We’re wrapping up this week in Deerfield, running from one heated place to the next to avoid exposure to the single digits outside. Yesterday and this morning I helped Melis finish the last project in her latest SMPLFY installation: cutting down 3 wipe-off boards, and then upgrading 3 generic frames with several coats of spray-on high gloss red. Once they were dry and blindingly colorful, I framed the white boards and bolted them securely to the playroom wall.
They turned out nice – and I even left a surprise for the “clients” (4-year old triplets): caricatures of each kid on their new whiteboard.
In other news, I went through some footage from this past fall when I picked up Canon’s new HFS10 camcorder. Just stunning quality, and settings for either PHDs (Push Here, Dummy) or total control freaks (me). It’s topped off with an impressive 8 megapixel CMOS chip – taking stills comparable to my digital SLR.
So here’s the first clip I shot with the camera – a hummingbird at the feeder on my parents’ patio in Laguna Hills. The ambient sound includes little nephew Kogi, and wooden chimes clunking in the wind.
I’ll be uploading a few clips here and there… if for no other reason than to free up some hard drive space.