Watch this pen spinning video tutorial to learn how to do basic fundamental pen spinning tricks, like the Thumb Around, Thumb Around Reverse, Charge, Pass, Reverse Pass, Fingerpass, Finger Pass Reverse, Sonic, and Sonic Reverse. Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation t ...more
Basic Spin Pen Video
Watch this pen spinning video tutorial to learn how to do some basic pen spinning tricks, like the Twisted Sonic, the Reverse Twisted Sonic, Thumb Around, Multiple Thumbspin, Infinity, Shadow, and Back Around. Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation that involves skillf ...more
Need a few lessons on pen spinning? Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to do a sonic reverse trick. You'll need to know how to do a basic sonic for this trick (preferrably without the thumb flap). Practice a few of the techniques this video shows that will ...more
Take a look at some vectored hearts… it's fully vectored. Older versions of Illustrator should be able to handle this project just fine. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn this heart-shape design. A vector heart is great for Valentine's Day. No source files are nee ...more
To make a support halter top shirt, you will need: Pattern for a basic bodice Draft paper or newspaper Yardstick Pen or pencil Scissors Cotton fabric 2 foam bra cups Matching thread Watch the following video for visual instructions, and make sure to reference the text below. ...more
If you need to add some tricks to your casterboarding arsenal, this video will show you one called the nosespin (or nose spin). A casterboard is kind of like a skateboard, but feels more like a snowboard or surfboard, only on the pavement and with wheels! It's also like a snak ...more
If you've mastered the basic tennis serve, it's time to move on to the more advanced styles. If you want to put spin on your serves like Rafael Nadal instead of going for pure power, the slice serve is probably for you, and this video will teach you how to do it.
Davey Watson shows you how to combine two basic tricks into a more difficult staple in BMX. Watch this video tutorial to see how to do a manual to 180 trick on a BMX bicycle. A 180 spin on your bike is easy, but combing it with anything is the trick. Let Davey Watson teach you ...more
This video will teach you how to C Walk. It covers basic and advanced C Walk dance moves including: The V V Step Back V Variation Heel Toe Snake Heel Toe Inverted Heel Toe Heel Toe Combo X Hop Shuffle Shuffle Spin Shuffle Hop Shuffle Kick Glide Moonwalk Airwalk
Bored at work or school? In the middle of waging a cubicle war, and need to up your arsenal? Just like making catapults? This video shows you how you can make a basic catapult out of an assortment of office supplies. To make your catapult, you will need a ball point pen, a lar ...more
This video will give you some beginner tips on how to spin a pen or pencil between your fingers. It is a useful tutorial and the guy knows what he's talking about.
This video tutorial will introduce the basic essentials of using the pen tool effectively. The tool helps you outline or draw objects. Learn what you can do by holding down the shift key as you use the pen tool. Use the pen tool effectively in Illustrator. Click through to wat ...more
Learn all of the shuffle steps in the C-Walk style of Hip-Hop and urban dance. This video includes the basic shuffle, shuffle hop, shuffle spin with hop, crip shuffle, shuffle drop, and the crazy shuffle spin
Check out this video and learn how to draw a very cool graphic using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to draw a vector heart without having to download anything extra. All you need is Adobe Illustrator and some time! This video will cover how to us ...more
Bodyboard like a pro by pulling off the tips and tricks contained within this video tutorial. The basic bodyboard forward spin is explained here by VideoJug's resident body boarding expert teacher. Step 1: You will need * 1 Bodyboard * 1 Wetsuit * 1 Leash * 1 Pair of fins Step ...more
This is a cool video tutorial teaching you different ways for how to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while keeping in mind the weight balance, you will be able to learn how to do this trick with the easy steps that he pr ...more
Whether you've just started working with Creative Suite or want to update from CS4, this is still a valuable tutorial for you. This video is all pen tool, all the time - one of the most basic and critical tools when working in Adobe Illustrator.
This video staff spinning tutorial series demonstrates a variety of different beginning spins: the basic spin, the figure eight spin, and the primary backspin. Staff spinning doesn't take anything but practice, and some good tips don't hurt. Watch these instructional videos an ...more
Learn how to do the prop spin using a mace with this tutorial. This is a very basic move for drum majors and baton twirlers. Watch this how to video and you will be able to a prop spin with a mace.
Watch this video to learn how to do pointed pen copperplate calligraphy. The fundamental V shape stroke is demonstrated.
If you know how to salsa dance but want to add another move into your routine, you will see how to perform the butterfly spin. If you are leading you will have a 7 count step to perform the move. Salsa is a fast paced dance and you will have a slow paced demonstration and inst ...more
Watch this instructional poi video tutorial to leran how to spin the Low Same-Direction Reels trick. This video is for beginners who have conquered basic spinning techniques. This lesson offers a viewpoint on the very diverse and essential range of moves called reels. Reels ar ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to spin a drumstick? Now is your chance. This how-to video breaks down some basic drumstick spins into simple steps. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to twirl a drumstick. Get practicing.
When it comes to picking basic locks, all you need are small household items. Check out this video to see how to pick a magnum lock using a pen clip and bobby pin. With a little pressure and proper maneuvering of the bobby pin, you should have the lock unlocked in no time.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to perform a front flip. This is an important basic in free running. To do a front flip, have a light step into the flip. Do this as if you were about to step on a glass. Bend your knees and push up. Once you are in the air, stay nice a ...more
This video goes back to basics, using regular pencil, pen and colored pencils to create a manga female figure. He begins by drawing basic lines and shapes of the torso with pencil, then adding legs, arms and marking the joints. He adds detail to the body and fills in the shape ...more
You can use surveillance skills to pursue a career as an investigator or to spy on whoever you like. You will need to have a mobile means of making observation and this might include things like pen and paper, camcorder or camera. Learn how to be a Private Investigator. Learn ...more
In this video, instructed by Michael Weisner, of Hawk vs. Pigeon Productions, we learn how to draw ballet slippers effectively. Starting by showing us the basic shape and outlining it in pen over top previous sketches and other general attempts, Michael then shows us how to ad ...more
Drawing the human body making dynamic poses is a massive challenge for most artists. This video demonstrates how to sketch some different poses in the Photoshop with a tablet pen. They obviously need to be elaborated to be called final art works, but these sketches teach you h ...more
Ever been interested in drawing a Celtic cross but didn't know how? This step by step instructional video will show you how to create a drawing of a Celtic cross and all you will need is a piece of paper and a drawing utensil like a pen. It shows you how to create the basic sh ...more
In under five minutes, illustrator Michael Weisner demonstrates how to draw a trio of cartoon desert animals and it's easy to see how you can take the methods he shows you and apply it to drawing all kinds of creatures. With a few well-chosen strokes of a black felt pen, you c ...more
This video demonstrates how to spin a pen in your hand. To do this, just hold the pencil with your thumb and forefinger, apply pressure with your middle finger and watch the pen spin.
Interested in pen spinning? Want to pick up a few moves? Pen spinning is the skilled movement of a writing instrument or pen with one's hands. It is used as a source of self entertainment (often for students), but there is a great deal of pen spinning culture (competitions, we ...more
In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to drift in your car easily. In this video Bryan Norris tells you about basic drift techniques and counter steering. While at high speed when you turn a corner, the car will start to spin. What you do now is ...more
Visit Taiwan some day. Honest. Every school kid twirls and twirls during class. This cool video teaches you different ways to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while observing the weight balance, you will learn to be cool ...more
As promised for nearly the whole school year now, I have finally explained how to do two simple pen tricks. There are many such videos on YouTube and elsewhere, but many (students) have requested me to explain it too, so here it is. Also, as for the title of the vid as it app ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
Music theory, for any musician, is EXTREMELY important to know if you expect playing in any form of professional capacity. But if you can't afford to go to Berklee College of Music or Musician's Institute, then you can get almost the same education in this great video! In this ...more
Once you've reached an age where sparklers are no longer fun, it's time to upgrade to science and steel wool. It may be basic chemistry, but as you'll see in the video, simplicity can amaze more than complexity, as well as create some really impressive fireworks that are perfe ...more
I don't know anyone who doesn't use Google to explore the web. And I don't know anyone who hates Google's Instant Search feature, which is available in all web browsers, as long as you're searching from Google's website. As you type your query into the Google Search box, Goog ...more
Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more
This series of ping pong / table tennis videos demonstrate how to master the backhand drive. Jim Clegg, a Level 4 Coach with the English Table Tennis Association and Head Coach of the Preston Table Tennis Association, explains and demonstrates how you play a backhand drive cor ...more
Magic is something almost everybody wants to learn, so why not learn now? Magic tricks can be done by anybody, you just need a little confidence and a little sleight of hand to pull off the illusion. brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video ...more
If you're serious about spinning pens, you probably already know how awesome spinning with a modified one is. The G2 is great by itself, but stretched out like this it looks cool and spins great. Watch the video to learn how to make it.
In this tutorial, learn one of the basic salsa steps with a flair. This is the cross body lead 180 and it will have you flipping and spinning your partner around like a pro. So, follow along and copy these steps and get ready to strut your stuff on the dance floor. Do a cross ...more
Pen spinning is a fun pastime for the school or office environment. Hell, they even have multinational tournaments these days! Improve your pen spinning (pen mawashi) skills with this video tutorial. Learn how to perform the backaround pen spinning trick. The back around trick ...more
Bored in your cubicle all day? It's time for helicopter wars! This video shows you how to make a fun and simple helicopter out of some basic office supplies. The materials you will need are: a big paper clip, a smaller paper clip, a large aluminum can (such as from Rockstar or ...more
This segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. From rolling moves to spinning moves, Chad DeGroot and Day Smith teach you some of the building blocks of flatland riding. If you are so used to riding on ramps and hills, you might have forgotten how important ...more
This tutorial segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. From bunnyhops to 180s to feeble grinds to basic grinds on the bike, the Gonz and Butcher guide you along to learning the building blocks of street riding. Learn how to ride a BMX bicycle with the basi ...more
Illustrator's gradient mesh tool is a powerful one for vector artists... if you know how to use it. This tool can help create beautiful and vivid mesh-based vector portraits, as long as your skills are up to par. If not, try out some of the beginner tutorials on WonderHowTo fo ...more
This method is easy, intuitive and requires very little math. You will need: Any flat flexible sheet material (ex. paper plates for this how-to) Pencil or pen Scissors Stapler, tape, glue or fasteners Ruler or straight edge Protractor Flatten Plates Flatten the paper plate ...more
Mr. Shane Benedict describes the delicate balances necessary to hit that perfect boof every danged time. We are continuing from previous posts on boofing technique, adding the basic straight boof and the stylin’ fader boof. With the addition of these two, your boofing arsenal ...more
Learning to ice skate can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn the basics of ice skating. Watch and learn how to stand on ice, glide on two feet, and then move on to gliding on one foot. Once you've mastered those ice skating techniques you c ...more
In order to complete this 3D spinning cube using OpenGL and GLUT for C++ programming, you need to know the basics of C++ programming. This video lesson covers everything you should already know. Check out the other videos to get the full gist: 1. Creating basic 3D shapes 2. U ...more
Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more
Using only a circle and straight lines, it's possible to create various aesthetic curves that combine both art and mathematics. The geometry behind the concentric circle, ellipse, and cardioid dates back centuries and is easily found in the world around us. From an archery tar ...more
This video shows you the basics in understanding how to use Copics pens. In this video you'll focus on the basics of coloring. You'll learn the do's and dont's in order to achieve a perfectly colored piece for everyone to enjoy. This is a great video if your familiar with Copi ...more
For anyone just picking up the skateboard, this video tutorial shows the basics of how to do skateboarding tricks. The first trick is the popshuvit. This requires your feet to be lined up toward the back of the board allowing the foot closest to the end to scoop the board down ...more
Perform butterfly low reels for poi with tips from this how-to video. This poi video is for beginners. To perform butterfly low reels, you must first know how to do basic butterfly spinning for poi. This move is very cool and will lead to some wonderful things once you've comp ...more
The Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is the biggest video game expo in the most game crazy country on Earth. It is kind of a big deal. As such, their "indie" game showcase/contest Sense of Wonder Night (SOWN) is a major opportunity for developers of all shapes and sizes to showcase their ...more