This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more
Custom Paint Job
Doug Jenkins, will not only show you how to maintain your car but also how to completely restore and renew its paint job. You'll learn how to scuff off old, dry paint, apply new paint and even fix blemished in the paint job as your cars becomes like new before your eyes. Part ...more
This two part step by step video will show you how to custom paint an Xbox 360 Controller with Racing Stripes. You should know how to paint and disassemble an XBOX 360 controller before taking on this more advanced paint job. Remember, everyone should know how to paint an Xb ...more
This is a quick guide on how to use Krylon Fusion to Custom Paint an Xbox 360 Controller. Krylon spray paints are basic and found at Home Depot. Please visit our site for materials and aids in customizing your own Xbox 360 Controller. And Remember, Everyone Should Know How t ...more
Detailing your car keeps it in top shape and looking like new. By washing and detailing regularly your vehicle will impress passerbys every day. In this two part series, The Smoking Tire shows you how to properly detail your car at home without accidentally ruining your paint ...more
The key to a good steampunk paint job is getting the distressted metallic look just right. This tutorial shows you how to add a lot of aesthetic appeal to your next steampunk prop mod, whether it's goggles, binoculars or something entirely different.
Canvas shoes like Vans and Converse are the most popular casual shoes in the world, and have become high-style items over the years as well. They are easy to paint, cheap, and make perfect canvases for custom shoe art. Watch this video for three great tips that will improve yo ...more
Cars, as with everything else in this world, deteriorate with use or non-use over time. In this free video clip series our expert, Doug Jenkins, will not only show you how to maintain your car but also how to completely restore and renew its paint job. You'll learn how to scuf ...more
It's not a new technique in the auto body industry, but cutting and polishing is a great way to smooth out your paint job. This two-part video will show you the process of sanding and polishing your auto paint. The first video shows you the steps for sanding the painted surfac ...more
This is a trailer to the video that we are going to make that will help teach you auto body, custom paint, airbrushing, and much more. Discover the secrests to flames and many other custom painting techniques. Airbrush artist, Krys Geltz and collision repair instructor, Donnie ...more
If the paint job for your car or truck has been lightly scratched, this tutorial shows you how to use Scratch Out to remove scratches. Make sure you do this in the sun, and remember to reapply your coat of carwax after you're done.
A new paint job can do wonders for any car, no matter how old it may be. It can give a look and feel to the car thanks to paint that may not have been available when it was being produced. But prepping a car, especially one that has been worked on, is an important aspect befor ...more
This is a quick guide on how to use Vinyl/Fabric Spray to Custom Paint an Xbox 360 Controller. When people refer to vinyl dye they are referring to paint. Vinyl/Fabric Spray is commonly referred to as Vinyl Dye on Xbox 360 forums. Please visit http://store.MyCustomXbox.com fo ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how draw a '56 Chevy truck with flames. First, draw the outline of the car. Next, go into it with the windshield and driver side window. Next, draw the two wheels on the side. Also draw the lines for the fenders of the car. Add in the grill ...more
According to George Gjoka, a professional Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) technician, when you attempt to take a dent out of your car, you're probably doing it wrong. You see, when a dent occurs on your car, the metal not only goes inward, but the surrounding edges of the dent go ...more
Whether you drive a new or used car, discovering a new dent, scratch, or scuff mark can send you into a frustration spiral. While there are many DIY ways to deal with dents, scratches and scuff marks are trickier because you could make your car's paint job look even worse. But ...more
There are two options when it comes to a dent in your car — live with it, cringing each time it enters your view, or get rid of it. While the latter is obviously the best option, most of us will probably just live with dents and dings since spare money is better spent on the a ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to create and use custom paint brushes 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 iterati ...more
This video is a quick tutorial on how to custom paint an XBox shell to make yours stand out from the crowd.
Serious collectible trading card gamers generally prefer to play with their cards on a mat to protect them, keep them in a contained area, and look badass. If you've always wanted a custom mat but not known how to make one, watch this video for a complete guide to making and p ...more
This step by step video will show you how to reassemble an Xbox 360 Controller after completing a custom paint job or mod. This is integral and the final step of any great mod, paint or customization job. And Remember, Everyone Should Know How To Paint an Xbox 360 Controller!
Controller on the blink? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom ...more
Get a handle on controller disassembly with this free video tutorial. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any s ...more
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom paint job, for that ...more
Warhammer is a fantastic fantasy miniature war game that pits your army against your opponents army in bloody combat. When you buy the figurines for the first time, they will be unpainted, which leaves it up to you, the player, to give your own unique custom paint job to your ...more
Star-Lord may not have been a household name prior to the release of Guardians of the Galaxy, but you can sure count on a flood of kids and adults alike wanting to dress up as Chris Pratt's character this year for Halloween. The costume is easy enough to put together with a r ...more
In this video Lowe's shows you how to make custom lampshades out of a plain old lampshade so that it looks great for the kids room or classy for any other room in the house. Decorate an old or plain lampshade using stencils, paint, decals, or in any way you can imagine. Then a ...more
Traditional Aboriginal didgeridoos are made from trees that have been hollowed out by termites. Finishing work to smooth out surfaces and decorate the didgeridoo would soon follow. Lucky for you, you don't have to spend lots of money or find a hollowed out tree to create a did ...more
When fancy kicks started making their way into the indie scene, the art of custom leather shoe painting exploded. If you want to custom paint some kicks to show you creativity in this high-visibility area, watch this video for an in-depth guide to prepping any leather (not pat ...more
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to paint custom shapes. Learn to use the brushes, Color Picker, and layer style. This example uses a flower shape downloaded from ActionFx.com, but feel free to experiment with other shapes too! Paint within a shape in Photos ...more
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 dig ...more
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to custom spray p ...more
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of deciding what type of paint to use for your custom Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know about the different types of paint available and decide which one you would like to paint with. ...more
Are your digital photos missing something? Could it be fairy dust? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a custom brush to paint randomized sparkles to create a fantasy effect. Want to separate a foreground object from its background? Whether you're new to Adobe's popul ...more
Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more
Custom leather sneakers like Dunks and Air Force Ones are becoming popular canvases for painters lately, who transform the white slab-sides of the kicks into awesome artworks. This video will show you how to design a custom shoe in Photoshop, working out the kinks before you p ...more
This is a video tutorial on how much time should follow after each coat of paint while painting an Xbox 360 Controller. Let paint layers dry on an Xbox 360 controller. Everyone should know how to paint an Xbox 360 controller! My Custom Xbox shows you how.
Watch this video tutorial of custom skateboard spray painting. This could be on your skateboard! The theme of this one is 'Master of the Universe.'
The Nite Owl is the everyman of The Watchmen, and is many people's favorite character because of it. This video for all the Nite Owl fans out there who also love Legos will teach you how to make a custom Lego minifigure of Nite Owl using only basic hobby tools and paint. Make ...more
Do you still think that Michael Jackson is the King of Pop, even in light of the many controversies that surround the end of his life and his untimely death? Do you also love Legos? The show your love for both. This video will teach you how to make a custom Lego minifigure tha ...more
A do it your self instructional video on how to build and paint your own beer pong table. We take you step by step through the process involved in creating a tournament regulation size Beer Pong table. Have a question on part of the process? Want to play in a beer pong tournam ...more
Ever desired your very own masquerade mask? ThreadBanger takes us through the fun, multiple steps to acquire your very own custom-fit plaster mask! Materials needed include plaster wrap cloth, water, scissors, petroleum jelly, spray paint (in your color choice), sand paper, pa ...more
Basketball shoes are expensive, so if you want to use something like Dunks (a big, beautiful white leather canvas) for a custom painted sneaker project you better know what you want to do before you start. Enter Photoshop. This video will teach you how to use Photoshop to plan ...more
Collision Repair Related Careers When you think of a career in collision repair you probably think of a body repair or paint technician. However, there are a lot of related careers that collision repair can lead to. For Example, you can work in auto parts stores, dealerships, ...more
Tired of boring solid or white walls? You don't have to pay for an expensive remodeling job! You can add some color and brighten up any room with this quick and helpful interior decoration tip. Use two or more colors to paint stripes on your walls and add a splash of color to ...more
Anyone can paint a room, but can you do it like a professional? Attention to detail and overall care are the key factors in getting the best paint job for your room. In this video you will learn exactly how to paint a room in your home like a professional. Professional handym ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates how to blend or mix paint colors to get the perfect color for your job. Great video shows how blending paint colors really is easy and useful on any paint job.
See what to look for in a car's paint job to detect that the car paint has been redone or replaced, uncovering clues about the car's accident history and resale value.
After finishing up your paint job, you're going to want to clean the paint of your brushes and rollers to save money on replacement. Depending on the paint you used, either oil-based or water-based, you're going to need either water or turpentine to clean off the paint. Watch ...more
Before you start a paint job you will need to prime the surface of the wall. Priming is necessary if the wall is a dark color or stained or bumpy at all. Once you've decided to prime and paint, check out this tutorial for advice on how to go about it. You Will Need • Dropclot ...more
The summer sun can wreck havoc on your automobile. Use this tutorial to keep your paint job shiny and your interior bright in the scorching summer sun. You Will Need • Car washes and waxes • Exterior trim protectant • Interior trim and seat protectant • Replacement fluids ...more
This tutorial video will teach you how to apply a face paint job in the design of a tiger. This face paint design is kid friendly and absolutely grrrrreat! Tony the tiger would be proud.
In this how-to video, learn the best methods for applying your paints. Find out which tools to use on a particular surface along with the type of brush, roller or power sprayer that best fits your paint job. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to select pa ...more
In this how-to video, learn how important the proper preparation for a painting project can be. You can spoil a well-done paint job before opening a can, so take advantage of tips on selecting the ideal drop cloth to prepping the wall and applying primer from the start. With t ...more
Watch this instructional video to paint realistic finishes on miniatures for dioramas, architectural models, and game terrain. This model maker begins with an introduction to washes and dry brushing. When working towards a tarnished or deep finish on your miniatures, you must ...more
It's always difficult to paint neatly but it is especially difficult to keep the paint off of glass. Removing paint from glass windows and cabinetry can be a real pain. With this tutorial you will learn how to paint around glass. Keep your paint job nice and neat with this how ...more
This tutorial video will give you tips on painting your nails with a super cute lavender flower nail design. This nail paint job is adorable.
If you're planning on restoring an old car, it's important to know what goes where and how to put it back on. Stripping the vehicle's parts can help when it comes to the paint job and makes things easier. So in this helpful video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to organize ...more
Need to match your driveway to your new exterior home paint job? In this video, learn step-by-step how to stain and seal a concrete driveway. Listen up because this method can be used for any exterior concrete surface and can come in handy in the future!
Low tack tape or painter's tape is essential when doing a paint job in your home. In this how to video, home improvement expert Danny Lipford teaches you a great way to keep your tape on hand. This is a cheap and more helpful alternative to the store bought tape dispensers. Al ...more