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News : Jumping in Puddles Has Never Looked This Insane

Rickard Bengtsson's artfully paced, super slo-mo puddle and dirt video makes me wish for a rainy day. Shot with the Canon EOS 550D; music by Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Previously, Stunningly Beautiful Slo-mo Surfer. Super Slo-Mo Lightning Looks Like Mother Earth's Fireworks Show. ...more

News : Write With Light

LIGHTFAKTOR is a Cologne artists collective experimenting with the "possibilities yielded by bulb (long-term) exposure and painting." The technique employed has been coined "light writing" - Wikipedia's definition: "Light writing is an emerging form of stop motion animation ...more

How To : Make a flash banner in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4

First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more

News : Cai Guo-Qiang's (Literally) Explosive Art

Attention all WonderHowTo explosive-lovers, here is an artist that just may awe and inspire... China's Cai Guo-Qiang opts for more thrilling materials than traditional paint, clay or plaster, say. Instead, Cai has mastered the art of gunpowder, fireworks and other pyrotechnic ...more

Friday Fresh : Top 10 How-To Videos of 2010

It's officially the last day of the year and there's no better way to end 2010 at WonderHowTo than with our own Top 10 list. The following 10 how-to videos have been hand-picked by the curators at WonderHowTo, and three of them have to do with male private parts, so be warned ...more

How To : Create a scroll panel in Adobe Fireworks CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to create scroll panels within Fireworks CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular bitmap and vector graphics editor (formerly known as Macromedia Fireworks) or are a seasoned web design professional simply looking to become better acquain ...more

How To : Make animated gifs with Adobe Fireworks CS4/CS3

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make animated GIFs with Adobe Fireworks CS4/CS3. It is easier than Photoshop and Flash. You can create a picture or you can drag and drop a picture. To drag and drop a picture, find out the dimensions of the picture. In the ...more

How To : Cut stars for can shell aerial fireworks

With this video tutorial and with help from a little black powder, you'll know all you need to make small can shells for some awesome aerial fireworks. Another tip is, if you over-wet the mix by mistake you just need to wait several hours before cutting. This video actually ...more

How To : All the Apps You Need to Make That Perfect Story

Stories are everywhere in social media today, but that wasn't always the case. In 2013, Snapchat introduced the world to these temporary windows into our daily lives. Since then, stories have infiltrated other popular apps. However, to stand out, you can't solely rely on the a ...more

How To : Animate pictures using Fireworks 8

In this tutorial, we learn how to animate pictures using Fireworks 8. First, open up Fireworks 8, then open up your picture and zoom in to make it a full screen. You can also draw your picture inside of a blank document on the page. After you have drawn your image onto the scr ...more

News : Let's Wreck Stuff! Cap'n Video, the Original Jackass

We love all things Jackass at WonderHowTo, but before Johnny Knoxville and his pals were sticking fireworks up their butts, snorting wasabi, and taking a shock to the gonads (à la the childhood game, Operation), in the far off land of Ontario, Canada reigned another daredevil— ...more

How To : Batch process images in Fireworks

Fireworks has a great batch processing mechanism for images. In this tutorial, Mike Lively converts a PowerPoint presentation to jpegs and batch processes them down to a smaller size within Fireworks.

How To : Capture Fireworks on Video

This tutorial by Israel offers some great tips and tricks on how to capture fireworks on video. Two of the key things to remember are to turn off your auto-focus and manually set the gain.

How To : Make Fireworks with Marshmallows

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make some Fourth of July fireworks using marshmallows. If sparklers are unavailable or illegal in your area, marshmallows make for a great alternative (and make a great snack while you're working). For brief written instructions, make sur ...more

How To : Create shiny textured text in Fireworks

This video will show you how your text can be the best using Fireworks! Your design will grab your viewers attention with these simple steps! Proper text size is very important. Using a thick font can make the biggest impression. Filling it with the gradient color with the rig ...more

How To : Add Fireworks to Any Night Picture in Photoshop

Going to miss the fireworks extravaganza this Fourth of July? Doesn't mean you can't fake the experience, and that's exactly what we're going to do here—in Photoshop. You're going to learn how to take any night photograph and insert fireworks into it. It's the next best thing ...more

HowTo : Look Like Batman on Fire

Fantastic example of light painting by Mina Mikhael and Matthew Barhoma. You will need: A sick camera like the Canon EOS 7D a cheap fireworks sparkler long exposure trickery (get all the specs here!) Light painting schooling

How To : Use the Clone Tool in Fireworks 8

Want to replicate objects fast? In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Clone Tool (also known as the rubber stamp tool). Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watc ...more

News : Hunting Hydrogen Balloons with Fireworks

A group of R/C helicopter enthusiasts (of the superbly named entertainment production company Dude Licking a Pole Production) outfit a mini 'copter with little missiles, and send it out to hunt balloons in the cold Swedish wild. Motivation: mystifying. Outcome: wonderful. It's ...more

How To : Use Fireworks CS4

This ten-part video tutorial series covers all the new features and uses of Fireworks CS4. This is a great introduction to any user new to Fireworks in general, or wanting to learn what changes have happened from Fireworks CS3 to CS4. PART 1: RC talks about the new Fireworks C ...more

How To : Use the image slide show in Adobe Fireworks

How do you create a slide show without having to write a bit of code? The answer is Adobe Fireworks. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Pho ...more

How To : Make a slideshow using Fireworks CS4

Adobe Fireworks is a powerful vector graphics editing tool for creating Flash websites. It has many powerful functions, just one of which you will learn how to use here. This video explains how to make slideshows (or image galleries for the web-savvy) that will display on your ...more

How To : Animate floating text in Adobe Fireworks and Flash

Tom Green demonstrates this floating text technique by cutting the text out of the an image using Fireworks and then animating the text floating using Flash. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all ...more

How To : Create CSS/XHTML layouts in Fireworks CS4

Adobe Fireworks CS4 software is used to rapidly prototype websites and application interfaces and to create and optimize images for the web more quickly and accurately. It is ideal for web designers, web developers, and visual designers. Simply having the software isn't enough ...more

How To : Create a custom favicon for your website

This tutorial will teach you how to create a custom favicon for your website using MS Paint and Adobe Fireworks. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a custom favicon for your website. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create a custom favicon for your website.

How To : Use the Vector Pen Tool in Fireworks 8

The Fireworks 8 pen tool lets you create straight or curved line segments by placing points. Pen tool creates object lines that can be altered by sub-selecting and modifying one or more control points. In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use Vector Pen Too ...more

News : DP Adam Kimmel Arrested

Acclaimed Cinematographer Adam Kimmel Arrested: The beleaguered Moneyball is going to need a new cinematographer, as its DP Adam Kimmel was arrested last week on charges he sexually assaulted a child in Connecticut. Kimmel (whose credits include Capote, the Spike Jonze short I ...more

How To : Animate in Adobe Fireworks CS3

Watch this video tutorial to find out how to animate in Adobe Fireworks CS3 (Fw). Fireworks was originally developed by Macromedia for those of you who didn't know. Here, you will learn some simple and basic animation in Fireworks, great for just starting out.

How To : Create a Google-style logo using Fireworks

Ever wanted to create your own Google-style logo? In this video tutorial you will learn how to create the Google logo using Macromedia Fireworks then change the text to your own name and have fun! You can also use Photoshop instead of Fireworks if you wish. Create a Google-sty ...more

How To : Export CSS and images out of Fireworks CS4

Fireworks CS4 is bridging the gap between graphic design and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) with it's new CSS and images export script. Jim Babbage shows you how the CSS and images export script in Fireworks CS4 works in this Adobe CS4 tutorial. Let Fireworks CS4 do some of the ...more

How To : Replace colors in Fireworks 8

The Replace Color tool lets you select one color and paint over it with a different color. To use the Replace Color tool, choose whether you want to select replacement colors from the swatches or from the image itself using the From drop-down. This is not always the best metho ...more

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