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Most home interior painters, professional and ameteur alike, rely on painter's tape to get around edges without splattering paint everywhere. But painter's tape allows for little air bubbles to form, meaning paint can easily seep below and ruin your work.
In this software tutorial you will learn how to digitally ink a manga/anime character in Corel Painter. Learn how to scan a drawing into Photoshop then import it into Corel Painter and ink the outline of the character for a more dramatic and artistic look. Usually, after inking the line art, you will go back over and digitally color the character. The tutorial assumes that you are using Corel Painter with a Wacom or Cintiq tablet and is more about the principles of inking than the Corel tools.
This digital drawing tutorial shows you how to color or ink a manga animation type drawing in Corel Painter. The tutorial assumes you are using a Wacom or Cintiq tablet to work. The tutorial explains the steps taken to digitally color a drawing in Corel Painter and is more about the process than the specific mouse movements.
In this clip, you'll learn how get started using your Wacom pen tablet with Corel Painter Essentials. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This video begins with an unfolded painter's canvas unfolded on a table and a frame which will be used to stretch and mend the canvas. The canvas needs to be laid beneath the wooden frame. The canvas must then be stretched over the sides of the wooden frame and then stapled into place. After the canvas has been stretched and stapled over the wooden frame you can pull the corners to tighten the canvas fabric. After the canvas is being stretched within the frame you must let it sit until it bec...
Have a look at something that will allow you to do more with your photos than you are doing today. Rob McDonald will take a photo and make it look hand painted.
If you use Microsoft Word quite a bit and have never used the Format Painter tool, it's a technique you need to learn, and learn today, because it's a technique that will save you a lot of time and a lot of grief in the future. To learn how to use the Format Tool in Microsoft Office Word documents to streamline the formatting process, watch this how-to.
Masking tape or blue painter's tape is a woodworker's best friend. This how to video shows you the many ways you can use this versatile tape. You'll be amazed with how many things you can do with this tape.
Learn how to properly apply painters putty with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. See how to avoid some common mistakes when applying putty. Apply painter's putty properly.
Sebastian Kruger is a German artist known for his "star caricaturist" paintings: stylistically exaggerated, realistically painted portraits of pop icons. My personal favorite depicts the classic Clint Eastwood stance (as Harry Callahan: Go ahead! Make my day!). Scroll below for the Stones, Tom Waits, Michael Jackson and more.
Light painting (or light writing) is a relatively new art form combining flashlights and long camera exposures to create amazing still images with designs literally drawn on them in light. This video features an experienced light painter teaching you the basics of the at in only 2 minutes! He covers what you will need, how to use it, and demonstrates the painting of a simple happy face. Now get out there and try it yourself!
Body painting isn't just art, it's sexy. More and more people are shedding their clothes and adding some paint for a new shocking look that is bound to drop jaws. If you're not into being painted into a Picasso, then maybe you'd like to try your hands on the other side of the paint brush…
Painting your home can be a nightmare, involving lots of pre-planning, the perfect paint selection, sectioning unpainted areas with painter's tape, etc.
This series is the basic training you need to get up and running with Photoshop, so that you can be a better digital painter. Knowing how to use all the tools and options that pertain to digital painting, photomanipulation, and photo editing will save you lots of time, so it's worth learning the basics first.
In Chinese watercolor paiting, static subjects like cherry blossoms and peach trees never go out of fashion because they represent the teeming life and beauty of nature that most Chinese watercolor artists enjoy representing.
This video demonstration will teach you how to draw a Daylily in the Han Chinese painting style. It is very detailed, and should be easy to follow even for novice painters looking to improve their painting skills. The painter in the video talk you through not only what colors to use and the techniques he uses, but also the significance of the Daylily and the legends surrounding it.
The video demonstrates the way of converting a plain IKEA cabinet for a girl's bedroom using spray paint. The person presenting us the video uses a pink all-purpose spray paint from Rust-Oleum Painter's Touch. The cabinet to be painted is dismantled and placed on a table. The person recommends to shake the paint spray bottle well before using it. First she paints the cabinet body and then the two cabinet doors using the pink spray paint. Once the spraying is complete, she lets it dry well and...
If you are dedicated Warhammer painter, you know that you need a small, but extremely tidy workspace. Watch this instructional video for tips on setting up pallets, choosing brushes and painting mediums. Expand the limits of traditional Warhammer paints by mixing colors and using alternative brands.
This instructional video demonstrates how to add shading to your Warhammer miniatures. With a small paintbrush, add thin washes of shading over the basic fill coats. In this video, the painter adds passes of paint on top of the manufacturer's Scab Red. Media extenders can keep paint from drying. When painting Warhammer characters, careful coats of shading color illuminate the details of the original figurine.
In this video, we learn how to prepare surfaces before painting with Lowe's. First, you will need to place a drop cloth on the floor and apply painter's tape to all the outlets and spots you don't want paint to touch. After this, clean off the walls and remove all the dust and debris, including nails. Next, grab the paint you need along with brushes and paint rollers. Remove any wallpaper that is on your wall, then start to paint. Pour the paint into the tray, then use the roller dipped in pa...
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint with basic latex painting techniques with Lowe's. First, you will need to determine how much paint you need by figuring out the room size. Next, you will need to paint the ceiling and apply blue painter's tape to all the areas you don't want paint to touch. Make sure to stir the paint before you use it and open up windows and fans to circulate the air. Cut the edges by painting around 2" inside first. Once finished with the ceiling, start cutting the ed...
Watch this painting tutorial and learn a method to paint acrylic paintings using an imaging editing program called Gimp. No drawing skills required. If you want to learn how to use acrylic paint but don't want to spend a ton of cash on supplies, here's how. The supplies are student grade and inexpensive. You can get them all for under $15. Learn how to become a better painter & be sure to stay tuned in for all 6 chapters!
With the economy as brutal as it is, more people than ever are focusing on fixing what they've got rather than building or buying new furniture and decor. And oftentimes, a fresh coat of paint is all that's needed to turn a yucky old chair your mom passed down to you into a darling, charming vintage piece.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to paint on your ceramic dinner plates. You will need a ceramic paint kit, a soft pencil, masking tape, a porcelain painter pen, scrap paper, scissors, scrap paper, tracing paper, Celtic patterns, and a jar of water. Place the tracing paper over the copy of the Celtic patterns. Tape both down to the surface with the tape. Trace the pattern onto the tracing paper using the pencil. Clean the plate and stick tracing paper over the plate. Trace over the pa...
Glass painting is both beautiful and easy to learn. In this free online series of instructional art lessons, learn how to paint on glass and everything you need from supplies to techniques, all taught by expert Jason Painter.
If you're a beginner to Chinese watercolor painter then you do have to do a little research and practice before you actually let your paintbrush hit the canvas. From using the right paint to the right brush, every single thing you employ for your art matters in the ultimate creation.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This tutorial warhammer video covers how to paint the leather on the ork.
A very simple butterfly for smaller children or a beginning face painter. Check out this tutorial to learn a few pointers and techniques.
Bill Riedel, Master Sign Painter and Guilder, demonstrates the unique technique of making a paint cup out of a 4" x 6" index card. Perfect for all your automotive painting needs.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This sequence covers how to paint the ork's metal.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter comes an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Space Ork. This sequence covers tools, mold lines, and their removal.
From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork. This sequence covers the skin basecoat and shading of the Ork.
If you're painting your auto yourself, you might need a little help if you've never done it before, especially when it comes to the primer sealer and apply your first base coat of paint. This video will show you how to do just that. An OEM fender was already prepped by sanding with 500 grit sandpaper on a DA with a soft pad and surfing the edges with a maroon scuff pad.
Painter Jim Ingraham shows the steps of painting a marine landscape in this video tutorial. Watch as a prepared canvas transforms into a seascape, complete with the beach, the ocean, and the sky. Render and mix paints as you go, this technique is not particularly rigid. Watch this video painting tutorial series and learn how to create a seascape.
Face painting can be onw of the best parts of a kids party. Find out how you can be a face painter in this free video clip series.
Ever wanted a large scale abstract painting for your home or office? Learn how to create your own abstract masterpiece in this free online video series about painting abstract murals taught by expert painter David A. Clemen.
In this video series, professional painter Grady Johnson teaches how to paint the living rrom in your house. Grady covers how to pick paint, what tools and materials are needed to paint a house, how to clear a room, how to lay drop cloth, how to cut in and roll walls and ceilings, how to caulk baseboards, how to spackle walls, and more.
Steampunking Nerf guns by painting them is a pretty common practice among Steampunks, but unfortunately, the really amazing-looking ones involve literally taking the gun apart, painting it, and then screwing it all back together.
This tutorial is set-up for the novice or beginning body painter or face painter, giving step by step instructions on how to body paint a dragon on someone's leg. Paint colors needed include blue, white, black, red, yellow, gold sparkles and green. Materials are a must and include: A plastic plate or pallet, brushes, make-up or body paint, rubbing alcohol, paper towels, and a model over 18 (with at least one leg).