When you're an audiophile, managing music is a labor of love. Metadata, like artist names, album thumbnails, and genres, is attached to many digital audio files, though some of the songs in your library might not have such tags, and others may have missing or incorrect information.
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to take advantage of new Adobe Repoussé technology to quickly make your pages and designs pop with 3D artwork for logos, buttons, and more. Plus, you get enhanced 3D animation effects with the ability to take your 3D model and easily add an anima...
Watch this tutorial to learn how to glaze artwork (painting with transparency). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing.
Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Adobe Illustrator CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this from the folks at Lynda, which presents a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to draw artwork in perspective in Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Podcasts can be more interactive than radio programs. If you want listeners to be able to move around in your show, you can divide it into chapters. You can also enrich your podcast by adding artwork throughout the chapters.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use Recolor Artwork when working within Adobe Illustrator CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor or a seasoned graphic arts professional interested in better acquainting yourself with the new features and functions of Illustrator CS5, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, and to get started using this trick in your own Illustrator projects, watch this video guide.
This tutorial shows you how to use the deco tool available to users of Adobe Flash CS5. The deco tool can create both static and animated images, and this tutorial demonstrates how you can use the deco tool to quickly create a skyline picture in Adobe Flash.
Looking for an easy way to find and fix missing cover art in iTunes? With the right technique, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Make framed artwork from old greeting cards! You will need a greeting card, paint, cardboard, double stick tape, ruler, a pencil, a craft knife and some ribbon. This video demonstrates how to craft artwork from recycled material. These pieces make great gifts.
Check out this video from the Handy Goddess to see how to make sure you have the right frame for your artwork. Make sure you choose the right frame for your artwork or painting is important for the design of your living room or dining room or wherever. One way to get the right frame for your environment is to take a photograph of the picture where it will stay. Then, use the photo as reference when searching for that perfect frame to accommodate that perfect piece of artwork.
Almost anybody who owns an Apple product, especially an iPod or iPhone, has iTunes downloaded on their computer. It's a great piece of software that gives you easy access to all your favorite songs, shuffles your music in certain categories, and even updates you on the latest music out. But when it comes to downloading music from another source that is not iTunes, certain information may be missing. In this particular case: album artwork. It's nice to see what the album is playing without hav...
Watch this iPhone tutorial video to learn how to make your iPhone's Cover Flow beautiful with complete album artwork. This how-to video offers tips on fixing iPhone cover flow gaps that new iPhone owners and experienced iPhone users alike will appreciate.
Put down the paintbrush and the easel, you don't need them anymore. At least, if you're wanting to create some cool marble-like art pieces. In lieu of the normal painting supplies, grab some shaving cream and some food coloring and you can create some awesome marbleized artworks. See how!
Wish you could see Sandro Botticelli's most famous painting, The Birth of Venus? For those of you who can't make it to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, just keep on reading...
So much goes into making a film. Take a look at just the conceptual art that was created for the new Johnny Depp movie, Pirates of the Caribbean 4. These characters are going to be awesome to see on the big screen.
Artist Jim Denevan works on a massive scale. He's "painted" the northern beaches of California, and etched away at the Nevada desert.
Lock up your grandfather clocks; there's a new lady on the scene. Meet "365" by German designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen, an electric grandmother clock that completes a two-meter (or six-and-a-half-foot) knitted scarf once every 52 weeks.
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to take advantage of new Adobe Repoussé technology to quickly make your pages and designs pop with 3D artwork for logos, buttons, and more.
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to create, edit, and fill shapes intuitively, directly on your artwork, using the Illustrator CS5's new Shape Builder Tool.
In this Flash and ActionScript video we will learn how to change the user's mouse cursor to a piece of artwork we made and then make it explode when a users clicks on a certain area of the stage. Also, see some helpful tips on basic Dynamic text. The exploding cursor is a great way to start learning ActionScript and Flash 8.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a rose garden. Begin by marking the locations of the objects. Then draw the rose bushes around the garden pathway. Draw the lines with some cross hatching. This will give the bushes some form and feel. Add some circular boxes in the bushes to represent the roses. On the pathway, add some grass on the edges and stones on the path. In the center, draw a center piece and draw an arch over it. Finish by adding details to the roses. This video will...
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to create 3D logos and artwork from any text layer, selection, or layer mask with new Adobe Repoussé technology. Twist, rotate, extrude, bevel, and inflate these designs, and then easily apply rich materials like chrome, glass, and cork to explor...
"Okay. You wanna play rough? Okay. Say hello to my little friend!" That's a famous quote from none other than Tony Montana, otherwise known as Scarface, played by Al Pacino, near the end of the film, when he starts blasting everyone away. If you by chance want to learn how to draw Mr. Scarface, it's fairly easy. This tutorial is full of pointers that makes it easy for beginners and experts alike.
There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of glowing colors. Maybe there's no specific name for them, but for now, refer to them as 3D Light Ribs. You can use these in photographs, illustrations, composites, print work, web design, and maybe even a logo or two! You w...
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is a time lapse of me building up layers of illustration marker and color pencil over a pencil drawing.
Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to use the iPod and Genius on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile phone can do.
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to illustrate with markers and colored pencils. "This video shows my process for making an illustration (non tradigital). I use illustration markers (usually prismacolor) and color pencils (usually prisma once again) and a wax blending stick. I make my illustrations in two steps:
Comic books are fun to make, but inking them can be a time extensive pain of a process. Using a computer software program, you can make the inking much faster. In this two-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to take a sketch and turn it into vector Adobe Illustrator artwork. In the first part, see how to create that by-hand comic art look in Adobe Illustrator, and then in part two, see how to color in your artwork with digital ink.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create fabrics in Photoshop.
You may have never heard of Banksy, but we're sure you've certainly seen his artwork. A famous graffiti artist, Banksy's spray can streams have graced locales the world over, and he always has something funny or political to say.
Copy the popular, retro-style 8-bit pixel art. You can use Adobe Illustrator to create this simple sort of art. This tutorial shows you how to set up your document and how to begin illustrating your project to get that old school feel for your artwork.
If you would like to set the mood of your photo with a little romantic moonlight, check out this tutorial. In this clip, you will see how to effectively turn a daytime image into a nighttime one and create a mystical, foggy moonlit effect. This tool can be used for artwork, photographs and even advertising. Good luck!
What do you do with origami flowers after you've made them and they're just sitting limply on the table? Stick them into a flower stem!
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Adel Verpflichtet or Hoity Toity, is about choosing actions and collecting artwork; and is a very involved game overall.
Frames are a must-have for those special pictures, pieces of artwork, and momentos that need a safe place for storage yet need to be showcased. But purchasing a mass-produced frame at Ikea probably won't help your special objects feel, well, special.
Layer comps let you assemble multiple image variations or even independent pieces of artwork inside a single Adobe Photoshop file. The Layer Comps palette gives you the freedom to explore. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instr...
This video demonstrates how to do image transfers. For this project, you will need the following: acid free card stock, stencils, transparency film, a gel medium, and a PC.
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this (17-minute) official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to do each of the following: realistically blend colors on canvas with the new Mixer Brush; create superior composites for print or web layouts with new technology that makes it easy to select even the trickiest image elements, like...
In this video, Steven Marin shows us an interesting method to recycle old CDs to make beautiful flower arrangements along with other recycled materials. In order to make the flowers, you need to take your old CDs and heat them up in a toaster oven. As demonstrated in the video, the CDs are very hot when they are taken out and should be handled with care. They are easily molded into the interesting flower shape by pressing them down over the neck of a bottle or by holding them in a cloth and s...
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice.