Video Art Samples

Video Art Samples

This category includes a variety of pieces that I shot and edited myself — using a professional camera and professional editing software. These videos promote the work of local artists as well as one short pieces of my craft work.

Included in my art clips, are short “tone poems” about the natural surrounds in my woodland property and when I travel. Contact me to discuss how I can create simple stories like these for you and your artistic adventures, your family activities or your favorite environs.

Various Artists and Their Work

The Swiss-Smith Style of silver and goldsmith pieces are cherished as a young lady glides through scenes while reflecting on her memories. The viewer catches glimpses of various handwrought jewelry created by the silver & goldsmith jeweler, Claudia Hug. See this website for more about her fine jewelry.

Metaphorically Speaking introduces you to Judith Ernst’s background, provides a demo of her extraordinary pottery, and her philosophy about its creation. See Judith’s website for more information.

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Chaos and Cosmos is an investigation into where Shelley Hehenberger gets her inspiration for her strong abstract paintings; it shows her at work scraping while composing her unique artwork. See her website for more information.

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New Work Jan 2014 is a montage of Shelly’s new work. A musical composition of original work by Jesse Sprinkle is the soundtrack that accompanies the movement of images.

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Emily and the Buds is a very short impressionistic piece that eavesdrops on Emily Weinstein as she describes how a series of work she created this spring was inspired by the season! See Emily’s website for a wide range of her artwork.

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Needlepointillism documents a recent show by Ralph Wileman and his fine art needlepoint works. No commentary, just a straightforward framing and zoom to see each detail of each piece hung at the Horace Williams house the summer of 2012. See Ralph’s website for more background.

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Year of Magical Thinking uses various editing effects to zoom in, zoom out, tilt, and pan to reveal various elements of Susan’s handmade paper. This was editing by me using professional software.

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Goats Graze was shot while Emily Weinstein painted en plein air while goats grazed on her property. Goats are cute and her garden is lovely.

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Creekside Paintings by Barbi Dalton uses a waterbrush type digital effect to compliment her lovely watercolor work depicting various scenes along the creek that surrounds her house for 180 degrees. See Barbi’s website for many examples of her work.

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Eduardo Lapentina is so prolific it is hard to keep up with him. His work is textured, swift, intense and delightful. Check him out on Facebook. It is the easiest way to keep up with his work!

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Marbelized Motions is a short video showing samples of marblelized silk I made while at Penland School of Crafts.

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Nature Studies

Winter Observations was shot by me along the creek at the back of my house during the winter. It was my first so-called tone poem.

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Waterfall Musings is a short piece that includes shots of paths to my studio as well as the various rock gardens my partner and I have lovingly built around our home.

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Oak Island proudly displays the various flora found along the coast of Oak Island in North Carolina. This was shot with a prosumer camera but edited with professional editing software.

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Stroll in Spring is a very brief musical slide show that uses effects to dissolve through shots of flowers in my garden. This is produced quickly by using an application that is inexpensive and versatile.

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Marbled is Magic shows you samples of shawls I have made by “hydro-printing”. The music I picked sounds ethereal to be, and that is the phrase that feels right to me.