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How To: Decoupage a picture frame

In this tutorial, we learn how to decoupage a picture frame. This is the art of gluing paper onto a smooth surface, then applying lacquer over it. First, gather all of your tools, including foam brushes. Next, stick the papers you want onto the smooth surface, using glue. Then, smooth out the surface using a roller and a credit card to press down onto it. Do one last run through with the roller, then apply the lacquer onto the top of it. Once finished, let this dry 15-20 minutes. When dried, ...

How To: Make a guitar pick from credit or gift cards

Reuse an expired credit or empty gift card to make a guitar pick instead of buying a brand new pick. You will need a pick, nail file (or sandpaper), card, and sharp scissors. Each card will probably yield about four or five picks. With a pen or Sharpie, outline your pick onto the card, centering it around whatever design or logo you want on the pick. Then, cut out this shape with your scissors. With the file, go back and file down the edges so that they are smooth, making sure that all sides ...

How To: Make smooth cello string crossings

In this instructional cello video, learn how to make smooth string crossings on the cello. When going from one string to another, you don't want any accents. You want this to be as smooth and seamless as possible. This cello tutorial also provides a couple of exercises to practice making smooth string crossings.

How To: Smooth American buttercream using a spatula

American buttercream, made from copious amounts of butter and powdered sugar, forms a particularly thin crust because of the high sugar content, which prevents sticking. American buttercream requires special methods to smooth it out so it lies even on top of a cake, so if you're working with it on your next cake project, check out this video to see how to smooth things out using a spatula.

How To: Smooth and straighten lines in Adobe Flash

First select the pencil tool then click on pencil mode which is located at the bottom of the toolbar, select straighten and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically adjusted, it will make the round and straight shape in the line depending on how you drew it. Now delete your shapes and select the smooth in pencil mode and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically smoothed. And finally select the ink in pencil mode and draw a ...

How To: Make a smooth and creamy Irish car bomb

In this video, we learn how to make a smooth and creamy Irish car bomb. First, take a Guinness glass and put a half pint of Guinness into it. After this, let it set and grab a shot glass. Fill it with half Bailey's and half Buchlums. After this, drop the shot into the glass and drink up! Drink the entire thing until you have the shot. This should be creamy and very smooth as you drink it through. Make sure you drink it all, then you will have the full taste of it and it will be fresh in your ...

How To: Roll a smooth ball with sugar paste or fondant

In this tutorial, we learn how to roll a smooth ball with sugar paste or fondant. First, start off by crushing your fondant into pieces and turning it around with your hands, pushing it in firmly until it gets softer. Keep kneading until all the little hard pieces are pressed out and so are the imperfections. Rolling into a ball should be the easiest part, just don't over think it. It's not how you roll the ball, it's where on your hands you roll the ball of sugar paste. To finish, you want t...

How To: Smooth shade (Gouraud) objects in Maya

Smooth shading and make all the difference in the quality of your graphics - this is especially true with the increasingly popular HD video and computer formats. If you would like to know how to use Maya to smooth and shade your objects, follow along with this video. You will get a step by step walkthrough.

How To: Smooth skin in Photoshop CS3

Think every model you see in a magazine has perfectly smooth skin? Sure, but don't worry, it's not natural! You can do the exact same thing in Photoshop with this tutorial. Watch and learn how to smooth skin by retouching portraits with blur tools in Photoshop CS3.

How To: Apply decals to RV cars

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply decals to RV cars. First, peel your decal from the paper they come on and then place it onto the RV car where it is smooth and there are no ripples on the vehicle. Make sure the entire decal can fit onto the spot where you want to place it. If you put it onto a bump, it won't seal and there will be blur with the lines. Once you apply the decal, push on without letting any air through, dragging the paper along the artwork. To make it more flat, take a cr...

How To: Add smooth skin to portraits in Photoshop

This video explains how we can have a smooth skin in the pictures using Photoshop tools. The healing brush tool is used to delete all blemishes, red spots or black marks from the skin in the photo. While doing this it is important to select smaller portions and then go ahead instead of selecting bigger portions of the skin. Later the median filter is used so that the smoothing is just optimum. This actually helps in getting the right image specially for close up photos.

How To: Repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's. Drywall can be damaged in a number of ways, but can be fixed easily. If you have a medium size hole in the wall, first place caulking on it and then smooth it out. If you have a larger area, you will need to use a sanding strip around it to smooth out the area and all around it. Use drywall compound to fill in the area that is empty. Then, smooth over it with a flat tool then paint over it with the same color pa...

How To: Ice a small cake for beginners

The video covers how to ice a cake. According to the video it is best to start by refrigerating the cake. You will need a 16" pastry bag with an icing tip on it. The tip should have a cerated edge on one side and a smooth edge on the other. Set the cake on a rotating plate. Rotate it and put a layer of icing all the way around the cake and then fill in the center. Once the cake is covered use a spatula and smooth out the icing. Then set the second cake on top of the first and put the icing on...

How To: Smooth and shade angles in Maya

In this tutorial, learn how to use Maya to shade and smooth angles on any of your projects. This clip will walk you through the steps you need and show you examples of what your work will look like. In addition, although this task is completed on Maya, you can apply it to many other programs as well. Enjoy!

How To: Use the Smooth Bind feature in Maya 2011

Learn how to use the new Smooth Bind function in Maya 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Maya 2011 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, watch this free video guide.

How To: Frost a Cake with Butter Cream Frosting

The first thing that should be done when icing a cake with buttercream frosting is to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and chill it in the freezer. This will ensure that when you trim the top of the cake there will not be as many crumbs. After triming the top of the cake to make it even, turn the cake over so that the bottom of the cake is now the top. Now take a piping bag filled with buttercream frosting fitted with a large basket weave tip and pipe horizontally going around the entire cake.

How To: Ice cakes using a spatula

You can ice cakes using a spatula and put a “crumb coat” on the cake to seal in the crumbs prior to decorating. Start by putting a large dollop of icing on top of the cake, spreading it completely over the top with a spatula. Use enough icing that you don't pull the crumbs into the icing as you work.

How To: Smooth proxy objects in Maya

ets face it: modeling in polygons in Maya is a rough way to make organic objects. In comes the smooth player: subdivision proxy objects. Learn how to model with the least amount of detail, but see your Maya model in all of it's quad-faced glory by using the subdivision proxy objects tool.

How To: Play "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson on electric guitar

Want to master "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its constituent riffs. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing MJ's "Smooth Criminal" on your own guitar, just take a look!

How To: Tease your hair to achieve a smooth bump

With this video, we learn how to tease your hair to achieve a smooth bump. To do this, you will need a small brush to help tease your hair. First, pull your hair up and then pull it forward. After this, put the brush in the hair and start to brush the hair down. Do this easily, but pile the hair up so it's a good foundation for a bump. Then, spray hair spray in the hair and let the hair lay down. Make sure you don't tease the very front of your hair, you will brush this down lightly to create...

How To: Make your skin silky smooth

Don't walk around with dry skin ever again! This great step-by-step video gives you thew tips and tricks of keeping your skin silky and smooth. Everything from fish oils, to oatmeal, and everything in between, this video has it all!

How To: Use the Smooth Cam filter in Final Cut Pro

Want to fix shaky footage after the fact? With Final Cut Pro's Smooth Cam filter, it's an easy thing to do. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.

How To: Smooth skin with noiseware plug-in using Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to smooth skin with noise-ware plug-in using Adobe Photoshop. Users will need to first download the plug-in to be able to use it from the menu of the filters. Now modify the values of Noise Level Adjustment and Noise Suppression. Max the Luminance and set the other values to 50%. Click on the preview from above to see the difference. Then use the filter a second time to make a stronger effect. Any small wrinkles can be eliminated with the patch tool. ...

How To: Build a backyard quarterpipe for snowboarding

In this video, our author, Jimmy Jacobs, shows us how to build a quarter pipe. He shows use many ways to grip the shovel to form our quarter pipe such as “the granny” or the “railroad”. Please make sure your shovel has a sharp tip, otherwise this will be difficult. From here, just repeatedly hit your pile of snow with the sharp tip of your shovel to smooth out the surface. It is important to note that you it helpful to build your pile first, instead of trying to smooth the snow before...

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