This tutorial series shows you how to work with lighting in Maya by creating a stain glass window with a candle in front of it. This is a great in-depth look at lighting. Part one sets up a 3 point lighting system within maya. so this is a general overview of many light proper ...more
Glass Is Created
See how to use standard Cebas FinalRender shaders to create some simple glass shaders and learn a little about reflection and glossy features within 3D Studio Max 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better ac ...more
Want to learn how to paint your nails flawlessly & create beautiful nail art? Watch this manicure instructional video to create this martini glass or triangle of sparkles look. May Paris gives helpful nail polish tips on creating this beautiful design. Be creative! Have some f ...more
There's nothing like glass panes moving randomly on a screen. Learn to create the stunning bars like the ones in the show open to CSI: Miami. Follow along with Stephen Smith, the Final Cut sleuth, to learn how easy this effect really is. Create a glass pane look in Final Cut P ...more
In this two-part tutorial series, you'll see how to make a spinning glass block animation with Cinema 4D, Mograph and refraction. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features ...more
Learn how to create flowing glass rollover buttons. This clips takes a look at tweening in the timeline to create a seamless loop, using the pen tool a little, masking, and reversing frames. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web dev ...more
Whether you're a web developer or a blogger trying to get your name out there in the vast world of fashion design, creating an aesthetically pleasing website is indispensible these days - sort of like making your virtual resume. While fabricating a nice site may seem time-cons ...more
If you've been around either the multiplayer worlds or have been watching videos on other video websites, you may have noticed that some people have started creating underwater glass structures and buildings in their game! If you're curious how, this video will show you! You w ...more
It's a well-known, time-honored interior design rule that putting things under glass makes them look more precious and special. Just like adding a spotlight to feature the soloist in a choir, placing a glass cloche or dome on top of a group of ornaments or a floral arrangement ...more
This modo video tutorial presents an overview of glass shader settings. Whether you're new to Luxology's popular 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video mo ...more
In this tutorial you'll learn how to create shiny text and how to use masking and the gradient tool in Fireworks 8.
Outcomes are endless in Adobe Illustrator. You can create pretty much whatever you can think of and what you can create. This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a glass bar in Adobe Illustrator. You will need to: 1. Select Rounded Rectangle Tool 2. Draw a bar 3. Go to Gr ...more
See how to create photorealistic glass shaders with the Mental Ray rendering engine in 3ds Max 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served ...more
Learn how to create an icy glass shader using Mental Ray in Autodesk 3ds Max 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tuto ...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.
This software tutorial shows you how to create a shiny glass globe from scratch in Inkscape. Learn how to use 2D effects to create a 3D looking sphere all within Inkscape.
In this tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you a technique for creating a magnifying glass effect in After Effects. Create a magnifying glass effect in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net
This is one of Al Ward's favorite tricks - how to create a Glass Sphere using a single photo in Photoshop CS2. Learn to use Polar Coordinates to turn a photo into a sphere. You will also need tools like Dodge and Burn to adjust the overall effect. Create a glass sphere using a ...more
Create your own glass etchings! You will need some pieces of vinyl, your Cricut machine, etching solution and the glass you want the design on. It's very easy, and all you need now is to pick the right graphic or design!
In this free video Photoshop lesson, we learn how to create a simple wine glass photo effect. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of ...more
In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how you can create your very own glass effect. It can be applied to pictures and mainly text, to give it a cool shiny look. Of course before beginning, you'll need Adobe Photoshop downloaded on your computer and once that's done, g ...more
Learn how to achieve a stunning glass text effect. Whether you're new to the GNU Image Manipulation Program, GNU's popular free graphics editor, or a seasoned designer just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to enjoy this free video software tutorial. ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to create Lady Gaga's Mickey Mouse style shades and costume from her music video, "Paparazzi". This video will show you exactly how to create this look using items you probably already have around your home! So, have fun with it and bring Gaga's cra ...more
A tutorial on creating 3D iron gates, window panes, and stained glass frames with a symmetrical lattice in Bryce.
This is a Photoshop tutorial on how to create a glass effect.
L4D2, or Left 4 Dead 2 to the uninitiated, is a popular 1st person shooter from Valve with a very good, but complex, level editor. This video will teach you how to do one cool thing in the editor: create door with breakable glass panels that will move properly with the door. D ...more
This Software video tutorial shows how to create a glass text effect in Photoshop CS3/CS4. Download a free trial version of Photoshop CS4 from Adobe. Open Photoshop, go to ‘file’ and click ‘open’. In the next box, give it a name, select width and height at 90 pixels, backgroun ...more
This video will show you have to make a glass bar in Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is a great program for manipulating photo and adding interesting effects to your pictures. The glass bar is distinctive because of it’s colored shading. Step 1 Select the round rectangle tool from ...more
Not everyone has the aplomb to stage name themselves after a color and keep their hair that color forever, but Pink has done just that. If you want to imitate her remarkable good looks without the dye job, watch this video to learn how to do your makeup like hers in the music ...more
Eyes: MAC - Creme Shadow (White) MAC - Shadestick (Corn) Bare Essentials - Shadow (True Gold) Bare Essentials - Shadow (Devotion) Bare Essentials - Shadow (Sugar Plum) Bare Essentials - Shadow (Surprise) MAC - Shadow (Forgery) MAC - Fluidline (Blacktrack) CoverGirl - Mascara ( ...more
Feel like you're too old to still wear a costume on Halloween? We hear you. If you're past the whole "dress up as a pumpkin" phase of Halloween but still want to look festive for the occasion, why not consider a face mask? Take a gander at this video to see how to paint on a ...more
Love bangles? Even know what a bangle is? Well, it's a rigid bracelet or anklet, and can be made from metal, wood or other rigid surface. They're quite fashionable, and what's even more fashionable? -- homemade bangles! Judi is always looking for new surfaces to stamp on—and ...more
Dave shows you how to produce a glass three different ways in 3ds Max in the video tutorial. Put two panels away, then concentrating on sensor one press m on the keyboard to bring up the materials editor. On the material editor go to the first sphere, choosing a slight blue co ...more
In this simple video tutorial you will learn to make a shiny glass ball effect in Photoshop. Learn how to use the Layer Style and gradient tool to create the effect. You'll also use Gaussian Blur to enhance the overall result. Make sure to pay attention to the video because th ...more
This tutorial will walk you trough the creation of a Web 2.0 style gloss orb with lights and shadows in Adobe Photoshop.
Once you've reached an age where sparklers are no longer fun, it's time to upgrade to science and steel wool. It may be basic chemistry, but as you'll see in the video, simplicity can amaze more than complexity, as well as create some really impressive fireworks that are perfe ...more
Alice in Wonderland has been around since 1865, when Charles Lutwidge Dodgson penned the novel under his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll. The classic story follows Alice on her journey down the rabbit hole and into a fantasy world full of anthropomorphic creatures, like the White Rab ...more
Many things cause a bike tire to deflate. Glass, sharp rocks, tacks, and nails can pierce the tire and puncture the tube within. A tube can be pinched between the rim and tire causing the tube to split when inflated. If a tire has a hole in it, the tube, which is filled with a ...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
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more
Creating good-looking titles is one of the oft-neglected but most important parts of creating a really appealing video, especially if you want to post it online. This two-part video will teach you how to animate blue in-out effects with keyframes and create a 3D glasses effect ...more
Dr. Kiki creates fire from a pair of glasses, Moujan transforms an empty wine bottle into a lamp, and Heather reveals an underground band who hails from Tokyo! Watch this episode of Pop Siren. David Byrne even turns a building into a musical instrument. But most importantly, ...more
Learn how to create a 3D anaglyph image (the kind of 3D image you see with 3D glasses) using Adobe Photoshop and a digital camera.
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
Sometimes, a project requires you to go back and fix or adjust something you created in Photoshop. Today, Bert takes us with him as he fills a once empty water glass, and fixes a reflection on one of his older pieces using the spherize tool in Photoshop.
This how to prank video will teach you how to plant a condom that will grow when watered. Learn how to grow a plant using condoms and create a whole new vibe in your house. Condom plants are practical and do not require a lot of time watering or grooming. Grow a garden of cond ...more
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a complete refillable glow stick. You can make this complete and refillable glow stick with a steampunk-style to it. The idea is simple, use compression fittings normally used in plumbing to create a glow stick t ...more
Doing makeup on Asian women is a lot different to doing makeup on any other ethnicity, mostly because they have different face shapes and eye shapes. More than half of Asians don't have a crease, or a fold above the eye, so their eyes are monolids. This makes normal makeup ap ...more
Eyeballs are spooky any time of the year, not just at Halloween. Whether they're on a necklace chain as evil eye pendants or simply being displayed as diagrams at the optomotrist's office, they're inherently creepy. Which is why they're so perfect for adding to your spooky Ha ...more
This clip demonstrates how to create a caustic lighting effect using Houdini's Mantra PBR rendering engine. The first part starts with a refresher on refraction. More generally, guide looks at setting up normals correctly, then at the glass shader in Houdini, faux caustics and ...more
Here's a quick and easy way to make 3D glasses. Supplies needed to make 3D glasses are: transparency paper, red and blue marker, scissors and an old pair of glasses. Pop the lenses out of the frame of the glasses. Take the lens and trace them with a marker. Color the left eye ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to create 3D logos and art ...more
Master mixologist Chris McMillian walks us through the history and preparation of the French 75. The French 75 is a classic Sunday brunch drink which was created in New Orleans. This is a unique cocktail that uses gin and champagne as a base! Ingredients: Gin (Bombay White La ...more
If you like Starbucks Frappuccinos but want to add a little bit of an alcoholic kick to them, try adding some vodka. Pouring some vanilla flavored vodka over the top of some and serving it in a chilled martini glass is a great way to quickly create a dessert drink. Enjoy this ...more
By now we all know the slogan "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle." And many of us do just that every Sunday, visiting the recyling center to dump our latest fill of glass and plastic bottles. But did you know you can recycle your old plastic bottles without actually taking them to the r ...more
The turkey has been eaten, the mashed potatoes with chives inhaled, and the glasses clinked. After all the hullabaloo of Thanksgiving, the task of cleaning up and taking care of leftovers daunts every host. While you can simply serve whatever's left of your turkey as is (sinc ...more
3D glasses are enjoying a renaissance right now, but the new ones are a far-cry from the red-and-blue affairs of your youth. Old-fashioned 2-color 3D pictures are called anaglyphs, and still have a very nostalgic appeal to many people. This video will show you how to make ster ...more
Finally, the professionals are weighing in on how to create fake wounds! This video features a makeup artist from the BBC demonstrating how to make a really realistic fake cut on the hand of an actor using theatrical makeup. The plastic pieces from a CD jewel case that resembl ...more
Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardst ...more
Watch this recipe from Common Man Cocktails to make the coolest looking alcoholic drink called a Lava Lamp Cocktail. The ingredients you need for the drinks are spiced rum (they use Captain Morgan's), Malibu Coconut Rum, grenadine, pineapple juice, a shaker and a Collins bever ...more