Looking to be the talk of the town? Do you love gardening and have some time to spare? Build a garden maze and make your yard the neighborhood sensation.
Copying a file's path on your Mac isn't always an easy task. Thankfully, this cool little OSX utility called Copy Path Finder helps solve this problem and lets you copy the path of a file in your file system to the clipboard so that you can paste it into a text editor later.
One of the first things you may want to know when learning how to animate in Flash is how to orient an object to a path — the path, in turn, serving as a sort of metaphorical track for your Flash element.
Once you have created a few shapes you can modify them with the path selection tools in Photoshop. The Path Selection tool selects all points on a path. The Direct Selection tool selects individual points on a path.
Working with vectors isn't easy, and working with vectors means using paths. Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics application, therefore virtually everything in Illustrator is created using paths. The Pen Tool is the king of paths, you can create any kind of path using the pen tool, you just need to know how to use it! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to use the pen tool and trace the outline of an object as well.
Illustrator denotes how to create a road. First select the pen and draw a path. Now go to stroke. It depend 130. Deselect dash line. Now move our path a little bit upper. Now select our path. Now duplicate of our path several times. Now turn off the new layers. Focus on our first path. Turn on the second path. Change the stroke weight value to 125 and change the color to gray. Now go to the next path. Select our path and change the stroke weight value to 115 and leave the black color. Now go ...
This video will introduce you to the basics of creating vector art in GIMP by teaching you to draw using the path tool.
inDesign has some hidden special effects that will make your type on a path much more compelling. Granted Type on a Path is not a new concept and has been around in Illustrator for years. However, no other application out there can handle Type on a Path as well as InDesign CS2.
This video demonstrates how to use Photoshop to make text follow a path. First use the pen tool and draw the path you want your text to follow. They demonstrate by drawing a curved line above a circular logo. Select the type tool and start from the beginning of your path, then type your text. Select the path selection tool and fine tune the text placement by dragging the X. This video is easy to follow and shows how you can make text on a curved path.
In this clip, you'll learn how to hack a Flip UltraHD camera to use a wide-angle lens. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating your own custom wide-angle UltraHD cams, take a look.
Watch this video and learn how to convert a Super Wide Polaroid camera into a pinhole camera. This conversion will also work for super shooter and colorpack cameras. Strip down the camera, "chop" the body and prep to recap for a super wide angle pinhole camera. This project works for cameras that accept 3.25 x 4.25 polaroid and fujifilm instant pack films.
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a cool blend text effect in Illustrator. First, open up Illustrator and draw a path, then change the color to black. After this, click on the line and type in your desired text. Increase the font size to 36 points, then select the red color. After this, copy your path and select the duplicate button. Now, move the duplicated path and change the background color to yellow. Now, scale the path and resize, then place on to of the red path. When finished, ...
This Adobe Illustrator tutorial demonstrates the basic shape modes in path finder (add, subtract, intersect, and exclude), and shows how to use the direct selection tool and expand features of Illustrator. Finally, a bubble box is created (for the Yahoo Map project) with the add shape mode and a drop shadow effect added.
This video is about creating sunbursts using symbols in Illustrator.
Line integrals will no longer be the feared terrorist of the math world thanks to this helpful guide from the Khan Academy. Marvel at the ease in which the integral is taken over a closed path and solved definitively. Then take out a sheet of paper and see if you can do the same.
Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.
Strap on your stupid and get at it. Here's some big boy Photoshop work to ready this photo for eBay because you no longer need a wedding ring. Use paths and masks to fix up your photo. Cause there's no denying she left you for someone with more baby making man batter.
The Paths palette in Photoshohp is used for saving, selecting and duplicating path information. A very cool hidden feature of the Paths Palette... You can convert a feathered selection into a path to remove its feathered edge.
Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to strengthen your career path with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your home floor plan. The career area is in the front center section of your home, along the line of your front door. In feng shui, all the energy enters through your front door. Encourage the energy up to your front door with your front yard. Feng shui means "wind water" which is the best way that ene...
For anyone looking to edit a picture with one or more persons down to just a single person in the picture, you can use GIMP. This video tutorial goes over how to utilize the paths (or pen) tool and foreground select tool. The paths tool allows a person to select a part of an image to create a series of lines, or paths, that allow you to create a path around whatever you want to select in a picture. This item can then be moved and copied to a completely different photo. The foreground select t...
One of the graphic features Adobe InDesign borrows from Adobe Illustrator is Compound Paths. In this episode Terry White will show you how to take advantage of Compound Paths to create an effect of looking through window panes into an image. This tip comes from Terry's team member Colin Fleming.
If you want to know how to tie a Double Windsor knot, this video is for you. To tie a Double Windsor knot: Lift up the collar of your shirt. Place the tie around the back of your neck so that the wide end hangs down on the side of your dominant hand, a little more than twice as low as the thin end. Cross the wide end once over the front of the thin end and then around the back of the thin end a few inches below your neck. Slip the wide end through the back of the V-shape made by the knot, pul...
Need some help figuring out how to tie a wide-zipper sinnet? You've found it. This video crafts tutorial from TyingItAllTogether will walk you through the entire process. For specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started tying your own wide-zipper sinnet, check out this crafty crafter's guide.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop.
In this video, we learn how to tie a tie in ten easy steps. First, you will need to put the tie on and put the wide end in your right hand and the thin end in your left hand. After this, place the wide end over the top of the narrow, then put the wide end back over top the narrow end. Next, put the wide end through the loop made with the tie and your neck. After this, put the wide side through the front loop of the knot and pull the wide end down tightly. After this, hold the knot and pull th...
Check out this video on creating type areas and paths in Illustrator. This uses more than just text boxes. You can adjust the font, color and area using the area type tool.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use the Pen tool and Paths panel in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this video guide.
Ever wanted to replicate the effect of writing text in a circle or other shape? You can set up a path for your text to follow using the GIMP free image software. This tutorial shows you a straightforward technique to achieve this effect.
In this clip, you'll learn how to create text along a specified path when creating logos or headers within Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating your own contour-hugging text, watch this video guide.
Get started using Adobe After Effects with the help of The New Boston! This beginner's tutorial is bound to answer the many questions you have about the popular digital motion graphics and compositing software. The main purpose of After Effects is for film and video post-production.
To do that, first select the pen tool, choose yellow stroke color and draw the path as showing in the video then deselect and choose pen tool again, pink color in stroke and draw the path again. Now you need to select the blend tool and click on both paths. Now go to object, blend and choose blend options. Now select the specified steps, put the value of 25 there and click on ok. Now open the blend in layer window and select the paths. Now set color to white
This video demonstrates how to play the deadly wide angle pass in the racquetball. The video shows that one of the best kept secrets in racquetball is wide angle pass. It is similar to a cross court pass, but it hits the side wall on the fly around the dotted line. Then it "wraps" around behind your opponent and bounces twice before hitting the back wall. A scene of two players playing the racquetball and making the deadly wide angle pass is shown. The videos tells the wide angle pass is very...
Linda shows us how to easily tie a tie for a woman. To tie a tie: Start with the wide end of your necktie on the right. make sure that it is longer than the one with narrow end. Then cross the wide end over the narrow end. Turn the wide end back underneath the narrow end. Do steps 2 and 3 thrice. Then, pull the wide end up and through the loop around your neck. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop. Lastly, remove your fin...
Transform that tumbleweed 'do into bouncy, beautiful Botticelli curls. In this video, learn how to blow dry your curly curls to create sexy, bouncy curls.
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video sequence explains how to use the wide feature on a DJ mixer.
Wide grip decline bench press are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to use a wide grip to do bench presses on a decline bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.
Watch this instructional ceramics video to learn how to throw a wide bowl with Simon Leach. As a preliminary step, one should throw a flat piece of clay onto the pad to assure easy lifting off of the bat. Centering is quite difficult with a larger piece of clay. Leach's visual guide allows one to view the delicate steps required to throw a wide ceramic bowl without letting it collapse.
Get wide-angle and fish-eye effect for about $5 with this DIY lens attachment. Expands your camera's viewing angle up to 200 degrees. Great for tight-quarters indoor shots, stunning landscapes, and funny fish-eye photos. Amazing results. For use on photo and video cameras.
If you are struggling with the paths tool and drawing vector art in GIMP, you can import other people's paths and manipulate them for your purposes! This tutorial will show you how to find sources at DeviantART.com and start using those in GIMP.
Check out this Blender video tutorial all you wannabe digital animators out there to see how to use paths and dupliframes in your 3D modeling.