Flame Effect

How To : Create a flame effect in any version of Photoshop

This tutorial presents instructions on how to create and apply a flame effect to your digital images in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program ...more

How To : Make someone burst into flames with After Effects

In this video, we learn how to make someone burst into flames with After Effects. You will first need Fire Assets from Action Essentials 2 or from somewhere online. Know which you are going to use before you shoot so you can get the right angle. Then, bring your shots into you ...more

How To : Make green colored fire flame special effects

You've seen them at Disneyland's Fantasia. And in big budget movies like "Waterworld" and "Lord of the Rings." Spectacular, glowing fire effects that seem to ripple with the wind are a staple of action movies, and though it may seem like you need a super good video editing tea ...more

How To : Create flaming chrome text in Adobe After Effects

In this tutorial J Schuh creates some flaming chrome text in After Effects using the glow and liquefy effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InD ...more

How To : Create a flaming face of fire in After Effects

In order to be taken seriously in the world of motion graphics tutorials, one needs to teach something that everyone will remember… some kind of face distortion technique. Jerzy Drozda Jr has his "Form Face" and Andrew Kramer has his "Demon Face Warp," so the only thing that c ...more

How To : Get the flaming cursor effect in Ubuntu Linux

This video tutorial will show you how to get a cool flaming cursor effect in Ubuntu Linux. The steps are easy to follow, and this effect may also work on other flavors of Linux, too. Watch this video, follow the steps and you'll be getting your own flaming cursor in no time at ...more

How To : French tip your nails that look like flames

heartkayden demonstrates French tips with a newer and sexy flame effect. She leads you through the different steps perfectly starting off by applying a clear nail varnish as a base coat. Next she applies a thick layer of nail varnish, and then uses a toothpick to make the flam ...more

How To : Create animated flames in Photoshop

In this tutorial, learn how to make an animated fire flame effect in Photoshop. Step by step instructions are gone over on how to create this perfect addition to any animation or presentation. Create fire flames in Photoshop with help from this tutorial. Create animated flames ...more

How To : Eat Fire (And Look Damn Good Doin' It)

Eating fire is a guaranteed method of not only impressing an entire room, but also instantly settling any questions as to whether or not you're a complete and total stone cold BAD ASS. When you can casually whip this trick out in a bar, you're not only going to get your drinks ...more

How To : Make a fireball shooter

Make a flaming fireball shooter just like magicians use. Save $$ and MAKE your own! Awesome pyrotechnics effect! Safe to use indoors and out!

How To : Make flour burst into flames with your breath

Ever Wonder How To make a flour volcano? This simple tutorial shows you how to burst that flour into fireballs. Just get out the flour and some safety equipment and you're on your way to knowing how to create amazing fire effects. Just don't use all of your flour for these bur ...more

How To : Do the "Smack Light" trick with a Zippo lighter

Looking for a way to light your flame with flair? Look no further! In this clip, learn how to light your Zippo by smacking it on something - the bar, a hand, a friend.. without ever flicking the starter. This is a cool little trick to earn you some cred in your local pub. So, ...more

How To : Do the "Twilight Zone" Zippo lighter trick

In this tutorial, learn how to do the popular Zippo trick, "The Twilight Zone". Basically, you will need to make a simple modification to your wick so that your flame looks extra spooky. With this effect, you will be able to "light" and "put out" your flame using only your fin ...more

How To : Properly light a cigar

Use only wooden matches or butane lighters. If any other lighting method (paper matches or other lighters) must be used, expect a poor starting flavor; after the first few puffs, this negative side effect should pass. Turn the cigar in your fingers, with the cigar held down a ...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 : Make fire in After Effects

What is a cooler effect than fire? Not much! Check out this tutorial and learn how to make very cool flames and explosions in Adobe After Effects..from scratch! This tutorial will take you step by step through the process of making very cool fire effects. Learn this technique ...more

How To : Heat shrink metal with oxy/acetylene

This video tutorial is in the Autos, Motorcycles & Planes category which will show you how to heat shrink metal with oxy/acetylene. A stud nail gun or a heat inductor may also be used for heat shrinking. Metal popping in and out is called oil can effect, which is caused by str ...more

How To : Build a flamethrower movie prop

Make monster flames with this homemade flamethrower. With some materials from your local hardware store, you can make this PVC flamethrower in no time. It's perfect for your big blockbuster movie (or to just scare your friends to death). Just make sure you don't leave a fire t ...more

How To : Visualize audio with Trapcode Form in After Effects

This software tutorial teaches you how to use Trapcode Form, and After Effects plug-in, to visualize audio. Trapcode form is used to bend nature to your will by creating flame, smoke and other organic 3D shapes — and then synchronize it with your favorite audio. This After eff ...more

How To : Create an outward explosion in After Effects

This After Effects tutorial shows you how to create an outward explosion, useful if you want to blow out windows or doors. Also create cool glowing flame effects for added realism. Make sure you have or get some fire/explosion footage to use for your effect. Create an outward ...more

News : Sun, Moon and Star School Spells

Hey wizards! I've compiled a list of all the Sun, Moon and Star spells you can learn, who to learn it from and what level is required to use it. Sorry, no pics. Scroll down to the bottom for links.Solar Spell List Enchantments Cloak - 0 pips Effect: Cloak a Ward or Charm Locat ...more

News : My Epic Sh*t Slide Wake Up

The prank begins with a 21 CANNON Salute wake up call! As the victim jolts up in bed the bed will raise up and the victim will fall onto a water slide flowing with raw sewage. As the victim slides down the slide, bumps on the slide with knock him in the balls. We'll have fire ...more

How To : Make Pakistani-style seekh kebab

This video demonstrates the recipe of Seekh Kebabs. For this you need to blend minced meat, some potatoes, onions and spices in a blender. Then make sausage like rolls and fry them in a pan with some oil. Keep turning them on the pan so that they turn golden brown on each side ...more

How To : Use layer maps in Trapcode Form in After Effects

This software tutorial shows you how to use layer masks in Trapcode Form, a plug-in for After Effects. Trapcode Form helps you bend nature to your will by creating flame, smoke and other organic 3D shapes — and then synchronize it with your favorite audio. Learn how to work wi ...more

How To : Create a wicked dark faerie Halloween makeup look

Halloween only comes along once a year (sadly), so have fun with your makeup! Instead of going with your usual makeup routine, why not make your makeup part of your costume for a totally immersive effect? If you're planning to go as a sinister fairy or a butterfly (even a wic ...more

How To : Make a quick and easy sparkler bomb

In this clip, learn how to take a bunch of legal sparklers and turn them into a fountain of flames. This effect is easy to make and requires nothing more than sparklers and lots and lots of tape. Catch the inferno with this instructional video showing you how to put it all tog ...more

Ultimate Redneck Duel : Flamethrower vs. Fire Extinguisher

Whether you like French electronica group Dancing Pigeons or not, must of us can appreciate a music video depicting a showdown between two rednecks, one armed with a flamethrower and the other armed with a fire extinguisher. One word. Epic. Video: . Director Tomas Mankovsky d ...more

News : Pet Dragon Breathes 8-Foot Fireballs!

This year's fifth annual Maker Faire featured a fully articulated, fire-breathing animatronic dragon named Saphira (after the dragon from the book Eragon). Saphira was built by high school students Alex Jacobson and Sam DeRose of Marin, CA, with a little help from their persp ...more

How To : Make real flame text in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a real flame text in Adobe Photoshop. Begin by opening a flame image in the program and select the text tool. Type in the text and position it over the flame. Now go to Select and click on Load Selection. Once the selection is ...more

How To : Rebuild the fire simulator in Houdini 9.5

Check out this masterclass on Houdini 9.5 and how to rebuild the fire simulator. Houdini's Fluid Tools offer a powerful simulation environment for visual effects artists. Senior Mathematician Jeff Lait introduces you to the basic building blocks for generating fluids and low l ...more

How To : Make a fumed implosion glass pendant

The implosion technique in glass blowing creates the effect of multi-colored fingers of glass within another piece of clear glass. This video glass blowing tutorial shows how to use this style to make a jewelry pendant. Watch as the glass is shaped over a flame to recreate the ...more

HowTo : Photograph an Atomic Bomb

George Yoshitake is one of the remaining living cameramen to have photographed the nuclear bomb. His documentation of the military detonation of hundreds of atom bombs from 1956 to 1962 reveals the truly chilling effect of the weapon. Below, images and explanatory captions via ...more

How To : Draw a 56 Chevy truck with a flame paint job

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

How To : Make self-igniting spell incense

Krazyboytx shows viewers how to make self-igniting spell incense! First you need an incense burner and place your incense in this. You then light this mound and it will ignite itself. One should note that this soap is very thick but it will light. First, to make this incense y ...more

How To : Make a Simple Fog Machine to Prank Your Roommates

Like theme music, I always feel that I need more fog in my life. Fog can be useful for many reasons—warding off smaller siblings from your bedroom, keeping curious hands out of your cupboard, and tricking your friends into thinking there's something horribly wrong with their v ...more

How To : Obliterate a flying helicopter in After Effects

Attention all amateur filmmakers… if you want a cheap way to blow things up, After Effects is your man. This tutorial will show you specifically how to obliterate a flying helicopter in the sky, but this easy effect could be applied to anything you choose. It simulates the obj ...more

How To : Make an All-Night Campfire with Just One Log

The next time you're out camping, whether it's outdoors in the wilderness or right outside in your own backyard, try this hack out for an effortless campfire all night long. While there is definitely some prep work involved, it's well worth it if you don't need a huge bonfire, ...more

How To : Make an Electric Firebolt

A lot of my hacks use salvaged parts from an old microwave, with the microwave oven transformer (MOT) being the most useful component. In this "Quick Clip," I'll be using a MOT again (a dual MOT stack) to make deadly flame-looking electricity jumping around midair. This scien ...more

How To : Make Crappy Cheap Vodka Taste Like the Good Stuff

Let's be honest, most of us buy the bottom-shelf vodka either because we're broke or because we're going to disguise the gag-inducing taste of it with juice or something fizzy. If you're cooking or baking with vodka (ice-cold vodka works wonders in pie crust), what's the point ...more

How To : Get Drunk in Public on the Sly

Though nobody's going to hide the fact that they're getting sloshed on major holidays, you might want to be more discreet when it comes to your morning pick-me-up or lunchtime tipple during the rest of the year. It used to be that having four martinis at lunch was acceptable a ...more

How To : Heat Up Your Grilling with Wood Planks

At its core, grilling is the simplest form of cooking. You create extreme heat, you put a piece of food on top of the heat, and then you sit back and watch the magic happen. Yet despite the inherent simplicity in grilling, there are a million ways to make it more complex, more ...more

How To : 5 Meticulously Crazy DIY Halloween Costumes

While some of us like to keep it simple with the Halloween costumes, there's the whole other side of Halloweeners that go all out with theirs These are five of the more crazy and interesting costumes that you can do yourself—if you dare. Gaping Hole Costume While this costum ...more

How To : Golden Milk Is the New Fall Superdrink

There was once a time when everyone scoffed at the turmeric tonic tea sold at the coffee shop I work at. Funny, because as of recently, we seem to be selling out. How can this be explained? Beyoncé must have been spotted buying turmeric beverages on the cover of some celebrity ...more

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