How to Make Slime Videos

How to Make Slime Videos

Slime videos are fun to watch. They are posted on Youtube, Instagram, and other visual mediums daily, racking up millions  of views. Something about the visual and tactile imagery and sound is simply mesmerizing. Plus slime is a non-Newtonian liquid, which means it’s not just cool to look at and fun to touch, but also it demonstrates some pretty cool chemistry.

Here's an example of a slime video that got more than a million views in the first two days after it was posted on YouTube:

If you’re looking to build up followers, Slime videos are a great option. Slime videos are one type of ASMR. ASMR is described by the dictionary as “a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation in the scalp and down the back of the neck, as experienced by some people in response to a specific gentle stimulus, often a particular sound.” Sounds nice right? Right! Everyone likes ASMR.

2020 is a great time to experiment with making your own slime videos from home. In this article I’ll show you how to create a slime video in 4 easy steps:

  1. Make your slime
  2. Film your video
  3. Edit your video
  4. Publish and share

Have footage of your slime creations already? Skip right to editing your video online so you can share the best parts!

Let’s get started!

Step 1: Make your slime

This article from Home Science Tools gives you all the instructions you need for creating amazing slime. It also has cool descriptions of what is going on on a molecular level with your mixing. Click here for even more unique slime recipes.

Once you’ve chosen your recipe and collected your materials, you can decide how much of your process you want to film. Have an image in your head for what exactly you’d like to share through your slime video. Is it a how to create slime video? Or is it an ASMR playing with slime video?

Step 2: Film your video

All you need to film your video is a smartphone or a camera. If you’re filming yourself, set your camera on a tripod or make your own. Decide if you want to focus on one angle or include multiple shots. Then, as you create, mix, and play with your slime, press record!

Step 3: Edit your Video

Kapwing’s studio allows you to edit videos online without downloading an app or even signing in (although signing in does have perks like allowing you to save your videos as drafts.)

Click Get Started and upload your first video. Click Add Scene to add additional video clips from your shoot.

Click your video to trim it, mute it, adjust it, or crop it.

You can add text to your slime video by clicking Text. You can also add background music or voiceover to describe what you are doing by clicking Audio.

If you’re creating a tutorial video and you want to share your slime expertise with the world, take a look at this article around creating how to videos. Make sure to at the filming stage that you have filmed all steps of your process from start to finish, adding any titles or voiceover descriptors as needed.

Step 4: Publish and share

When you are happy with your video, click Publish! Your video will load and you can share it with your friends, family, and all the social media you want.

Thanks for reading! Tag us on social media @kapwingapp so we can see your handiwork! We love ASMR at Kapwing and will continue to create tutorials around related and unrelated video creation in the future.