For this challenge I channeled my inner child and glue gunned together these little ‘constructs’. Made from scrap I ramsacked from the garage, and some stuff I found in the garden. I’m not going to lie, but it was a lot of fun making these!
Initial Idea: Stop Motion
Initially I wanted to make a stop motion video. It sounded like a fun idea, so I set up my camera in a corner of the room and had a desk lamp light the surface that I was filming. Then I edited and cut out all the parts where my hands were showing, see result:
Stop motion turns out to be quite difficult to record and edit! (I really don't have the patience for editing:P). But I'm certainly going to attempt this idea again at some point in the future (after thinking through my set up a little more).
Here are some pics from the process that I screen grabbed from the videos. They have a certain cozy feel to them. Otherwise there isn’t much to document here, you basically put some glue on something and then stick another thing onto it and hold it for a couple of seconds.
Here are the two ‘chestnut men’ that I came up with. I really like the look of the filaments of the glue, hence I didn’t remove it. Gives it sort of a wild look:
And that’s a wrap, hope you enjoyed! Honk Honk!
News and Updates
If you enjoyed this post, consider subscribing to my mailing list for the occasional update on new blog posts. No spam, promise. Otherwise come join me on Twitter!