Around the holidays we use pretty lights and candles for everything: We hang shiny white lights on our Christmas tree, dangle them outside along our windowsill, and add candles to floral centerpieces.
Watch this instructional photography video that introduces a very important principle (the law of reflection) when applied to photographing shiny objects in the studio.
Watch this instructional photography video with Jim Talkington and learn how to light a '57 Chevy in a photo studio. This is a beautiful car, but it prevents some challenges in photographing the shiny paint and chrome surface. In this tutorial, experiment how to set up the lighting. This video is great for car aficionados. Practice these tips and improve your photography skills.
What's better than a paper ninja star, or shuriken? A shiny paper ninja star, of course! Leave those blase plain white paper stars in the recycling bin or toss them to a frenemy.
Add shine to your buttons and other basic shapes when you're animating in Adobe Flash CS3! Shiny buttons can add more depth to your project and give it more of a professional appearance. This tutorial shows you how to make shiny buttons for your next Flash animation.
Portraits come in all shapes and sizes, but follow a few basic guidelines and you'll set the scene for a beautiful and professional shot.
Unless you were born with marvelously silky and shiny hair that never requires any product or management to maintain, hairstyling and daily maintenance is a fact of life if you desire Pantene commercial quality hair.
This look is an interesting sweet pink makeup look that includes bright, light pink eyeshadow as well as a shiny pink lip gloss. Using mostly pink eyeshadow and applying them over the crease in your eyelid, you will be sure to bring more emphasis to your eyes. While most layers of the pink eyeshadow are initially hard to see, the various steps outlined in this video will be sure to give you a cute look involving lots of pink makeup which Aubrey calls the "Girl Next Door" look.
Have those shiny surfaces in your bathroom or kitchen stopped shining? Watch this video to learn how to clean shiny surfaces with baby oil to bring back their glisten.
In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to create shiny text for logos and headers. Learn to utilize Layer Style to create the effects you want on your text. You will also use the elliptical marquee tool to create the "shiny" area.
Avril Lavigne has come a long way since her bratty "Sk8er Boy" days. The striped skull ties, baggy jeans, and skater shoes are now no more, instead replaced by lustrous, shiny strands, thick black eyeliner that's tough but feminine, and loads of shiny pink lip gloss.
Wish you could have your own version of the adorable rainbow fish from the childhood tale, "Rainbow Fish"? You can fabricate your own luminescent fish with this origami tutorial on making a shiny bluefin tuna fish.
This software tutorial shows you how to create a shiny glass globe from scratch in Inkscape. Learn how to use 2D effects to create a 3D looking sphere all within Inkscape.
Winter hair is usually lackluster and dry. Most of the time, we're just hoping that it doesn't resemble a thing of tumbleweed.
You may have been born with good hair (ie. manageable, easy to curl, thick and shiny), but that doesn't mean you don't have to put in maintenance to keep it looking good.
In this tutorial, we learn how to restore your American Girl doll's shiny silky hair. You can wash and condition the hair, use a flat iron on the lowest setting, trim the ends and fly-aways with scissors, and more! If you have done all of this and it's just not shiny enough, you can help fix it. First, you will put a plastic bag around her body. After this, this the bag so her skin won't be effected. Now, cover her face with a towel so just her hair is left. Now, take some Son of A Gun spray ...
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a shiny metallic text effect in 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.
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to create a vintage 1930's look for dark skin. Reminiscent of the Harlem Renaissance, this smokey eyes look with deep purple and shiny pink brings out the spirit of American romance. Highlight areas of the face with a shiny powder. This look definitely calls for dark, sumptuous lips.
Make your buttons stand out when building webpages -make them shiny! This Photoshop tutorial shows you how.
In this tutorial you'll learn how to create shiny text and how to use masking and the gradient tool in Fireworks 8.
It's not a new technique in the auto body industry, but cutting and polishing is a great way to smooth out your paint job. This two-part video will show you the process of sanding and polishing your auto paint. The first video shows you the steps for sanding the painted surface before buffing, which removes the imperfections after painting. The second video shows you some 3M polishes for buffing the car finish. This will polish the surface into a luster shiny paint job.
Learn the techniques to create three different types of shiny bars and buttons in Adobe Illustrator. The classic button, the rounded "ball" button, and your basic shiny toolbar. Using gradients, transparency, and simple shape tools, in combination with the pathfinder. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor program or a seasoned graphic arts professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the application...
She begins by taking something she has molded with Amazing Mold Putty. She uses Magic Gloss resin which cures with UV light to fill the silicon mold and sprinkles some glitter onto the resin. She emphasizes that she's doing this indoors, because the resin will harden when exposed to light. She takes it outside to cure in the sunshine and says it will take about 15 minutes to cure. When it's done, she rolls a ball of Pardo clay. She pops the molded piece out. She presses the molded resin piece...
Learn how to create shiny, reflective and vector text in Adobe Ilustrator. Open a new file in Illustrator. Select pixel dimensions and orientation. Select the text tool and enter desired text. Ungroup the text. Select a portion of the text. Use the gradient editor to select a swatch and change the angle. Adjust the drop shadow. Create a reflection of the text using the horizontal reflect command.
Using a good quality professional flat iron is essential to getting really straight shiny hair. Iron in small sections starting half an inch from the scalp and slowly moving the iron down through the hair. Prevent damage by using a protective straightening product.
Perfect for your web 2.0 designs or site, or even another type of interface, this shiny button will add some depth and style to your design. See how to make one in Photoshop in this tutorial.
To solder copper pipes, start by using a sharp blade and scrape the end of the pipe you are going to solder. This will get all the burrs off of the pipe. Next, take some steel wool and clean the pipe so that it is nice and clean and shiny. The next step is to apply some flux. Use a rag to apply the flux to the end of the pipe. You want to make sure that the flux goes all the way around the pipe. After putting flux on the two pieces of pipe, put them together using the fitting. Take the blowto...
In this video, Betty Jean shows us how to make a Christmas bow and wreath. You will need a wreath the size you want, then open it and fluff it so everything is out and the green branches are facing outward. Next, choose a ribbon of your choice and poinsettias. Now, take your ribbon and make it even and tie the ends together. Now, make a bow with your ribbon and place it onto your wreath. Now, add on the poinsettias to your wreath and add on ornaments or anything shiny that you like. You can a...
This video will show you how your text can be the best using Fireworks! Your design will grab your viewers attention with these simple steps! Proper text size is very important. Using a thick font can make the biggest impression. Filling it with the gradient color with the right light adjustments will make it shine. Don't forget to texture it as well, a nice metallic galvanized finish is featured in the text. Sharp edges and shadowing will make it stand out to any internet surfer.
Learn the Cranberries inspired eyeshadow makeup tutorial by Tiffany Apply dark brown shade to the eyelid, covering the whole area of the eye. Lightly pat the cranberry eyeshadow to the applied brown eyeshadow to make a bright and shiny color. Create a thin line of the cranberry eyeshadow to the lower lash line. Use a blending brush after applying the cranberry eyeshadow to remove harsh lines. To brighten up the eye, use a flat brush with very light pink eyeshadow and apply a little amount to ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Freddie Krueger glove. You will need: a saw, sandpaper, silver spray paint, black paint, brown paint, old glove, tin from a can, plexi glass, shiny cardboard, and a hot glue gun. Start off by using your paper roll to cut off a strip of it that will start on the joints of your hands, then cut this in half. After this, make a cut in the top of it and on the sides of it. Do this again for the four fingers, then wrap it around the glove fingers. After this...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a shiny glass ball in Adobe Photo-shop. Begin by creating a new document with the default size and a transparent background. Then paint the entire background in black. Now select the marquee tool and create a circle anywhere in the background. Now go to filter, click on Render and select Len Flare. Make the lens flare 105 mm prime with 141% brightness. Then go to Filter, click on Distort and select Spherize. Use normal mode and set the amount ...
We hear so much these days about expensive microdermabrasion and facial treatments at doctors' offices that we forget we forget we have many of the same moisturizing and exfoliating ingredients at home, including avocados, lemons, and oatmeal.
Golden child (and Goldie child) Kate Hudson really doesn't need any help looking gorgeous and sexy in a surfer girl/bohemian way. So when she does dress up for the red carpet she simply glows.
See how to create fully vector folder icons using Adobe Illustrator CS4. This tutorial is compatible with older versions of Adobe Illustrator as well. Learn about using gradients and subtle shadows to create the illusion of depth in an illustration as well as masking different effects to get both a neat little text effect and a shiny surface on the folder.
Looking for instructions on how to achieve a chrome-style text effect in Adobe Photoshop? Look no further. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from TutVids. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to create a shiny metal text effect, watch this graphic designer's guide.
We're excited about iOS 13 and its many shiny new features. System-wide Dark Mode, new Messages options, and so much more awaits iPhone users. But if you don't have an iPhone or don't want to update to iOS 13, you can still get its new wallpapers on your device for some Apple-friendly backgrounds for your home and lock screen.
JulieG gives you the low-down on an easy prom makeup look. This video will show you how to put on a great makeup look with minimal fuss. In this video, the easygoing prom makeup look can be worn with just about any prom dress, whether it's girly and sparkly, or shiny and sexy. Just follow along with JulieG and you'll be shining like the belle of the ball in no time at all!
In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how you can create your very own glass effect. It can be applied to pictures and mainly text, to give it a cool shiny look.
In this video, learn how to make a cool glossy candy stripe texture using Cinema 4D. With this step by step you can change a bunch of plain white shapes into deliciously shiny candies in no time.