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Lady Isabella F A Shores

1 Year Ago

Finally Made A Vid I Am Proud Of

I have shown a couple of vids in past threads and, to be honest, they have been abysmal LOL

I did it though! I finally made one I am proud of and it was in the trusted old Movie Maker everyone makes digs at :)



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Janine Riley

1 Year Ago

Abbie that is beautiful.
Your choice of such poignant music perfectly complements the history of the danger & beauty of a voyage out to sea.

 

Janine, Thank you!!!

 

Kylani Arrington

1 Year Ago

I like it! It's actually very relaxing and quite beautiful. Definitely good choice of music and I like how long you let the image sit before moving on to the next one.

 

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P S

1 Year Ago

I like the way the titles are included and also the transitions. The mood of the music works great too with the paintings.

 

Rich Franco

1 Year Ago

Abbie,

Very Nice indeed And is it me, or has your art reached a new level in this last year?

Rich

 

The artwork is dynamic and memorable. The music haunting. -W

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

Abbie, that's beautiful and it does a great job of showcasing your artwork! The sound track is a perfect compliment, too.

 

Thank you all so much !!

Rich, I have only been painting a couple of years and it took a year to 'get into my stride' as I had NO idea what I was doing LOL I think, hope, I am finally finding my feet and am now enjoying the experience :)

Philip, commented on your Youtube :)

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

If anyone is inspired by Abbie's movie to make one of your own, I have a video tutorial for artists on creating a slideshow of your art with music using Windows Live Movie Maker here:



p.s. Please forgive the intro wording; I filmed it as a companion to my magazine article. :-)

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

Here is mine :-)


Also, in addition to the tutorial, I listed a few sources for legal music on my blog post, too: http://www.booksmithstudio.com/techniques-and-tutorials/video-tutorial-windows-live-movie-maker-for-artists-showcase-your-artwork/

I hope it helps someone!

 

Nikki, that is brilliant!

I had a terrible job finding good music and scoured sites. I will have to link to yours on my Featured tubers from the 1stAngel page

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

Thanks, Abbie! Glad I could be of help! :-)

 

Tom Roderick

1 Year Ago

Bravo! Nicely done.

 

Tom Druin

1 Year Ago

abbie .... very nice and the music perfect .Photography Prints .Sell Art Online .beautiful images .

 

Bob Galka

1 Year Ago

Hey Abbie.. nicely done.

But.. ;O) do you have an interactive slideshow of this? It's probably just me, but I don't care for videos of art work. I like to stare at art for longer than most artwork videos provide. I prefer those that have the option to click to pause, go full screen, go back etc. The video is good for grabbing someone's attention on a webpage though and encourage a click through to an interactive gallery... Maybe you have such a set up.... I guess I should have gone to your site first.... ;O)

bob

 

Carmen Hathaway

1 Year Ago

Nice piece Abbie...I'm a proponent of some of the older software also.

Bob...you can pause any youtube video by pressing stop -- or even directly on the screen -- there are HD options in the base toolbar as well as full screen options.

 

Bob Galka

1 Year Ago

Well I hope Abbie doesn't take anything I said as a critique about here video skills ;O) I did say.. "nicely done".

No.. I was just commenting on the use of video to present artwork by "forcing" (not really the word I was looking for) the viewer to look at everything. I know about the youtube controls, but they are not ideal in this case.

bob

 

Carmen Hathaway

1 Year Ago

I got what you meant Bob -- one can never be too sure what the viewer knows about the video controls ;)

 

Lisa McStamp

1 Year Ago

Beautifully done, Abbie.

 

Mario Labonte

1 Year Ago

Fairway market mural by Victoria BC artist Mario Labonte ...

 

Thank you!

I have not got a slideshow. Easily made though

 

Lynn Palmer

1 Year Ago

Very nicely done and I love the music you selected.

 

Lovely, Abbie, and a great choice of music -- I did, of course, did wonder whether you were the vocalist.

I love art video slideshows, and can lose myself on YouTube, watching them for hours at a time. The well-constructed ones are mesmerizing. :-) I don't design my slideshow videos as anything other than commercials. They're just visual appetizers to coax a viewer into clicking through to my site(s).

Now, if I could only stick to my plan to create a minimum of one video per month . . . ;-)

 

Murray Bloom

1 Year Ago

Very nice, Abbie. Several of your paintings really knock me out.

 

Thank you and a HUGE thank you to those who loved my paintings themselves. As a self taught learner, all praise VERY gratefully received :D

 

Angelina Vick

1 Year Ago

I just watched your video. It very clean and professional looking. I would be proud to have my work displayed this way.

I liked the soft music too.

 

Jean Noren

1 Year Ago

Abbie, it was great. Fantastic paintings and lovely music.

 

Gunter Nezhoda

1 Year Ago

Very very smooth, i'm impressed how pro it looks, wonderful art, love the ships and as you know the itch.
And for 2 years of painting, can't wait to see what you deliver in the future .....................

If I may make a suggestion: The music is awesome, I would ad a 2nd track with sound effects. When it shows the nautical images I would have the ocean under the music and the animal paintings would have matching sounds as well. It would make it much more punchy and deliver the story. Just an idea, sorry

 

Gunter Nezhoda

1 Year Ago

@Nikki, Super as well

 

Xoanxo Cespon

1 Year Ago


Here's one I made of Hernán Ruiz performing one of his compositions in my studio...


 

Tony Murray

1 Year Ago

Awesome Abbie !

 

Tony Murray

1 Year Ago

For anyone who's interested a video is needed for this song: You can sign up for it on Talenthouse.

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

@Gunter - Thank you! :)

 

Dan Daugherty

1 Year Ago

Bravo Abbie!!

I tried to make a video for my Family using Movie maker, but I wanted to fade video clips instead of Stills. I ended up using a software I couldn't afford, but it worked well all except for a lack of Font choices.

Here is the video I did for my Family... Music was by Carl Hergasell, My Local Ace Hardware Store owner. Sorry about the watermark...One day I will re-do this video.
Also, I had to preface the video, Jessica was my Niece.



 

Dan Daugherty

1 Year Ago

It's going to take me some time, But I will have to go through all of the video's here...I LOVE the soundtrack on yours Abbie!!

 

Abbie it's a lovely introduction to your work. I particularly enjoyed the paintings in the beginning. They had a southern bluesy feel to them. Self taught... wow.

I've enjoyed every ones vids.

Here is one I did last year after someone who no longer is here encouraged us to try and make a vid of our art. I really had fun making it and vowed I make another. Sadly I haven't done that yet. These are black and whites primarily taken with a Holga.

 

Gunter Nezhoda

1 Year Ago

Thanks for the inspiration Nikki and Abbie, did mine today:

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

@Dan - Your sculpture is beautiful and a wonderful tribute to your niece. I'm sorry for your loss. I lost my own kid sister at 29 a few years ago and it still feels fresh in my mind. My condolences. I've always been impressed by your creations and this piece is amazing, as always!

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

@Lynn-Marie - The gentle zooming really adds a sense of depth to your photography, and the soft music is a perfect compliment. A lovely presentation for your art!

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

@Gunter - Great work, and great choice of music to showcase your photography!

I do have one small suggestion that you might wish to consider. You may think about rearrange the photos slightly to end with a non-person photo, or a photo of yourself. As it is, with the woman's headshot and your name rolling in at the same time, it implies that the photo is you rather than that she is your model. Maybe that's just me, though?

All in all, a great video!

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@Everyone - I know there were a few videos I didn't get a chance to watch in their entirety yet, but I need to chase my little munchkins before they destroy the living room...more than they already have, lol!

 

These are wonderful!! Thank you all for sharing so much!

 

Gunter Nezhoda

1 Year Ago

I was thinking about that Nikki, I put the part with my photo and credits in the middle because I was afraid I can't hold the attention of the viewer for 4 min., but I do agree with you. I might change it ................ but not today anymore :)

 

Julian Sula

1 Year Ago

Well done Abbie!

 

Lara Ellis

1 Year Ago

Nice!! Very well done! I love your nautical themed paintings too! :)

 

Dan Daugherty

1 Year Ago

Wow...There are some Great Video's here.. A person could learn a lot hanging out here...LOL

Thanks Nikki...

 

Kay Pickens

1 Year Ago

Abbie, I really like that. You did such a nice job. The music fits the paintings so perfectly too. Thanks for sharing. It's on my to do list, but haven't made one yet.

 

Nikki Marie Smith

1 Year Ago

@Julian - I love time lapse videos! And what dramatic music you chose to accompany your painting process. Well done!

 

Natalie Holland

1 Year Ago

Beautifully done, Abbie! :)

 

Michael Hoard

1 Year Ago

Abbie, I watched your video and enjoyed it, I liked the oil of the conversation, very nice composition.

 

Janice Drew

1 Year Ago

Abbie, this is very well done. You should be proud of your work. Love the music that accompanies the paintings.

 

Thank you so much!!

Great video Julian AND painting!

 

Patricia Cleasby

1 Year Ago

Great videos.
Really lovely Beth. So many great paintings since I've been to your site. How fast the time goes....

 
 

Warren Thompson

1 Year Ago


Nice one Abbie. I will have to try Movie Maker.

 

Patricia Strand

1 Year Ago

Beautiful job, well done! Very pleasant to view -- great choice of music, too. I especially like your "Inland Waterway" paintings, because I've rarely seen those types of boats. I hope you do more of those :)

 

A M Johnson

1 Year Ago

Very nice Abbie and all the others in this thread! I usually "skim" videos but I actually watched Abbies in its entirety. That means your video was particularly amazing. :)

Since I am a photographer, I do BTS videos, not slide shows. This is my first one I ever did. It sucks more than a Hoover but for some reason it has been ripped off in part for music videos!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvB0_DR011M

The one I really like that I did: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htnrOFIi5Vc Kelley, the model in the bikini is getting married at the end of the month.

 

John, your work is fabulous!

Great vid Warren

AM loved seeing you dance LOL

 

what on earth does PWNED mean??

 

Xoanxo Cespon

1 Year Ago

Great stuff everyone!!!

Here's another one of mine, poetry, photography and the beautiful music of Maestro, Hernán Ruíz...

 

A M Johnson

1 Year Ago

@Abbie, PWND is what the kids say when they mean "owned" as in gotcha!

 

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