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How To: Fake depth of field with lens blur in Photoshop

Want to blow out everything behind a foreground object but don't have $500 to drop on used DSLR camera? Then the filter trick outlined in this 17-minute Photoshop CS4 tutorial is for you. Using lens blur, one can create convincing depth of field reminiscent of a view camera or a wide-aperture lens. This technique is complex and requires some real observation and thought, but can produce beautiful results.

How To: Draw what you see

Jordon Schranz brings you this tutorial on drawing. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more drawing tutorials. Learn how to draw what you see. The technique & craft of drawing isn't necessarily about inherent talent, it is something that comes with lots of practice. It is all about being able to accurately record what you see. This drawing lesson focuses on learning to see the form of objects in the physical world. Rather than drawing every last detail in your subj...

How To: Draw portraits

Artist Merrill Kazanjian breaks down the process of drawing from a photograph and simplifies it in to three steps. A time lapse demonstration is done at the end. It is a great video to see if you want to impove your portrait drawing skills. This video covers, contour drawing, drawing from observation, crosshatching, tones, breaking drawings in to shapes to simplify the drawing process and drawing the features of the human face. It is an instructional, traditional drawing, video.

How To: Create easy, natural openers when talking to women

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create easy, natural openers when talking to women. Conversations can easily be started all the time based on simple observations. Usually guys make a mistake when they try to use a pickup line on a women. Pickup lines don't work because they're taking people out of a present moment. If you are walking around and observing something, chances are someone else is observing it as well. So if you and a woman are observing the same object, she will imme...

How To: Create Hollister style destroyed jeans using sandpaper

Want to create the look of expensive Hollister designer jeans? Fancy department stores, specialty jean stores and boutiques sell them for outrageous prices. Now you can create them at home with simple supplies, a little practice, careful observation and some "elbow grease". The creator of this video uses common hardware store supplies to complete the task. With the help of the video's host, the right sandpaper and with the right moves, you can create all of the most common styles of Hollister...

How To: Write a great essay for the SAT test

In this four part video tutorial series, learn how to write a 12 score essay for the SAT test in just ten days. The SAT essay is designed to measure your abilitity to develop a point of view on an issue presented in an excerpt, support your point of view using reasoning and examples from your reading, studies, experience, or observations, and your ability to follow the conventions of standard written English. Follow these steps presented in this video, and score at least a 10 on your SAT essay!

How To: Understand the DNA Phantom Effect

A short video dedicated to the DNA Phantom Effect and how it might be related to human emotion. The DNA Phantom Effect is a questionable discovery by Russian scientist and "father of Wave Genetics", Peter P. Gariaev. In 1985 the very first evidential proofs of DNA being able to maintain wave/field type memory were found. That same year, the "DNA Phantom Effect" was given its name after observations made by Gariaev stated that physical DNA somehow attracted and manipulated light in a vacuum ch...

How To: Tie the Clouser minnow in fly fishing

Clouser's approach to fly design begins and ends onstream, with a lot of time spent in between at the workbench. Careful observation of the behaviors, habitats, and physical features of the foods fish eat is essential to developing a fly that looks and acts like the real thing. But the pattern must also pass rigorous standards of durability, ease of casting, and most importantly, consistently catch fish before it can be called a winner.

How To: Download additional maps on a Nokia C5 mobile phone

In this clip, we learn how to download additional Ovi Maps-compatible maps when using a Nokia C5 mobile phone. The C5 is the first offering in Nokia's new "C" series of mobile phones. It runs on Nokia's Symbian OS and features a 2.2-inch screen and 3.2-megapixel camera. Want more? Search WonderHowTo's sizable collection of C5 video tutorials.

How To: Use fill flash when taking photographs

In this Click Here Photography instructional video, learn how to photograph using a fill flash to produce a great photograph. Equipment, how to set-up, and additional props are gone over. Although a fill flash takes some time to set-up & is an additional item to carry, it will produce better photographic results in certain lighting situations. Learn how to experiment with your fill flash and maximize your photo's potential with the advice, tips, and information given here.

How To: Create a photo cutout in Photoshop

To add drama to a photo and create some additional pop, this video tutorial shows how to create a photo cutout using Photoshop software. What you need to do is determine what subject in a photo you would like to cut out. Using a cutout and multiple layers, the final impact is an effect that makes the cutout appear as though it is extending beyond the photo's boundaries and into white space. By following these steps, you can create additional interest or emphasize a certain part of a photo usi...

How To: Extend and customize an ASP.Net server control

In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to extend a standard ASP.NET server control and customize it for a specific purpose. Specialized controls provide an convenient way to implement standardized user interface elements for multiple web sites for individuals or teams of developers. In this example, see how to extend the DropDownList control to create a special purpose year selection control. Learn how to add properties for custom attributes that control the behavior of the range of...

How To: Make a basic paragraph

This technique can be used to write answers for a question asked in the exam or can be used to write a paragraph while applying for a scholarship or while writing a brief letter. The main thing to be considered while writing the paragraph is having an outline, all we need to do is prepare an outline before starting the paragraph. First write the "main idea" that is to be delivered, then the main idea should be supported with additional details, there can be two to three additional points to s...

How To: Make a tall balloon centerpiece for weddings & events

Judy demonstrates how to make a very tall, simple, yet elegant centerpiece for weddings and other events. You first need a tube and a base that it will fit into. Placing the tube in the base, use a hot glue gun to secure the tube into the base. You can then fill up the balloons with air, using an air pump and tie pairs of balloons together. Twisting together four balloons, place the cluster of balloons around the base of the tube. Repeat with an additional 8 balloons and place this cluster at...

How To: Install additional fonts in Photoscape

Photoscape is a piece of free, photo editing software to use instead of more costly programs such as Photoshop. The program is pretty cool but you may want to install more fonts than what it comes with. If so, check out this video and you'll find out how to get it done. You'll need a zip program like winzip or winrar and you'll of course need Photoscape which you can get here.

How To: Use quick releases for your front and rear wheels

Quick releases are one of the most convenient features that you can have on your bike, allowing you to change out your wheels quickly and easily without any additional tools. This video will show you how to use the quick releases on your bike to replace a flat or otherwise damaged tire on the fly, helping you get back to riding without getting your hands dirty.

How To: Long press on Android cell phones (2.0)

Most people refer to "long press" as "touch and hold", but no matter which way you say it, it's an awesome feature for Android cell phones. Long pressing lets you get more information, download photos from the web, edit pictures and more! Watch as Google teaches you about long pressing, a nifty feature that reveals additional functionality on your Android-powered phone.

How To: Pit and dice an avocado

Check out this short video tutorial from Rouxbe on how to pit and dice an avocado. This video will support your cooking experience and will provide you with additional relevant information during your culinary time pitting and dicing avocados.

How To: Draw a Chibi Orochimaru from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a Chibi Orochimaru from Naruto. Start off by drawing the outline for the character, then add in the details for it as well. After this, you will start to draw in the shading and the additional lines to give it more details. Then, you will need to erase the background lines that you used as a guide to draw the final product. From here, you will start to shade in colors on the character and then draw in any additional details or facial features. To finish ...

How To: Core and cut tomatoes

In this video, we learn how to core and cut tomatoes with Skinny and Mini. First, you will need to rinse off your tomatoes and then pop the tomato corer into the core of the tomato. Give it a twist, then the core will pop right out of it. Once you do this, you will cut the tomato into slices. First, cut off the top of it to throw away, then use your knife to cut additional slices out of the tomato. This will make the perfect slices for a sandwich or a dish. From here, you can cut the rest int...

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