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, ...more
If you're looking to mix it up at your next cosplay or going out for Halloween and want to dress as a male character and get the look right, one method you can use is closed shirt binding. In this video, you will learn how to use a sports bra, a compression shirt, and more to ...more
Lord of the Rings Online is now free to play! This tutorial demonstrates how character creation works, so you can design your own dwarven, elven or human hero of Middle Earth. Your appearance is influenced by your origin, which is demonstrated in this video as well.
Need some help figuring out how to create bones for character rigging within Adobe Flash Professional CS5? It's simple. And this video presents a complete walkthrough of the process. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sur ...more
This clip offers instructions on how to do non-character rigging for animation in C4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this fr ...more
Check out this tutorial for a detailed tutorial for how to draw a rockstar type cartoon character using the program, Toon Boom Animate. These days, all animation is drawn on a computer and with this video, you can get started and join the digital revolution. This clip is well ...more
Been craving some epic space action lately? Well charge up the mass relays and practice your conversation skills because Mass Effect 2 is finally here. In today's episode of IGN, you will learn how to start the game off right and pick the best character for you. This video wil ...more
This is the basic bone animation using a character set and the hypergraph within Maya. Geared for kids to learn 3D modeling and animating this video is great for beginners.
How to make characters follow waypoints in your FPS (First Person Shooter) Creator level. Create character waypoints in FPS Creator. Click through to watch this video on msn.com
This tutorial shows how to setup the character order in which you want to fight in Arcade mode in Mugen - the custom PC game engine.
How to create a character for Mugen - the custom PC game engine - using Fighter Factory.
Get creative with your cartoons and try drawing them from their own root words like in this example, which draws a boy cartoon character using the word "boy" as a starting point. Not much to it, but we'd like to see you try drawing a girl using "girl" as foundation!
This is a quick and easy tutorial that shows you how to find out your character coordinates in a 2D game using the free game hack program Cheat Engine. It's not very difficult, just follow along with the steps in the video!
So you're suiting up for a heroic instance in World of Warcraft, and you're playing an agility or DPS based character - what's the best gear to get? This video shows you all the best gear that doesn't come from loot drops.
Implants are special upgrades that will enhance your character. They are extraordinarily expensive, and you can only get so many for your game. This video shows you where to find them and which ones are the best ones to buy.
Why stay with only what you've been given by the basic game? Make your MineCraft game more exciting by giving your character a different skin, and downloading new texture packs for your game. This is an incredibly easy mod for your game.
Ravener is without a doubt the best character when it comes to wielding a mace. She is aggressive and can do quite a bit of heavy damage to opponents. Here is how you can get the most out of this mace fighter.
Defeat your enemies handily when you play the Alchemist as your fighter in the free to play game, Bloodline Champions. The Alchemist is a great support character, since they have a wide variety of healing powers to use on their teammates.
Lann is the male starter class for the newest free to play online game, Vindictus. Lann's specialty is dual weapons, but you can customize him in any way you want beyond that. This tutorial shows you how the character creation program works for the hero Lann.
This guide shows you how to powerlevel your character early on in Dragon Age: Origins. When Duncan sends you out to find vials of darkspawn blood and the old Grey Warden treaties, bring back the blood but not the treaties. Rinse and repeat and continue accruing xp!
This tutorial shows you how to use your favorite drawing or art program (like Photoshop or GIMP) to create your own digital painting of Raiden, a character from the popular video game Metal Gear Solid. After creating the basic sketch, this video shows you how to create your ow ...more
Want more cool hairstyles to give your character in the hit PC game, Dragon Age: Origins? Lots of fan created mods add extra content to the game, including new hair. Follow the directions in this tutorial to download the mod from the Nexus to give your characters cool new looks.
If your character is at least level 15 or above, you have the option of buying a house. This tutorial shows you how to find the house broker, and then lists different options for your home depending on race and price. Make sure you buy something useful!
After you've created an animated character in Flash CS4, one of the first things that you are probably going to want to do is make them walk. This video will show you how to do so quickly and easily using motion tweens. Whether you are making a banana man or a model of Barack ...more
Although many would consider this to be not be an art form, it's still a practice that many people perform to this day. Although, graffiti is always connected with words, it can also be used to create characters. In this video, you'll find out how to draw a street tagging graf ...more
The spraycan is the most important tool in most graffiti artists arsenal, and is often depicted in the tags themselves. This video from graffiti master Wizard demonstrates how to draw a skull / spraycan / pimp character with a menacing sneer on its bony face and a cane in its ...more
In one of his simpler videos, Wizard teaches us how to draw a vaguely Italian-looking graffiti character holding a spraycan in each hand. A good place to start for the novice graffiti artists among you to word on your tagging skills.
Interested in the art of graffiti? Get started drawing in an urban graffiti style with help from this video. Learn how to draw a graffiti male character with these step-by-step instructions.
Wizard is back in the house to teach us the fine art of graffiti drawing one image at a time. In this installment, he draws us one of his standard gangster figures with both middle fingers proudly raised to the viwer and some names around the side of him. Wizard's skills are s ...more
Are you fan of the Canadian-American children's educational show, Arthur? Learn how to draw the main character, Arthur, from the series with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
We can't all be King of England, but we can all be cartoonists. Thanks to this helpful step-by-step guide to creating a character in Adobe Flash, you'll be on your way to some animation domination of your own in no time. Watch your back Seth MacFarlane.
Naruto characters are drawn with an anime-like stylized approach. Draw the Naruto character Sakura with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Enjoy these anime drawing tips!
Drawing Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game character, includes his spiky hair, large furrowed brow and crooked smile. Learn to draw Sonic with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. With a little practice, you will be able to draw an aw ...more
This tutorial shows you how to fix scaling issues you may get while trying to rig a character in Zbrush.
Learn how to convert a skeleton of a character for Unreal Tournament 3 (UT3) from 3D Studio Max to Maya and import it into the Unreal engine.
This tutorial shows you how to export a character out of Maya and into the generic browser to animate it in Unreal Engine 3.0 for Gears of War.
This tutorial shows you how to take your Zbrush character into Maya, pose it, and import the pose back into Zbrush. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this hour long tutorial. A download link is provided on the page for the full WMP tutorial.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to insert a special character in Adobe Dreamweaver CS3.
In this tutorial will teach you how to program in Flash and ActionScript to move a character with the arrow keys and make him jump with the space bar.
How to change and adjust character sizes in Mugen - the custom PC game engine.
Learn how to create and add character selection icons for the battle screen in Mugen - the custom PC game engine.
The samurai were half warrior half artist. Learn the first character of the word "aikido" and some Japanese samurai history in so you too can write the name of the Japanese samurai martial art form.
Learn how to draw a headshot of Neji from the anime and manga Naruto in 10 steps. Work at your own pace. Draw Neji the anime character. Click through to watch this video on drawingnow.com
Want to make the whole South Park clan on your computer so you can make your own animations? This is a video tutorial in which you will learn to easily make South Park characters in Flash 8. Draw a South Park character in Flash 8. Click through to watch this video on tricklife ...more
Actor and teacher Benson Simmonds speaks on the actor's process that he teaches in this how-to video. This video acting lesson is about objective and obstacle. In addition, he remarks on the importance of the action. Whatever the objective, the actor needs to be able to transl ...more
This quick instructional claymation video reveals how to make a Mamshmam claymation clay person for a stop motion animation video. Follow these simple steps to create a Mamshmam claymation character: roll into a ball, pinch the top to create the head, push the middle to make t ...more
Learn how to apply customized skin to a character in iClone by Reallusion.
Check out this video to see how to draw and sketch Iron Man, the movie character for manga, cartoon and comics.
Video: . Video: . Video: . Video: . Video: . Video: . VCAD instructor Glen Kennedy introduces fundamental drawing techniques to encourage young artists to develop and hone their drawing skills. In this 6 part drawing series, viewers can follow along with Glen to learn how ...more
This video tutorial is about Japanese language, and it shows us how to write the Japanese Kanji character "kuni" meaning "country". Our first step is to write a line starting from the top left and finishing in the bottom left. Remember that the order of the strokes in Japanese ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw any cartoon character: line drawing. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "In this video I am going to share a very effective training technique that I use in my c ...more
Kits are something your character might come across while playing Star Trek Online - special items which will augment or improve your character's specific skill set. This short video explains what kits do and how you find and use them. Go where no man has gone before in Star ...more
Need to find a good agent for your character when playing EVE Online? Starting from docking your ship in the station, this tutorial shows you how to find the best agent possible to help out your character in the game. Become a space explorer in EVE Online. EVE Online is a sci ...more
If you love the prolific schoolgirl manga series Shugo Chara, you have probably wanted to draw a replica of the iconic title character for yourself. This video tutorial will teach you how to draw her on the computer quickly and with great detail and color. Here are step-by-st ...more
Cartoon characters are invading Facebook this weekend, with members quickly switching out their normal profile pictures with that of their favorite animated childhood memory, but why? Child abuse. That's right. Facebookers are changing their profile pics to images of cartoon ...more
So you want to make your own video game using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. We applaud your chutzpah. This video will walk you through what should probably be your first steps: importing a sprite character, making them move around in response to keyboard inputs, and making the ...more
This clip provides a complete guide on creating a full body rig for a 3D model within Blender. It demonstrates how to do a full setup on the left half (creating and placing bones, and also applying constraints), and copy it over to the right side for a perfectly symmetrical ri ...more
This Blender tutorialc overs the creation of a game-friendly model (i.e. low-polygon), texturing, rigging, animating, and bringing it into the game engine with basic forward and back controls, as well as turning left and right, and running. Whether you're new to the Blender Fo ...more
Is there any character in the history of cartoons more iconic than Mickey Mouse? You'd be hard pressed to think of one, and in this tutorial, you can become part of the legend by learning to draw him! Once you can draw Mickey, then Minnie shouldn't be too difficult either! Wal ...more
Just removed an important gem from your weapon? Totally screw yourself over by restarting a bloodline instead of the battle you just lost? It sure would be great if you could backup your character so you can always have a safe copy ready to go at a moment's notice. Well, those ...more