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How To : Create a light saber effect in Sony Vegas Pro

Even with so many awesome real life weapons out there that wreak jaw-dropping damage and explosions, boys and men everywhere still grovel at the feet of lightsabers, that mystal (and unfortunately made up) weapon touted by Jedi in the "Star Wars" movies. If you've never outgr ...more

How To : Create lightsabers in Photoshop

Are you a Star War fan? This is a a tutorial on making light sabers in Photoshop. Learn to use Gaussian blur and Color Balance to create the glowing effect of the sabers.

How To : Render a Star Wars light saber in Blender 2.5

This Blender 2.5 video tutorial tackles something that is on most people's "create -before-I-die" list, a Jedi light saber. This tutorial focuses in on the post-processing aspect by setting up a node network to create the effect of the glowing blade. Modeling is not covered in ...more

How To : Hack together a Star Wars light saber

Systm presents this detailed tutorial on how to make a custom Star Wars style light saber. Luke, Darth and Obi-Wan's Lightsabers were pieced out of junk piles. David shows you how to build exact replicas and an original design from The Custom Saber Shop. Then he picks a fight ...more

How To : Paint a lightsaber and a poster for Star Wars

In the second part of creating the Style D One Sheet movie poster for REVENGE OF THE SITH, Artist Matt Busch begins painting and takes you through the complete process. Learn how to paint a light saber from Star Wars by watching this video art tutorial.

How To : Make LED and basic sink tube lightsabers

Have you become a Jedi in your Star Wars delusional mind? If so, break out of the the asylum with a Jedi lightsaber. Oh, but you don't have a lightsaber yet, okay. Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make a very inexpensive LED light saber with the most basic parts ...more

How To : Wire up crystal focus boards for Jedi lightsabers

Watch as Novastar and Gundamaniac demonstrate detailed wiring for a crystal focus board for Star Wars Lightsabers! Making your very own Jedi Light Saber may be a daunting task if you don't know what you're doing, but this four-part video tutorial will save the day from evil fo ...more

How To : Style a yamadori bonsai

This step-by-step tutorial will teach you the correct way make a Light-Saber effect using Paint.net.In this video, you will learn how to gather the Light-Saber image, paste the image into Paint.net, choose the preferred color for the Light-Saber, and other special effects such ...more

How To : Make your guitar sound sorta like a lightsaber

Marty Schwartz demonstrates a guitar trick--how to make your electric guitar sound like a light saber from Star Wars. First, he turns his volume knob all the way down. Then, he plucks the string, keeping the front side of the guitar facing away from the camera. Then, after he ...more

How To : Make a lightsaber image using final cut express

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a light saber or similar image in the Final Cut Express program. First, go to the effects tab and go to video generators and select color solid. Drag this to the viewer. Go to the control tab and select the blue color. Now drag ...more

How To : Draw Yoda the Jedi master from Star Wars

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Yoda the Jedi master from Star Wars. You will first need to draw the basic body of Yoda, don't forget those long ears. After this, add in the small eyes and the rest of the facial features. Next, you will add in the details for the clothi ...more

How To : Make a prop lightsaber

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a prop light saber. you will need rubber o rings, a metal pipe, a dow rod, and attachments to combine the rods together. First, grab the metal pipe and dow rod, and place the rod inside of the pipe. After this, use an attachment to combin ...more

How To : Make a phase blade in Terraria

Only those with supreme command of the force can properly wield a light saber. But anyone in Terraria can have a phase blade, if they know the crafting recipe. Watch this video to learn how to make a phase blade.

A Lesson From the Dark Side : Darth Vader Does Tai Chi

Darth Vader guides us through a 42-movement Tai Chi sword form (or rather light saber form) in this CGI video created by John Leo. (BTW, speaking of schooling with nerd appeal... have you seen the NSFW Tron-a-Sutra?) Previously, SCORE With Tron-a-Sutra (NSFW).

How To : Make a cheap lightsaber prop from Star Wars

This video will show you how to make some cheap Star Wars light saber movie props with a few hardware store items such as pvc pipe, pool cues, duct tape, electrical tape, and spray paint. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a cheap lightsaber prop from Star Wars. Part 2 of 3 - How to M ...more

How To : Use your wii remote as a lightsaber

If you are a big star wars fan you will love this. Using your PC, turn your Wii controller into a light saber through sound effects. Become a Jedi all over again with these cool sound effects using the program WiiSaber Use your wii remote as a lightsaber. Click through to watc ...more

How To : Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects

Andrew Cramer shows you how to simulate light in your After Effects scenes. The effect shown is good for any time you have a flash of light shown like lightning or clashing light sabers. Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on crea ...more

How To : Make a lego lightsaber

In this how-to video, you will learn how to design and create four of your own Lego light sabers. All you need is six different pieces as seen in the video for the first design. Now connect them vertically, one at a time. All you need is six different pieces as seen in the vid ...more

How To : Build a lightsaber prop for film making

Backyard FX shows how to build a real lightsaber. Erik Beck unearths the original lightsaber blueprints from the special effects creator for Star Wars, and show you how to buy parts to a real lightsaber so you can have your own custom Star Wars weapon. In the test film you'll ...more

How To : Make lightsaber glow effects in lsmaker

Make light saber glow effects in lsmakerThe author found freeware that helps create light sabers. The freeware is not as good as adobe after effects, but it will serve the purpose. Download the software from the website http://www.lsmaker.uw.hulpage.php?main=lsmaker.html. Extr ...more

News : 5 Month Retrospective of the Hacked Kinect

Nintendo's Wii Remote came close, but never has a video game peripheral garnered such adoration from the hacker community than the Kinect. Since the release of Microsoft's controller-free gaming device last November, there has literally been thousands of fun and useful projec ...more

How To : Make a balloon lightsaber

This video demonstrates how to make a balloon light saber. For this project, you will need the following: long balloons. Choose the color you want to use. Partially fill it with air. Twist the tip, making a small meatball sized ball. Push that ball down inside the balloon. Twi ...more

How To : Create laser blasts in 3ds Max 9

Why make a boring 2D laser in After Effects or Photoshop when you can make a real 3D one in 3D Studio Max? This tutorial shows you how to create these shooting lasers (also works for light sabers).

How To : Make pipe cleaner action figures

In this series of crafts videos, our young comics and science fiction fan (and professional actor) Halley Joseph Eveland will talk you through the creation of pipe cleaner action figures. As you bend, twist and snip your colored pipe cleaners, watch these fun versions of your ...more

How To : Origami a lightsaber

This origami light saber actually needs a rectangular piece of paper, instead of the traditional origami square paper. This video demonstration uses foil origami paper, for an authentic look and finish. Watch this video origami tutorial and learn how to fold an origami lightsa ...more

News : How to Make a DIY Lightsaber Lamp

Check out this sweet DIY tutorial on how to make a nerdy lamp out of a lightsaber! HOWTO: DIY Star Wars Light Saber Lamp | Geek Crafts. Make a Star Wars lightsaber lamp for about $20. Here’s how…

How To : 10 Ways to Open a Beer Without a Bottle Opener

As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more

May the Fourth Be with You : 4 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a man by the name of George Lucas wrote an amazing trilogy about a new world and the power of the Force… and then subsequently ruined the franchise 22 years after the original release date. Fast forward to 2015, where nerds and geeks ...more

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