My parents are in town visiting for the week (yay!) so I've been spending some quality time with them instead of the computer. BUT I wanted to wish you all a happy Monday as well as share a video I created last week.
While taping for my Creatively Made Watercolors class, I realized three big things. One- Always make sure the camera is filming. (I don't want to admit how many times I had to redo an entire lesson because the camera just shut off and I didn't realize it. Luckily, practice makes perfect. Or kind of perfect.) Two- talking to yourself all day makes you a little crazy. So crazy that you may just start singing to the camera despite not having the best singing voice. And three- watching yourself on video is incredibly funny. So entertaining in fact, that I thought I'd create a "blooper reel" of sorts and share it with you all. There were so many other bits I couldn't fit in this video without it becoming super long, but hopefully this gives a little insight into what goes on "behind the scenes." (and let's you see just how much I talk with my hands. I mean seriously. I'm going to poke someone's eye out one of these days.)
One "slip up" in particular- which has long since been edited out to protect those with fragile ears- was during the last lesson. I was trying to say "pull UP method" and I accidentally said "pull OUT method." Ever awkward, I tried to cover it up (and give some advice?) by saying something like "Oh that's inappropriate. And definitely doesn't work so don't do that." I think I then realized I was making the situation even worse, which then of course proceeded to my laughing hysterically for like 2 minutes. But like I said, it's been edited out, though even the best editing couldn't hide the laughter in my voice.
So yep. I can't wait for the class to launch (August 5th!!) and hope to see you all there. If you haven't signed up yet, but want to learn how to watercolor or get a refresher, get on that! It's super easy. And inexpensive. And awesome.