This video will teach you how to make a nice shiny polished stone effect on your cards. This technique will give your greeting cards a touch of professionalism that all your friends and family will admire.
She teaches us how to make a beautiful jewelry pendant for a necklace out of polymer clay. She starts with kneading a black base. She then sends it through a pasta machine. After she has a black flat sheet she rolls it into a ball again. Then, she takes the other five colors and starts rolling tiny little ball. She attaches them to the base black ball. Next, she creates a snake with the colors swirling around. She sends it back through the pasta machine to create a perfectly flat surface. To ...
Lightning is scary and powerful, yet when harnessed correctly, it can become a beautiful pattern for hand-crafted wooden furniture. Muchd like Zeus in ancient mythology, Canadian Woodworks is harnessing the power and beauty of lightning, but they're doing it for aesthetic purposes.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use four lighting techniques in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Game Lighting and Color" course.
Increasing the contrast in Photoshop could help when performing this Illustrator technique. This subject: the eyeball. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to vector an eyeball in CS3. Vector an aye of a model of your choice using simple techniques that will be useful, not only in vectoring eyes, but tracing techniques that are used for full face and body vectoring and vexeling.
Ingleton Pottery demonstrates how to pierce carve a clay pottery bowl. First, form your bowl on a potter's wheel. Then take a blade to the undried clay bowl and score your design into the bowl using the piercing technique. Gently press out the design so that the clay is removed from the negative space created by the scoring marks. Continue making the design around the bowl. You can make intricate designs around the bowl using the piercing and scoring technique. Be careful not to damage the bo...
There's nothing better than a cool logo design, except maybe a cool 3D logo design. A 3D logo might just be what you need to have your company stick out. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make a 3D logo. You may want to apply a glassy text feel to the finished 3D text logo. It is a pretty complex logo, but it is good to learn some great techniques for doing some interesting things in Illustrator.
If you are already really good at using Photoshop, good for you! You already know what the dodge tool, blending modes, and all the different brushes do? Well then watch this video! It offers help for advanced Photoshop users on working with lighting for design and abstract art. Novices need not apply.
In the need of a animated wine glass for your next animation masterpiece? If you have Autodesk 3ds Max, it can be done. As long as you follow the techniques used in this video tutorial on modeling a long-stemmed wine glass in 3ds Max. It's actually a simple design, just enough to get you going on a more detailed, custom design.
With stores like Lush Cosmetics and Bath and Body Works churning out soap rife with rose petals, glitter, and pretty designs, soaps are no longer just designed for getting clean.
This is not that kind of kissing technique. This is an effect that can be used when making paper arts and crafts for creating nice designs. Your friends will probably like this kissing technique better, anyway.
This video will show you how to create an extremely cute stamp highlighting technique with Clorox bleach. This technique is great for making paper stamps and designs look a lot better and more unique.
This how-to video demonstrates a real simple technique for making a personalized greeting card. This peek-a-boo design can be customized to any design you want. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a peek-a-boo card. It'll be a much nicer greeting than a store bought card.
This is a very easy and yet catchy looking nail art design that I really wanted to share in a tutorial with you all girls out here ! Check out this video and please let me know what you think !
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Japanese waves for a tattoo. In this video, viewers observe different ideas and elements for wave designs. Viewers learn different techniques. To draw a design for a tattoo, viewers should sketch out their image and experiment different designs. The materials used in the video include: tracing paper, pencil and a Micron 08 pen. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy sketching images, art and would like to learn how to design tattoos.
The Mind Map is a technique you can use when writing your next novel, article, technical document or any other project. Create character profiles, plot arcs or design the main goal of your article by using this innovative and useful technique for organizing the information in your piece.
dubstepfm brings you this instructional video on how to create a peace sign design using tie dye techniques. Your host for this video takes you through the entire process from laying out the peace sign design on your shirt, to how to fold the shirt and band it properly to create this unique look. Whether you are an experienced tie dyer, or a newbie to the art, you will appreciate the level of detail dubstepfm provides in this great how-to video.
If you've worked with silks, you know that sometimes stems are hard to cut. In this video tutorial, Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design shows you some simple techniques and special tools to get the job done! See how to design and cut silk flower stems for floral arrangements.
Learn how to use black and white to separate elements of your designs in Photoshop CS3 in this image editing software tutorial. Using black and white to separate background images from more important foreground images is a great technique for creating dramatic designs. Learn how in this Photoshop tutorial. The tutorial assumes you know how to use Photoshop.
Watch this instructional blacksmithing video to use hammering and punch techniques to create different textures on the hot steel. You can use these techniques to forge textured metal gates and smaller decorative metal designs. Forge steel texture by hand or with an air hammer. Follow these clear instructions to begin the craft of metalsmithing and add a creative flare to your blacksmithing projects.
Bring the Italian countryside into your home with this technique. Watch as our host shows you how to decorate your walls with terra fresco. Terra fresco simply involves using plaster and paint. Use two or three different colors of paint for optimum results. This interior design video will appeal to you if you're looking for something simple or dramatic and includes everything from walls to murals to painted furniture.
This bright little project mixes the techniques of thread painting with a scrappy piecing technique. Use Terry's digitized embroidery design of the bug if you don't want to thread paint. This bag makes a great gift for the gardener in your life.
PHP is a scripting language that since 1995 has allowed web developers all over the world to create more dynamic websites. This video series will show you how to use it from start to finish, covering the very basics and very advanced techniques. If you want to move you web design skills beyond XHTML, watch this video.
With this video how-to, you'll learn how to wow your friends with elaborate, geometrical balloon animal designs. In particular, you'll be taught a method for assembling a very sinister two-headed snake.
This image editing software tutorial teaches you how to remove fringe left over from masking on a monster image in Photoshop CS3. Discover three distinctive ways to remove the ugly fringe that can ruin any good masking project. These Photoshop techniques are specially designed for working with detailed hair (like a monsther!), in Photoshop masking projects.
In this Ovation TV original special, acclaimed photographer Gregory Crewdson shares with us his insight into his photographic techniques. Like a film, he uses a lot of production, a lot of lighting, a lot of set design. He is an American photographer best known for elaborately staged, surreal scenes of American homes and neighborhoods. Learn how to take pictures like this master artist.
Learn basic techniques of creating value steps using graphic pencil. Great for art and design foundation students.
In order to etch a drinking glass, you will need the following: a dremel or a glass engraver, a glass, and a template.
This is a 2 part Step by Step video that helps you learn how to paint an ADVANCED camouflage design Xbox 360 controller.
Rayann shows us techniques to make macrame designs using hemp for the creation of fun, interesting jewelry designs. She shows us four techniques. First she introduces us to the half-knot using four strands of hemp. The right-hand strand is brought across the others in the shape of a backwards four, while the left-hand strand is brought behind the others and through the loop created. A series of half knots will result in a spiral design along the length of the jewelry.
A detailed and easy-to-follow video on how to create snowflakes from any square sheet of paper, quickly and inexpensively. Using the technique shown in the video, you will be transforming any plain square sheet of paper into a finished snowflake, with a custom and unique design using just scissors. You can make hundreds of different designs with this technique; just like in real life, no two snowflakes you create will be the same! Get into the holiday spirit yourself, or spread some holiday c...
Delicate, light and lacy! Free-standing lace designs are a joy to sew, and raise creativity and embroidery to new and exciting levels. This embroidery instructional video will bring your freestanding lace technique to whole new levels. Learn some embroidery techniques today!
Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these techniques will come together in the end as we create a comic book cover worthy logo.
If you don't have CS3 and have an older one, you should still be able to follow along with this tutorial. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to create vectored swooshes and swirls. Learn how to create vector swirls and swooshes which can be easily re-used by using these fairly well known techniques
Make a fun decorative design with this video tutorial. To create black and white with decorative swirls and dots:
This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to remove or reduce shadows in Adobe Photoshop. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. See how to remove or reduce shadows in pictures.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to test Photoshop-made textures in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course.
This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to create an alternate texture in Adobe Photoshop.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to make and use UV space in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use light and camera choices in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course.