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How To: Make stencils in GIMP

In this tutorial, we learn how to make stencils in GIMP. Start with heads or faces if you are new to this. Then, use the rectangle tool to select the head. Then, go to image and fir canvas to selection. Now, remove the background by using the background tool. Once finished, go to colors, then threshold. The image should turn black and white. Turn the dial to the right, then turn it to the left to make it lighter and darker. Find the spot to where it shows detail but it's not distorted, then h...

How To: Create a spray paint stencil in Photoshop

Photoshop is a useful software program that allows its users to make any photo look better or different using a couple of easy techniques. You can turn one of your favorite photos into a comic book, add some clouds in a cloud free sky, and even show you and your favorite celebrity sitting next to each other side by side. In this video you'll be taught the steps of making stencils using the tracing method and brush tool in Adobe Photoshop, version CS3. Enjoy!

How To: Make a paper piercing using a stencil

In this arts and crafts video tutorial learn how to make a paper piercing using a paper piercing template with June Campbell. The template comes with pre-made holes in varying designs that you will poke through. You will also need a paper piercing tool to create your holes as well as a craft knife to cut out larger holes. In addition, you will also need a piece of paper. Use a hard surface, such as a plastic tray to protect your table and then place a styrofoam sheet on top of that for furthe...

How To: Stencil a t-shirt with a custom freezer paper stencil

Watch this instructional stenciling video to create your own stencil using a few simple tools. This stencil was created in Adobe Photoshop 7.0. You will need freezer paper, X-acto knife, a t-shirt, stiff cardboard,fabric paint, a foam brush, poly glitter (optional), and an iron. You can stencil a number of t-shirts once you have cut out the freezer paper stencil.

How To: Carve a pumpkin freehand or with a stencil

Carving pumpkins is a seasonal tradition in many families. Learn how to carve shapes into a pumpkin freehand or using a stencil. f you can, it's fun to pick your own pumpkin at a pumpkin patch. You can also get a fresh pumpkin at a market or farm stand. Choose a pumpkin with a bright orange color that has no bruises, soft spots, scars or mold. The stem should be attached and be dried or slightly brittle. You will need a long thin knife, an ice cream scoop, a poking tool and a saw knife. A beg...

How To: Stencil graffiti art in Photoshop

Want to turn any photo into a stencil for graffiti? This video will show you how to apply effects in Adobe Photoshop and print and cut out the correct pieces so that you have a perfect stencil for making great graffiti art. Stencil graffiti art in Photoshop.

How To: Make polymer clay flowers

Polymer decorations are easy to create and beautiful to exhibit. These amazing polymer clay flowers can be used as a beautiful assortment of decorations or just a little keepsake for yourself or for a friend. They don't take long to make and all you need is some polymer clay, a stencil cutter for your petals, and a tool to round off your petals. This video will demonstrate how to make these amazing polymer clay flowers great for any occasion. Enjoy!

How To: Upgrade your suitcase with customized, printed designs

If your bags have seen too many highways and byways, treat them to a first-class upgrade with this idea from Rust-Oleum and ReadyMade: Give world-weary luggage a new lease on life with Rust-Oleum paint and hit the road, stat. Spray paint a stenciled image on your suitcase to update and personalize your look! You will need an image, rustoleum spray paint, a utility knife, masking tape, spray adehsive, rubber gloves and a mask. Cut out your bold simple design and use as a stencil. Use a spray p...

How To: Tattoo professionally step-by-step

For people who would like to learn how to make a professional tattoo, this is the tutorial to watch. For making a basic arm tattoo, the subject should be seated upright in a military position. You should apply some alcohol and then some antiseptic to the area to disinfect the area and place the stencil over the area. It is suggested that the subject shave his or her arm in order to get the best effects. The tattoo stencil should be placed over the center line of the arm and align it properly,...

How To: Draw on even eyebrows easily

The two sides of your face are more like sisters than twins, and the same thing goes with eyebrows. Though it's not possible to achieve a perfect double of one brow on the other side (sometimes the angle will be off, or one will be thicker than the other), there are steps you can take to even them out.

How To: Create Fergie's "Meet Me Halfway" eyes & makeup look

In order to create Fergie's look in "Meet Me Halfway" (both the eyes and the makeup), you will need the following: an eyebrow stencil, eye shadow primer, nude bone color, a frosty champagne color, a warm and neutral brown color, nude matte color, brown eyeliner, mascara, concealer, foundation, lip liner, lipstick, and false eyelashes.

How To: Craft quilled Christmas decorations

In this tutorial, we learn how to craft quilled Christmas decorations. First, you will need to take paper and cut it into thin strips that are all the same size. After you do this, you will need to take a think stick and wrap the paper around it all in the same place. Once finished, you will need to take this circle of rolled paper and place it into a stencil that has a bunch of circles on it. Shape these circles into teardrops and then glue them together with other pieces to shape into a sno...

How To: Texture with projection painting in Blender 2.49

With the release of Blender 2.49, comes the ability to stencil images onto your model via projection. This tutorial goes through the process of setting up your model and it’s UVs in order to “projection paint” your textures onto the model. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the f...

How To: Begin chip carving mahogany wood

In this three-part carving tutorial, Valerie Jones demonstrates her chip-carving techniques on Mahogany wood. Using an X-acto knife, she carves the wood by hand & describes how to carve German-style, geometric patterns into the wood after stenciling the pattern on the outer wood surface. Later, Valerie talks about her methods when chip carving wood: how to hold the knife, how to guide the blade, finishing the final product, how to follow a stencil pattern & goes over more useful information.

How To: Decorate with duct tape Kanji characters

This video will show how to decorate duct tape creations with Japanese Kanji characters, which are Chinese-based characters. After creating your duct tape stencil which will serve as a backing, you should go online and find a Kanji character which you would like to copy, print it out on paper, and cut it out with scissors. Place the characters on your duct tape and trace around the character, making a stencil of the character you would like. Finally, you need an X-acto knife, which you will u...

How To: Get an elf fantasy look

This video demonstrates how to create a fancy elf look using simple makeup techniques. This look is complimented by a pair of elf ears that can be purchased on the web. To get this look you should colors that are inspired by nature such as deep purples and greens. To create the design, use paper coasters that will provide the stencil for your look. First, lightly apply moss green eyeshadow pencil as a base on the cheek bone, on the temple, and above the eyebrow. Use your finger to blend the p...

How To: Use Fiskars Decorative Edge scrapbook layout

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Fiskars Decorative Edge scrapbook layout. First, you will need to pick out the templates, pictures, and paper that you want to use for this project. Now, place the stencil over the card stock and cut out the stencil shapes you want, stars work best if you are doing a fun child theme. Now, apply these to your base card stock, and arrange a frame over the background. Now, apply the picture to the page and add on the stencils you just cut out. Add in quotes ...

How To: Do a Konad zebra nail design in 5 minutes

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a Konad zebra nail design in 5 minutes. You will need: Konad white nail polish, stamper, zebra stamp, and scraper plate. First, place white nail polish onto the zebra stamp until it's all over the stencil. Then, use the scraper to remove the excess nail polish. Now, stamp the stamper onto the stencil and then stamp it onto your nail. You can clean up the excess white nail polish with nail polish remover on top of a Q-Tip. Before you begin this, you will wa...

How To: Apply a cosplay-inspired gothic lace makeup look

For all you cosplay-loving goths out there, here is a makeup tutorial hosted by Internet-cosplay sensation Adora BatBrat... showing you once more, how to apply a gothic makeup look! In this tutorial, Adora shows how to apply a gothic lace look by using a real piece of lace as a stencil across her face. Watch & learn how to get this creative make-up look!

How To: Screen print your own t-shirt

This great tutorial by BubzBeauty takes us through the step by step process of screen printing your own t-shirts. Materials you will need include Mod Podge glue to make a stencil of your tee design, fabric paint, thin permeable fabric (preferably Organza), a 12 inch embroidery hoop, and a sponge.

How To: Make a stair step card using Cricut Storybook

Once you get started with the concept of "stair step" cards - it is hard to stop! It would be fun to try a double set of stairs, add another row for five letter words and cut letters into the bridging circles. Cut the extra panels for the front and emboss them with the Divine Swirls 'Cuttlebug' folder. Then use the Stardust 'Stickles' on the swirls to really make them pop! The extra letters from the name cutout were perfect for the envelope. Emboss the envelope with the Birthday Candle 'Cuttl...