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How To: Use the Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator CS2

Working with vectors isn't easy, and working with vectors means using paths. Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics application, therefore virtually everything in Illustrator is created using paths. The Pen Tool is the king of paths, you can create any kind of path using the pen tool, you just need to know how to use it! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to use the pen tool and trace the outline of an object as well.

How To: Use NLP anchoring

Here is a Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) anchoring technique to help you neutralize negative thoughts and emotions. NLP anchoring is a simple, yet safe and powerful tool for self improvement and growth.

How To: Create retro glam sparkles and stars in Illustrator

Retro is in, but then again… when was retro ever out? Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn about making retro looking sparkles for whatever reason you may need (or want) them. The bulk of the video will cover the many advantages to using symbols, when and where you can, in your illustrations when dealing with many of the same graphic objects. Learn to edit 100's of objects in no time, and learn about many of the symbolism tools available to you in Adobe Illustrator!

How To: Create a shining, sparkling heart in Illustrator CS3

Take a look at some vectored hearts… it's fully vectored. Older versions of Illustrator should be able to handle this project just fine. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn this heart-shape design. A vector heart is great for Valentine's Day. No source files are needed. Just Adobe Illustrator and some time. Learn about using the grid, the basic pen tool, gradients, swatches, blend modes, masking, and so much more.

How To: Deal with & stand up to a bully

It’s scary, but you can learn how to stand up to a bully – and come out on top. You will need courage, wit, and even a bit of self-control. Bullies tend to pick on those who don't stand up for themselves, so being a little assertive helps. Find out how to stand up to a bully by watching this video self help tutorial.

How To: Practice yoga for PMS with Self Magazine

Yoga not only helps with body strength and flexibility but it can also help easy pre-menstral syndrome. In this fitness how to video SELF Magazine features yoga positions for PMS. Watch and learn how to decrease the bloating and cramps with seated twists, wind pose, cat pose, bow pose, reclining angle, crocodile pose, bridge, thunderbolt, half shoulder stand, rag doll, modified cobra pose and finally child's pose.

How To: Train Yourself To Be on Time

In the immortal words of Benjamin Franklin, "time is money." Spend it wisely. This self-help video offers a lot of pointers on being more punctual (like meaking friends with your watch and your date book). Stop frustrating your boss, friends, and self with your lateness. Check out this how-to video and train yourself to be on time, all the time.

How To: Use Smart Collections in Adobe Bridge

Here, see some tips on the collections and smart collections in the Adobe Bridge. Bridge has a lot to offer and is a great organization tool. Collections and smart collections are great workflow features available to you. In this video tutorial, learn about organizing your files without messing up your folder structure and automatically bringing files in that you want based on your settings you assign to that collection. Check them out and learn a great new feature of Adobe Bridge CS4.

How To: Create pure CSS website layouts in GoLive CS2

Today, see how to use GoLive CS2 to create pure CSS layouts. That's using CSS to lay your website out, which is a really nice way to layout your webpages. It's laying it out without tables, and allows the site to change based on the users resolution. In this video tutorial, see how to create website layouts made entirely of CSS using GoLive's new CSS tools and the new liquid layouts available in GoLive CS2.

How To: Use the healing tool to remove spots in Lightroom

Kerry Garison demonstrates a quick tip of healing tool (Lightroom 2. 0), which is situated on the upper right hand corner of the screen, with the help of lady's image. Click on spot removal tool which can be used for cloning and healing. In order to change the brush size, scroll wheel mouse or left or right rapid keys can be used. Brush size, change in opacity can be changed also by clicking and dragging the bar; from there cloning or healing options can be selected also. After clicking the h...

How To: Take years off your body with SELF Magazine and yoga

In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine demonstrate how to invigorate yourself and sculpt your body with yoga techniques. Watch as the editor of SELF helps you take year off your body with a few poses. Learn to do yoga warrior, happy baby with chest press, staff, bridge, tree, thunderbolt, triangle and finally child's pose. Increase flexibility, decrease stress, rev your metabolism and sculpt sexy muscles with traditional yoga moves in an anti-aging yoga routine.

How To: Use tools to fuel a cooking fire as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able to lead a hike, care for his own equipment, set up a campsite, and perform basic first aid.

How To: Add and subtract complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Find real and imaginary parts of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Divide complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Use imaginary numbers and quadratic equations

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Write the square root of a negative complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Multiply complex numbers

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Represent complex numbers with the Argand Diagram

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Find the complex conjugate of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Calculate the modulus and argument of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Find the polar form of a complex number

Need a little help with your math homework? No problem, the Math Centre offers students video tutorials that will provide as a reference guide for self-study. Students get self-study resources targeted to the needs of individual courses, and teachers gain generic mathematics support and study materials for use with students.

How To: Use tense release technique and self-massage to cure headache and stress

Stress, migraines, headaches, sounds like life to me. When life gets too fast and stressful for us, you may think that you do not have the time, or the money, to get a professional massage, or take care of ourselves. But it's easier than you think, with these amazingly relaxing videos you will learn various holistic solutions to some of the most common problems such as stress, migraines, and headaches through self-massage and tense release techniques.

How To: Perform a breast self exam

1 in 9 women will get breast cancer at some point in their lives, and at least a third of women will not self-check their breasts. Early diagnosis is essential in treating breast cancer, and that’s where monthly self-checks come in. If you’re not sure where to start – don’t worry! Dr Dawn Harper’s guide will give you advice on exactly how to self-check your boobs. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to self examine breasts for any lumps or possible cancer.

How To: Build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home. You can easily change the energy that is in your home to help it bring a more positive vibe to you and others who walk into it! A simple change can be made in even the hallway! If you just put down a beautiful desk with a candle, beautiful plant, and light painting above it you can transform your hallway. This will give you higher self-esteem and a better feeling about yourself as well. Do these little tricks ...

How To: Tone your body all over with SELF Magazine

There is not better way to get in shape than with the help of some fitness experts. In this how to video tutorial SELF Magazine shows you how to tone and sculpt your body with light weights. Watch as they demonstrates how to do the following exercises: allover toner, thigh tightener, slimming swing, fast firmer, core curriculum, total trimmer, sculpting steps and fat-burning turns. These simple yet intense workout moves will help you get firm and fit in no time.

How To: Self tattoo

Self-tattoo before tattooing a client: the real tattoo artist uses him- or herself as the first canvas. Watch a tattoo artist demonstrate self-tattoo methods in this free self- tattoo video series.

How To: Perform a vulval disease or cancer check

Around 1000 cases of vulval cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK, mainly in women who have been through the menopause. However, there are also a range of other vulval conditions that affect all women – highlighting how important it is to self-check your vulva. Although it may seem daunting if you haven’t self-checked before, Dr Dawn Harper’s guide will show you exactly how to conduct the check – so grab that mirror! Watch this video tutorial and learn how to perform a vulval self-examina...

How To: Create vector light ribs in Illustrator CS4

There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of glowing colors. Maybe there's no specific name for them, but for now, refer to them as 3D Light Ribs. You can use these in photographs, illustrations, composites, print work, web design, and maybe even a logo or two! You w...

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