This video demonstration shows how to make hot air balloons using the technique of glassblowing
Glass Blowing Techniques
Learn how to make a small black and white penguin with the technique of lampworking.
Check out this video to learn techniques for making glass with fire. Enjoy the Pink Floyde tunes while you are at it. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn fire techniques for making glass. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn fire techniques for making glass.
The glass artisan Jim McKelvey shows how he makes the beautifully elegant glass faucets using ancient glass blowing techniques. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make glass faucets. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make glass faucets.
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
Matt Baker blows a classic mushroom pendant,using the lampworking technique of glass blowing. Perfect for beginners.
Matt Baker blows a simple clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass tobacco pipe. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass to ...more
Matt Baker Blows a simple lattachino ,for embelishing a clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety!
Watch this video demonstration of marvering and cane pulling techniques with molten glass. In a recording of a beginner's glass blowing class, students learn to roll hot glass on a steel marver and then, using tweezers, pull a short cane before the glass cools.
The expanding U.S drone war in the Middle East has sparked controversy back at home, with many Americans protesting against the unmanned airstrikes. The attacks, which are carried out from a network of secret bases around the world, have been scrutinized for their lack of tran ...more
Dean Smiley and Eliska Harmer, master glass blowers from New York show how to make one of their designs, the Dali glass. Follow along as the glass is blown and shaped, transforming from a molten blob into a beautiful glass. This video glass-blowing tutorial is an inspirational ...more
Watch this video to learn freehand glass making techniques to catchy music. See how to use fire in a bending technique. Break the glass under a flame, put it back together, separate it, and clamp it to form a flat object. (You know how the patience process goes . . .) Learn ho ...more
In the need of a animated wine glass for your next animation masterpiece? If you have Autodesk 3ds Max, it can be done. As long as you follow the techniques used in this video tutorial on modeling a long-stemmed wine glass in 3ds Max. It's actually a simple design, just enough ...more
This lampworking video shows some techniques used to make pendant loops and hooks.
Tips for the beginner borosilicate glass artist. This video demonstrates cold and hot seals, pulling curves, and more. Part 1 of 6 - How to Learn beginning lampworking techniques. Part 2 of 6 - How to Learn beginning lampworking techniques. Part 3 of 6 - How to Learn beginni ...more
Discover the history and process of glass blowing with experts at the Corning Museum of Glass. This is for beginners who are thinking about blowing glass for the first time.
Jim McKelvey is going to show you how to blow glass. One of the secrets to making really nice glass is making really even gathers. So, if you're a beginning student, there are some tricks that you can use to learn how to gather correctly. That's just part of what will be cover ...more
Watch this glass tutorial video to learn about the extreme hobby of glass blowing and how to make your own glass art. This hobby is extreme because of the high temperatures and tools used, so be very careful. You'll be blowing your own glass art in no time after watching this ...more
Learn about glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
In this video, we learn how to make an Oscar award out of balloons. First, you will need to grab some gold colored balloons and have a slight idea on how to make balloon animals since this is an intermediate practice. To make this Oscar award, you will need a total of 260 ball ...more
How to transfer a ball from a wine glass to another without blowing or touching the ball.
Polymer clay is an exciting arts & crafts medium. Actually, "clay" is a misnomer; it contains no true clay, but rather consists of tiny particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) combined with plasticizer, which is what makes it malleable like clay. What makes it so "exciting? Wel ...more
In this video, you will learn how to make a mosaic stained glass window as well as techniques for using mosaic to decorate other items in your house. Host Laura says she's decorated her house so much that her neighbors say if you stay too long, they will become mosaic by Laura ...more
Modo community member Roger Harris explores his techniques for modeling, texturing and lighting a glass bottle in modo 203. If you are new to modo, this tutorial series should help you learn the basics of the software by taking you all the way through a project. Learn basic mo ...more
Do you have a mirror that needs fitting in your bathroom, living room, or bedroom? From My Glass Trades, a video on how to cut mirror. Learn about the tools and techniques used to cut mirror and how to use an oil filled glass cutter and neophenolic L square. Get your project d ...more
In this week's episode of PixelPerfect, Bert delves into the world of glass. Many useful techniques are used in creating a detailed bottle of nail polish in Photoshop. Watch and learn how to create and work with glass surfaces in Photoshop.
Glass painting is both beautiful and easy to learn. In this free online series of instructional art lessons, learn how to paint on glass and everything you need from supplies to techniques, all taught by expert Jason Painter. Part 1 of 18 - How to Paint on glass. Paint on glas ...more
Many foods do not come in natural packaging that is as useful and versatile as its content. Eggs are an exception. So, the next time you buy a carton of eggs, be sure to hold onto the eggshells after you are finished cooking with them. In the kitchen, you can use eggshells to ...more
Depending on the job at hand, you're going to want to choose the right drill glue. There are different adhesives that will work better with metal, wood, glass, ceramic tile, or anything else you might need to bond, and that have different techniques for using. Watch this video ...more
Learn how to fuse and slump glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts. Fusing and slumping are two techniques that have been used for centuries, and can be used together or separately.
Let's say you have an image of an empty glass. What if you want to add an ice cube to the glass? In this video tutorial you will learn about techniques to create an ice cube using Photoshop. Create an ice cube in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
This is a more advanced version of the granny square - the stained glass square, which usually is made with several separate colors of yarn. This tutorial is aimed at people who have already mastered crochet techniques to at least the intermediate level. Part 1 of 4 - How to C ...more
Kathryn shows how to Glimmer Mist silk flowers for an additional decoration in scrapbooking. In this tutorial, she uses the Red Velvet and Cherub Pink Glimmer Mist colors. The flower is made with strips of silk. The strips should be cut to your own desire. Using a white gel pe ...more
Check out their video: Half Full Glass Of Wine I saw Tame Impala at the Echo last night and was blown away. These psychedelic rockers kinda sound like a modern day Beatles. They are blowing up! Bummed I can't see them again tonight. Tame Impala / White Arrows @ Silverlake Lo ...more
Coming soon! Popsci reports that a multitouch skin that can make any surface a touchscreen will be released this summer. Portuguese company Displax will "market a multitouch capable, super-thin polymer "skin" that can be applied to any material -- flat, curved, opaque, transp ...more
The best chemistry experiments are those you can perform with items already laying around your house. With only some sugar, salt substitute and an instant cold pack, you can make your very own gunpowder! Being able to make homemade gunpowder without a trip to the store can be ...more
In this online video series learn from expert jewelry designers Sonia Dameron and Deb Sims as they teach and demonstrate how to design jewelry using crystal beads, pearls, glass beads, and gemstones. Learn about gemstones, glass and crystal beads, pearls and design techniques ...more
This recording of a beginner's glass blowing class depicts visual guidelines to adding color to molten glass. The instructor repeats a process of rolling molten glass on the marver, blowing it, and finally, adding color.
Learn how to mask auto windshield and back glass molding using several techniques. These techniques will eliminate bridging, which is a problem many painters have. Watch the video to learn what bridging is and how to eliminate it. Video: .
If you're feeling stressed, there are many home remedies you could use for relief. Meditation, yoga, acupressure, an ear massage, more sleep, shower soothers, playing video games… the list is endless. But a lot of these methods require a significant amount of time, so what do ...more
So, the in-person conversations between you and your friends has slowed down to a near halt, thanks to everyone's obsession with texting, Facebook, and over-uploading pics to Instagram—socializing at its best. It could also be that you're just not interesting enough anymore in ...more
Got a stubborn splinter lodged into your finger? There are a number of ways you can remove it easily using materials found around your home. Elmer's glue, banana peels, eggshells, potatoes, and baking soda are all great at painlessly extracting those tiny pieces of wood, glass ...more
There are certain ingredients that chefs regularly use to elevate their food beyond the status of what us mere mortals can create. Shallots are one. Good, real Parmesan cheese is another. And the rind of that real Parmesan cheese just so happens to be one of the culinary world ...more
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! So many readers in the Null Byte community have been asking me questions about evading detection and hacking undetected that I decided to start a new series on digital forensics. I applaud each of you for your concern, as the last thing I ...more
This video tutorial instructs how to make a card using the cracked glass technique. Learn how to give art cards or craft paper a cracked glass finish.
Let our expert, Tom Wright, show you how to blow glass Christmas ornaments. He shows you how to make a traditional ball ornament, a candy cane ornament, and a icicle ornament. So, take some time, and learn how to blow glass Christmas ornaments today! Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ...more
Watch this video to learn how to do this unusual goblet-making technique used in the middle ages.
Video: . Saran Wrap Technique done on Natural hair. I Shampooed, Deep Conditioned and Steam Treated my Hair. Then I lightly Blow Dryed My hair. I didn't want to Flat iron it Bc I didn't want to Get Heat Damage! Check out My Video for My Results! ~Thanks for Watching My Video. ...more
Although your friends might roll their eyes every time you talk about playing Clash of Clans, Call of Duty, or Candy Crush Saga, your excessive gaming habits might actually be making you healthier than everyone else. I've got your attention now, right? Read on for 8 insanely ...more
Fire. It’s everywhere— always has been. From the Ordovician Period where the first fossil record of fire appears to the present day everyday uses of the Holocene. Today, we abundantly create flames (intentionally or unintentionally) in power plants, extractive metallurgy, i ...more
It's easy to lose oneself when playing Minecraft and easier still to get plum lost. That's why it's always good to have a compass on hand. No compass? No problem. There are, in fact, no fewer than seven methods at your disposal for finding true north in a Minecraft world. Bett ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the rubber stamp technique wet paper watercoloring. This is easy and fast and it will create a water colored background on your cards! First, dip your stamps into the watercolor and then stamp them onto your paper. Either wait for these to ...more
Like the marvelous and awe-inspiring stained glass windows at Gothic cathedrals and churches, staine glass cookies offer a beautiful glimpse into history and tradition. With see-through tinted windows and intricate designs, these cookies are as interesting to look at as they a ...more
Getting into editorial art department work? They may have you switching the color of a model's clothes, eyes, and/or hair in a number of photographs... so better get schooled on the subject now! In the following video, learn how to transform a brunette to a full blown blonde w ...more
This is a short instructional video on how to clean your NES games. The ever famous flashing blue screen and the blow to the game cartridge doesn't always work! Conventiently clean your NES games with Windex or glass cleaner and Q Tips. Swab the game cartridges and the console.
Make your harmonica talk. In this instructional video, you'll learn how to perform what can only be described as "that vocal harp thing" on your harmonica. The trick, as you'll learn, requires octave playing, using the second and fifth blow holes simultaneously while blocking ...more
This video will teach you how to frame anything two-dimensional using inexpensive materials and a soldering iron. The technique used is called tinning, using beveled glass, copper foil, solder, and flux. Tinning is great for framing dried flowers and leaves and only takes abou ...more
This lampworking video shows a technique for sculpting human like faces for glass figurines.
This is my best guess at lampworking a borosilicate wine bottle stopper. This is just me winging it, I don't claim to be an expert. If you want to see what the pros do with this floral technique, look up Eugene Rain, Sabina Boehm, John Kobuki and many others.
Why buy a beaded candle holder at the store when you can make one at home? Use this crafty idea to turn your favorite votive candle holder (or shot glass!) into a beautiful, eye-catching, colorful display! Things you'll need: Candle holder (or clear shot glass) Beads Super g ...more