It may seem elementary to some, but there are still those (especially young children) who cannot add two numbers together. The easiest way to start out with addition is with the number line trick. This math video shows you the quick trick to learning simple addition problems. From here, things only get tougher.
A simple back flip is one of the first stunts a gymnast learns. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a back flip at home with the help of a trampoline.
Go simple this summer and turn your Le Sac dress into a cute line style. This is super easy to do and its always fun to try out new styles with your dress, so check it out, along with the other Le Sac options from American Apparel. There's at least TWELVE different possibilities for wearing this unique dress.
Namuoc demonstrates how to create a line chart in Excel. To create a simple line chart in Excel 2007, first highlight the cells in your worksheet that you would like to include in the chart. Then, select the insert tab on the top of the worksheet toolbar. Next, click on the line option. Select the two dimensional line graph option from the given choices. Move the chart to a new sheet. Label the new sheet in the appropriate field and click the OK button. Your line chart will now be created usi...
Drawing body organs have never been easy; and on top of that, drawing hand figures is the most complicated thing to draw. View this amazingly fantastic self explanatory video to learn quickly how to draw the shape of hands. View this video for its remarkable techniques which can be used by teachers, painters, students, etc., in their related work-sphere. The video attempts to capture all the intricacies of drawing a hand which includes drawing borderlines, shading at the correct places so tha...
This video tutorial shows how to use Smooth-On's ReoFlex urethane mold rubber to cast a simple 1-piece block mold. Learn how to mix, pour, form, and create a one piece mold to create duplicates of an original object.
Learn how to draw cartoons faces and expressions with a few simple lines. A professional comic strip in a book or a newspaper carries an idea across using a minimal amount of lines. Use a calligraphy pen to draw thin lines and thick lines with a single pen. This allows you to draw faces expressively and quickly.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw super-simple trees. Start out with a pencil and piece of white paper. Draw a straight line for the trunk of the tree. After this, draw the branches coming off of the tree in diagonal lines. From here, draw smaller lines coming off of those to make more branches. Draw in a smaller tree next to the larger one and you will have created a very simple tree! You can add more detail to this by drawing on leaves and grass at the base, but this is the most simple...
Knowing music theory never hurt anyone—not Bach, not Chopin, not Schoenberg. Even if you fancy yourself a musical iconoclast, the better you know the rules of music, the better equipped you'll be to break them down the line. In this free video music theory lesson, you'll learn how to generate a simple melody line using music theory. For more information, including a very thorough overview, watch this helpful musician's guide.
Practice drawing in perspective with simple doodling exercises. Add texture to flat looking forms by drawing patterns on the surface of objects. If you can doodle in perspective, then every line you put down can be a line drawing in perspective. Watch this instructional drawing video to doodle simple shapes with multi-dimensional form.
Painting straight, even accent lines on a wall (or racing stripes on a car for that matter) can be infuriating, but there are some tools and tricks that can make it much easier. This video will show you how to use a wide-angle level and one simple trick with paint tape to make sure your accent lines come out perfectly straight and without any smearing.
If you are a beginner at hand embroidery, one of the first stitches you will probably learn is the chain stitch. The chain stitch has many variations, and one of them is the wheat stitch, also known as the wheatear stitch. This stitch is simple to work and produces a line that resembles a shaft of wheat. The stitch can be used in all kinds of applications - it would make great background greenery in flowers and gardens, it can also serve as a seam embellishment in crazy quilting, and it can s...
This how-to video offers you a simple, straight forward lesson about how to draw one of the simplest and funniest anime characters ever seen in a cartoon. She is none other than Pucca. The video consists of a simple walk through that shows you how to draw this unique character line by line. Starting from a simple white background, you slowly progress by drawing the silhouette, followed by the clothes, facial expressions, tiny details and in the end a simple, elegant pink background. If you fo...
In this clip from Sean Devlin's "Full Disclojure" series of Clojure video tutorials, you'll see how to install Clojure at the command line in most any version of Microsoft Windows — Vista, XP & 7 included. One of the most obvious perks of using the Clojure is the user community organized around it, which make learning the language a pleasure (and a simple one at that). For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this quick tip from CHOW, learn how to perfectly line a cake pan with parchment paper. Sure, you can trace the pan and cut it out, but it always seems like there is left over around the sides and never quite fits. In this tutorial, learn a simple trick that will get you perfectly sized paper every time and only takes a couple of minutes to do. Have fun!
In this tutorial Photoshopuniverse describes how to create dotted lines in Adobe Photoshop using the brush palette. First create a new blank document in Adobe Photoshop. To open brushes palette, go to menu Window - Brushes. By adjusting spacing and hardness of brush under Brush Tip Shapes menu you can draw desirable dotted lines. To get uniform circled dots uncheck Shape Dynamics box. By holding the shift key click and drag to get a straight dotted line. To create bullet holes or perforated h...
Check out this fishing tutorial video that illustrates how to tie a Perfection Loop fishing knot for tying lures to a fishing line. The Perfection loop is a fishing knot that forms a perfect loop at the fishing line. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional fishing video and reel in the big fish!
Learn how to make a three dimensional city from a sheet of paper. Start with a flat drawing of a city scape and a sharp X-acto knife. Cut along each vertical line of each window. Cut along each horizontal line of each window. Be very precise and do not cut past the end of the line. Cut out arches of doorways. Make incisions along horizontal lines of buildings. Cut along horizontal lines of stairs. Do not cut along any dotted lines. Once done cutting, begin folding. Fold along dotted lines. Cr...
From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test). With this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials, you'll learn how to plot absolute values on a number line in simple algebra/geometry.
Learn how to make a simple device out of stuff you can find around the house (including a bubble tape container). You'll have straight lines each time you use this device.
Want to know how to remove viruses, adware and other sorts of malware from the Windows command line? It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
This video tutorial will show you to draw the cartoon character Lucario. To begin, draw your guidelines by using a 30% black pencil. Since he has a snout, you want to put two ovals for the head instead of one. Then make the chest with two curved lines and make simple lines for the legs, arms and tail. Use a black pencil to add in details and paint bucket for shadows.
This video teaches the secret of drawing a realistic cartoon face in simple steps. First draw an oval in a plain paper using a pencil ,then make a light cross inside the oval. Now make a pair of eyes by drawing a coin like image on both sides of the horizontal line. On the vertical line draw the nose. Make a line below the nose for the mouth. Draw two vertical lines on the sides of oval and erase the line coming out from the oval. Make a light curve from the oval for cheeks and highlight the ...
This video explains how to find the sign of slope of a line. The way shown means that you can find whether it is positive or negative without knowing its equation. It uses a simple analogy so that anyone would be able to use this method, even without much math knowledge. Being able to find the slope of a line is very important, as it leads to advanced function and calculus.
Liquid eyeliner, which can add a darker emphasis to your eyes, can be very successful and more defining if done properly. In this tutorial, we are shown how to properly apply liquid eyeliner. Pulling down on your eyelids, you should apply a line to the edge of your eyelid, making sure that the line is straight. If you cannot seem to make the line straight in one continuous motion, simply make a bunch of dashed lines and then connect them together. Use mascara to cover up any inconsistencies i...
A simple method for setting up a slackline with 5 carabiners. This setup should not be used for highlines. Practice this circus trick of balance and skill. You need webbing for this slack lining technique.
Watch this video for a simple demonstration on how to draw a straight line.
This video is a highly informative tutorial on how to add and control text to a line in Photoshop. According to the author of the video, most people can add text to paths in Photoshop, but are often in the dark about how to manipulate. This, as demonstrated by the author, is quite easy and simple. The tools for path selection, text addition, and various other features which make this particular task very simple are clearly outlined by the author.
Okay, so you're fishing and you forget the basic essentials… you're fishing pole and your bobber. How are you going to catch a fish with just some fishing line? The answer? Plastic straw.
Cholowiz13 demonstrates how to draw an anamorphic spray can character, which can inspire your own cartoon characters for any artistic purpose. Without using any words, Cholowiz13 demonstrates the creation of a cartoon spray can character by starting with the eyes and mouth. He keeps the face simple and adjusts the body of the spray can to show action while fitting the face. A few simple curves form the hands and fingers. But for the best expression, add shading (especially inside the mouth, a...
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to ride a horse with some basic instructions. This video is from Livestrong. The first lesson is how to create a correct back position that enhances our ability to stay balanced in a saddle. You should create a straight line from ear to shoulder to hip to heel stay right in that position. If the leg moves too far forward, you will feel you are falling back from the saddle. There should be another simple line. From the elbow to the h...
Want to learn how to line dance like a cowboy? This country western tutorial teaches the basic steps of line dancing such as the jazz waltz, the grapevine and the kick ball change. Follow these simple steps and you will be slappin' leather in no time.
Recently, I've been learning Ruby as a second scripting language. But one topic I never covered with the many lessons online were sockets. So I did some research and came up with a very simple client/server connection that sends a string over the socket.
I'm sure you've been there—halfway through typing something out, you realize that one word you've been using more than any other has been misspelled. Perhaps it's a single word, acronym, or line of code that you find yourself typing quite often at work, but this one requires complicated hand gymnastics that you'd simply rather not perform over and over again.
This video shows us how to fold a simple origami swan. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take a paper and then crease it diagonally and then open the crease and then fold the paper on the crease line so that a cone is obtained with a triangle on the top.
If you're interested in making a ninja star from scratch using non fatal equipment, then check out this tutorial. It's a very simple project that requires a regular square piece of paper and the right folding lines and it should be simple. So check it out, pay attention, and enjoy!
The Wood Whisperer demonstrates how we can install hinges on a cabinet without a tape measure, using relative dimensioning. In this example, we use center lines instead of marking the top and bottom of each piece that needs to line up. Using shims at the bottom and top of the door, we center the door on the cabinet to the desired spot. At this point, it's as simple as marking the center lines where you want your hinges to go on both the door and the cabinet frame. Now we can simply attach our...
Check out this nifty and fun puzzle using lines, or matchsticks, to change the direction of the swimming fish by moving just three lines or matches.
Here are some general tips for using text in your project, including why you should keep things simple and how to contrast text from video. You need to avoid fonts with really thin lines and for the most part, you should try to keep everything simple.
Drawing Roses that look great isn't difficult, but it will take a little attention to detail. Apart from that it's as simple as putting your pencil to the page.