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Sunshine Mandala | Stop Motion

Here's a twist on my video of the Athena Mandala in process. This is a stop-motion of the Sunshine Mandala, where the art is photographed every minute or two, when you can see progress in the design. It was photographed with my Nikon D90 DSLR on a tripod, then edited in iMovie and uploaded to Vimeo. Since I'm on the freebie plan I had to wait 30 min for it to upload. So while that was in process I popped over to Flickr and uploaded in a few seconds and used the code from Flickr to embed it in this very post! You can upload photos of a limited size and up to 90 seconds in length to Flickr so this worked great. The little video is also at Vimeo... just in case.

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Reader Comments (9)

Wow...that's just cool! I've been reading your blog for quite some time, and I love it. You're so genrous with sharing ideas; there's just a wealth of information here!

05.9.2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaula

Tammy, That is awesome!!! You are so SMART to figure all that stuff out!
I love it when you post these. The music was perfect!!

05.9.2010 | Unregistered CommenterEden

Oh that's very cool. I think I'll try stop motion over the summer.

05.9.2010 | Unregistered CommenterMissKoolAid

I love this! So much fun to see the art progress. How long did it take you to do, start to finish?

05.9.2010 | Unregistered CommenterKat

*Paula, Eden, Sophie + Kat, thank you for your wonderful words. They make me smile! I think the first videos and stop-motions take a good bit of time, just moving up the steep but short learning curve to do basic work.

To answer Kat's question - Elapsed time was about 70 minutes, with several interruptions, naturally... Just found your blog and it's awesome!

~ Tammy

05.9.2010 | Registered Commentergypsy

i love it!

05.10.2010 | Unregistered Commenterstacy wills

Love it! Thanks so much for sharing and inspiring me to try stop motion. I just found your blog, and now I want to make madalas too.

05.25.2010 | Unregistered CommenterTricia

Loved this! I haven't seen your Mandalas and Doodles...they are wonderful:)

06.7.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMolly Freibott

the mandala was great, but I was totally impressed with the background!! awesome work on the stop frame too, really gave a sense of seeing your creativity blossom.

07.16.2013 | Unregistered Commenterruthart

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