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In-Depth #3

I’ve spent the last week or so applying the knowledge that Ms. Learmonth has shared with me. I’ve been focusing mainly on drawing figures in fashion and applying my designs to the figures. When drawing figures, you use the head as a kind of measurement. Seven heads tall is a typical figure, but in fashion and anime, a more exaggerated figure of eight heads is used. I first used markers.. Read More

In-Depth #2

It’s been about two weeks since I’ve really kickstarted my In-Depth project. Solidifying Ms. Learmonth, a teacher at Gleneagle, as my mentor was a highlight of those weeks. We haven’t had the chance to really meet and work solely on my In-Depth together due to our busy schedules, but we’ve exchanged emails and she’s helped me with projects for the costume design program in the theatre department at Gleneagle. Ms. Learmonth.. Read More

ZIP Final DOL

To what extent is the relationship between beauty gurus and their viewers influenced and/or manipulated by the YouTubers?   ZIP this year has been a very enlightening journey, and definitely more interesting and personally beneficial than last year in my opinion. My question is centred on a topic that’s ingrained in my day-to-day life, and learning more about the topic has brought a new level of awareness during my interactions.. Read More

In-Depth #1

This year for In-Depth, I will be learning about sewing and garment construction. Fashion design is an interest of mine, so the project this year is an opportunity to learn how to make my own clothing from scratch. I have basic knowledge of sewing that I’ve gotten from middle school Home Ec classes, but the most they’ve taught me is how to sew a sock monkey. During my project, I.. Read More

ZIP #3

Reflect on your inquiry question, and how your understanding is changing, becoming more focused, or is perhaps being reaffirmed by your research. What do you now know that you didn’t know when you started this inquiry?   My original inquiry question was “how do YouTube niches effectively target demographics?”. Through research, I’ve realized that the really interesting aspect of YouTube lies with the relationship between YouTubers and their viewers, and.. Read More

ZIP #2

What is a specific source of information that you’ve found valuable in answering your inquiry question? How has it proved valuable? Explain.   Before I begin, I wanted to inform those interested that I’ve yet again refocused my inquiry question. Instead of inquiring into the effectiveness of ALL YouTube niches, I have chosen to specifically research beauty gurus and vloggers. These niches are closely connected and the research I’ve done so.. Read More

ZIP #1

Reflect on your inquiry question, and how your understanding is changing, becoming more focused, or is perhaps being reaffirmed by your research. What do you now know that you didn’t know when you started this inquiry? My current inquiry question is: how do youtube niches effectively target demographics? When I initially chose this question, I was thinking of what would sound the most impressive or eloquent and not what I.. Read More

ZIP Proposal

How do YouTube niches effectively target demographics? This year for ZIP, I would like to explore the social media platform YouTube, specifically the niches popular content creators I enjoy belong to. These niches all have specific audiences they cater to, and I want to learn how niches effectively target demographics. YouTube is a very popular social media platform, and I admit to spending hours on end perusing videos that have.. Read More

Wizard of Earthsea – Style Analysis

What stood out the most about Le Guin’s overall writing style in Chapter 1 of the novel?   In chapter one of the Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin, she utilizes literary devices like expanded moment, imagery and foreshadowing while giving readers the information they need and simultaneously avoiding what may distract from the moments in time she chooses to present. When we’re first introduced to Duny, Ursula describes him as “the.. Read More

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