for one more week of classes....life is good :)
I didnt have much homework that I worked on today, but I still listened to music. This time I listened to my one of my favorite genres, Trance. I find it very uplifting as well as calming. A good thing to fall asleep to! oh yeah, Trance music is usually mistakenly referred to as "techno" by most people.....that bugs me! :p
Songs: "Imagine" by Armin Van Buuren, "Sun in the Winter (Alex M.O.R.P.H remix)" Max Graham feat. neev Kennedy and "In Silence" Randy Katanai, to name a few!!!!
I forgot to post this yesterday, oops :[ I really didnt have anything eventful happen. Just hung out all day and and then spent time with friends. First we went shopping at Target, then thae evening they came over to my place and we enjoyed snacks and movie, then later a game of apples to apples....best party game, ever! Bring out the rock!!!! I'm listening to my favorite band, Breaking Benjamin right now. They are AWESOME! I even had the opportunity to see them in concert at the DECC in January...oh yeah Im seeing them again at the end of this month when they come through the cities. SO EXCITED!!!! Not exactly the best study music however :p
Song: Give Me a Sign and Diary of Jane, both by Breaking Benjamin
Other than that, nothing else is new. Anxious for school to be done, of course.......
Its finally the end of the week!! I love weekends. First off, I don't have class on Fridays, so I have the opportunity to get somethings done.I decided to go to the store this afternoon..finally I have some real food to eat, not just pre- packed "meals in a box" :) I always love buying healthy food, it always makes me feel so good, especially fresh fruit!. Now Im just relaxing, enjoying some Oreo pie and watching a movie with a couple friends - A perfect way to unwind after a long busy week. But now the last week of classes is here, and that means, finals are approaching..wow, this semester sure did fly by! Ok, now for the music stuff, So since I said i would listen to a different type a day, im making myself listen to something I generally don't like: hip-hop, although I do not despise it (unike rap!), in fact I gotta say the beat is nice as long as you don't really listen to whats being said. All I can say is, Not ideal for me to study to. I already have trouble focusing as is, and hip hop music just makes me want to get up and move around :p
Songs: Right Round by Flo Rida and Lolli Lolli by Three 6 Mafia :p
Today wasnt very exciting, just more classes and homework. Just another day of school. I feel like im running out of stuff to do! Atleast this class is the one that is keeping me a little bit busy. I finally finished all my glazing in ceramics. Cross that one off the list. Later in the the day I ended walking around outside, despite the fact that it was pouring. Hey, its much better than snow, and fresh air doesn't hurt anyone. :) I've been listening to a lot of classical music today, probably due to all the studying I've been doing this evening. It really put me in a "Get everything done!" mood.I really love Mozart and Beethoven's works. But really, I do love classical music, it's very relaxing!
Song of the moment: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, also listened to Beehoven's Symphonies 5 and 9
Today wasnt much more interesting than yesterday, just consisted of going to class, I know, real exciting. The good thing is, I can actually see the light at the end of tunnel, meaning I can actually feel like class is winding down, and Im getting everything done that I need to, even though I didnt do much today...And I went to bed at a decent time last night. that is ALWAYS a plus :) However, I didn't listen to music much today. I know, that goes against my experiment here, but I can say, by not having any background noise at all, I was VERY scatter-brained, and didnt get anything done today.
Today started out a bit slow. I don't have class until noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so I decided to be a bit lazy and watch TV for a couple of hours - Supernatural :) After that, I was actually very productive for the rest of the day. My first class of the is Ceramics, and for 2 hours I spent it glazing my projects. And I'm still not done, I still have one more project to glaze by Friday. This evening was spent by completing homework, I had a lot finish, but now i am pleased that I got my Graphic Design history project done. Which is the reason why I went to bed past midnight and forgot to post this entry.... For this assignment we are supposed to journal about our experiences day to day..Im having a feeling that they are supposed to coincide with each other, Hmm...what to do, Since my lifeisnt too exciting ...but I did have an idea to listen to a different song each day, in a different style and not only record that, but then represent how it helped me while studying as well as the style, in an icon. The icons will be representative of my emotions from this music.
I've been playing around with some different fonts, for now, I think I've settled on Helvetica Bold as my choice.