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How To: Do four different cupcaking icing techniques

In the confectionary world the way you ice or present a cupcake is just as important as how good a cupcake tastes. Thanks to cupcake bakeries like Magnolia Bakery in NYC and Sprinkles in L.A., the age of the yummy and chicly decorated cupcake has officially been ushered in. Make your own cupcakes that much more in line with the times by watching this cupcake decorating tutorial.

How To: Use x-ray techniques in Photoshop to show naked skin through clothing (NSFW)

Do those new naked body scanners have you freaked out at the airports? As far as the TSA is concerned, those x-ray machines are here to stay, but you might as well take comfort in knowing that airport security guards aren't the only ones looking at your private parts. Practically anyone with a computer can manage to see through your clothes, and it's all thanks to a little program called Photoshop. Thanks, Adobe.

How To: Make chunky guacamole (and learn food prep techniques)

Do you like your guac chunky? Yes? Well, then this video is for you. Learn how to make a super delicious, chunky style, avocado guacamole, perfect for tailgating or a Super Bowl party. Before you actually get to making this chunky guacamole, there's a few tips and tricks to learn, like how to tell if the avocado is ripe enough for your dip, and how to cut it and remove the center.

How To: Use proper draping techniques during a gynecology exam

In Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), doctors deal specifically with the female reproductive organs, which means a lot of visual inspection of the vaginal area. Whether you're a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or nursing assistant, knowing how to properly drape a patient is detrimental to the patient feeling protected and secure with the hospital staff, along with having some privacy. This video will cover different types of draping techniques.

How To: Become a working DJ using pro digital techniques

In this video tutorial series, DJ Sarah Main explains how to become a working professional DJ. She offers tips on how to set up your digital DJ rig, cueing up tracks in the mix, and cataloging your music library. In the second half of the series Sarah shows how to mix tracks with the cross fader, and progressively layer audio elements.

How To: Draw a mountain landscape using charcoal techniques

Drawing is an excellent exercise for the brain that also lets your mind wander. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw a serene mountain landscape using charcoal techniques. Begin with a simple sky and mountain range, then add trees and a beach. Pencilling in water will help to bring the trees to the foreground. Finally, add shadows and a waterfall to provide a sense of depth to the entire rendering.

How To: Use the rattlesnake knot, square braid and other paracord braiding techniques

Paracord braiding is a popular technique used to make lanyards and ties for survival gear. There are many different techniques a braider can use - the most common are the rattlesnake knot and the square braid. This video shows you the nuances of both techniques, a few variations, and how you can decide when to use one or the other. You can also alter the appearance and tensile strength of your paracord braid by changing how tight you make your knots.

How To: Play the Ukulele with right and left hand techniques and exercises

So you just bought your Ukulele but you have never played one before, you don't know what to do with it except make it sound like a cat being strung across..., won't go into too many details, you get the point. In this video you will learn the anatomy of the Ukulele as well as the string letters and some basic right and left hand technique to get you acquainted with your new Uke!

How To: Use green techniques to get rid of ants

If you don't want to use toxic or environmentally unfriendly ant poisons and bug sprays to control your ant problem, you can make a greener bug repellent using household items and natural ingredients. Salt, chalk, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, white vinegar, oranges and petroleum jelly can all be used to keep ants out of your house, yard, garden or picnic.

How To: Problem solve small product photography techniques

This instructional photography video explains how to problem solve small product issues. Two ways to tackle a particular challenge is through pre-production and the other in post-production. There are many different ways a photographer can approach and deal with a challenge. The more knowledge you have about different methodologies about photography, the better and easier you will be able to solve those problems when they occur.

How To: Do knitting techniques spacing & marking buttonholes

Watch this knitting instructional video on spacing and marking buttonholes for knitting projects. This knitting demonstration uses the swatch of a right sweater front to show an easy way to mark the placement of buttonholes on your knitted material. Lily Chin attributes the method to Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations. You wil be working the button bands from the right side, from the bottom up, so you'll be marking the placement of the bottom of each buttonhole. If this was a boy's or man's ...

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