12 01 20

first_imgTen riders from the Blizzard Bike Club competed in yesterday’s Baldonnel time trial. Kevin Shaw completed the 16 kilometre distance first as he registered a time of 25:52.Taking second spot was Dawit Feyissa in 26:51, third went to Pat Ferris in 28:13, fourth was Dan Webster with a time of 29:33, and rounding out the top five was Sam Keats in 30:15.The rest of the finishers are listed below:- Advertisement -6. Josh Telizyn 30:287. Richard Wood 30:338. Dave Menzies 32:189. Nick Guliov 32:4010. Emily Shaw 35:33last_img

11 01 20

first_imgWhile the virus can be spread through unprotected sex and shared needles, experts say most Asians become infected through their mothers during birth or in childhood. A vaccine can actually knock down the disease after it is contracted if administered at young enough an age. The Herald Cancer Association in San Gabriel relies on funding from foundations, medical centers and drug companies to sponsor outreach programs, which are held in Mandarin and English. “Without the help of the government, we’re just a nonprofit at the mercy of pharmaceuticals, whether they will give us the grant or not,” said the Rev. David Lee, director of the Christian-based association. At a screening event in October, more than one out of 10 participants tested positive for the virus. Follow-up is crucial for carriers, said Lee, who was diagnosed as a carrier in his late teens. To compare Chi Mui and Lee, the difference early detection makes is life or death. Like Mui, Lee, 47, said he realized he was infected when he first tried to donate blood as a young man. Based on the science back then, he was told not to worry about it. But Lee had half his liver removed at 34, after doctors discovered a tumor. Mui was less fortunate. He was caught up with campaigning for City Council, said Mui’s widow, Betty Mui. After two years without tests, doctors found an 8cm liver tumor. The cancer later spread to his pelvic bone. “It developed so fast,” said Betty Mui, who is now a key volunteer at Herald Cancer Association. She also contracted the virus at a young age and gets regular blood tests and ultrasound screenings. “People have to be very careful about it.” Hepatitis B can go undiagnosed. Carriers usually have no symptoms and appear healthy. It may not show up on tests for liver function, and doctors don’t always think to order specific blood work to test for it, Lee said. By the time patients notice the yellow eyes and swollen bellies associated with cirrhosis, or the vague upper abdominal pain that may indicate liver cancer, their problems are at an advanced stage. Treatment of liver disease is complicated and risky; transplants are hard to come by. “We feel that in the Chinese community, knowledge is spreading,” said Lucy Young, Herald’s cancer projects director. “We receive quite a few phone calls about when we will do blood tests again, vaccinate again.” The programs are on hiatus while funding is sought. Three shots costing as much as $60 each are required for vaccination. The association also works with community groups in San Diego and Orange counties. “We still have a lot of work to do, not only in San Gabriel Valley,” Young said. “Those carriers, most of them are in the underserved population. Either they don’t have insurance coverage or they don’t know where to go for follow-up.” The hepatitis B vaccine was introduced in the early 1980s. Since the early ’90s, it has been administered to most infants born in the United States. In California, vaccination is required for entry to kindergarten and the seventh grade, said Laurene Mascola, who heads Los Angeles County’s Acute Communicable Disease Control Program. The county’s hepatitis B efforts center on vaccinating infants and tracking pregnant women who have HBV, and high-risk behavior groups such as jail populations and gay men. Nonetheless, some health care professionals are eagerly awaiting the outcome of a bill currently making its way through the state Assembly. “This is something near and dear to my heart,” said the bill’s author, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco. She contracted the virus from her mother. Without screening and management, one in four with the virus will die from liver cancer or cirrhosis, according to the Asian Liver Center. San Francisco launched a campaign in April to test and vaccinate all its Asian residents for hepatitis B, a combined effort by the city government, private healthcare and community organizations. AB 158 was passed in the Assembly Health Committee in April, the first of several hurdles it must clear before it can land on the governor’s desk in the fall. “It is a public health concern; it deserves funds from legislative avenues,” said Jeff Goad, an associate professor of clinical pharmacy at USC and a member of a hepatitis B taskforce. “There is not a lot of action to fund treatment and management. The government … allows the private system to handle treatment, but that doesn’t always happen.” One of the organizations that stands to benefit from the bill is St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles. The hospital is opening a center in July that will deal specifically with hepatitis in Asians and could receive some of the $4 million the bill proposes. “I don’t think there is a recognition even among physicians of the magnitude of the problem among Asians,” said Tse-Ling Fong, a liver specialist who will direct the Asian Pacific Liver Center. Fong said the center will target Asians 18 and older, particularly those born overseas. In keeping with the hospital’s charitable care policy, the center will accept both insured and uninsured patients. “My hope is that three or four generations from now, hepatitis B will be something like smallpox that we no longer talk about,” Fong said. patricia.ho@sgvn.com (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4586 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! As an Asian-American politician, Chi Mui was part of an elite new group of leaders. He became San Gabriel’s first Asian mayor in March 2006. As an Asian, Mui belonged to a larger, more disturbing health care demographic. He died of liver cancer after about a month in the position, at 53. Mui had hepatitis B, a disease that can be prevented and that is dubbed a “silent killer” that affects a disproportionate number of Asians. The virus puts them at greater risk of developing liver cancer and cirrhosis. The HBV-related death rate among Asian Americans is seven times greater than the rate among American whites, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Race-specific attention to the virus consists so far of patchwork efforts by nonprofits, some of which piece together funding sources for workshops, screening fairs and vaccinations. Health care workers say a more comprehensive approach is needed. “Hepatitis B and liver cancer is the greatest health care disparity,” said the center’s director, Dr. Sammy So. “Almost every Asian knows of someone who died from liver cancer.” Chronic hepatitis B infection affects 0.3 percent of the U.S. population, but Asians make up more than half, or roughly 700,000, of the known hepatitis B carriers, according to the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University. Most contract the virus overseas, and many are unaware they have it. Of the HBV-positive women who gave birth in Los Angeles County in 2005, 81 percent were Asian, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Nearly 50 percent were from the San Gabriel Valley. last_img read more

6 01 20

first_imgChelsea, in third place, will attempt to stay on the coat-tails of the top two away at Southampton while fourth-placed Tottenham host Cardiff.Mourinho is desperate for something to go his way as Manchester United’s season threatens to unravel but at least has the comfort of facing struggling Newcastle.– Guardiola battles Anfield factor –Liverpool v Manchester City on Sunday is the blockbuster fixture this weekend, pitching first against second, with both sides putting their unbeaten records on the line.City lead Liverpool on goal difference but are without a Premier League win at fortress Anfield for 15 years and travel with the painful memory of three defeats against the Reds last season.Eden Hazard has scored seven times for Chelsea this season © AFP/File / Glyn KIRKJurgen Klopp’s men are stuttering for the first time this campaign — Wednesday’s last-gasp defeat to Napoli was their third match in succession without a victory.City boss Pep Guardiola said he believed in his players despite the daunting task ahead of them.“I know how they fight,” he said. “Go to Anfield, win, lose, whatever. It’s a long time ago Man City was able to win at Anfield. What I want to see is the team alive, and we are alive.”– Hazard’s hot streak –Eden Hazard has scored six goals in his past five Premier League games but his form has papered over the cracks at Stamford Bridge, with Olivier Giroud looking toothless in front of goal and Alvaro Morata also enduring a goal drought until Thursday’s 1-0 Europa League win over Vidi.Coach Maurizio Sarri, who has talked up Hazard as one of the best players in the world, is nevertheless dangerously reliant on the Belgian playmaker, who scored Chelsea’s goal against Liverpool in last week’s 1-1 draw.This Sunday, the Blues visit struggling Southampton, lifted by their midweek League Cup victory on penalties against Everton, with French World Cup winner Giroud looking to break his duck this season.– Spurs focus on Premier League after Messi mauling –Tottenham return to Premier League action after their Champions League hopes were severely dented by an inspired Lionel Messi in midweek.Mauricio Pochettino’s men are in fourth spot on 15 points, just four behind Manchester City and Liverpool, and will fancy their chances at Wembley against lowly Cardiff.Jose Mourinho is under pressure at Manchester United after a string of bad results © AFP / Lindsey PARNABYPochettino has spoken about how only winning the Premier League or Champions League will take the club to a different level and has not given up on the prospect of European success this season, but he knows the domestic title is a more realistic prospect.– Will Mourinho mix it up? –Manchester United have scored just 10 goals in seven Premier League games and their blunt forward line faces a challenge to break down Rafael Benitez’s defence-minded Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday.Mourinho’s midfield Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini are a formidable unit and well-suited for a physical battle.But the under-fire manager might be tempted to pick somebody to pick the lock against Newcastle, perhaps turning to the likes of Juan Mata or one of his other creative link men.Fellaini said the whole dressing room is behind Mourinho but there is a growing sense the Portuguese boss is on borrowed time.– Leno’s chance to justify price tag –Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno will get his chance against Fulham to show why the Gunners paid around £19 million ($25 million) to sign him, with Petr Cech facing a spell on the sidelines after a hamstring injury.The German goalkeeper, 26, will be in the Premier League starting line-up for the first time for Arsenal, who are on an impressive run of eight straight wins in all competitions.With 36-year-old Cech in the twilight of his career, this could be a major chance for Leno to secure the number one spot for the long-term.Fixtures (1400 GMT unless stated)FridayBrighton v West Ham (1900)SaturdayBurnley v Huddersfield, Crystal Palace v Wolves, Leicester v Everton, Tottenham v Cardiff, Watford v Bournemouth, Manchester United v Newcastle (1630)SundayFulham v Arsenal (1100), Southampton v Chelsea (1315), Liverpool v Manchester City (1530)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) pits his wits against Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola in the Premier League this weekend © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFLONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 5 – Liverpool will be banking on the Anfield factor to propel them to victory against Manchester City this weekend as Jose Mourinho desperately tries to stop the rot at Manchester United.Despite becoming a major force in recent years, City have a miserable record at Liverpool, where they have not won in the Premier League since 2003.last_img read more

3 01 20

first_imgLocal papers often featured photographs of the robed sheik talking with the American commander in Iraq, Gen. David H. Petraeus, with other American generals and with the Shiite prime minister, Nouri Kamal al-Maliki. But he was not unequivocally supportive; he often complained about the government’s failure to give his men the arms and support they needed. He had credibility with the tribal leaders because he and his family had suffered so much loss at the hands of the jihadi extremists. In an interview earlier this year, Abdul Sattar said that his father had been killed in an attack by al-Qaida of Mesopotamia in 2004 and two of his brothers were abducted and never heard from again; a third was shot dead. He had survived three car bombs outside the Anbar home he shared with his wife and five children. On Thursday, the American military said a bomb destroyed the vehicle he was in, but it was unclear whether it was a roadside bomb or a suicide bomber. No group had claimed the assassination late Thursday, but security officials in Iraq appeared convinced that responsibility lay with al-Qaida in Mesopotamia, the homegrown extremist group that associated itself with Osama bin Laden’s wider group and is believed to be foreign-led. But many groups in Iraq carry out assassinations, and Abdul Sattar may have had other enemies. Some other tribal leaders felt he drew more of the spotlight than his due. More recently, there were tensions between him and Sunni Arabs in parliament, who worried that his alliance’s growing influence might encroach on their power. BAGHDAD, Iraq – A high-profile Sunni Arab sheik who collaborated with the American military in the fight against jihadist militants in western Iraq was killed in a bomb attack on Thursday near his desert compound. The attack appeared to be a precisely planned assassination meant to undermine one of the Bush administration’s trumpeted achievements in the war. Two guards were also killed in the attack on the sheik, Abdul Sattar Buzaigh al-Rishawi, who just last week shook hands with President Bush during Bush’s surprise visit to Anbar, in which he extolled the cooperation with Sunni clans that has made the province, once Iraq’s most dangerous, relatively safe. Iraqi and American officials were stunned by the assassination, which came just hours before Bush was to address the American people about his plans for Iraq. But they said it would not derail the collaboration of the alliance of Sunni clans, known as the Anbar Salvation Council. Abdul Sattar, 35, who was also known as Abu Risha to Iraqi and American commanders, had become the public face of the Sunni Arab tribes in lawless Anbar province that turned against the Sunni jihadists of al-Qaida in Mesopotamia and began to fight on the side of the Shiite-led Iraqi government and the American military. The Salvation Council was formed one day short of a year ago. The collaborating tribes first began telling the Americans where extremists were hiding weapons caches, burying bombs, and running safehouses. Then they set up checkpoints and began engaging in gunfights with Qaida cells in the Ramadi area. With attacks decreasing against both Americans and Iraqis, and large numbers of tribesmen lining up to join local security forces, the American military has begun to try to spread the approach. “The timing was critical; the assassination came at this moment because of the report of General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker,” said Sadiq al-Rikabi, a senior political adviser to al-Maliki, referring to Ryan C. Crocker, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq. He added that the killing appeared intended to undermine the Bush administration’s effort to claim success in fighting al-Qaida in Mesopotamia. Sheik Ahmed Abu Risha, the brother of the assassinated sheik, described the killers as “criminals” and, speaking in a low, resigned voice in a telephone interview, said they were “trying to send a message to everybody that whoever tries to help the humanity and to bring life again to Iraqis and also to improve the image of Islam will get killed.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

30 12 19

first_imgStrait’s hit “Give It Away” won Song of the Year. “You all been letting me do this for 50 years, and I love you,” said Bill Anderson, who co-wrote “Give It Away” with Buddy Cannon and Jamey Johnson. Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” won Single of the Year. Other early winners included Tracy Lawrence, featuring Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney, for Musical Event for “Find Out Who Your Friends Are”; dobro great Jerry Douglas of Union Station as Musician of the Year; and Paisley’s “Online” for Music Video. “This was something that we all wanted to sing,” Lawrence said of the hit. “It was something that was in our wheelhouse. I think we all related to it.” Paisley performed “Online” with the Brentwood, Tenn., High School marching band. Other performers were Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Strait, Swift, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Big & Rich, Rodney Atkins, Brooks & Dunn, Sugarland, Martina McBride, Keith Urban and the Eagles. Vince Gill introduced the Eagles, who played their single “How Long” and received a standing ovation. “For 35 years or more, these next guys have been writing songs like we wished we could write,” Gill said. Rascal Flatts opened the show with the title track to its latest album, “Still Feels Good,” while a montage of country stars flashed on large screens behind them, including a photo of Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner. Wagoner died last week of lung cancer. Dwight Yoakam also paid tribute to Wagoner, calling him a pioneer and a groundbreaker to the end. The show was broadcast live on ABC and was hosted by James Denton of “Desperate Housewives,” Kate Walsh of “Private Practice” and Kimberly Williams-Paisley – Brad Paisley’s wife – of “According to Jim.” — Winners at Wednesday’s 41st annual Country Music Association Awards: – Entertainer of the Year: Kenny Chesney – Single: “Before He Cheats,” Carrie Underwood. – Album: “It Just Comes Natural,” George Strait. – Song: “Give It Away,” Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon and Jamey Johnson. – Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood. – Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley. – Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts. – Vocal Duo: Sugarland. – Musical Event: “Find Out Who Your Friends Are,” Tracy Lawrence with Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. – Musician: Jerry Douglas. – Music Video: “Online,” Brad Paisley. – Horizon Award: Taylor Swift.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sugarland won Vocal Duo of the Year, breaking Brooks & Dunn’s long-standing lock on the award, and 17-year-old Taylor Swift won the Horizon Award for newcomer at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday. Rascal Flatts won top Vocal Group, and George Strait took Top Album for “It Just Comes Natural.” “If we’re standing up here, we have this lofty view because we’re standing on the shoulders of giants who’ve come before us,” said Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles. Brooks & Dunn had won the duo category 14 of the last 15 years, including the last six in a row. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Swift gave a tearful speech in which she joked, “This is definitely the highlight of my senior year.” Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox thanked country radio for “being our mouthpiece.” “What we do means nothing if no one gets to hear it,” he said. Strait had said that of his five nominations, which tied him with Brad Paisley for the most of the night, he wanted to win the album trophy the most. “When we made this album it was incredible,” Strait said afterward. “We had great material and just kept knocking them out. We ended up with 15 songs and never intended to put 15 songs on the record, but when I started going through the songs there was none I could take off.” last_img read more

26 12 19

first_img Bordeaux ace Malcom has caught the eye this season Inter Milan have joined Arsenal and Tottenham in the race for Bordeaux star Malcom.The 21-year-old caught the eye in France last season and he was heavily linked with a move in January.Arsenal and Tottenham were chasing the Brazilian then, but neither club could persuade Bordeaux to do a deal during the middle of the season.The Premier League pair are expected to return for Malcom this summer and, according to L’Equipe, they have been joined by Inter.The San Siro club are big fans of the forward, who finished up with 12 goals and seven assists for the season in Ligue 1.Malcom will not come cheap, though, with his asking price set at close to £50million by Bordeaux. 1last_img

25 12 19

first_imgThe Healing Stone acknowledging the abuse of children is to have its permanent home at Lough Derg in Donegal.The stone was unveiled at the opening of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress at Dublin’s RDS last week.The stone, a large piece of Wicklow granite is engraved with a prayer that originally featured in the Liturgy of Lament celebrated in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral in February of last year. It The prayer reads: “Lord, we are so sorry for what some of us did to your children: treated them so cruelly, especially, in their hour of need. We have left them with a lifelong suffering. This was not your plan for them or us. Please help us to help the. Guide us, Lord, Amen.”Following consultation, including with abuse survivors, it was agreed the stone would be an appropriate symbol for the Congress. ‘HEALING STONE’ TO BE LEFT FOREVER AT LOUGH DERG was last modified: June 16th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Lough DergThe Healing Stonelast_img read more

22 12 19

first_imgAn extreme episode of Sky 1’s new car battle series featuring three daring Donegal men will air this Sunday – and it looks deadly!Donegal Roaders Leslie O’Donnell, Dennis Ferry and Paul Doherty have entered into motor warfare on Carnage, described as ‘the most extreme contest on the planet‘. The trio transformed a Subaru Legacy into a Mad Max themed monster for an arena-style desert battle. Prepare to be amazed by this sneak peek at their car’s weapons: We’ll have to tune in to Sky 1 this Sunday at 8pm to see how they get on.The Donegal Roaders’ weaponised car was custom built at Denis and Leslie’s garage at Mountain Top Letterkenny. They added guns, flamethrowers, and gas weapons to clash and smash and knock out their rivals.Donegal Roaders Puca car – BeforeAn PucaThe team travelled to South Africa for this thrilling adventure in February. Thirty different machines were entered into the fight to be crowned the last car standing.Looking ahead to the show, Paul Doherty tells Donegal Daily how the team enjoyed taking on all challenges. “The show was great fun. We were filming for three weeks in total. You were up every day at 5.30am and it was roasting hot in the desert – reaching up to 48 degrees on one day.”The explosive adverts painted a real picture of the dangers in the brutal battles, Paul said.“It was right and dangerous. You are out in the middle of an arena just ramming into one another.”Denis and Leslie were both behind the wheel at different stages, while Paul worked on the mechanical and communications tactics.The Donegal Roaders in South AfricaThe trio had just six weeks to build their battlecar before it was shipped off from Donegal. They had strict rules to follow for their weapons, but were creative in designing some lethal add-ons.“Our car was very mechanically sound. Everything was built in the Letterkenny garage. The paint gun on top was the car exhaust. We ran gas through the car and used the heater plug to set off the flame. We used pumps to pump the paint through the guns. “It’s one thing coming up with weapon ideas and it’s another thing figuring out how we make them work,” Paul said.The team are now eager to see how their episode plays out on screen this weekend.  They are planning to get together with family and friends for a viewing, as they crash onto the show this Sunday, 13th May at 8pm.WATCH: Donegal Roaders get set to crash onto our TV screens in Carnage was last modified: May 13th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BattlecarnageDennis FerryDonegal RoadersLeslie O’Donnellpaul dohertysky 1TVlast_img read more

12 12 19

first_imgTricks of the TradeImage: Monty Python and the Holy Grail via Michael White ProductionsIf you’re interested in recording your own sounds, check out Recording Foley and Sound Effects: The Fundamentals. Here are a few common tricks you can practice recording on your own.Breaking bones: break a stalk of celery or head of lettuceBody punches: hit a phone bookFlapping bird wings: wave a pair of leather glovesCrunching snow: crush a leather pouch filled with corn starchWhoosh: wave around a thin stick or arrowHorse hooves: clap together two coconut shells cut in half  — as seen above in Monty Python and the Holy Grail Modern Foley ArtistsToday, foley artists create entire atmospheres. They record the sounds of characters, props, and even clothing. Gary Hecker is a veteran foley artist who works on many of today’s blockbuster films. He started his professional career in the 1970s and 80s, working on films like The Exorcist, Friday the 13th, The Empire Strikes Back, and Back to the Future.Hecker now has well over 300 credits to his name. In this video from the SoundWorks Collection, Hecker shows you how he used classic foley techniques to create sound effects for the film Robin Hood, starting with the process of recording the footsteps of the main characters. From snapping celery stalks to slapping phone books, learn how foley artists use everyday objects to create realistic sound effects in film.Top image via SoundWorks CollectionFoley is the art of creating sound effects for radio, film, and television. The term actually comes from a man, Jack Donovan Foley, who made sound effects for live radio broadcasts. He focused on creating realistic sounds with the tools he had around him rather than using generic sounds made in other programs. This was reminiscent of the theatrical sounds of vaudeville shows.Image: Jack Foley via The Art of FoleyJack Foley started working for Universal Studios in 1914. By the time “talkies” came around in the 1920s, studios wanted to create authentic sound effects for their films. On set, microphones were only used to record dialogue. Therefore sound effects would have to be recorded after the film was shot.Foley assembled a team that would project the film onto a screen while recording an audio track of sound effects — mostly footsteps. The earliest films had them adding the sounds of walking and doors opening and closing.Foley became the expert in sound effects audio recording. He continued to perform up until his death in 1967. Many of the techniques he developed are still used today.Three Types of FoleyFoley artists do not create every sound in a film. Complex sounds like car engines or computer noises fall under the direction of a Sound FX Editor, who uses a library of sounds. The foley artists focus on three key areas: footsteps, movement, and specific props.Image: Universal Studios Foley Pit via The Studio Tour1. FootstepsThis category is self-explanatory. The footsteps of the main character are recorded very early in the process. This isn’t as easy as walking by a microphone. Foley artists wear certain shoes and walk on specific surfaces to attain the right sounds for a film.These surfaces are called foley pits, which offer all sorts of different flooring types. This allows the foley artist to instantly record the sounds of a character walking across a lawn, onto a sidewalk, and into a home.  This also includes footsteps of animals, like the famous sound of galloping horse hooves.2. MovementMovement focuses on the sounds of clothing a character is wearing. This isn’t just loud clothes like a knight’s armor — even denim blue jeans make a sound when a character crosses their legs or squirms in a chair.Image via Shutterstock3. PropsCreating the sounds made by props can fall under the foley artist or sound editor. Foley artists tend to work with props that characters interact with, like a sword being unsheathed.In this video from CBS Sunday Morning, foley artist Marko Costanzo shows how he used leaves to create the swirling sound of the witch from Into the Woods and how he cracked celery to create the sound of breaking bones for The Big Lebowski. center_img Also, don’t forget you can complement your foley work with the Essential SFX packages found right here on PremiumBeat!last_img read more