If you're interested in owning a colt pistol, but don't have the money or proper paper work needed, you can always make one from scratch. Of course, in this tutorial, you'll find out how to make one using just paper and other household materials. It may not be the exact thing, but you can always tell your friends that you own a colt pistol. (Made of paper.) Anyway, good luck and enjoy!
In Minecraft, the less time you spend gathering materials, the more time you can spend building. This Minecraft player's guide offers advice on how to quickly gather a variety of materials. For complete instructions, watch the video!
Designing 3D graphics is one of the most challenging and lucrative fields of computer design. This video for beginning 3D graphics artists features a tutorial on how to make materials and textures in Blender, one popular 3D modeling software suite. Making this pair of pants will have you well on your way to making more elaborate images.
Making crafts with a group of children can get a little hectic and also maybe a bit costly. Recycling materials to use for creative activites with your kids can be a fun and and economicly fiscal alternative to your normal purchases. This video will give you some example on how to recycle materials for your kids arts and crafts. Using these everyday materials, accompanied with some great insight from this video, you can have a lot of fun creating all sorts of interesting projects with your ch...
This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the displace modifier in 3ds Max. The displace modifier allows you to create perfect materials and realistic shadows in 3D Studio Max. Proper materials and shadows are key to creating a realistic 3D scene. See how to work with the displace mod in 3ds Max to achieve more realistic models. This video is best viewed full screen.
You can save money and the environment by building a pet house out of eco-friendly materials. The doghouse in this how to video is built on the same green principles as a human home. Watch and learn how easy it is use recycled materials for your dog's house.
First off, a bit of explanation. The hypershade in Maya is a quick way to create and connect rendering nodes, which include textures, materials, lights, and special effects. Hypershade is one of the most important features in Maya to learn and master.
A valuable tutorial for the aspiring foamsmith, this tutorial shows you how to to start building boffer weapons out of foam and latex by starting with the right materials. From cores to tapes to adhesives, this video shows you what to get and what to avoid.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use materials in Autodesk 3ds Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the 3ds Max 2011 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using the lessons imparted by this free video software tutorial yourself, watch this free video guide.
New to 3ds Max? Luckily, WonderHowTo is chock full of videos on the program. In this tutorial, learn how to apply multiple materials to a single object in 3ds Max.
Newspapers, magazines, and cardboard often end up in the recycling bin or the trash, but you can also give them a new life as a lovely decorative box. You will need a brush, sand paper, scissors, a knife, newspaper or magazines, glue, latex paint, paper, and cardboard. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to craft a box out of recycled materials.
Learn how to make a rocket using simple materials.
Watch this demonstration of how a slide projector is made with commonly available materials.
Learn how to edit the materials you've captured in Camtasia to so you can present exactly the segments of your videos that are the most relevant.
In this how to video, you will learn how to work with standard materials in 3D Studio Max. The material editor is found by clicking the multicolored button to the right. You can see sample spheres where you can see examples of materials. Below, you can see surface properties such as shaders and ambient colors. You can select the type of material to be applied here. You can select the standard material to get familiar with it. First, decide the shaders. Blend is the default shader, although th...
In this video, we learn how to build parachutes with household materials. You will need: a long string, Mylar, mesh, plastic, scissors, tape, and a weight. To get started, you will first cut your plastic or mesh into a circle or octagon shape. Then, take your string and cut it into several pieces. Then, tape the strings onto your material all around. After this, tie your weight to the strings so it's fully secured. Now, go to somewhere high and throw down your item! The parachute will help ke...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a journal from packaging materials. First, cut a cardboard at 5.5" x 4.5" on each side. When you are finished, create another cut that is 5.5" x 1" for the side. Now, cover the two large sides with a piece of fabric that you choose. After this, cover the middle piece with fabric, and then tape it on with double sided tape. Next, place all pieces next to each other, tape it, then place a solid piece of paper on the inside, and use a glue stick to adhere i...
Follow along with this video to learn how home remedies for acne scars may help get rid of them naturally and safely.
You will need some half ball covered buttons to make this. You can cover these buttons with any sort of fabric you want. Once you're done, thread an elastic ponytail band through the button hole, add a dab of glue and you have a brand new accessory!
This tutorial shows you a quick and easy way to make a few gifts, usually for things you find around the house. Turn an old sweater into a pair of leg warmers, or dress up an old Tshirt with a few accessories.
Keep your Christmas green! Don't resort to environmentally unfriendly wrapping paper. You can put your gifts in cloth bags or use catalog and magazine pages as your wrapping paper. Or, just use plain brown paper bags and decorate them as your wrapping paper!
Start with a basic wicker round, and then use scraps of recycled fabric to make holiday rosettes. This tutorial uses red and white fabric, but you can make your wreath using any festive, colorful cloth or trim in your scrap basket.
Band bios have a cherished place in the world of band promotional material. A killer one can do wonders for cultivating your image among your fans and potential employers. This video will give you tips for writing a killer band biography that will get you noticed.
Making fake cuts and wounds is an art form that it can take years of makeup work to master. If you don't have time for that, watch this video! It will teach you how to make a really realistic fake wound on your arm using makeup, fake blood, and latex. The end result looks great, and will add a lot to your horror movie or Halloween costume.
This video will teach you the process of vacuum forming sheet plastic into 3D shapes using the $40 make-it-yourself vacuum former from this "Instructable."
Do you have a picnic coming up. Bre Pettis shows you how to make spheres out of paper cups, paper plates, or plastic sheeting. These spheres make great outdoor props, and are very exciting. A glue gun and understanding of geometry necessary.
The old frame of the wreath of a previous year containing only two old ornaments is used. Placed on the frame are plastic bags from the grocery store . The bags were green in color however colored bags may be used for creativity . Fluff and fold the bags and wrap them around the frame. Nearly a dozen bags are used. A boy is made using two pieces of the same cloth of a complimenting color to that of the wreath, to form a bow. The bow is attached to wreath and placed on the outside part of a do...
You can make beautifully decorated cookies with just powdered sugar, water, and food coloring. Before you start decorating cookies, it is important to understand color theory. Primary colors are blue, red, and yellow. When you mix those colors you get secondary colors. Blue and red make violet. Red and yellow make orange, and blue and yellow make green. If you mix all three primary colors together, you get brown. To make black color, mix together green and red and a few drops of blue. Also, p...
This video is about how to make a puppet dragon out of household items. First, a piece of card stock paper is cut in half the long way. Next, you must take an empty 18-pack egg carton and cut off a strip of egg slots. Using a stapler, the two pieces of paper are connected long ways, with the egg strip stapled on top of it. This forms the body. To make the head, a small cardboard box is stapled to one end. A smaller cardboard box (about half the size of the one already used) is glued on top. F...
ARHSphysics shows viewers how they can build a simple barometer using household items! First, you need to get a container that is the height of an index card. Your best bet is to get an empty soup can of food can. Make sure you wash the can. Now, you will need a latex glove, cut a semi circle from the glove and attach this to the top of the can using a rubber band. Get two straws and attach them together at the ends. Cut a slit in each one and attach the straws. Attach the straw to the top of...
Learn how to calculate the amount of flooring, shingles, siding and other construction materials you need for your next building or remodeling project in this free DIY carpentry video series from a remodeling expert.
This video weaving tutorial describes the creative process by which materials are decided upon and how to sequence the fabrics together into the rug. Naalbinding or toothbrush rug making recycles wasted clothes, plastic bags, hosiery, and time into beautiful durable rugs. Watch this instructional video and learn how to plan out and organize the fabrics and materials for toothbrush rug weaving.
Learn how to use a Fresnel effect in materials in Unreal Tournament 3 Editor (UT3).
How to make a compost pile with green and brown materials
Did you create a cool three-dimensional object in Blender then texture it, only to decide you hate the texture? Then check out this video and learn how to remove materials from objects in Blender 3D. software.
This video shows you how to make a bong out of materials found around the home.
Using an empty Gatorade bottle, empty 5 oz. food container, power drill, string, and some red nail polish, you can easily construct your own DIY hummingbird feeder in less than 10 minutes to attract hummingbirds to your own backyard garden.
In this video series, you will learn how to wrap gifts use recycled items. Don't throw your cans, papers, and bottles away, turn them into treasures and give them to somebody else.
A scribe is an easy way to fit material to irregular surfaces. Bob Schmidt shows you the proper way to trace using a scribe which is a tool similar to a compass.
Using metal frame materials can be a lot easier than using some of the old traditional materials. This tutoriall will give you the proper instruction for using metal framing materials in your home. They're lightweight, strong, and straight, so if you're interested check out the video above. Good luck and enjoy! Properly use metal framing materials.