Monday, November 17, 2008

Color is relative video clip

Gabe had some questions about my last post, and I realized it would be fun to use a Jing video capture on his cool Color is Relative website. He's built some interactive pages demonstrating the relativity of our color perception, based on our recent classes with Dick Nelson. The video above shows just one example. Check it out!

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Cool tool

Today I discovered a new free tool that I think will be very helpful. It's called Jing, and you can use it to capture, annotate, and share screen shots, and make short videos of your screen. I captured the image above from their website, and added their tag line, "Visual conversation starts here", in the blue annotations. The intuitive interface lets you highlight or frame areas in the image, and use arrows to point to areas of interest. You control the colors, fonts, and sizes.

Here's a 34-second screen capture video: