On our last soaping day (and last holiday soaping day /sadface) we made videos of each of the three batches. Knowing that we were shooting video made me oddly nervous, and we both admitted to each other after it was all over that soaping wasn't as fun because of it. My honey said it made him feel left out when he wanted to help with the soaping. Aww. :( Haha, I know while the camera was rolling it felt like everything was going wrong from trace to colors, and I just knew all of the soaps were going to turn out horribly. But they didn't. Maybe other soap video makers can clue me in: Do you feel nervous each time you film a soap batch? Do you ever feel like you have to do things differently for the benefit of the camera? If you ever felt like that, did it get easier with time to just be yourself or any "game time" tips?
....So who knows if we'll do any more, guess we'll see what kind of feedback we get.
Some things to note about this video:
- It's really long.
- I talk a lot. About everything. And then some. (Who would've guessed, for all the rambling I do here...)
- We are bad at editting.
- I said I was pouring over my spatula to prevent lye bubbles, but I meant air bubbles. (And it took me watching the video at least a dozen times to catch that....)
The soap I made in this video is fragranced with Santa's Spruce from BB, but I think I'm going to call it Sugar(ed?) Spruce.
Here it is cut:
It gelled to a very very hard soap, and was almost difficult to cut, as you can see from the small jagged-type markings on the face of the bar. I still love this scent, it's very nice with just the right amount of sweet and evergreen.
And just for funsies, here's a sneak peek at the soap made in the next video we are working on editting. ;)
|Ooh, what could it be??|
Thanks for taking the time to watch my super long video, I hope you all like it. I would love to get any advice or tips, likes or dislikes from you all, so feel free to comment here or on the video.