Clippings

How To : Make animation using clipping mask in Flash

clipping mask Sponsored by SimpleRetouch.com Start by creating a task with the name Mask, then Choose a color and a font size. Create a new layer and move the Image to Layer 2, use control plus to zoom in and a use key frame 90 at frame Then Hit F6 Enter the frame at frame ...more

How To : Cut clipping paths with the pen tool in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, you'll be working in Adobe Photoshop and learning a little bit about a very specific skill that I think is important for all designers. That is, the Pen Tool and using it to hand-draw clipping vector paths. There are a variety of ways to make selections ...more

How To : Create a picture clipping mask in Illustrator CS2

In this Illustrator CS2 video tutorial you will learn to create a picture clipping mask. In another words, you will learn how to clip a picture with any closed vector path. Make sure you select both objects when applying the Make Clipping Mask command. Make sure to hit "play t ...more

How To : Use layer, vector, and clipping masks in Photoshop

If you're not familiar with its mask tools, you're not taking full advantage of Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to use them with this clip. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit fr ...more

How To : Preserve a newspaper clipping

Do you have a great article that you're really proud of, that was printed in the newspaper? Did something amazing happen, and you want to preserve the newspaper article about it? Newspaper is delicate, and can fall apart quite easily if not preserved properly. Check out this v ...more

How To : Create a clipping mask in Illustrator

1. To create a clipping mask in Adobe Illustrator, go to File menu select Place button. It will open a dialog box select any picture from there. 2. Click and Embed the image. 3. Now, to write a text click on the text button from the toolbar and write a text on the picture. ...more

How To : Apply clipping masks in Adobe Illustrator CS4

Learn how to interlace custom shapes in Adobe Illustrator CS4, an effect that's especially attractive when working with 3d perspective objects and shapes. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor program or a seasoned graphic arts professional looking to be ...more

How To : Use clipping masks in Photoshop CS3

In this tutorial, you'll be learning the basics of clipping or masking. And how it can be used to apply effects to a signature. If you're starting off with Photoshop, or completely new to Photoshop, This tutorial will explain how to make a clipping mask.

How To : Use clipping masks in Adobe Illustrator 5

This is a quick and easy tutorial that both new and long time users of Adobe Creative Suite will be able to find useful. Clipping masks are one application of layers and shapes that can add new depth to an image.

How To : Use clipping masks in Illustrator

Framing your artwork within a shape, known as masking, is a tricky but essential Illustrator task. Learn how to properly order your layers to prepare for masking, how to apply the mask, and how to release the mask when you're done with it. Use clipping masks in Illustrator. Cl ...more

How To : Edit a Photoshop clipping path in InDesign CS2

In this InDesign video tutorial you will learn to adjust a clipping path in the image you have created in Photoshop. One thing to remember is to export the image with its layers. If not, you won't be able to import the clipping path into InDesign. Edit a Photoshop clipping pat ...more

How To : Do a clipped bun on your American Girl doll

In this video from stephenswodadancer we learn how to do a clipped bun on an American Girl doll. Start with your doll's hair in a pony tail. Right at about the crown of her head works. Take the piece of hair from the top and curl it and fold it under. Clip the part that you cu ...more

How To : Apply a clipping mask in Illustrator CS4

If you need to know how to apply clipping mask in Illustrator, the quickest way is to go to the object tab in Illustrator. This gives you with the click of a button an easy way to apply a clipping mask. With this tutorial, learn exactly how to apply a clipping mask using Illu ...more

How To : Use text clippings for Mac OS

In this video, we learn how to use text clippings for Mac OS. First, open up TextEdit and then select the text you want. After this, drag the entire bit of text into the finder window or the desktop. After this, you will have a document that is named after the first few charac ...more

How To : Use clipping paths in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn how to use Vector Path tools. Learn to draw a path, select points on the path, and refine it. This example involves cutting an image from the background using clipping paths. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left c ...more

How To : Train your dog to relax for nail clipping

A dog's nails need to be clipped, but many are resistant to the process. Proper training will condition a dog to become accustomed to the procedure. Learn how to clip a dog's nails by watching this instructional video.

How To : Power Mulch Garden Clippings

Most local authorities offer green waste collection, but if you like to compost, then you'll be giving away some great ingredients. The trick to downsizing is to turn your large pile of clippings into something your compost worms and bugs can deal with—and for that it's got t ...more

How To : Make an Ovitrap Mosquito Trap

Do you have a major mosquito problem? Well, here's a solution used by the military to drastically cut down their numbers. Video: . Step 1: Getting Started. Grab a plastic bottle from your recycle bin. The bigger the better. This concept will work with many types of containers ...more

How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Speed Up the Composting Process

Composting is said to be every gardener’s gold, but making compost and getting it ready could take up to a year. Professional growers have discovered that compost activators can help speed up composting quickly…sometimes to as little as 30 days! 6 Steps to Speed Up Composting ...more

How To : Prune a privet hedge with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to prune a privet hedge. Steps: 1 Use loppers to remove one-third of the older stems, so sunlight can penetrate the hedge's interior. 2 Find long stems that grow out of hedge, and snip them close to the ground. 3 Where one ste ...more

How To : Repair a lawnmower

In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about lawnmower maintenance. Watch these videos to see how easy do-it-yourself lawnmower maintenance can be! You will learn how to clean your lawn mowing machine, and keep it free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. Get tips ...more

How To : Use and maintain a weed eater

In this series of videos, you will learn more about weed eater maintenance. You will learn about various types of weed eaters, and how to clean them and keep them free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. You'll get tips on changing the spool, as well as tips on handling both g ...more

How To : Tips & Tactics to Create Your Own Compost Pile

While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more

How To : Improve the Soil to Grow Healthy Plants

Every experienced gardener knows that the secret to better blooms, brilliant greens, and tastier fruits and vegetables is a healthy soil. Improving the soil before you plant is the best head start to growing healthy, hardy growth in your garden. But if you’re a beginning gard ...more

How To : Make Pico De Gallo (Salsa Mexicana)

I keep Pico De Gallo around all the time. I find it is very versatile and can be used for any meal. My youngest son loves to cook and it was one of the first things I taught him to make. As you read my writings about food I've made, you will find a lot of references to the pic ...more

News : Don's Bad Ass pico Degallo

I keep Pico Degallo around all the time. I find it is very versatile and can be used for any meal. My wife is 1/2 mexican and I learned about this from her mother. My youngest son loves to cook and it was one of the first things I taught him to make. As you read my writings ab ...more

How To : Get a green lawn

Make everyone in your neighborhood green with envy over your lush lawn with these landscaping secrets. Learn how to get your lawn green with this Howcast landscaping guide. You Will Need * A soil test * Fertilizer * Water * Sharp lawn mower blades Step 1: Test your soil Test ...more

How To : Use weed eaters and push & riding lawn mowers

In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about lawnmower maintenance. You will learn how to start your lawn mower as well as clean it and keep it free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. Get tips on changing the oil and air filter on your lawnmower. Learn how to mi ...more

How To : Remove crabgrass

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove crabgrass. Steps: 1 Adjust cutting depth of lawnmower to lowest setting and mow lawn; use bag to collect and discard all clippings. 2 Scrape the soil of all vegetation using a straight-edge shovel. 3 Use power rake t ...more

How To : properly mow your lawn and use different mowers

This video gives you several important do's and don'ts when it comes to mowing your lawn. It starts out by going through a couple different types of mowers, including a manual mower, which has blades on the bottom that are turned from the motion of pushing the mower. He then g ...more

How To : Make your own worm bin

Patty Moreno shows us how to make a worm compost bin with cheap, everyday, household items. • Get an 18-gallon rubber storage bin and at least two tops. • Drill holes into bin for aeration. • Place cardboard into the bottom of the bin. • Spread a bed of shredded newspaper on ...more

How To : Properly mow your lawn with advice from Lowe's

One of the rituals of homeownership is regular yard work. Central to this yard maintenance is the awesome art of mowing the lawn. Just make sure you're not "scalping" your grass! Lowe's has the advice you need for mowing your landscape. Joel and Courtney share the basics on m ...more

How To : Propagate plants from tip cuttings

In order to propagate plants from cuttings, you will need the following: plants that can grow from clippings, a container, potting soil, water, and a rooting hormone. You should water the plant the day before you plan to take clipping. You will need to make sure that the clip ...more

How To : Prepare to meet an architect

Before meeting with an architect, you may want to review this video tutorial which outlines what you ought to consider when meeting with an architect that will be helping you renovate your home. Homeowners should visit places and take down notes and photos of what designs they ...more

How To : Make vermicompost using kitchen and garden scraps

How to Make Vermicompost. David Clairemont demonstrates how to use special type of worms to help the composting process. They eat twice their weight a day so the help will be fast. Ingredients to put that together are: a couple inches of grass clippings, place it to the bottom ...more

How To : Re-pot house plants

This video shows you how to re-pot your houseplants. When your geraniums have overgrown, cut your clippings. Let the clipping cure: i.e. the wound that you created needs to seal and cure, before planting. Set them aside, in order to allow them to cure. Once that is done, subme ...more

How To : Treat weeds

Weeds are the bain of a gardeners existence. Many people reach for something and spray. There are many cultural things that can be tried before spraying. Cutting the grass correctly and ensuring good drainage will go a long way towards preventing weeds. If water is puddling on ...more

How To : Build a compost pile for dummies

The video starts out with the narrator explaining the benefits and uses of a compost pile. He then begins to demonstrate the steps to start a compost pile. He lists the ingredients and demonstrates how to mix it up with a pitchfork and shovel. He advises to put brown organic m ...more

How To : Get started scrapbooking

You have many great memories to share. Why not collect them all in one book? Learn the fun and meaningful craft of scrapbooking. In this video how-to, learn how to get started on your scrapbooking adventure. You Will Need: • A theme • A scrapbooking album • Photos • Memor ...more

How To : Make fertilizer

The one thing that can make your home garden flourish is by taking care of it and meeting the needs of your plants. One of those needs is great fertilizer. And the best fertilizer comes from the heart, not the store. Get great results in your garden by making your own fertiliz ...more

How To : Make compost in your backyard

In this how to video, you will learn how to make your own compost heap. Compost is nature's own living fertilizer. It can be purchased at stores, but you can also make it yourself. This can be started in any weather and at any time of the year. Tree trimmings, grass clippings, ...more

How To : Buy a rake

Dr. Rick looks at a new type rake. When buying a rake look for something lightweight, something made of aluminum. That way there are no splinters and it is easy to handle. This rake has a nice soft place at the top and at the base where the hand fits, thus fewer blisters. Wher ...more

How To : Assemble a gardening tool set

Most jobs get easier when you use the right tools, including gardening. This video will show you how to assemble a gardening tool set. You Will Need * A 10-foot-by-12-foot garden tarp * A Dutch fork * A short-handled trowel * Pruning shears * Long-handled shears * A garden r ...more

How To : Research your genealogy and family tree

Researching genealogy takes a little enterprise and the skills of a master sleuth.. Watch this video to learn how to research your genealogy and family tree. You Will Need * A notebook * A tape recorder * Internet access Step 1. Interview Record interviews with family memb ...more

How To : Buy a lawn mower

If you're in the market for a new lawn mower, there are plenty of options, and it might be hard making a decision on which one is right for you. This video breaks down what you need to consider before buying a lawn mower and how to find one that best fits your needs. Step 1: ...more

How To : Trim the hooves on your pet potbelly pig at home

In this tutorial, learn how to trim the hooves of a pet pig so that they can walk more comfortably. Normally, you may need an aneasthetic to help your pig relax, as this process can be quite scary for them. This clipping should not hurt your pig and will makes things much bett ...more

How To : Ink in Illustrator and paint in Photoshop

Tutorial/demonstration showing how to use Calligraphic Brushes in Illustrator to do line drawings (inking) and then import them into Photoshop as a Smart Object to retain the vector quality of the line art. By using clipping masks, we can change the color of the line art witho ...more

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