How to Make Your Pencil Cool Pencil

Shortcut : Drill Powered Pencil Sharpener

As someone who keeps an electric drill in the same 5 foot proximity of a manual wall pencil sharpener, here's a clear cut case of "Why didn't they think of this sooner?!"... Introducing, the coolest drill bit ever: Wowee, just watch it go. The C.H. Hanson Pro-Sharp Finishing P ...more

How To : Spin a pencil

This is a cool video tutorial teaching you different ways for how to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while keeping in mind the weight balance, you will be able to learn how to do this trick with the easy steps that he pr ...more

How To : Use the Pencil tool in Illustrator CS3

This video shows you how to draw with and set options for the Pencil tool in Illustrator. You learn about other ways to use the Pencil tool, and how to modify existing drawings. Check out this cool lesson taught by Matthew Richmond now! Use the Pencil tool in Illustrator CS3. ...more

How To : Perform the broken and restored pencil magic trick

Improve your magician skills with this magic prop trick video lesson. This magical tutorial will show you how to perform the broken and restored pencil magic trick. Doing the broken and restored trick just takes a little practice and a little bit of illusion. See the reveal of ...more

How To : Make Eyeliner with Colored Pencils

Today I will share a cool trick - how to make eyeliner with colored pencils or even crayons! For this eyeliner tutorial, you will need: Hot water Colored pencils If your colors do not melt (it always does, in my experience though), you can melt the colors with vaseline too. ...more

How To : Origami a pencil Japanese style

Fold an origami pencil. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a pencil Japa ...more

How To : Make a rotating pencil holder with Crayola

Create a rotating 4-sided pencil holder that tells what's up at your desk. Is it a homework zone? An art zone? Are you Homework FREE? Learn how you and your kids can make a cool pencil holder that announces what is going on in your room with this arts and crafts tutorial. You ...more

News : Twirl this banana around your thumb

Visit Taiwan some day. Honest. Every school kid twirls and twirls during class. This cool video teaches you different ways to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while observing the weight balance, you will learn to be cool ...more

How To : Apply pink & purple eye makeup

This is a tutorial video on how to apply a pink/purple eyeshadow look with makeup. Normally, I would apply Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion, but I didn't in this video. Products used: - Maybelline Cool Effect Cooling Shadow/Liner in Wink of Pink and Luscious Lilac - Jane ...more

How To : Draw a cool optical illusion

Optical illusions don't require fancy techniques; this one relies entirely in the details. Gather up a pen/pencil, paper, and a pair of scissors. Draw a parallelogram to be used as the template for both tabletops in this sketch. By varied angling, leg lengths, and color, the t ...more

How To : Draw stylized hands reminiscent of Marvel comics

Marvel comics have been a major inspiration to a whole generation of artists, particularly graphic novel and comic-inclined artists working in pen and pencil or digital mediums. This video demonstrates some cool techniques for drawing hands in Paint on the computer, with a foc ...more

How To : Draw a cool graffiti design

Talented graffiti-artist-for-hire Wizard here demonstrates a user-requested drawing of a cholo figure and some very elaborate script. As will most of his demonstrations, he works in pencil and black ink on grid paper, creating small and somewhat austere designs with undeniable ...more

How To : Create a pink 1920s film noir makeup look

In this video from Fashion Face, we are shown how to do a 1920's pink film noir makeup look that was actually requested by Courtney Love and originally created by a makeup artist for the brand Illamasqua. This is an extreme look, and there are a lot of tools and makeup involve ...more

How To : Create a pink summer night smokey eye makeup look

Wearing layers and layers of makeup during the day is just asking for disaster, especially now that the humidity is soaring and temperatures are climbing up higher and higher. But during summer nights the temperatures cool down just enough that you can sport a decent amount o ...more

How To : Make a banana buddy puppet

You'll go bananas for the puppet project in this how-to video. Join expert puppeteer John Kennedy and his pal Tabitha as they make a really cool squeeze mouth Banana Buddy. Give it a squeeze to make it talk! You will need a permanent black marker, a permanent yellow marker, a ...more

How To : Create a whimsical fairy makeup look for Halloween

Bring pretty back this Halloween by dressing up as a flirty yet mischevious fairy. Though fairies haven't been all too popular recently in comparison to vampires and werewolves, the revelation of Sookie's fairy lineage on "True Blood" has gotten people interested in these mini ...more

How To : Make a perpetual spinner

This video teaches the secret of making a cool perpetual spinner with a few little things and science. You will need: white paper, scissors, pen, pencil with eraser on its back, bell pin and a suitable cap. Draw a spiral shape on a plain sheet of white paper using a pen. Now c ...more

How To : Make a lucky charm shamrock key ring

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a lucky charm. It is a symbol of good luck among the Irish. You will need a baking sheet, green polymer clay, a paper clip, pencil, and a key ring. Roll three one inch balls from the clay. Shape them into the clover leaves. Ne ...more

How To : Fix a Stuck Zipper with Zero Tailoring Knowledge

"Oh God! Again this Zipper got stuck. I'm gonna through it away." People… cool! This kinda things can be done on your own… by yourself by some simple household items. Things you need: Wax/Candle Pencil Lip balm Really Simple Tips for Fixing a Stuck Zipper Video: . Step 1: W ...more

How To : The 6 Best New Notes Features in iOS 11 for iPhone

With iOS 11, Apple's very own Notes app will now come standard with a number of new features that aim to make it significantly more user-friendly and help it compete against more popular notepads like OneNote and Evernote. The Notes app in iOS 11 didn't receive a full redesig ...more

How To : Draw a blood hound cartoon

Sniff out the trail of this cool cartoon with Bruce Blitz. This cartoon trick is sure to turn heads and noses. All you need is paper, pencil, marker, colored chalks or colored pencils and an eraser. First, draw a long nose, adding a curved line for a nostril. Draw an oval at t ...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 snowy pines with colored pencil

To draw snowy pines in colored pencil, depict the tree with snow weighing down the branches and with snow dunes in the background. Learn to depict snow on trees with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. All you need are a few tips a ...more

How To : Fold an origami pencil cup or holder

This art and crafts tutorial video shows how to make a pencil cup or holder using origami. Watch this video and learn how to make a pencil, pen holder using just a piece of ordinary paper. This is a great instructional video and the presenter in the shows the procedure in a v ...more

How To : Fold an origami two-cup pencil holder

This how-to video show you how to make an origami two-cup pencil holder. The narrator explains that you will need one eight and a half inch by 11 inch piece of office paper. This video show everything you need to know from folding every single predrawn line and reversing them, ...more

How To : Tight line your eyes with pencil

In this makeup tutorial, Petrilude gives you the lowdown on tight-lining your eyes with pencil. Petrilude does this so he can get the look of a darker lash line, and give himself the appearance of denser lashes. It still doesn't take away lid space, so there's plenty of room s ...more

How To : Turn a pencil into an emergency light

You are stuck in the middle of nowhere and can't see a thing. Luckily you have pencil and your car battery. You can create 20 minutes of bright light using the graphite from a regular pencil, wired to the positive and negative of your car battery. Basically, the graphite serve ...more

How To : Properly hold a pencil for better handwriting

The fastest and easiest way to improve your handwriting is to learn to hold your pencil properly. A lot of people bypass this seemingly small step and then wonder why their writing looks like chicken scratch. This video will show you exactly how to hold your pen or pencil for ...more

How To : Use the Grease Pencil tool in Blender 2.49b or 2.5

This clip offers a number of tips on how to use the Grease Pencil feature within Blender 2.49b or 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, y ...more

How To : Make a pencil case from duct tape

Need something to carry all those loose pencils and pens floating around at the bottom of your book bag? DuctTapeStuff shows us how to build a nifty pencil and pen case out of duct tape in just a few minutes. This tutorial on how to make a pencil case out of duct tape is just ...more

How To : Sketch a human hand holding a pencil drawing

You may not know how to draw, but but don't let that discourage your from trying. This video will take your fears away and prove to you that anybody can draw if they want to! A little instruction is all anybody needs to succeed. But drawing hands is difficult, right? Sure, han ...more

How To : Create a New Year's harlequin mask makeup look

Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products ...more

How To : Fix mistakes while oil painting a colored portrait

Have you ever screwed up a painting before? Beyond repair? Well, it might be able to be saved after all, at least, thanks to these tips from Merrill Kazanjian. He recently screwed up a dry brush color portrait of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. He messed it up, but was a ...more

How To : Create a blueberries & cherries eye makeup look

This beauty video demonstrates how to create a blueberries & cherries eye makeup look. Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my ...more

How To : Do an 88 Palette purple posey makeup look

This beauty video demonstrates how to do an 88 Palette purple posey makeup look . Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my spar ...more

How To : Get a makeup look inspired by Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn's gorgeous looks are classic for a reason. In this video, you'll learn how to get a classic makeup look inspired by this elegant star. Just follow along and you'll be looking like a movie star in no time at all! PRODUCTS USED: Chanel Mat Lumiere MAC Studio fini ...more

How To : Make Dog Bows with Ribbon & Elastic Bands

So, basically I was looking around on the internet trying to find out how to make more intricate bows, and found nothing but a whole lot of very confusing instructional posts with no pictures or videos. Here you'll learn how to make cute little bows for your pets, in 6 simple ...more

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