In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial Bert creates reflections from scratch with the help of the distortion filter. Learn how to make realistic reflections for your Photoshop artwork where you have glass in front of objects and other real life situations.
In this tutorial, you'll see how to do perspective correction for an image or video clip within Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look!
The fisheye lens is one of the oldest and most popular of effects lenses. They are also expensive, and you can't attach one to your cell phone! If you find either of those things to be a problem, this video will help you to alleviate them by teaching you how to simulate a fisheye lens effect using the Adobe Premiere Pro video editing suite. Don't waste your money, watch this video!
See how to do localized image distortion using Blender. The rig is a simple UV-textured plane filmed using an orthographic camera. You then subdivide the plane, add some curve guides, and use proportional editing to alter an image. The above before-after shot shows a nose job (rhinoplasty), teeth filing, raise cheekbones, enlarged eyes, and a lengthened face. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acqua...
This modo 301 tutorial gives a quick and easy method for correcting perspective distortion in order to create visually pleasing lines for architectural rendering. By removing rotation from the camera and adjusting Film Fit you can remove converging vertical lines in your renders. It's easy to correct perspective distortion in modo 301 with the help of this tutorial. Part two will build on part one by showing you how to abuse the knowledge you just learned and warp perspective! Correct perspec...
If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for help with your voice, bass, electric guitar, drums, guitar effects, piano, Logic Pro or production techniques, Music Radar is here to show you the way.
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills.
Pin cushion and barrel distortions? It may sound funny but many cheap cameras take pictures with these distortions - basically concave and convex stretching. This tutorial shows you how to fix both of these problems using Photoshop and right your camera's wrongs.
In this video, we learn how to draw a doodle with Marieke Blokland. Start off by writing the letter "e" in cursive, several times, making the letter larger as you go. Link the e's together, then when you get to the bottom of the paper it will be just a scribbled loop. Now, on the next page, draw more of these looped e's, dragging out the lines. On the next paper, draw spirals going from smaller to larger and going clockwise and counter-clockwise. Start to incorporate all of these shapes toget...
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 realistic reflections in Photoshop.
In this video tutorial the author Chris Orwig shows how to perform image enhancements using Adobe Photoshop. Chris Orwig is a photographer and a Adobe Photoshop power user who explains how to use Photoshop to bring the best in photographs. He takes a real photo and shows how to add little color to a photograph and make it more lively and attractive. He also shows how to apply some vintage effects. He shows some images and points out to the wide angle distortion present in the images and how t...
Olla! In this lesson we will be learning how to tell the time in Spanish.
Barrel distortion is a lens effect which causes images to be "inflated". Barrel distortion is associated with wide angle lenses and typically occurs at the wide end of a zoom lens. In this video tutorial you will learn how to correct the lens distortion in Photoshop.
You can find Puppet Warp under the Edit Menu. You'll also need to use this without a background. Use a pin tool to add joints to your chosen puppets, then drag and manipulate them to get some really funny effects and distortions.
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 automatically correct lens distortions and fix chromatic aberration and vignetting with Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop CS5 Extended, which use an image file’s EXIF data to make precise adjustments based on the type of camera and lens you used.
Smartphone videos get better and better each year. Seven or eight years ago, who would have thought iPhone and Android phones could support 4K video recording. Some phones can even shoot slow-motion at 960 fps. But no matter the resolution or frame rate, a phone's rolling shutter can make quick movements in front of the camera appear wobbly, distorted, or with artifacts.
In a recently released video, it was revealed that Formula-E's partner Roborace has developed a driverless race car that can complete laps at full racing speed.
Live wallpapers are part of what make Android's features so unique and wonderful, making your homescreens come alive and much more interesting. The wallpapers are extremely customizable and interactive, many times sensitive to swipes, finger-tapping, and other multi-touch gestures—Ditalix being one of the frontrunner apps in the field. The only problem with these live wallpapers is the toll it takes on the device's battery. While not all live wallpapers kill the battery, there are many of the...
One of the issues most commonly complained about with the Google Nexus 7 is speaker defects. Some people have issues with their tablets freezing when using the built-in speakers, others say they were pretty much busted right out of the box.
Replicate the Predator-style video camouflage in After Effects by using displacement maps. This uniquely stunning and groundbreaking visual effect has been seen countless times in film and television to show video camouflage, invisibility, heat distortion, holograms, and static interference, among others. This video shows how to replicate this effect by using green screen footage, Fractal Noise and Displacement Maps, all within Adobe After Effects.
This music production software tutorial shows you how to create Glitch-type effects for use with your drum patterns in Reason 3.0. It is an advanced tutorial only because of the speed at which he has to cover the material. In this example Ace Pincter will be adding glitch effects to drum patterns using Dr. Rex, but you can use any Reason drum pattern. Included: RV7000 Gating, Automation, Matrix offsetting, Filtering by gate, and Distortion.
Recording the tortured sounds of a guitar running through three pedals and a dirty amps worth of distortion has been the heart of rock n' roll since Jimi Hendrix at least. In this video you'll learn everything you need to know to record distorted guitar sounds yourself. It discusses mics, amps, settings, and positioning, then moves on to computer-side stuff like amp sims, EQ, double tracking, and compression. If you play rock guitar, want to record it, or both, this is a must-watch.
FL Studio is a very powerful piece of audio production software, and it of course incorporates everyone favorite old-school voice distortion device: the Vocoder. This video will show you how to create a really cool vocoder effect in FL Studio, allowing you to zazz up the vocals on any track you're producing with that Zapp & Roger electrofuck edge.
In After Effects, there are several effects that will help you to edit simple shapes into more complex images. Here is a procedure to create a spline that looks like a frosty or "icey" shape using a mask, stroke and distortion blur.
A pinch harmonic is an overtone. This video is a demonstration of how to play a pinch harmonic on the electric guitar with a right hand technique. Distortion, attack, vibrato, pick selection and more are discussed in relation to this topic.
If you've just exported your masterpiece from GarageBand and found that your volume on the song is too low, then you're going to have to fix it. And increasing the levels on your "too quiet" song, you just need to get back into GarageBand and make some adjustments.
In order to be taken seriously in the world of motion graphics tutorials, one needs to teach something that everyone will remember… some kind of face distortion technique. Jerzy Drozda Jr has his "Form Face" and Andrew Kramer has his "Demon Face Warp," so the only thing that can possibly match those terrific After Effects tutorials is… FIRE.
The Liquify filter lets you paint in distortions so you can perform digital nips and tucks. You can slim people down, edit their posture, and make them look exactly how you want them to. See how in this video. 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 detaile...
In this tip video, you'll see how to set the aspect ratio of a plane object to match that of the image mapped to it. This is important to prevent distortion in the mapped image. This knowledge will be helpful when using image planes for cutout trees and people, instanced image planes for particle effects, and any situation where you need non-distorted images on plane objects. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned ...
Maya 2009, when it was released in 2008, made the process of working with UVs a lot easier. This video will teach you how to use the UV enhancement tools in Maya to unwrap a model of a head, removing some of its distortion.
By circuit bending low voltage electronic devices, you can transform your old unused toys into musical devices or to create visual manipulations. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to bend an old classic Nintendo. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to circuit bend the NES in such a way that you'll be able to produce cool distortions while in gameplay. Remember to exercise caution when circuit bending.
This video tutorial takes front and side reference images in Adobe Photoshop and prepares them for use as reference plates in your 3D modeling package of choice, like Autodesk's 3D Studio Max. Distortions introduced by the lens, camera, and photographer are removed and key features are lined up for easy digital modeling in 3ds Max 8.
This video shows you a creative way to get a waving flag effect using distortion in Photoshop. This method also gives some depth with shadows and highlights.
In this video, Nick teaches us how to use effects automation in Garageband. Any effects you use on your track will allow you to change the effects over time if you change how you want it. First, load up your track and loop it up by clicking on the loop button. Once finished, load up effects so you can automate them later. Hit the "i" button, then go to the details tab on the bottom. Now, change the effects you would like for automation. For the first one, go with the "au" filter, then for the...
Mark Wallace shows us how to use a wide lens for portrait photography. A longer lens minimizes distortion in your picture and it maximizes what type of view you can see, so you can see more of the thing you are taking a picture of and less of the background. These lenses help keep the picture clean and uncluttered. You can see the difference between a wide and short angle lens by taking pictures with them and looking at the differences between them. There is also a zoom available, which makes...
In this video, learn how to remove purple fringing from an image using Photoshop. Most people would not even notice this distortion in a photo but if you are a professional, you will need to know how to recognize and remove this tint.
This 5 minute video covers the basics of photographing architecture using Nikon equipment. It gives good basic explanation of basic lessons in architecture photography, including selecting a proper position and distance to either provide or avoid distortion as desired, selecting the proper lens, selecting the film speed for indoor photographs, and how this may affect your choice to use a triPod, and even how to use Nikon's software to correct or adjust photographs after they've been taken. If...
This Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorial teaches you how perform slight photo retouching to supersaturate a photo without the distortion and bleeding. This adds a slight but noticeable saturated look of a photo which enhances the color quality. First the graphic artist adjusts the saturation. Then he creates a version copy using the lab mode versus the RGB mode. He then adjusts the contrast of the Lab mode image. Once you return the photo back to the RGB mode, you can continue altering the photo.
In this tutorial we learn how to make 303 acid using TS404. First, move the distortions around all the away around. After this, you will have a techno kind of beat. From here, you will change the oscillator one and two knobs all the way to the left. Once you have fine tuned these, play your audio to see how it sounds. Keep the filter in LP24 and move the resonance all the way to the right. LFO and Wave should be changed to the triangle pattern. Move the amount to the opposite. When finished, ...
In this video, we learn how to remove body fat or stretch marks in GIMP. First, go to filters, then distort, then warp. When you are in this window, you will be able to see all the different distortions that you can do. To help you remove the fat, use the "move" tool and a proper sized brush. Now, press on the stomach and slowly press down on it until you see the part of the body start to become smaller. Don't do it too quickly, or the picture will look fake. When finished, save your new pict...