During a session of Cre8, we were given the task to create something based on the theme 'The House of God'. I decided to make a multimedia presentation and, after searching for something to use, came across a beautiful poem by Sherri Puckett titled 'The House Behind The Weeds'. I then found some music: 'Coming Home' from Edge Church's 'One Sunday Afternoon' album, and 'Thy Word' performed by Michael W. Smith. I put it all together and came up with this presentation.
This is the first official trailer (advertisement) I created when my church started a new creative workshop - Cre8. This trailer (unlike a previous 'teaser') provided information about what Cre8 was, giving examples of the different styles of creative design.
The song is called 'Resurrection' from 'The Passion of the Christ' soundtrack by John Debney.
This is one of my first video presentations (created using Windows Movie Maker). I made it in 2005 for my church to show as a tribute to the Dads on Father's Day.
The song I used is 'My Father's Chair' by David Meece. You can read the story behind the song here: http://www.davidmeece.com/writings_myfatherschair.html
One of the original iterations of this website had a page explaining how I came to learn web design. As that page no longer exists, I thought I'd re-create it here...
I was first introduced to web design in my early-teens when my uncle bought me a magazine on the subject ("How to make a web site from A to Z" by John Horner). With it, I learnt the basics of coding HTML and started down the path of becoming a web designer.
Windows 8 has just been released. One of the major changes to the operating system, that is both the first thing users notice and the topic of some controversy, is the redesigned user interface, particularly the new 'Start Screen'. The Start Screen replaces the traditional Start Menu and is included in response to the increasing popularity of mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc.) that feature a touch screen. This is a fairly major paradigm shift from the traditional desktop metaphor most of us have come to know and love.
As many Windows users will no doubt be wondering whether an upgrade...