Easy Pen Tricks

How To : Perform an extremely cool trick using Red Bull

In this clip, learn how to perform the "Amazing Red Bull" trick. You will show your audience a full can of Red Bull and pour a bit out to prove it. You will then flip the can completely upside down without ANY liquid spilling out! You can also shoot something like a pencil or ...more

How To : Use the pen display feature in SketchBook Pro 2010

See how to enable the pen display mode within Autodesk SketchBook Pro 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned graphic artist merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video softwa ...more

How To : Use a pen tablet with AutoDesk Sketchbook Pro 2010

Use your pen tablet with AutoDesk SketchBook Pro 2010. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned graphic artist merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this ...more

How To : Create a website header logo in Photoshop

Want to create a header logo for your website in Photoshop? This lesson will show you how. Meet the Adobe Photoshop pen tool! 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 from this f ...more

How To : Perform an amazing magic toothpick trick

Looking for a sure fire way to win a bar bet? Check out this tutorial. This super easy magic trick will amaze even the most skeptical of audiences and guarantee you free drinks all night! For this cool trick, bet someone that you can transform 5 bent toothpicks into a five po ...more

How To : Do a prediction card trick

Learn a unique prediction card trick to impress your friends. Items needed: a deck of cards (with the box), a pen and a piece of paper. Memorize and place 3 cards inside the box before you begin the trick. Make your spectators inspect or shuffle the remaining cards. Place the ...more

How To : Open a bottle of beer using a pen

Chances are you're not always going to have a beer bottle opener in your house. For times when you have a huge party waiting to get their social lubrication on, make use of what's lying around the house. Check out this tip video to learn how to open a bottle of beer using a pe ...more

How To : Cheat on a test with an invisible piece of tape

If high school students spent as much time on studying as they tend to spend on looking for new ways to cheat, everyone in America would have straight A's. But, cheating is so much more fun than studying, isn't it? In this tutorial, learn how to make a foolproof cheat sheet u ...more

How To : Cut a Beer Bottle in Half Without a Knife

Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors. What you do is tie a piece of string around ...more

How To : Animate a 3D airplane in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a soothing pastoral scene in Photoshop

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

How To : Build an Egyptian Pharaoh's room in Photoshop

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

How To : Create clouds over a sea in Photoshop

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

How To : Build a 3D rocket in Photoshop and Illustrator

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

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

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

How To : Create hair and fur with the pen tool in Photoshop

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

How To : Detail an automobile headlight in Photoshop

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

How To : Use color correction in Photoshop

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

How To : Fix, enhance, and retouch photos in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a magical enchanted dagger in Photoshop

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

How To : Vanish a coin with a pen

Watch this magic trick tutorial video to understand the full effect of this amazing magic trick. Use a pen to vanish a coin in your hand with your hand wide open. A coin is vanished with a pen right in front of the audience's eyes. Practice this simple magic trick and impress ...more

How To : Make one coin turn into two coins with a pen

This magic trick is for the kids! It's a simple magic trick (or illusion) that will have your kids wondering if you really do have magical powers! Watch to see how to make one coin turn into two coins with just a pen. You'll need a razor blade to hack into the pen, to hide the ...more

How To : Do a continuous backaround

Been practicing a few pen spinning tricks? Check out this pen spinning magic trick to learn how to get at least two spins with a continuous backaround. This move looks nice in a combo move. Learn the multiple backaround movement and you can start performing 3-6 backarounds in ...more

How To : Perform the tear and repair magic trick

This is a video tutorial on how to perform the torn and restored trick. The effect is that a napkin is torn into several pieces and magically restored to the state it was before. To perform the trick, you need not one, but two napkins and a pen or a straw. Keep the pen in your ...more

How To : Duplicate a penny using only a pen

If you're bored at school, this trick will be sure to amaze your friends and give you something to do. With only a few slight modifications to the pen, you can give the illusion that you are making a penny appear out of nowhere. This video will give you the explanation on how ...more

How To : Do the card in wallet trick

Are you a magician on a budget? Impressive feats of magic don't require an assistant to saw in half, or even a rabbit to pull out of a hat. You need only the slightest sleight-of-hand to perform this impressive magic staple. You Will Need *A deck of playing cards *Craft glue ...more

How To : Perform a vanishing coin magic trick

Borrow a coin from someone in your audience and amaze them as it vanishes before their very eyes! You will need one borrowed pen from your audience and one quarter. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and fam ...more

How To : Shotgun a beer using just your thumb

Impress you drinking buddies with this shotgun beer trick. This trick simply requires your favorite brand of beer and your thumb. Watch and learn how to punch your thumb through a full and sealed can of beer. You'll never need a pen or knife again to shot gun a beer!

How To : Quit smoking using a pen cap

Tired of not being able to quit smoking? Have you tried everything but nothing works? Watch this life changing short video and learn the trick of quitting smoking by simply using a pen cap. Watch this video and listen to MAtt Jarbo's story on how he fought off smoking for ever ...more

How To : Do the hot seat card trick

Brian Brushwood teaches you how to do the hot seat card trick. You need a regular deck of cards and the 10th card from the top should be the 3 of spades. The spectator chooses a number between 10 and 20. He takes the cards and deals down that amount of cards from the top. Next ...more

How To : Wrap a small knitting loom for crochet

A knitting loom is a small tool you can use to expand your repertoire of crochet stitches. It's not difficult to master the trick. Watch this video and learn how to string your own knitting loom with a styler pen.

How To : Use the pen tool in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

Meet the Adobe Photoshop pen tool! 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 from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of the Photoshop and Illustrator pen ...more

How To : Use Copic markers with stencils and card-making

Copic markers have a slightly involved numbering and indexing system, but this how-to video offers advice for using them. Since Copic markers are so expensive, there are tricks for multi-tasking the pens to get more colors out of fewer colors. Watch this video crafting tutoria ...more

How To : Create smooth wires in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to make smooth wires in Photoshop. The trick uses the pen tool and strokes. If you have always wondered how the pen tool works, then you have to watch this one!

How To : Spin a pencil

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

How To : Draw a dot inside a circle without lifting the pen

There's no sound and the video quality is a tad dated but you still get the gist. Watch this how-to video and learn how to draw a dot in the middle of a circle without lifting your pen. This oldie but goodie may still stump some of your friends. Show off this magic trick anytime.

How To : Perform the prediction card trick

In order to perform a prediction card trick, you will need the following: a deck of cards, the box the cards came in, a pen or a pencil, and paper. With this trick, you hand the deck of cards to a bystander. In advance, remove four black cards from the deck, and place them in ...more

How To : Play pinochle

Pinochle is a card game with complex rules, strategies, and tactics. Here’s a game overview for new players. You Will Need * Two 24-card pinochle decks * Two players * A score sheet * A pen or pencil * Three or four players or two two-player teams Step 1: Deal Deal 12 cards f ...more

How To : Change touch settings on an HP TouchSmart PC

In this tutorial, Malou and Bob show tips and tricks to use an HP TouchSmart computer. First, you can touch the house button that will lead you to the home page. The computer is so sensitive, it will detect your touch without even having to touch the screen. When you select an ...more

How To : Animate a signature in After Effects

Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to animate a signature appearing on screen, and a few tricks to make it look more realistic. What a great way to liven up an online resume! You don't need to watch part 2 to finish your animated signature, but if you want to add in the pen, watc ...more

HowTo : Unzip a Dress With a Paperclip (MacGyver Style)

In honor of our recent post on the man behind MacGyver, here's a little advice from the master: "A paperclip can be a wonderous thing. More times than I can remember one of these had gotten me out of a tight spot..." MacGyver's legendary paperclip. Famous for using common eve ...more

News : Balloon Twisting Hints and Tips

Here are just a few little random tips that may help you while making balloon animals for fun and profit. This list is only a collection of random balloon tips and tricks that I've come up with on the fly tonight. If you have any other suggestions or questions, please feel fre ...more

How To : Write Poetry

Poetry to me is an expression of the sudden noteworthy inner thought, that arrives unexpectedly in an ephemeral, fleeting form. When you are attracted to the idea of creating some verses, do not sit there with the pen in your hand trying to force yourself to create poetry. If ...more

How To : Minecraft World's Exhaustive Guide to Food Farming

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the newest features to be added to Minecraft is the hunger bar. Since the final 1.8 update, players go hungry over time if they don't replenish themselves. Hunger is also det ...more

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