Hi ho art friends.
I took a webinar recently on how to create videos using PowerPoint. Of course, at home, I operate in an Open Source environment, so it’s taken me some time to figure out how to create these videos using alternative methods and figure out what I would use them for.
Which leads to today’s post. As you know, I’ve closed my Etsy shop and re-opened my shop right here at Tenukihandcrafts HQ using a Business account and the Woo Commerce shop theme.
The idea came to me last night: make a short video about the first of the Zeus’ Women prints: Aphrodite. Once I got started, though, I made a catalog for the entire collection. It’s taken me all day to create, edit and post the video, as well as get the art prints posted to my shop. I still need to add the original artwork that is still available, as well as the greeting cards.
In the time it took me to get all the Zeus’ Women prints in the shop, I developed a nice rhythm for editing the photos and making the product posts. It is as easy to create this product posts here as it was on Etsy.
I used Google Slides and the Look Book theme to create the presentation. I recorded the presentation using vokoscreen, which is a screen capture program. I edited the video and music with kden live. Although the editing is straightforward, I find my current skill level is sufficient for the videos I am producing.
I did not record an audio track for this catalog, as I felt the text and images were sufficient.
The music is my favorite piece, “Right” by The Insider, which I downloaded from the Free Music Archive and use with permission via the artist’s Creative Commons Share and Share Alike license, with attribution. The music clip was only edited for time.
Without further ado, here is my first video catalog: