How to Make a Background on Your Computer

How To : Create computer wallpaper using CINEMA 4D

The terms "wallpaper" and "desktop picture" refer to an image used as a background on a computer screen, usually for the desktop of a graphical user interface. 'Wallpaper' is the term used in Microsoft Windows, while the Mac OS calls it a 'desktop picture'. In this video you w ...more

How To : Adjust the cursor size in Mac OS X

Learn how to adjust the mouse cursor size on a Macintosh computer, so that it is easier to see and locate. The cursor can be adjusted to your liking by accessing the "Universal Access" preferences window and then by selecting the "Mouse & Trackpad" option. Near the bottom of t ...more

How To : Create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux. This is a modified version of A-Desk v.14.1 that includes more videos ...more

How To : Pull the disabled desktop icons prank

You can learn how to prank your co-workers. From your computer, on the desktop, hit print screen, start, r, and then type ms paint. You save your background to your desktop and your victim will be confused for hours because there will be no items on the desktop.

How To : Make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3. A favicon is a little symbol that shows up on url bars and also on browser tabs. Open a new project in Photoshop by pressing ctrl+N. Select height and width to 6 ...more

How To : Draw a manga or anime girl

In this video, we learn how to draw a manga or anime girl on the computer. Start off by drawing the torso, with the arm coming out. Have her leaning on the pillow on an incline, then draw her legs. Continue to draw up the body, making the head and hair, then the other arm. Dra ...more

How To : Texture a head with projection painting in Blender

This clip provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to texture a head with projection painting when working in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the ...more

How To : Layer background images in Blender 2.5

This quick Blender 2.5 video tip tutorial demonstrates how to use multiple background images. This feature is very useful and allows for layering images in the viewport and assigning separate images to specific viewing angles. Without the need for multiple viewports. Whether y ...more

How To : Apply a texture to the world background in Blender

In this tutorial, you will see how to apply a texture, in this case a subtle gradient, to the world background in Blender. Textures can vastly improve the presentation of your model. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics applic ...more

How To : Set up background images in Blender

If you are modeling from a reference file, concept art, or model sheets. Setting the background up with an image can be extremely useful. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely ...more

How To : Change the background or screensaver in Mac OS X

In this quick video, you are shown (and told) in a very simple way how to change your background or screen saver on your Mac computer that runs OS X. This is very simple to do, just click the apple, go to System Preferences, then click Desktop and Screen Saver. From there, you ...more

How To : Composite video for inserting backgrounds in sets

The Video On Demand highlights how amazing backgrounds are inserted behind characters and will show you how to composite video so your characters can seamlessly move in front of these images. Computer generated video objects may be superimposed over a background video image so ...more

How To : Use FX to shrink yourself into a miniature village

Rick Vanman reveals the secrets to professional video effects using your own computer software. Position your model houses into a setup of your liking. Take a picture of the houses with a digital camera using the macro setting. Edit your picture in Photoshop. Disguise any unwa ...more

How To : Add your photo to a billboard in Photoshop

This video teaches about adding any of your photos to a billboard. Now copy into the computer memory back into the original billboard image to create another layer this is the layer place in our image. We can do this correctly, respective into this filter which is called vanis ...more

How To : Customize your Windows 7 wallpaper

Top-Windows-Tutorials is a great site dedicated to Windows tutorials for almost all things Windows. Whether you are a computer novice or an expert in Windows operating systems, you'll find useful information in these guides catering to your level of expertise. These user frien ...more

How To : Make a Youtube wallpaper with Household Hacker

Household Hacker brings you fun hack how to projects in a variety of areas: electronic hacks, computer hacks, pranks, etc. Search Household Hacker on WonderHowTo for more videos by this creator. In this video, learn how to make YouTube paper. Template: http://www.householdhac ...more

How To : Take and share photos on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to take and share photos on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mob ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Pull a Quick Computer Prank!

Here's a quick, simple prank to pull on anyone in under 2 minutes. It works especially great for someone who has tons of icons on their desktop! It makes the computer look the same, but nothing on the desktop works! Here's how it goes... You're target leaves their desk for a ...more

How To : Change your Windows 7 logon bckground

This video shows you how to change your Windows 7 login background. *Start the computer *Click launch *You will be taken to the Windows 7 login screen *Click the “Browse” button bottom left to find images on your computer (jpeg format only) *By clicking on the “More Backgroun ...more

How To : Take better photographs for selling on eBay

In this video, we learn how to take better pictures for eBay. If you're selling something on eBay, you want your item to look good so it will sell quickly. People are more likely to buy from you if you have good pictures which showcase the product you're selling. The first thi ...more

How To : Change your Windows 7 login screen

In this tutorial, we learn how to change your Windows 7 login screen. First, click on browse, then you can choose the picture you want for the background on your login screen. If you decide you don't want this, you can go back and change the background when you don't want it a ...more

How To : Use Sketchup to design comic book backdrops

In this tutorial, learn how to create background images for your comic books using the computer program, Sketchup. Hand drawing is a thing of the past, and computer designing has taken over. Get on the technology train and update your art skills with this informative clip.

How To : Be a product tester

Testing products for a living is a bit more complicated than it sounds. You Will Need * A field of interest * A college degree Step 1: Pick a field Pick a field. Do you want to test toys? Evaluate appliances? Judge new ice cream flavors? The area that interests you will deter ...more

How To : Build your own green screen

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to build a green screen. The materials required for this project are: two 10 ft long PVC pipes, measuring tape, saw, duct tape and pipe elbows and couplings. Begin by marking the two PVC pipes with 6 ft on one side and 4ft on the other ...more

How To : Speed up Windows XP and Vista boot performance

In this tutorial, we learn how to speed up Widows XP and Vista using boot performance. Disabling programs in the background you don't need will really increase the speed of your computer. To turn the programs off, click "start", then "run", then "msconfig", and press "ok". A n ...more

How To : Use the System Restore tool on a Windows Vista PC

Every time you download a game, movie, etc to your computer, you make changes to the computer. Sometimes, these downloads can make your computer unstable. By default, Windows Vista creates restore points in the background. What this means is every time you make these changes t ...more

How To : Draw a paraglider on a computer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a paraglider on a computer. Start by drawing an oval for the head and attach it with a torso. Now draw the hands in the gliding position. Draw a flat oval and connect it with legs. Now draw the parachute and connect it with the ...more

How To : Install HD wallpapers to your computer

In this video you will learn how to install the HD wallpapers on your Mac. In order to do that just follow these steps: Open your browser and go to ewallpapers and pick your desired wallpaper. You can click view and set is as your background or you can download it and save it ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon mom on a computer

DrawingNow teaches you how to draw a cartoon mom on a computer in Microsoft Paint or any other drawing program. You start with a basic oval, but tilted to one side. Then, add the contour of the long hair. Next, you can start adding details to the face. Draw a nose and two equa ...more

How To : Draw a skull

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to draw a skull using a computer. Start by drawing a circle for the head and a rectangular shape at the bottom. Draw a line in the center as a guideline. Then draw the eyes, nose and mouth. Now outline the skull and add the detail ...more

How To : Draw Kung Fu Panda on a computer

In this video you will learn how to draw a Kung Fu Panda on your computer. The first thing to do is to create the sketch using a crayon tool. After you've done that you need to take a brush tool and draw on the sketch with a black color. The next step is to paint the backgroun ...more

How To : Play Minesweeper for dummies

In this video there is a person in the background who helps people with the game of Minesweeper that is on most computers. He shows you what is on the mine grind and all the basics to start. And, to start, you first hit the happy face and you see what the numbers on the mine g ...more

How To : Draw musical instruments on a computer

DrawingNow teaches you how to draw musical instruments on a computer. Start by drawing a guitar and then draw all the other instruments on top and near it. Use straight lines for the neck and interior. Use curves on the outside. Make sure to draw simple shapes and add detail l ...more

How To : Make your computer run faster than you

Now your computer is running slowly while opening the multiple programs, and for checking mails. The following steps easy to get faster the computer. First step is removing the wallpaper, which is easy to remove the wallpaper just right click on the desktop and go to the prop ...more

How To : Make your own desktop wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop

If you can't find a wallpaper you like for your desktop or laptop computer, you can use the Photoshop software to make your own. Starting from a new document, this tutorial shows you how to use the right techniques to create your own stunning background. Part 1 of 2 - How to M ...more

How To : Make fabric backgrounds in Photoshop

Want to digitally add a fabric background to a photo after the fact? With Photoshop, it's a breeze. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from th ...more

How To : Make studio portrait backgrounds in Photoshop

Want to add a studio portrait background to a photo after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop, it's easy. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from t ...more

How To : Download and play music on an Amazon Kindle

Watch this CNET Quick Tips video to learn how to add your own MP3s for background music on the Amazon Kindle. Some readers just like to listen to music as they read, and the Kindle makes that easy. It's as easy as dragging and dropping your digitla music files onto your Kindle ...more

How To : Write C# code with Microsoft Visual C# 2005

Want to get started programming with C# but aren't sure where to begin? If you have prior background with Visual Basic, you might be interested in Microsoft Visual C#. This beginner’s guide is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of computer languages, who wan ...more

How To : Create patterns with Adobe Photoshop pattern maker

Whether you need a repetitive background for Twitter or your Tumbler account, an attractive pattern is crucial for establishing your personal style and brand. And you don't have to resort to mass-distributed image software or online pictures to fill your walls with. In fact, ...more

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