Today I started working on videos for my online classes. I have very little experience with video making and editing. But you have to start somewhere right?
Here’s the video camera set up in my studio ready to record.
I borrowed some panels from my friend Sally (Thanks, Sally!) and set them up on the other side of my table. And then I did a few practice videos. Luckily, you won’t be subjected to them here. They were a bit laughable. And of course I seem to make all these funny gestures and facial expressions and watching yourself hem and haw is pretty excruciating. I have a program that you can cut off the beginning and end of the video and paste them together but not a fancy editing program. Hopefully, I will get the hang of it soon.
I worked a little bit more on my mixed media iris piece. If you look at last week’s photo, I had added some walnut ink which really changed the overall colors. I decided I didn’t like it so I wet it down and wiped it off. So now it is more of the true colors that I started with. I painted some fusible web a lighter shade of green and added it on top. I wanted to tone down the red-orange a bit more by adding in more “greenery”. Not sure where I’m going from here but it seems to need a bit more. What do you think? Would you stop here or add something else? If you would add something, what would it be? I’d love to hear your opinion.