Supercut… eh maybe next time

Firstly let me say that creating supercuts are a lot more difficult then they seem. I’ve never dabbled in editing videos so I had no idea just how complicated the process can be especially for a newbie like me. Though I suppose that the finished product always looks so amazing that you rarely consider the effort and time that went into making it. Nevertheless I do want to make a supercut in the future as I think learning how to edit videos and put clips together is a useful skill to know.

Since doing the supercut didn’t pan out I instead opted to do an assignment I saw on the Daily Create. The assignment was to take a picture of any public figure then put a quote on the picture from another, somehow related public figure and then attribute the quote to another related public figure.

The public figure whose picture I choose to use is John Green, the author of The Fault In Our Stars, Paper Towns and my personal favorite Looking For Alaska. The quote I choose comes from Cassandra Clare who is the author of my all time favorite book series The Infernal Devices. Then I attributed the quote to Charles Dickens a 19th century writer who has written two of my favorite old literature pieces, A Tale of Two Cities and Oliver Twist.

I created this by using Giphy. At first I tried using Imgur but I could not figure out how to put the text onto the actual picture as opposed to underneath. However, while Giphy worked the only thing I didn’t like was that I was forced to animate the words. I choose to make them sparkle because the other options were to dramatic for me but I still wish I had been allowed to just leave it be.

2 thoughts on “Supercut… eh maybe next time”

  1. OK, good work, a big part of learning something new is taking the risk to attempt it itself! you are on your way! Lets learn how to make a super cut in class, lest share the process her and write a short tutorial for others! And there is always another “way” – we got this!

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