Design the cover of your autobiography [remixed]: Swede It

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Original Assignment

Design the cover of your autobiography created by Randomriter (Bridgette Metzinger)
Design (using any programs you want) the cover of your autobiography. What pictures would you include? What would you title it?
Make sure it really shows off who you are what you want your audience to see in you by the cover.

Remix Card: "Swede It"

Yeah, it's fine and dandy to swede a multi-million dollar film and have it be cutesy and low-budget and novel, but what if you had to a swede a film that's ALREADY cutesy and low-budget and novel? What would that even look like? Let's find out... together.

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