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How To: Tilt shift for a fake miniature effect Photoshop CS4

Easily turn your pics into table top style miniatures with this easy to create effect. This takes panarama photographs from afar and fades certain areas creating a toy scene effect. It's magical. Turn cities into model like images that resemble fantasy more than real life. To do this in Photoshop you're going to use the blur tool, layer masks, copies and gradient tools.

How To: Use the section tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the section tool in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers how to create cut-away views of your model in any direction, the context options for the section plane, and how to move and rotate the section plane. You can lock the section orientation by holding the "Shift" key.

How To: Switch brake pads

In this video, we learn how to switch brake pads with Marc DiVall. You first want the side that is longer because that's the trailing side. The arrow should also be pointing to the left. If they are rear mounted, that means the brakes are on the wrong side. Go in and remove the mounting nut from the pad and line everything back up. Use your wide washer and spacers to shift around, which will allow your brake pad to rotate. Replace with the washers and then the bolt and then you can place thes...

How To: Create bevels in Xara Web Designer

The video shows us how to create bevels in Xara web designer. Firstly using the rectangle tool hold down the Ctrl key to create a square. The problem with the Xara web designer is that it hasn't got a convert to edit the shape features which actually means that you cant select individual nodes with the shape editor tool which may create some other line. However you can select individual nodes by going to arrange/combine shapes/add shapes with selecting the rectangle. And by doing changes the ...

How To: Rotate images with Photoshop's Free Transform tool

As powerful as Photoshop is, there is little about the program that is obvious. Case in point: How do you rotate a layer? Right-click on it and select Rotate? Choose Rotate from the Layer menu? Click on the Rotate tool? The answer is no, no, and no. Fortunately, there's the Free Transform command, which rotates the active layer and much, much more. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with th...

How To: Use axis rotate in modo 101

This 3D software tutorial gives a quick review of using the stalwart Axis Rotate in modo 101. Everybody needs to rotate now and again when working in the 3D modo viewport. With Axis Rotate you can rotate with precision and style along a specified axis.

How To: Shift a graph

This video will demonstrate exactly how to shift a graph on a x,y axis. When shifting a graph on the x axis you will need to replace x with x-h; where h is the variable to shift the graph. No matter how far you need to shift a graph, h is always the number of units you are shifting; shifting up or right is represented as a positive and down or left is negative. Just plug in your units into your equation and you will have your shifted graph.

How To: Use the rotate tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the rotate tool in Google SketchUp. When you pick the rotate tool, the icon orients itself to any surface you hover over. Click once to set the rotation and move away to set a rotation base. This is the controlling arm you will use to rotate your object. This tutorial covers how the rotate tool works, examples of the rotate tool in action, and how to lock or define the orientation of the tool.

How To: Adjust a rear derailleur

Use a 5mm Allen wrench and loosen the bolt holding the cable on the rear derailleur. Thread the shift cable through the cable stays and tighten it in the rear derailleur with as little slack as possible. Make sure that the adjustment screw on the shifter is in the mid point of the adjustment.

How To: Rotate an element in Autodesk AutoCAD 2011

Need to know how to rotate geometry in AutoCAD 2011? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular 3D drafting application or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the newest iteration of the program, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Drive a manual car

This is a presentation from WatchMojo detailing the operation of a manual/standard automobile. Explanation includes the placement of pedals listed from left to right as the clutch, the brake, and the gas. There is also an explanation on the gearshift which includes a diagram of where gears are located. Explanation for the beginning of driving includes instructions as follows; ensuring that the ground is flat, the application of the parking brake, the process of depressing the clutch, placing ...

How To: Make a Flash object rotate with ActionScript

This clip demonstrates an easy way to make an object rotate using Flash ActionScript. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer 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, and to get started rotating elements with ActionScript in your own Adobe Flash projects, watch this video guide.

How To: Tilt-shift photography to create a miniature effect

Kipkay from Make Magazine shows us how to create a photographic illusion, making things look smaller than they really are with tilt-shift photography. Materials needed include rubber plunger, an oversized lens, a plastic body cap, a single lens (or digital single lens) camera, a hot glue gun, a sanding file, and a disposable object for a plastic backing, such as a VHS tape case. With this great tutorial and a little work, create the illusion of a miniaturized world with this photographic tech...

How to Mod Need for Speed: Shift 2 for Xbox 360

We all feel the need for speed from time to time, but sometimes speed alone is not enough. Maybe you feel the need for Need for Speed: Shift 2 career prize money as well. If that's the case, check out this video and learn how to mod NFS Shift: 2 to get maximum career prize money.

How To: Photograph with a tilt shift lens

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to photograph with a tilt shift lens. Shooting in a position of height will exaggerate the field, Make sure to lock down the exposure of the camera before tilting. A tilt shift lens allows users to choose where the focal point lies and are able to blur out the image. To maximize the depth of a field, users need to simply turn the lens to change the focal point. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in photography and have a tilt shi...

How To: Properly focus your video camera

This video shows you how to properly focus your video camera. Usually cameras have two focusing modes, manual and automatic. Despite the sophistication of modern cameras and their auto focusing modes, manual focusing still gives the person operating the camera the most control. To focus in manual focusing mode you must first focus your eyepiece. To focus your eyepiece fully zoom in on your subject, then rotate your lens' focus ring until the subject becomes sharp and clear. Finally rotate you...

How To: Drive a stick shift safely

In this video, Brandon will show you how to drive a stick shift safely and effectively. In a stick shift, there are three pedals, the gas, the clutch, and the brake, all of which will be used in order to drive the car. You should use your right foot for the gas and the brake and your left for the clutch. This video will show you the basics of how to drive a stick shift and how to shift gears without making the car stall.

How To: Rotate & revolve cameras in Maya

In this tutorial, we learn how to rotate and revolve cameras in Maya. First, go to create primitives on the menu at the top. Next, create a camera and pull it out onto the circle. Now, click the camera and then the circle, then hit the 'p' key on the keyboard. Now, you can rotate your circle around and it will rotate on the y axis. To set this, click on 50, then type in 360 on the 'y axis' space. After this, hit 's' an you will have a key frame. You can change the settings as you prefer, then...

How To: Scale and rotate components in Maya 8.5

Check out this two-part video tutorial on learning some components and polyprimitives of vertices in Autodesk Maya 8.5. You'll get the best info on geometry for 3D animation in this 3D modeling video. See how to scale, rotate, and move vertices of your built animated character in Maya.

How To: Move and rotate objects in FrontierVille (7/2/10)

FrontierVille is the latest game from Zynga, the makers of the immensely popular Facebook sensation FarmVille. It is very similar, but in case you don't play FarmVille, this video will teach you how to move and rotate the game's many objects, one of the fundamental techniques involved in playing the game. Now get in there and homestead!

How To: Open a can using a knife instead of a can opener

This video is how to open a metal can with the corner of a knife. First, you must find a knife that has a ninety-degree angle where the corner is a sharp point. A cleaver, like the one shown in the video, type of knife would be best. You use the corner to puncture the can and continue puncturing it as you rotate the can. Make sure to tilt the knife outwards after you puncture. Puncture successively and simultaneously rotate the can so that each puncture mark starts where the last one left off...

How To: Move and rotate pole vectors in Maya 8.5

Take a gander at this 3D animation video tutorial on how to move pole vectors in Autodesk Maya 8.5. So, if you need to move that pole vector so it doesn't flip, and see where to put it if you want to let your character do the split. Also see how to rotate the pole vector in Maya. Your 3D modeling skills need it, trust me.

How To: Do the easy shift clubbing dance move for beginners

Just because you have two left feet doesn't mean you have to give up on impressing the ladies at the club. We get that getting your groove on can be intimidating, especially when all you know how to do is the John Travolta from "Saturday Night Fever," but there are easy steps you can take to get your body jiving in an "attractive to the ladies" way.

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