You may remember this badass wall of flames photo... That's because last month I highlighted a tutorial by photographer Barry Elder that showed how to light paint with fire.
Believe it or not, capturing a beautiful shot of a vehicle is more difficult than you think. Sure, you can just snap a photo, but capturing the design, detail, and essence of the car is a whole other story. Lighting, location, settings, and angles are play into how well the photographic representation turns out.
What I'm going to do in this tutorial is, as the title implies, teach you how to make nearly anything look like metal. This can especially come in handy in Steampunk, as most of us don't have the ability to machine brass. We do, however, have access to wood, PVC, and spray paint. Not to mention that, as a costumer, I can speak from personal experience when I say that things made of brass are really, really, really heavy!
When fancy kicks started making their way into the indie scene, the art of custom leather shoe painting exploded. If you want to custom paint some kicks to show you creativity in this high-visibility area, watch this video for an in-depth guide to prepping any leather (not patent leather) shoes for painting by using Acetone, cotton balls, and other basic materials.
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!
Woof woof! Face painting sure can liven up an otherwise tedious children's party, and few things get get the kids howling more than turning their face into a wolf! This simple how to shows the steps to create the base and work your way up to the finished scary product. Werewolf in London? How about a werewolf any where you want! So howl at the moon and bark at the sky and paint up your face, don't worry why, your kids will love it and so will you!
Polish your watercolor painting skills with this tutorial, which features tips on how to create several watercolor painting effects.
Photoshopuniverse shows you how to simulate a watercolor painting on Photoshop. With this you can take any photo and make it look like it was a water color painting. Take any photo and then duplicate the layer 3 times including original. Focus on the first layer go to cut out. You want a high edge fidelity, and add the number of levels no more than 5. Add some simplicity and the change mode too luminosity. Go to the second copy layer do a dry brush increase size to maximum. add just a little ...
This clip presents detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to texture 3D objects with projection painting in Blender 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look!
In this tutorial, we learn how to create stop motion light painting for animation
Okay, just to clear things up before you head over to watch the video, duct tape painting does not involve grinding up little pieces of duct tape to make paint.
This clip provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to texture a head with projection painting when working in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, and to get started texturing modeled heads yourself, take a look!
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 turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop.
Tired of boring solid or white walls? You don't have to pay for an expensive remodeling job! You can add some color and brighten up any room with this quick and helpful interior decoration tip. Use two or more colors to paint stripes on your walls and add a splash of color to any room.
With the release of Blender 2.49, comes the ability to stencil images onto your model via projection. This tutorial goes through the process of setting up your model and it’s UVs in order to “projection paint” your textures onto the model. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the f...
This tutorial shows you how to use your favorite drawing or art program (like Photoshop or GIMP) to create your own digital painting of Raiden, a character from the popular video game Metal Gear Solid. After creating the basic sketch, this video shows you how to create your own painting.
A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for a wood-sided house. But its what's underneath the paint that can really count. Doing the right prep work will make your painting efforts last longer and look better. The prep work will help make your paint job a success and much easier to accomplish. And taking the time to do it will pay off in the end. The five steps to the painting prep process include: scraping, cleaning, patching, masking and priming.
Add a little animation to your live action shots! This tutorial shows you a few alternative techniques, such as adding in backgrounds using a greenscreen or incorporating light painting into your film. Make sure you shoot at the highest megapixel setting possible.
Taping drywall requires a spreader or a spatula, compound and drywall tape. Spread the compound over the nails and the seams smoothly to apply tape over later. Next, the tape is applied to the wet compound on the wall directly over where the seams were. Then, another layer of compound is placed on top of the tape. After it is dry, a second layer of compound is placed on top of this layer. This process will continue until all the seams are covered with the compound, taped over the seams on top...
Looking for face painting designs? Learn how to make a pirate, batman signal, rainbow, and Mardi Gras mask with face paints in this free video series about face painting ideas.
Animate drawings by scanning them and painting them on the computer. Learn how to scan and color hand-drawn animations using Adobe Photoshop and Flash in this free computer art lesson from a professor of animation and interactive media.
Flowers are a classic face painting design. Learn how to paint a beautiful flower with pollen and vines in this free video series about face painting ideas and tips.
Expert Real Estate Tips and Andy Sjostrom with The Good Handyman demonstrate how to prep for painting. A good handyman will handle your items with care. Be sure to remove light fixtures. Before you begin to tape off an area, take a damp rag and clean the areas that will be taped so the tape will adhere to them. Use latex gloves to keep yourself clean during the painting process. Then, tape off the area needing painting and put down a drop cloth. If you get your paint from a big box store, mak...
There are a variety of decorative painting techniques that can help you add personality to your home, as shown in this how-to video. Learn glazing, ragging, masking, and stenciling. Remember to try everything out on some scrap board first. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to paint with decorative painting techniques.
In this how-to video, learn how important the proper preparation for a painting project can be. You can spoil a well-done paint job before opening a can, so take advantage of tips on selecting the ideal drop cloth to prepping the wall and applying primer from the start. With the right procedure, you can create a professional look to your walls at home. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to prepare for a painting project.
Tim Carter demonstrates how to get professional painting results by caulking all cracks between woodwork and walls before painting.
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...
This step by step tutorial shows you how to start with a blank file and then go step by step to create a digital painting of the X-Men superhero Mystique. It pays special attention to details like her hair and her unique skin texture.
In this free video Photoshop lesson, we learn how to create a simple painting effect within Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.
In this how-to video, learn the best methods for applying your paints. Find out which tools to use on a particular surface along with the type of brush, roller or power sprayer that best fits your paint job. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to select painting tools.
Here is a rainy day activity for children brought to you by StoryBox Books. Watch this how to video to learn how to do potato painting with your children. Carve different fun shapes into the potato and use your favorite colors to create wonderful works of art. Who said there is nothing to do on a rainy day?
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.
Before painting any room, you want to ensure that the paint only lands on the wall surfaces you intend to paint. See how to tape room walls and other objects to reduce unwanted splatter.
This tutorial shows you how to mirror brush strokes when painting terrain textures in Unreal Tournament 3 Editor.
Kevin Tetz of Paintucation gives tips for painting your own car - this video goes over giving the car a final wipe down before starting to repaint.
Look like a Botticelli painting by radiating with glowing skin, rosy cheeks and nude lips. Catch up with makeup artist Sylvia Del Orto for the skinny on how to look like a goddess.
In this video you will learn to use Photoshop to turn a photograph into a wall painting. Learn to use cutout filter to enhance the effect. Remember to experiment with different blending modes for your own project!
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...
Curious about acrylic paints and how to apply them to your fantasy-inspired works of art? Get some tips from a professional! This tutorial hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien takes us through a quick step by step approach to "block-in" techniques with acrylic paints. "The Evolution of a Dragon Painting" is a great how-to video for those of you aspiring to be painters!
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