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How To : Draw a building and stairwell with complex levels

Tired of hatching out the same boring triangles and squares? Want to bring your treasured shapes out of Flatland and into the third dimension? Then this tutorial is the answer to all your (drawing) problems. Complex levels means drawing a three dimensional space composed of v ...more

How To : Build up tones with cross hatching when drawing

Watch this tutorial to learn how to build up tones with cross hatching when drawing. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. Check out the Shading Resource. "I will teach you about drawing pencils and when ...more

How To : Draw a city full of skyscrapers and tall buildings

Maybe it's just us, but this city reminds us a lot of the dreamscape Parisian city from Cristopher Nolan's mind heist movie "Inception," aside from the whole city folding back over itself thing and whatnot. Check out this drawing tutorial to learn how to create a very complex ...more

How To : Use perspective to draw or build anything

In this two part instructional video, you will learn how to draw and design anything at all using perspective. This technique is great for adding backdrops and objects to your comic books and drawings. You will receive step by step tips on how to get your drawings to look real ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

How To : Make the quick-draw sleeve gun from "Taxi Driver"

This video tutorial from IndyMogul shows you how to make the quick-draw sleeve gun from "Taxi Driver". Robert De Niro built it in Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," but Erik Beck from INdy Mogul builds it for cheap! In this episode, Erik builds the infamous Quick-Draw Sleeve Gun that ...more

How To : Draw a modern complex levels garden

Feng shui out your drawing skills by doing something a little different this time: rather than focus on architectural buildings and stairways, why not sketch out a soothing garden to ease your tired soul? Watch this video to learn how to do a complex levels drawing of a multi ...more

How To : Draw a small town using complex levels

Complex levels is just a fancy name for multileveled, architectural structures in drawing. Complex levels drawing is used frequently by architects to help them envision and plan out the building, archway, walkway, and supports they'd like to build. Using a single vanishing po ...more

How To : Blend colored pencils with a paintbrush

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...more

How To : Draw a complex levels garden with a walkway

In our hectic everyday world of coffee, office cubicles, kids, and soul destroying commutes, it's nice - and often necessary - to have a peaceful, safe haven we can come back to and just be ourselves in. Unfortunately, for those who live in overcrowded cities, that place is no ...more

How To : Color copper metal with color pencils for jewelry

It seems contrary to what you instinctually believe is true, but you can actually mix two modes of art - coloring pencils and metal from jewelry making - and fuse them into one work of jewelry. Follow along, start to finish, as Art Jewelry magazine associate editor Jill L. Er ...more

How To : Build a helicopter from paper

You can learn how to build a helicopter from paper using origami. You need a piece of paper and a pen, with which you will have to draw a picture of a helicopter. The helicopter should actually be able to fly.

How To : Build your own prop shotgun

In this tutorial, we learn how to build your own prop shotgun. To make this, you will need: one 2x6 that is 2 feet long, one 1x3 eight inches long, two 8" diameter PVC piping 2 feet long, two one inch PVC end caps, picture hangers, assorted nuts, bolts, and crews. First, draw ...more

How To : Draw Walt Disney character, Mickey Mouse

Is there any character in the history of cartoons more iconic than Mickey Mouse? You'd be hard pressed to think of one, and in this tutorial, you can become part of the legend by learning to draw him! Once you can draw Mickey, then Minnie shouldn't be too difficult either! Wal ...more

How To : Model a house from an image in SketchUp 6

You don't have to have an authentic 2-dimensional CAD drawing to model a house or building in SketchUp, all you really need is a floor plan or good image. If you don't have a CAD drawing to use to create your SketchUp model, learn how you can take an image of any floor plan an ...more

How To : Teach your kids to draw a fish

This video shows the viewer how to teach their children to draw a cartoon style fish. The video is literally a tutorial showing a young woman teaching a group of children. She does this by using simple shapes, which children already know how to draw, to build up the bigger fis ...more

How To : Do an alphabet plank for a runner's workout

Users will need an exercise ball to perform this exercise. Begin by going on your knees and elbows on the ball. Users basically go into a plank position in the ball. Now users will need to go into a straight position from the shoulders to the knees. Now users will draw the alp ...more

How To : Build a BBQ grilling station

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to building a bbq grilling station. The tools needed are a measuring tape, square, hammer and chisel, safety glasses, a deadblow hammer and work gloves. Select the location and measure the dimensions of the grilling stati ...more

How To : Building a landscape retaining wall in a weekend

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build a landscape retaining wall in a weekend. This video is from www.allanblock.com. You can do it by using the Europa collection from Allanblock. Get the installation details and the location of the nearest dealer fr ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball chop exercise

Men's Health is the perfect place to get workout advice for toning your abs. The "medicine ball chop" exercise will work all of your muscles as you rotate and move through the full range of movement, giving a great abs workout. Stand holding a medicine ball with your arms str ...more

How To : Work with layers 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 your own animated flip book

Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more

How To : Illustrate with markers and colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to illustrate with markers and colored pencils. "This video shows my process for making an illustration (non tradigital). I use illustration markers (usually prismacolor) and color pencils (usually prisma once again) and a wax b ...more

How To : Draw a baseball player hitting a home run ball

Can't figure out what you love best? Baseball or art? Well, combine your two favorite pastimes and draw a baseball player. You can even create your own baseball cards if you want to go the extra step. But in this video, you'll specifically learn how to draw a baseball player h ...more

How To : Building a patio enclosure with seating walls

In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan fo ...more

How To : Build a samurai katana sword out of cardboard

The katana (also known as the samurai sword) originated in Japan's Muromachi period (1392–1573). These curved blades are known worldwide for their elegance and craftsmanship. But if you can't afford your own antique model you can create your own reproduction using junk you've ...more

How To : Draw a simple cartoon dog

When you first begin to drawing dogs, it can be difficult to know where to start. Usually, there are tricks that can get you started with ease, and the same is true in regards to drawing dogs. You don't have to be an expert artist to learn how to draw a dog; it's as simple as ...more

How To : Build a building in Google SketchUp

This video series takes you through every step of building a building in SketchUp and is taken from chapter 4 of "Google SketchUp for Dummies" in case you want to follow along. PART 1 explains how to switch to a 2D view to get you ready to build the floor plan. It's a good ide ...more

How To : Make Money by Streaming Videos Online

Want to make money by streaming videos online? Here's three steps to success. Find Good Quality Websites to Submit Videos First and foremost, you need to do your research online and check out good quality streaming websites that have high traffic volumes each day, as well as ...more

How To : Play Safe & Avoid FarmVille Scams

With FarmVille being one of the hottest Facebook games on the market, it's no wonder it's the primary target for scams and virus downloads. Anyone playing FarmVille is at risk, but the primary targets are those looking to improve their gameplay and build their farms and neighb ...more

How To : Draw and color a city with art markers

In this video, we learn how to draw and color a city with art markers. First, draw a horizontal line as your reference point to where the city buildings are going to go. Make a point in the middle as the background line. Now, start to draw in the buildings around the middle li ...more

How To : Draw a plan view

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a plan view. To start, you will draw a horizontal line with a point in the middle. After this, draw lines from the point where you want to draw the buildings in the picture. Then, draw boxes inside the lines that you drew out. Then, you w ...more

How To : Draw a plan view with art markers

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a plan view with art markers. First, you will draw a dot in the center of the paper and then draw lines out from here. After this, use the lines on the paper to create the proportions for the buildings. After this, draw in squares and lin ...more

How To : Draw a simple scenery

In this video, we learn how to draw a simple scenery. Start by drawing a horizontal line across the page. From here, draw reference boxes along the middle of the line. Now you can start filling in more details, making buildings out of the boxes. After this, make people outside ...more

How To : Measure your space when drawing a landscape

In this video, we learn how to measure your space when drawing a landscape. First you want to draw a line in the middle and measure out the line to the top of the building, and create another line there. Measure the length and then measure the edge of the outside of the buildi ...more

How To : Draw a windmill

In this how-to video, you will learn how to easily draw a wind mill from scratch. First, start off with the building of the mill. Next, draw the arms of the wind mill. Include the flaps on the arms. Next, fill in the smaller details such as the center of the rotation. Next, yo ...more

How To : Sketch a busy street

Miandza teaches you how to sketch a busy street. You start by drawing a horizontal line and add 2 diagonal lines, for all 3 lines to meet in the middle. Using those diagonal lines, draw vertical lines, at the same distance from each other. These will act as buildings. Also sta ...more

How To : Draw a Japan-inspired farm scene

Drawing towns full of buildings can be challenge, especially when trying to properly use perspective to make the view stretch out into the horizons as so many towns do in the real world. This video demonstrates how to start with a simple web and then build on it to create a ne ...more

How To : Build your own set of graffiti lettering

Drawing graffiti letters can be done in hundreds of different ways, but drawing on graph paper helps the letters stay to scale, and using a brush pen creates a flared effect. Draw a few different types of graffiti letters with a demonstration from an experienced artist and art ...more

How To : Design and draw an architectural bridge house

Take a lesson in architecture from renowned architect Doug Patt by watching this video tutorial. If you want to learn about drawing and designing, without going to school, Doug's just the teacher. Watch to see how to design and draw an architectural bridge house. In this epis ...more

How To : Draw an outdoor multilevel complex levels space

The true test of good technical drawing is being able to handle multiple vanishing points and levels of ground at the same time. So rather than just creating a scene on the same uniform plane, you add additional height and width with complex levels. If you want to challenge y ...more

How To : Draw a round fantasy town with a dock

This video demonstrates how to draw a a somewhat oddly shaped seaside town with a dock located at the bottom of a pit surrounded by buildings. The picture is very pretty and original, although what sort of land could support this particular town is left to the imagination.

How To : Draw Homer Simpson from Simpsons

This silent video demonstrates visually how to draw a Homer Simpson character beginning with a series of simplistic shapes and lines. The artist begins by drawing two very basic circles for the eyes, then adds a curving line beneath to create the nose. The artist continues bui ...more

How To : Sketch a street drawing

Miandza teaches us how to sketch a street. You start with a horizontal line and two diagonal lines, all intersecting in the middle. You then start to add parts of buildings, in perspective. You continue to use the lines as reference and add more buildings. Then start doing tre ...more

How To : Make an urban environment neighborhood drawing

Watch this video to learn how to make an urban neighborhood drawing. Start by sketching the road splitting into two direction. Remember that as things are farther a way they are smaller in appearance. Put in some vegetation where you are not going to put building. Next sketch ...more

News : Build-It-Yourself Airplane for $2000

Shell out a mere two grand and you can build yourself your very own operating airplane. Back in 1928, Bernard H. Pietenpol decided everybody should have the option of personal flight. So Pietenpol drew up the plans for the Pietenpol AirCamper, and guess what? His family is sti ...more

How To : Build a simple house in SketchUp

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to build a simple house in SketchUp. Start with the floor plan, draw a rectangular main living space and attach a small extra room. Next you use the push pull tool and pull the house up to a ...more

How To : Draw a landscape scenery

This video is a free drawing lesson on how to draw landscape scenery. • Draw a baseline or a horizontal line in the middle of the paper. • Across the baseline draw slope of 2 hills along the river bed and mark a line showing uplifted area on the upper portion of the paper abov ...more

How To : Draw four side-by-side scenes of a suburban city

What's the best way to get better at drawing? Practicing, of course! When it comes to art, especially its more technical side of drafting, sketching out buildings in relation to a vanishing point or a suburban garden scene filled with lots of architectural elements increases y ...more

How To : Draw and color landscape scenery

In this video, we learn how to draw and color landscape scenery. First, draw your starting point, making a horizontal line. After this, draw other reference points on the paper, then start to draw in lines to see where your structures are going to be. After you do this, make t ...more

How To : Trace a picture accurately of an apartment complex

Imitation is the best form of flattery, right? In the case of this picture of a roadside apartment complex, imitation will help you learn about perspective and vanishing points, and how architectural features align with these two drawing caveats to create a realistic picture. ...more

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