We know of several artist friends who are practically reborn Monets with their pencils and brushes and can sketch out anything they imagine, except for hands. Not that they can't draw hands, but it seems that hands are the Achille's heel for many art students.
Do you like paper crafts? Like making things with your hands? Then you will love this excellent video of now to make a Origami bag. In this video you are taken through the process in a slow and clear manner so that you can easily follow along. By following the video in just about a minute you will go from a plain, flat sheet of paper to having a intricately folded bag perfect for holding a small gift. What a clever way present your gift!
Our server is primarily a fun server, so we don't often get huge, epic builds of amazingness. And yet that's exactly what we've got with Mgabrys's build, the Portland. Or, more specifically, Zeppelin City OR-2019 "Portland".
PHP is a scripting language that since 1995 has allowed web developers all over the world to create more dynamic websites. This video series will show you how to use it from start to finish, covering the very basics and very advanced techniques. If you want to move you web design skills beyond XHTML, watch this video.
Watch this video series to learn how to program a game with C++. This series covers the entire game design process and builds skills that can be used in any game design.
Adobe Dreamweaver is one of the most powerful and best pieces of software for designing, creating, editing, and building a website. If you have ever wanted to make a website, this video will show you how to use Dreamweaver to do it. If you haven't built a website, then you really haven't engaged with the internet.
Sure, not everyone will want to create brochures, but for some of us, it's the best way to get around paying a design firm— making them yourself in Word 2008 for Mac. The tools and templates inside Word 2008 make it easy to create visually stunning brochures for any occasion. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to design a professional brochure in this how-to video.
Looking to create your own mod or write a game to round out your design portfolio? By using the free Reality Factory software, you can create levels, weapons, monsters and everything else that goes into writing a video game. This tutorials shows you how to create an FPS game using this freeware.
Create interesting designs for your glass beads using a torch. Learn more about flame-treating your glass beads in this free bead making video from a professional bead making instructor.
Create beautiful nail art designs with this free tutorial. Learn how to hand paint nail art designs in this free video series from a professional manicurist.
Hand paint your own lighthouse nail art design. Learn how to freehand a lighthouse in this step-by-step nail art design series from a professional nail technician.
Hand paint a flamingo nail art design for summer. Learn the step-by-step process for painting flamingo designs in this free nail art video series from a professional nail technician.
Collars and necklines in fashion design can add flair and personality to a garment. Learn to draw collars from a fashion designer in this free fashion illustration video series.
Design silhouettes are an important part of fashion illustration, outlining the body and working with natural curves of the hips and torso. Learn to design fashion with silhouettes from a designer in this free fashion design video series.
Want custom t-shirt designs? Learn how to design your own t-shirt in this free video series from a professional designer.
Abstract art may seem random but it often utilizes basic art and design theories. Learn more about making an abstract painting in this free art lesson from an art instructor.
This is a multi-part tutorial from Wikkid Things that shows you how to make a club flyer design in Photoshop. 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 instructions, watch this free video guide.
Learn how to design an abstract wallpaper design in Adobe Photoshop. Use the pen tool, rotational tools and clone stamp tools to create awesome effects in Photoshop and turn them into abstract wallpaper designs.
Instead of using Photoshop, why not give Apple's Aperture a try? Aperture is designed more for post-production work for professional photographers, letting you cull through shoots, enhance images, manage massive libraries, and deliver stunning photos.
If you've already made a game using Unity3D and want to wrap it up with a nice GUI (or graphical user interface) (or menus) watch this video for a guide to making basic GUI elements using the built in ones in Unity3D.
Beautiful cabinets really make the kitchen, don't they? Not only are cabinets handy storage, they also lend a certain level of elegance to the room depending on their craftmanship. If you would like to perform a kitchen makeover but don't want to hire someone else to do it for you, check out this eight part tutorial on how to build custom kitchen cabinets on your own.
There's nothing better than a cool logo design, except maybe a cool 3D logo design. A 3D logo might just be what you need to have your company stick out. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make a 3D logo. You may want to apply a glassy text feel to the finished 3D text logo. It is a pretty complex logo, but it is good to learn some great techniques for doing some interesting things in Illustrator.
The Apple iPod and iPhone are the hottest electronics on the market, so keeping up with the times means keeping up with designs people like. Apple incorporates all kinds of cool images and icons into their products, so learn how to re-create them so you can modify them or get ideas for your own designs. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to create a gel progress / loading bar-similar to the progress bar found on an iPhone and iPod -- from start to finish.
Here's my interpretation of Gustav Stickley's No. 603 tabouret. This little round table works great in almost any decor.
Body painting is a fun way to explore your artistic abilities. Learn to paint an alligator design from a body painting expert in this free video series.
Hand paint your nails with dotted nail art designs! Learn how to make dots on your fingernails with this free nail art video series from a manicurist.
Interested in designing clothes? Learn how to draw ascots, bow ties, scarves and other collars for dress or shirts in this free video series from a fashion design graduate student.
Small collars in fashion design can add attitude and personality to a garment illustration. Learn to draw small collars from a fashion designer in this free fashion illustration video series.
Collections are a fashion designer's medium for presenting new designs and creations. Learn to introduce a fashion collection from a designer in this free fashion video series.
Vests can be a fashion icon with flair and many fashion designs include vests inspired by a variety of traditions. Learn to design vests from a pro designer in this free fashion illustration video series.
Tips for fashion illustration and croquis proportions, including bust and waistlines and garment seams. Draw croquis in this free fashion illustration video series with a fashion designer.
Looking for a unique t-shirt? Well, make one yourself! Learn how to sew patches, paint, and design a custom t-shirt in this free video series.
Learn how to make henna embellished designs for wall hangings and door hangings to decorate your home with expert henna design tips in this free arts and crafts video series.
Learn how to make henna design Christmas ornaments and decorations from an expert in this free holiday crafts video series.
The basics of two-dimensional design utilizes design elements such as space, balance and line. Learn foundational design skills with this free art video series.
In this series of gardening videos, our perennial plant expert Martha Cycz tells you how to design a great looking garden that is healthy and inexpensive. She discusses how to tell if your plants are getting enough sun and how to determine if you have left enough space for them to expand. She even offers tips for controlling pests. The key to a great looking garden is planning: after watching these videos, you will know exactly how to map out your backyard work of art.
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of how to design a paint scheme for your Xbox 360 controller.
Whether you're looking to publish your own game or just make your homebrew better, this tutorial is for you. Veteran game designer John Wick shares his insight earned from several decades of being a game designer to teach you how to write an awesome tabletop roleplaying game!
If you've downloaded Autodesk Inventor and are kind of confused how everything is supposed to work, you're in luck! In this great video series you will learn all the steps how to do some of the basic functions of Inventor, including: Extruding the bass, shelling the brick, adding nubs and more!
If you are a serious XBox 360 owner, you probably use it all the time. Why not customize it a little and really make it your own? This video will show you how to cut custom designs into the case of your XBox 360 and fill it in with plexiglass, leaving you with a very cool-looking custom XBox 360.