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How To : Create a CSS-based image map in Adobe Dreamweaver

If you're designing a website but are uncomfortable slicing your interface up and reassembling it with CSS, or if you'd like to add easter-egg content to your site, then an image map might be a good option. And with Dreamweaver, the process is simple. In this two-part video t ...more

How To : Make an image map without additional software

This video is a quick lesson on how to make an image map for free without the software. You use image mapping if you are creating a website or you are a partner with http://youtube.com. From your PC or Mac you go to http://www.image-maps.com and that is where most of the free ...more

How To : Slice up images for HTML image maps in GIMP

See how to use GIMP to generate a HTML image map in minutes. This mimics the slice function from Photoshop. 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, y ...more

How To : Map an image in Dreamweaver CS4 & use Ap Div

Using Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 to make your website can be an intimating challenge, but will give you really good looking sites if you learn to do it well. This tutorial features instructions on how to map images in the program, as well as use the Ap Div function, which used to b ...more

How To : Tone map HDR images in Photoshop with Photomatix

Once you have merged to HDR only half the work is done. The magic happens with Tone-Mapping. Learn how to use Photomatix Tone Mapping and Photoshop’s tools together for the best results. See how to use this tone mapping HDR workflow with Photomatix and Photoshop. Tone map HDR ...more

How To : Create image hotspots in Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Though image maps have fallen out of favor in recent years, they can nevertheless be very convenient given the right set of circumstances. Learn how to create image map hot spots when working in Adobe Dreamweaver CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular WISYWIG HTML editor o ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

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

How To : Match plane's aspect ratio to an image in Blender

In this tip video, you'll see how to set the aspect ratio of a plane object to match that of the image mapped to it. This is important to prevent distortion in the mapped image. This knowledge will be helpful when using image planes for cutout trees and people, instanced image ...more

How To : Add mood lighting in Photoshop

In this video tutorial brought to you by photoshopuniverse, you will learn how to apply mood lighting to images in Photoshop. This is achieved by applying an adjustment layer, called a gradient map, which allows you to adjust the color of the light in an image. You will learn ...more

How To : Use group masks in modo 301

This 3D software tutorial teaches you the power and simplicity of the group mask in modo 301. When you hear the term mask, you probably think of layer masks, but group masks are different and more complex. See how to use a single procedural, image or vertex map texture to modu ...more

How To : Set up a scene and render an image in Cinema 4D

Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you the basics of setting up a project file, creating a scene, and rendering a final image in Cinema 4D. He also does a basic tutorial for post-production HDR lighting. Go here for the HDR map and C4D Project file: greyscalegorilla.com/blog/2 ...more

How To : Simulate water reflection in Photoshop

This Photoshop describes how to simulate the water reflection on scenery. First, create an image and add it to any photo. The added image should not contain water in them. The video shows displacement map to create the ripple effect. It is highly saturated and pure.

How To : Selectively colorize an image in Photoshop

Learn one very simple way, using the mask of the Black & White Gradient Map Adjustment layer in Photoshop to conceal or reveal parts of the image in color and other parts as a black and white version. Part 1 of 2 - How to Selectively colorize an image in Photoshop. Part 2 of ...more

How To : Make scaled maps in Sandbox 2 for the game Crysis

So, you're addicted to that award-winning, science-fiction, first-person shooter, computer game Crysis, are ya? Well, then you probably know a bit about the Sandbox 2 level editor then, don't ya? Well, if you need to figure out how to make 1:1 scaled maps in Sandbox to go int ...more

How To : Use street view in Google Maps

Street View is a new feature of Google Maps that allows you to quickly and easily view and navigate high-resolution, 360 degree street level images of various cities in the US. See at: http://maps.google.com

How To : Use Rembrandt lighting for images in Photoshop

This Photoshop video series is going to explain how to create a chiaroscuro lighting effect on an image. This art form was made famous by the Italian artist Rembrandt. Part one covers the origin of terms and how to create chiaroscuro dramatic lighting. Part two has instruction ...more

How To : Find webcams from across the world with Tekzilla

This video tutorial is about using Google Maps and the features in it. Google Maps help us to find the geography and even the traffic situations of a city. Google maps also provide a street view option that helps us to see how a place actually looks like from the ground. Neith ...more

How To : Use pelt mapping in 3D Studio MAX

Pelt mapping is the technique in 3D Studio MAX by which you can remove the "skin" from an image and stretch it out flat to work with it, like the pelt of a fox except that you can put it back on! This video will teach you how to use pelt mapping yourself in three parts. Part 1 ...more

How To : Create 3D text with Boris FX for After Effects

Check out this CreativeCow video on creating extruded or 3D text using After Effects. This new video tutorial from Paul Ezzy shows you the basics of using BCC Extruded Text in Adobe After Effects. BCC Extruded Text belongs to the 3D Objects category of filters which is new to ...more

How To : 3D model a mushroom cloud in 3D Studio MAX

The mushroom cloud is one of the iconic images of the 20th century, calling to mind destruction, progress, and arguably the single most important event of the century. This video will show you how to create a 3D model of one using 3D Studio MAX 4 or higher. This can then be us ...more

How To : Use Google Earth and explore the universe

This video shows how to download and use Google Earth. To download it, go to earth.google.com and click “Download Google Earth”. Then follow the directions according to where you want to save it, and it will automatically be installed. You will see an icon pop up on your d ...more

How To : Trace Any IP Address

Using a simple trace trick, you can easily look up the IP address and its location for any website. This method uses a command line command to first find the IP address of a given website, and then uses a free online tool to get that IP's location. Don't Miss: Tips & Tricks f ...more

How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Add a link from Google Maps to an email

In this video you will learn how to add various links from Google Maps to an email. The first step you will need to accomplish is to find a section of map you wish to attach to an email. After you have the section of map in view you will see a copy link option at the top right ...more

How To : Create seemless textures in ZBrush 3

When you use an image as a texture map, usually the object you are applying the texture to is larger than the image, so it gets mapped repeatedly onto the object. When this happens you get a "tiling" effect and that's not usually desired. This tutorial shows you how to create ...more

How To : Apply sepia tones in GIMP

This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create sepia toned images in the freeware GIMP. Learn four methods of applying a sepia tone inside GIMP: color balance, colorize, gradient map and solid color/color blend mode.

How To : Create a 3D shadow matte in 3ds Max

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a 3D shadow matte in 3ds Max. If you have a scene where you need a realistic looking background, you can trick doing this by using 3ds Max. First, go up to the rendering and go to environment. Add an environment map and then click on bi ...more

How To : Unwrap an image using 3D Studio Max

3D Studio Max is a powerful, but daunting tool for creating beautiful 3D art assets on the computer. This video will teach you how to use one powerful tool in the 3DSMax toolbox, the unwrap tool. Specifically, you will learn how to use it in pelt mapping using an axe as an exa ...more

How To : Graph Mario on a TI-83 Calculator

When it comes to graphing and comparing functions, the TI-83 graphing calculator is the end-all device for math and science students. But one of the most entertaining aspects of Texas Instruments' powerful algebraic and trigonometric calculator is not the equations themselves, ...more

News : This Is Your Brain On Video Games

Ever wonder what your brain looks like on video games? Below, Matt Richtel of the New York Times lies in a $3 million M.R.I. scanning tube while playing a simple driving game, as researchers sit by and observe the real-time images inside Richtel's brain. Why? To measure and m ...more

How To : Make a Spark frame ripper

Make a Spark frame ripper We are going to make a spark frame ripper. A spark frame ripper is an animation engine. Open flash builder. Go to this website to download code: http://code.google.com/p/lv3d/downloads/list. Spark frame ripper lays out images sequentially and then it ...more

How To : Easily create a normal map in Maya

Creating beautiful 3D images in Maya is easier than doing so by hand, but not by much! This video will teach you how to use Maya to create a normal map form a high poly geometry easily using the render pass feature that came out in Maya 2009.

How To : See high quality pictures of your house on the Web

In this how-to video, you will learn how to see high quality pictures of your own house. First, go to your web browser and click on Maps and Directions in the directory on the MSN website. Next, click on locations and type the address of your house or whatever place you want t ...more

How To : Model with images in 3ds Max

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use images to affect models in 3D Studio Max. Using the displacement modifier in 3ds Max we are able to use either image data or procedural texture maps to drive geometry in a design model. Modeling with images is a great way to model ...more

News : Hand-Held Hubble Telescope Model

It's not actually a working telescope, but it is a cool model to show kids and Hubble image enthusiasts what the telescope actually looks like. Includes printable skins so the texture map looks like the actual satellite.

How To : Create glass material in 3ds Max

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

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