THis video from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein covers how to create symmetrical and asymmetrical blendshapes using the 3D sculpting program Zbrush. This is a fairly complex process, utilizing transpose masking features, move brush, smart resym, and morph target tools to accomplish its goal of creating a really cool animated 3D mask.
The neck is one of the most important and fragile parts of the body. It has few bones and muscles and very many blood vessels and nerves, making it a natural haven for pressure points. This video will teach you how to locate and strike many of these pressure points in order to improve your self-defense or martial arts skills. It includes demonstrations, diagrams, and detailed instructions for utilizing the information obtained in real-world self-defense situations.
When people fire weapons in movies, there is often a shot of the shell-casings leaving the gun and flying through the air. Sometimes we get to follow them all the way to the ground, leaving us with a sense of loss at the firing of the weapon. This video will show you how to model and animate some shell casings falling to the ground and smoke trailing them in 3D Studio MAX and Photoshop, utilizing Reactor physics, particle flow, space warps, and all sorts of other fun 3DS MAX tools.
XSS Shell is a cross-site scripting backdoor into the victim's browser which enables an attacker to issue commands and receive responses. During a normal XSS attack an attacker only has one chance to control a victim's browser; however, the XSS Shell keeps the connection between the attacker and the victim open to allow the attacker to continuously manipulate the victim's browser. XSS Shell works by setting up an XSS Channel, an AJAX application embedded into the victim's browser, that can ob...
Looking to add to your repertory of stitches? This video shows how to make a yarn over (YO) both knitwise and purlwise in the continental style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this stitch in your own knitting projects, watch this free video knitting lesson.
Need some help figuring out how to create a stretchy bind-off when knitting? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to perform do a stretchy bind-off in a continental or European style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this bind-off in your own knitting projects, watch this free video knitting lesson.
This clip demonstrates the continental-style Norwegian purl stitch, an alternative method for purling that may save some knitters time when they are working ribbing. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this decrease in your own knitting projects, watch this free video knitting lesson.
The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the continental. style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this decrease in your own knitting projects, watch this free video knitting lesson.
If you've recently purchased a Kreg Jig, you've probably recieved the plans for bulding certain items, including a work bench. If not, it's okay, you can head to their website for the guide. So, in this tutorial you'll find out how to build a workbench using your Kreg Jig tools. It's a great place to keep your tools and will make life much easier for you whenenever you need something. Enjoy!
Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Berklee professor Paul Schmeling explains how to master the toughest jazz standard with ease and improve your left hand technique by utilizing shell voicings to represent chords in the left hand.
If you're headed through the firey hell region of Dark Souls, you may encounter the Ceaseless Discharge boss when you pick up the item in the corner. If you want to defeat the boss, take a look at this guide from IGN on utilizing a safe spot.
The Recon character class in Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam is a thinly veiled sniper, and utilizing their target-spotting functionality is key to effective sniping in this game. This video is a complete guide to effective Recon play, teaching you about all your abilities, guns, and how you can spot targets to make yourself much more effective from much further away.
If you've ever taken high school chemistry, you may already be familiar with the ability of liquid nitrogen to freeze soft object so hard that they will shatter. This video will teach you a fun experiment utilizing this property of liquid nitrogen. It invovles gummi bears frozen and soaked in water or liquid nitrogen (or not, for the control) and then smashed in a most satisfying way.
As introduced by the late DJ Screw of Houston, Texas, and popularized by artists like Three Six Mafia and Paul Wall, the chop and screw technique involves both scratching vocals and slurring a track in either full or part by utilizing the pitch control on your turntable. In this how-to video, you'll learn to perform the chop and screw technique on your own DJ rig.
This tutorial teaches you how to perform Group 3 bo hojo-undo. It is strikes like group 1, but switching the grip between each one, and sparring utilizing the basic moves.
There are 2 videos showing Shiatsu massage therapy. This massage therapy has become the most popular Japanese massage technique. There are a lot of different shiatsu styles that are not just utilizing different hands-on techniques, but are also based on different philosophies regarding the body and the treatment of conditions.
Is your life's goal to become a world-renowned architect and build a funky postmodern skyscraper in Dubai? Then start small: Other than learning how to sketch blueprints, you must be able to model your creations from paper.
The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the English style. The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the continental. style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this d...
On this video from Bushcraft Machete, he explains the purpose of a scandi edge and how to use it. He uses the machete as a planer, stripping the bark from a log by holding the machete almost flat against the log and tapping the back of the blade with a stick. He explains that a scandi edge is sharpened all the way down to a point and has a very low angle. This type of edge makes the machete useful for carving off thin strips of wood. He has sharpened his machete with a scandi edge near the ha...
Elementtatootech explains the various tools of the industry and their uses to novice tattoo artists and interested viewers. In this tutorial, Elementtatootech focuses on the old school tattoo tool known as grommets or nipples. Utilizing a single close up shot, the instructor quickly educates viewers on the purpose of the grommet in addition to the most common users of the device. The instructor additionally shows viewers how to set up and assemble using this tool and a simple trick utilizing ...
Build a simple looping walking animation by utilizing Adobe Flash CS5's bone tool and symbols. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this Flash developer's guide.
If you consider yourself an advanced at-home smoke bomb maker, watch this video! It demonstrates how to make a rather larger, more elaborate smoke bomb than most of it's competitors while still utilizing mostly common household materials. You will need a goodly amount of PVC pipe and a large number of sparklers, but neither of those things should be too hard to come by, and the resulting smoke screen could obscure the escapes of dozens, if not hudnreds of ninjas!
Have a photo that could do with a little touching up? Whether you're new to digital photography or merely unfamiliar with Apple's Aperture 3, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Lynda, which presents a thorough, step-by-step overview on how to touch up your digital photographs utilizing Aperture's built-in adjustment brushes.
If you've ever found yourself printing a copy of a document in Microsoft Office Word just to be able to read it, you'll appreciate the new Full Screen Reading feature in Microsoft Office Word 2007. For more on utilizing this handy new feature of Word, watch this MS Office how-to.
Check out this instructional kickboxing video that demonstrates how to do a kickboxing sidekick. It's more a like a snapping kick, and you utilizing the blade of your foot. Try a sidekick next time you're in a kickboxing jam. Learn the skills of kickboxing in this video on competitive kickboxing moves.
Bert invites Morty Golding to offer a tutorial on drawing within Adobe Illustrator utilizing the pencil tool. Follow along and start using some of Illustrator's advanced features and draw in Illustrator!
Short and sweet Photoshop "how to" for utilizing the Invert Adjustment Layer as a means to achieve a color infra red effect. Tutorial also shows you how to make an action of this process so you can simply click a "play" button to achieve it on any color image.
Tower of Doom is one of the many fun games accessible on Armor Games. Have you ever wanted to hack it? This video is here to help. Utilizing Cheat Engine 5.6, this video will show you how to hack / cheat Tower of Doom, giving yourself as many ghosts (the operative resource in the game) as you need to build all of the tower that you want. Never let your tower fall again.
This how-to video shows how to easily cheat at poker with no complicated skills or sleight of hand. If you can count, you can do this method. With a little awareness and utilizing some principles from magic tricks, you can control what cards are dealt out to yourself and others. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to hustle while playing Texas Hold'em. Just be careful of who you're playing with.
The Nokia Booklet 3G netbook is capable of utilizing GPS when the 3G network connection is active. If you want to find your location and see a map of the area around you, try out the Maps gadget available as part of the Ovi Suite.
Microsoft ASP.NET is a free technology that allows programmers to create dynamic web applications. ASP.NET can be used to create anything from small, personal websites through to large, enterprise-class web applications. All you need to get started with ASP.NET is the free .NET Framework and the free Visual Web Developer. You'll learn how to create extender controls with the Ajax control toolkit utilizing the ASP.NET Ajax extensions.
Improve you crocheting skills by creatively joining motifs with the slip stitch. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to create a "join as you go" motif utilizing the slip stitch. Crochet several motifs, bind them together with slip stitches and create larger handmade projects.
Today is election day, or maybe not, but you're going to have to learn how to vote sooner or later anyway.
This Photoshop tutorial will show you one method for changing clothing color utilizing the Select Color Range command and fine tuning techniques to use on the mask of the Hue and Saturation adjustment layer. Also shows how to clone.
This two-part video explains the basic moves (hojo-undo) of utilizing the suruchin as a weapon. This demo uses a soft "safety" version instead of the more dangerous original rocks-tied-by-rope.
This video breaks down the kata, or form, utilizing the kama, the okinawan sickle. The second video gives an analysis (bunkai) of the kata. An excellent series that makes it easy to learn from.
Josh Copp and Madeline Donahue show us how to build a light table from pine wood and plywood utilizing two fluorescent light fixtures as the light source inside the box. The frame of the box is fashioned out of two 1X8 planks cut into four pieces so that two sides are 30 inches and two sides are 22 3/8 inches. The base of the box is made of plywood or OSB and is 30X22 3/8. Once the pieces are cut and assembled using a pocket hole jig and wood screws, the inside of the box is painted with whit...
Thinking of an unknown exponent as a cat stuck in a tree, you will see how to bring down the exponent by using the the log function. In other words, you will be utilizing the Power Law to bring the exponent down in front of the log function. In this slightly more complicated example, a little work has to be done to first be able to take the log (i.e., get the base by itself). Then once you take the log, the unknown still isn't entirely by itself, so you divide off everything it's being multip...
This artist shows how to quick paint/draw Obi-Wan Kenobi utilizing his mouse and pc. He starts out with a rough sketch of his character, making a black outline of his figure. He then goes back over his initial sketch with blue lines, cleaning up the lines, making them smoother. Once the blue lines are completed, the first black line sketch is erased and the blue lines smoothed out even more! Piece by piece, color is applied to each part of the character. It is placed roughly at first but smoo...
Alazzo Men's Custom Clothing demonstrates how to measure the crotch area of your pants. To measure the crotch area of your pants first, measure your waist by following the top of your pants down to your inseam. Make adjustments to fit your desired snugness. Place the tape measure at the top of the pants, approximately where the belt buckle would sit, and then follow the crotch seam to the top back of your pants. Utilizing this measurement technique will give you both an accurate and comfortab...