Pastel drawings are a creative way to learn about color theory and art observation. Learn pastel drawing techniques with this free instructional art video series.
Check out this video to learn techniques for making glass with fire. Enjoy the Pink Floyde tunes while you are at it.
GIMP is a useful and versatile graphics editing program. If it's wintertime, Christmas is coming up, or you just want to add snow to your GIMP image, here are two separate layering techniques you can use to create a very realistic snow effect.
Are you an aspiring ballet teacher? Much of teaching ballet techniques to students comes from demonstration & physical correction so that the student's muscles can learn the proper form. Learn how to teach ballet techniques from a pro teacher!
Add a little animation to your live action shots! This tutorial shows you a few alternative techniques, such as adding in backgrounds using a greenscreen or incorporating light painting into your film. Make sure you shoot at the highest megapixel setting possible.
This video focuses on the tower shield techniques. First you're shown how you can get a hit in on an opponent who is fighting with a tower shield. At the same time, you learn ways to become better at boffer fighting with a tower shield yourself.
In this tutorial, Aldrine gives you the inside scoop on three different tremolo picking techniques. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that you'll need to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one from the folks at Ukulele Underground. For more information, including a step-by-step overview, watch this free video ukulele tutorial.
Curious about contour lines? Learn from a master! This tutorial on contour line techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video takes you step by step through a contour line drawing of a dragon, with a time lapse demonstration along with a narration by Ed Beard.
Here's a short video on basic origami techniques. You've got to know how to line up folds and make a proper crease to be successful at origami. Watch this video if you are a beginner to origami. These origami tips are very helpful.
Vasectomy is birth control option for men which involves a surgical procedure that will prevent sperm from passing through the vas deferens. Watch this instructional video to learn more about vasectomy and see demonstrations of two occlusion techniques that involve thermal cautery of the ductus deferens.
Whether you're in track, football, soccer, or a marathon runner, this HowTo video is sure to help you out. Learn how to use proper techniques for speed and acceleration so you can run faster. Increase your agility and coordination to accelerate your speed to the max with Coach Scott Phelps.
Does that baby just not want to budge? If you are towards the end of your pregnancy, or long overdue and nothing seems to be working, check out this tutorial. In this video you will receive tips from Dr. Lisa Gibbons, an OB/GYN at Cascadia Women's Clinic in Vancouver, Washington. Dr. Gibbons will share with you all of her expertise on how to make that baby come faster and give your body a break.
Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to do a ruffle and a ruffle bow cake decorating techniques. Use a #104 petal tip to create this effect. Also use a medium icing consistency and hold the bag at a 45 degree angle. A petal tip can be used to make ribbons and bows. The icing tip has a narrow end and a larger end. Place the larger end down and move your hand up and down to create the ribbon. Make a figure eight to make the bow. Add a knot in the middle, if desired, and add strings. Star tip...
Attention aspiring belly dancers! Use your arms to transmit positive energy, master the figure-eight movement, and keep your feet flat and grounded to practice your traditional belly dance techniques. Practice these basic movements with the help of an expert: Yasmeen began dancing at the young age of 3 and studied ballet, flamenco, folkloric, hip-hop and modern dance styles, as well as tribal fusion belly dance and Oriental Classical Egyptian belly dance. Learn more belly dancing dance moves ...
First, as you run you need to maintain good breathing techniques. Therefore, it is important to look straight forward, not clench your jaw but keep it relaxed, and just breath in a natural manner, not worrying about whether you are breathing through your mouth, or nose, nor other respiratory concerns. It is important to remember "that your body naturally finds the most efficient and effect way to run." Consequently, you should let your body guide your style. Next, you need to maintain a good ...
Lee T. Dresang, MD of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from the Deaprtment of Family Medicine give a discussion and demonstration of suturing techniques. Before beginning a procedure, you will need consent. One should irrigate lesion before beginning. A simple interrupted suture is easy to learn and fast, but unable to withstand stress. Vertical mattress sutures provide a good eversion of skin edges, closure of dead space, and strength, but also lead to scarrin...
Depending on your personal technique, you might find that you are a tight crocheter, or that you often end up with looser projects. This tutorial shows you the difference between using a tight or loose technique. Here is how you can determine the gauge of your projects, as well.
So you've mastered the basics of using a shield and going up against an opponent who also wields a sword and shield. This tutorial shows you how to both stage an effective side attack, and how to defend against an opponent making the same attack on you.
Solve sudoku puzzle using the cross hatching, either/or, and pairs technique. If you can use a magic marker, and feel competent enough, then why not try it out?
If you've never performed any maintenance on your bike, it may be long overdue. This not only will help with the life of your bike, but prevent any injury from occuring.
Learn two different ways to create wavy hair in just a few simple steps. One version creates a looser and softer wave, while the other creates a more crisp and tight wave. This video emphasizes the importance of using a heat protection spray to protect your hair from the extreme temperatures. To create tight and crisp waves, use a triple barrel iron. To create waves that are smoother and looser, you can use a simple straightener. Both methods include only two steps to produce beautiful and sm...
This video demonstrates the usefulness of the aluminum welding ice carving technique. The technique allows carvers to easily "Get Outside the Block" and create sculptures that are hardly limited by the dimensions of the ice block.
It's time for some golf! All golfers want more power off the tee, but few know how to get the job done effectively. Rick Sessinghaus remedies this situation by explaining four relatively simple keys to maximizing your driving distance without changing your equipment. Just see how to add power to your golf swing.
Repetition, repetition, repetition. Brainwashing, is it real? Watch these absolutely stunning segments of hidden camera containing both Bill Clinton, and Barbara Bush. Probably one of the most debatable segments is the one featuring Clinton talking to Larry King behind the scenes. If you turn your volume up it is hard to disregard, that they both in fact knew, Clinton would be elected, and the corruption in media is also clearly demonstrated. There is a segment with Barbara, staring eerily fo...
Get a potter's wheel and learn how to do advanced pottery with expert tips and advice in this free video.
Relief printmaking involves specific printing techniques and tools to create wonderful and unique pieces of art. Learn how to start printing with this free instructional printmaking video series.
Expert tips for fine-tuning your video files! Learn advanced techniques for using Adobe After Effects video compositing software in this free computer software video from a video production expert.
Drawing a human face based on the facial bone structure produces lifelike proportion and shadows. Learn about drawing a face with this free drawing video series.
Advanced quilting tips. Learn expert techniques on how to quilt in this free crafts video from our experienced quilter.
Basic drumming techniques and beginner drum lessons are explained in this free beginner's drum tutorial video series from our expert drummer, covering drum sticks, drum beats and fills.
Looking for self defense training? Learn how to escape different grips online with this free video series about self defense techniques for women.
Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that can be done with slabs of clay and not only on a spinning wheel. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to use clump and torque techniques to construct clay models and open a world of design ideas for you.
Everyone has a different batting stance because hitting a baseball is more about where you end up, and less about where your body starts. Learn about batting stances and how to prepare to hit a baseball in this free video lesson.
Learn how to glaze pottery with ceramic glaze in this free video series of glazing techniques. Part 1 of 5 - How to Get pottery glazing techniques.
This video relates to the Games. This video relates to a cube puzzle game. This video relates the various F2L techniques to be followed in the cube puzzle game He uses some techniques that he come across while trying to improve his F2L techniques he does use it correctly. It is still hard. He cube he is using here is an Edison with bright cube sticker. In this video he narrates the different advanced techniques to be followed to improve in solving the cube puzzle game and different angles to ...
This tutorial has been inspired by the character Piglet, from the Winnie the Pooh books. You'll need to have mastered the basic triangle folding techniques for 3-D origami, and, of course, have lots of pink paper to make this project!
Play oldies strumming techniques on the ukulele. Mute the strings and then strum them. That's how you produce the sound in this video.
Need a little help on your shading technique? This tutorial on shading and shadowing techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video demonstrates how to choose a light source when shading, the values of dark to light, and how to ultilize shadows to embelish the three-dimensional depth to your drawing.
In this video, we learn how to draw with basic concepts and techniques. To shade with different pencils, you will start out by doing a light touch on the pencil and then push down harder to create a darker shade. Use different pencils to get long and wider lines from the shading. A 4B and a 6B pencil will have lines that look the same, but they are different in the way they apply graphite to the paper. Practice using all of your pencils to get an idea of how they write, then you can choose wh...
This video features softball coach Crissy Rapp explaining some of the advanced techniques of softball hitting. Working with a tee, the presenter and her discuss different contact points, and how to practice using the proper contact point to hit the ball where you want it to go. Never hit a weak grounder to third again! Well, there is no training technique that can promise that, but you should be hitting those a lot less after practicing these techniques.