Author Archives: Jessica Hynes

About Jessica Hynes

This globe-trotter has spent the last few years travelling the world in search beautiful landscapes, good food and even better wine. From Nepal’s highest peaks to Bolivia’s salt flats, Jess has an undying appreciation for nature. A born and bred Sydneysider, she has a close connection with the ocean and is passionate about protecting it.

Looking to the next stage

As we are soon returning to the second half of semester it’s important to start considering a number of things… Firstly, over the next week it will be important for me to start watching tutorials and playing around with programs … Continue reading

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Proposed concept and layout

The essence of this project is to inform the user of the historical importance of the figure of Rasputin and will achieve this through engaging the user visually appealing, easy to navigate interaction. Given the complexities of Rasputin’s assassination, the … Continue reading

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Idea development

I have been trying to consider more seriously what my potential site may look like. The character of Rasputin and the sentiment of the period is encapsulated in doom and gloom, not to mention political tension. In terms of interface … Continue reading

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Finding an angle

Over the weekend I have read a lot about Rasputin’s life. But the more and more I read, the more I become intrigued by the story of his death. With conflicting versions and interpretations of the event,  it appears that … Continue reading

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Settling on an idea

These past few days I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m not going to get anywhere soon unless I settle on an idea. Once I make a decision I can start to dream about, envisage and debate who my audience … Continue reading

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What to do, what to do…

Looking back at the various documentaries we have studied over the past 7 weeks I am trying to think seriously about some viable options for my own project. The sites we have analysed show just how malleable the online medium … Continue reading

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Assessment 1: Online Analysis into Case Study

“I have a problem I’m sure many other bloggers face; I am perfectly comfortable sharing intimate details about my emotions with complete strangers I meet online but shy away from expressing my true feelings to anyone I know in real … Continue reading

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