Animating Characters with a Webcam and Microphone

Creative Cloud becomes more user-friendly with each release. One of the most exciting additions in 2017 is a beta product called “Character Animator.” Before you read on, let this video speak for itself. Character Animator allows digital artists to bring still drawings to life … Continue reading Animating Characters with a Webcam and Microphone

Workshop: Creating Instructional Video Using Personal Devices Aug. 22-23

Dates/Times: 10 am – 4 pm, August 22 and 23, Language Center, Kohlberg Hall This workshop is intended for faculty with an interest in creating course, or program related videos. We’ll walk you through the process of conceptualizing, storyboarding, scripting, filming, editing and captioning a video. We’ll encourage you to bring your own camera, record off a phone or personal device and edit using software available to you through the College. You’ll walk away with a finished video that’s ready to use and the skills to replicate the process in the future. This is an opportunity to work on, for … Continue reading Workshop: Creating Instructional Video Using Personal Devices Aug. 22-23

Sneak Peek: Lynda Insights

Since late summer 2013, Swarthmore users have had access to the entire library of Lynda.com videos (found at lynda.swarthmore.edu).  During that time, we’ve had 1284 users watch 47,272 videos for a total of 3397 hours.  Are you missing out? At the time of this post, there are 5755 courses totalling 212,653 video tutorials available, on topics ranging from Gmail to mindfulness to Amazon Web Services to how to play rock guitar.  But what courses and video are most popular? Looking at the 2016-2017 school year, the top five courses are: Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2015) Revit Structure 2016 Essential Training Java … Continue reading Sneak Peek: Lynda Insights