20 hours to Learn A new Skill, home schooling

What About Home Schooling Curriculum? How To Pick One?

This is a continuation for home schooling. Prior to planning and penciling a Pre K curriculum, I thought it was necessary to answer the following questions before I set forth on a curriculum. So here we go: What is my teaching style?What is my daughter’s learning style?What does Texas law state regarding curriculum ? Eclectic… Continue reading What About Home Schooling Curriculum? How To Pick One?

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Learning How to Sew, Zipper Installation

In a previous post, Healing, Blessings and Strides, I spoke about 25+ hours, an average of 3 hours a week teaching oneself how to sew, more specifically, installing zippers on small fabric bags. To get started with this project, I gathered as much information on zipper installations, going through the regular routes of learning -… Continue reading Learning How to Sew, Zipper Installation

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After 20+ hours of learning how to create and edit YouTube videos

After 20+ hours of learning how to create, edit and publish 6 YouTube videos in the last 6 weeks, my takeaway is this: I am a lot smarter than I was 6 weeks ago! LOL! But seriously! I have a better understanding of how to set up a video camera and most importantly how to… Continue reading After 20+ hours of learning how to create and edit YouTube videos

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Using Proxy Clips for Video Editing in KDenLive

Hafa Adai Everyone, Happy Pre-Labor Holiday! Prior to editing this week’s video, I discovered Proxy Clips. Proxy clips is a copy of a video recording which temporally reduces the image, size and quality for the purpose of speeding up the video editing and previewing process on slower computer machines, like mine, Lenovo, IdeaPad 330S. On… Continue reading Using Proxy Clips for Video Editing in KDenLive

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Editing Second YouTube video with KDenLive

Hafa Adai Everyone This week while working in KDenLive editing another YouTube video, I only focused on using these 3 basic tools: SelectionRazor ToolSpacer I have a better understanding of how to use these tools to my advantage. Unlike last week, I spent a total of 2 hours editing this week’s video – not five… Continue reading Editing Second YouTube video with KDenLive

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Video Effects and Rendering in KDenLive

This post is a continuation of Video Editing with KDenlive After making the appropriate video edit cuts to the actual tutorial footage, I went on to creating a video introduction. To get this done, I went back to my video recording station, created an introduction video – it took 5 separate trys. Following this, I… Continue reading Video Effects and Rendering in KDenLive

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Video Editing with KDenlive

Hello and Hafa Adai My Friends I worked on my first-ever YouTube Video Edit using KDenLive Version 20.08.0 ! At first glance, I was intimidated by all the shiny buttons – not understanding their purpose or functionality.  It took me about 5 hours of trial and error to edit an 11-ish minute video of folding… Continue reading Video Editing with KDenlive