Fine Art

How To : Stretch fine art canvas wraps

Learn how to stretch fine art canvas paintings with a gallery wrap. Instruction is provided by master acrylic artist Ginger Cook in this video painting tutorial. Watch this instructional video and start stretching your own fine art canvases.

How To : Load fine art paper into your Epson Stylus R1900 printer

While this video uses only a particular model of printer and only one style of paper, this tutorial will work for several different varieties of paper and printer. Just follow along with the tutorial to make sure you've loaded the paper properly for highest quality printing.

News : Subway Whoosh + Hefty's = Super Fine Pop Art

Joshua Allen Harris' work is ingenious. An incredibly simple, common household item (garbage bag) makes use of disgusting subway toxins (exhaust) to create inflatable street monsters. The New York street art periodically inflates and deflates (based on the running of the trai ...more

How To : Draw President Barack Obama

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to draw President Barack Obama. "Today, YOU will be drawing President Barack Obama-- so grab a pencil and some paper. This video will show you step by step how to draw President Obama. Each step will be shown in two second inter ...more

How To : Make a glove mold

Watch this video to learn how to use glove molding systems. Glove molding systems are ideal for working on medium and large projects, this process involves creating a thin layer of flexible material and backing it up with a stronger, rigid material.This process can be used in ...more

How To : Work with repro laminating system

Check out this video for creating a one piece mold using a repro laminating system. This is a professional video not for beginners. The repro laminating system is ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process is easier, faster, and more economical than the epoxy lam ...more

How To : Make a mold using an epoxy fiberglass layup

Check out this video to learn how to make a professional epoxy fiberglass layup and epoxy laminating systems. This process is ideal for working on larger projects, a typical 'fiberglass layup' is a popular process for those who need a large, strong, and lightweight tool.This p ...more

How To : Make a professional surface cast mold

This video covers creating a detailed professional surface cast mold for creating mechanical parts. Ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process of pouring a high quality material around a lower quality core creates a highly accurate, yet economical part. This proc ...more

How To : Make rigid molds with fast-cast urethane

This excellent detailed video demonstrates how to create rigid molds with a fast cast urethane. Ideal for smaller models/molds with a flat side, fast-cast urethanes are widely used for their ease of use, low cost, and quick de-mold times. However, their use requires careful ap ...more

How To : Make a urethane rubber mold

This video illustrates in great detail how to create a perfect urethane rubber mold. Urethane Rubber molds are widely used when a flexible mold material is required and a more expensive or less abrasion-resistant silicone rubber is not desired. However, their use requires care ...more

How To : Make simple one piece silicone rubber molds

Check out this video for how to create simple one piece silicone rubber molds. This technique is ideal for smaller projects (less than 12" x 12"), this is the easiest process for creating parts, patterns, tools, & molds. We demonstrate creating a silicone rubber mold and then ...more

How To : Make a clear silicone rubber mold

This is an excellent video that covers creating a clear silicone rubber mold to deal with a complex parting line or irregular shape. When a project requires a complex parting line, it is often easier to pour the entire mold in one process with clear rubber, then cut your parti ...more

How To : Draw a character flipping his finger

Wizard is back in the house to teach us the fine art of graffiti drawing one image at a time. In this installment, he draws us one of his standard gangster figures with both middle fingers proudly raised to the viwer and some names around the side of him. Wizard's skills are s ...more

How To : Draw stony surfaces

Whether you want to draw fine art or the covers of trashy romance novels, drawing stone surfaces is an essential skill. In this video, "Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley shows you how to make stone look like stone. It turns out, rock's not as hard as it looks! Mark Crill ...more

How To : Use color theory to analyze color

Check out this video on color theory: analyzing color. It is important to understand color relationships and harmonies when designing everything from brand advertising, websites, video games, fine art, clothing and interior decoration. Tutorial video from Sessions Online Schoo ...more

How To : Relief print a woodcut

Watch this one minute printmaking demonstration to make a wood block for woodcut printing. First, transfer a laser inkjet print to a wood block. Then carve a relief image into the wood block. Next, ink and print on a Mini Halfwood Press using a chase device. With the right set ...more

How To : Appreciate sculpture

LX.TV host Lowell Pettit offers advice on the proper techniques to engage, understand, and appreciate sculpture at the Sculpture Center. Learn how to get more out of the next trip to a museum or fine art gallery by watching this video art appreciation tutorial.

How To : Choose spray paint tips for graffiti

Whether you are interested in graffiti, graffiti-style fine art, or just looking to learn more about spray painting this video is for you. It gives a quick overview of the several spray paint tips and the different lines they produce.

How To : Cast polyurethane molds

Check out these videos to learn how to cast simple polyurethane molds to for use in model-making, film special effects, fine art, and craft applications. This video does not cover making molds just casting in polyurethane. Part 1 of 2 - How to Cast polyurethane molds. Part 2 ...more

How To : Sing, keep a strong beat, and play the harmonica

In a two part series Gussow gives an introduction to the fine art of singing, blowing harp fills, and keeping a strong beat, on a key of C harp. Part 1 of 2 - How to Sing, keep a strong beat, and play the harmonica. Part 2 of 2 - How to Sing, keep a strong beat, and play the ...more

How To : Do intarsia knitting

This video demonstrates the fine art of intarsia knitting, this is used to create patterns with multiple colors. Blocks of color are worked with separate balls or bobbins of yarn. Do intarsia knitting. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com

How To : Replace focusing screens on Canon EOS cameras

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to replace focusing screens on Canon EOS cameras. The EOS 40D, like the EOS 5D and EOS 1 series of digital cameras has a user replaceable focusing screen. With the EOS 40D, you have the option of Ef D and the Ef S focusing scr ...more

How To : Mix a 6am Sunrise cocktail

Learn how to mix a Mix a 6am Sunrise cocktail from a hot girl bartender in this instructional video! Ingredients: * Ice * 9 oz Mountain Dew * 3 oz Gin * 1 tblsp Grenadine Instructions: Fill high-ball glass with ice. Pour in the Mt. Dew and gin, then stir. Then add the grena ...more

How To : Mass cast complex parts with a parting line

Check out this detailed video that covers how to mass cast an object with no flat sides. This video is only for very experienced mold makers or the particularly ambitious. When mass casting a part without a flat side, you must create a two-part mold. We create a two-part silic ...more

HowTo : Shave Like Your Grandpa (Wet and Close)

Sounds dirty, but this entry is straight up clean. According to the Art of Manliness, proper shaving has become a lost art and it's time to take a lesson in the old: "Today’s average male has no clue about the fine art of the traditional wet shave that their grandfathers and ...more

How To : Remove or reduce shadows in Adobe Photoshop

This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to remove or reduce shadows in Adobe Photoshop. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. See how to remove or reduce shadows in pictures. Sessions Online Tutorial Videos is the video channel of Sessions Online Schoo ...more

How To : Test Photoshop-made textures in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to test Photoshop-made textures in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even more impa ...more

How To : Create an alternate texture in Adobe Photoshop

This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to create an alternate texture in Adobe Photoshop. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. See how to create an alternate texture. Sessions Online Tutorial Videos is the video channel of Sessions Online Schools of ...more

How To : Make and use UV space in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to make and use UV space in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even more impact. See how ...more

How To : Use light and camera choices in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use light and camera choices in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even more impact. ...more

How To : Use four lighting techniques in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use four lighting techniques in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Game Lighting and Color" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even m ...more

How To : Construct a metal shader in Maya 7

This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to construct a metal shader in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Game Lighting and Color" course. Shaders alone do a lot to give a realistic feel to various materials, and adding textures to the mix gives them even more ...more

How To : Ink a wolf drawing with tech or micron pens

Ever wonder how some one created that piece of art? Inking, as shown in this how-to video, is a common technique used in comics, but can be applied to any other fine art. You might want to use a copy of the original drawing in case of any inking mistakes. Watch this video draw ...more

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How To : Make a hippie chiffon one shoulder top

This is a video tutorial in the Fine Art category where you are going to learn how to make a hippie chiffon one shoulder top. The materials you will need are chiffon, studs, elastic thread and elastic. Use a simple tank top pattern to cut out the chiffon. Elongate the center o ...more

How To : Fashion a wallet from duct tape

This video tutorial is in the Fine Art category which will show you how to fashion a wallet from duct tape. For this you will need an X-acto knife, duct tape of any color and a tape measure. Rip off a piece of tape about 10 inches long and place it sticky side up. Rip off anot ...more

How To : Chroma key green screen video

This video tutorial is in the Fine Art category in which you will learn how to chroma key green screen video. Chroma key is the magical process of making images where the background or any object in your scene can be made transparent so that you can replace it with a different ...more

How To : Draw with basic shapes

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to draw with basic shapes and apply them. The four basic shapes are spheres, cubes, cylinders and cones. A sphere is a three dimensional circle. On paper it will look flat without shading. Make sure you practice all kinds of c ...more

How To : Draw a deer from a triangle

This video tutorial is in the Fine Art category which will show you how to draw a deer from a triangle. First you draw an inverted triangle which will make up the face of the deer. Then you draw two small curves starting at the two top corners of the triangle to make the horns ...more

How To : Make a multilayered beaded memory wire bracelet

Jewelry making is a fine art, with some jewelers devoting their entire lifetimes to learning how to perfect beading, wiring, sautering, and arranging. But that doesn't mean you can't make a beautiful bracelet if you're a jewelry making beginner! Want a fast and easy way to cr ...more

How To : Write the letter Q in calligraphy copperplate

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to write the letter Q in calligraphy copperplate. Hamid Reza Ebrahimi shows you how to this using a Brause & Co No 86 nib, Persian traditional black calligraphy ink, Brause marbled penholder and Persian leather pasteboard and ...more

How To : Use & understand studio flash

This video tutorial is in the Fine Art category which will show you how to use & understand studio flash. Right in front is the flash ring. It controls the direction of the flash. The most important buttons are the up and down button that controls the power of the flash. Five ...more

How To : Change your lens aperture to affect depth of field

In this Fine Art video tutorial, you will learn how varying your lens Aperture can affect Depth of Field. Depth of Field is defined as the range of the photograph that appears to be in focus. This can be controlled by using the aperture settings. With a wide aperture like f/1. ...more

How To : Embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar. This will be a great Christmas gift idea. Take a short sleeve sweater and cut out its neckline on a piece of paper. Take a piece of woolen cloth of matching color, pin the p ...more

How To : Paint an ocean in your composition

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to paint an ocean in your composition from Angeline-Marie Martinez, a professional artist. She shows one of the ways of painting an ocean in this clip. Her canvas is already painted with a back ground of the sky on top and wat ...more

News : I Want One. Paper-Made John, Paul, Ringo & George

To this day, the magnitude of Beatles mania is vast. For much of the world, the fabulous four are downright magical. Here on WonderHowTo we also enjoy the fine art of papercraft. So, why not combine the elaborate practice of paper construction with some good 'ol rock 'n' roll? ...more

How To : Make your own duct tape dress form

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to make your own duct tape dress form. This video is from www.thunderlily.com. The materials you will need for this project are an old t-shirt, duct tape, strips of fabric to put around your neck and arms and a pair of gloves. ...more

News : Kylie Minogue Plays Scrabble?

Apparently, the Aussie pop singer is quite the Scrabble player.  At least, that's what the word is. An article in 2009 from Mirror.co.uk reports that a very close friend of Minogue is tired of losing: "We quite often have marathon Scrabble competitions. Kylie has the game do ...more

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