Light Painting

How To : Make tea (or coffee) and toast with fondant

To start making your tea and toast, roll about a section of white fondant about four inches by six about 1/8th inch thick. Now take a one inch circle cutter and cut out one circle. Now taking a half inch circle cutter, make an impression in the center of the first circle being ...more

How To : Apply a drag queen makeup look

The first thing to do to prepare to apply your drag queen makeup look is to pin back all your hair so it is not in your face. Make sure your face is clean before applying make up. Begin by applying pear soap to your eyebrows with a small brush. Brush on your neutral powder. Pa ...more

How To : Apply light sources to 3D models 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 silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...more

How To : Create sexy leopard print eyes

Create sexy leopard print eyes. Fresh Face: Start with what I call a fresh face, which is your clean slate for all of your looks. A fresh face is after you have put concealer and foundation all over the face or only where needed, which ever you prefer. Also groom the eyebrows ...more

How To : Glaze artwork (painting with transparency)

Watch this tutorial to learn how to glaze artwork (painting with transparency). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "What is Glazing? The technical answer is 1.) multiple thin layers of transparent oil p ...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 : Make medieval tissue-transferred candles

Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza demonstrate the way of making medieval candles using tissue paper transfer technique. Steve asks you to first take a piece of tissue paper and a square-shaped chunky stamp. Then you should load the stamp with black pigment. Once the loading is ...more

How To : Create a rainbow in Photoshop

Open the picture you wish to place a rainbow within. A good scene has clouds that are receding into the distance and the light angle coming in from the front of the scene. A rainbow effect appears when by the sun is shining from behind you into the mist-filled air where it is ...more

How To : Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more

How To : Consistently Locate Hidden Wall Studs in Your Home

Wall studs are both critical for maintaining the structure of your home and supporting items of weight and function on the interior walls (e.g. cabinets, shelves, plasma TVs, etc.). With wall studs playing such a critical role, consistently being able to find them is important ...more

How To : Set up an artist's studio

Renting is only half the battle – setting up an artist’s studio demands patience and preparation. Learn how to set up an artist's studio with this how to video. You Will Need * Fans for ventilation * Art supplies * A stool * A desk * Lights * A portable stereo * White paint * ...more

How To : Make a miniature baby bottle

In order to make a miniature baby doll bottle to be used in a dollhouse, you will need the following: orange paint, white paint, a paintbrush, and a light bulb from a string of white Christmas lights. The light bulb must be a standard light bulb. It can't be a replacement bulb ...more

How To : Paint a fade on your model cars

If you want to paint a fade on your model cars you should first pick colors that will work well with each other. First, you should plan out your step. Divide the car into parts of the car where you will places your colors. You should designate where you mixing and solid areas ...more

How To : Style a yamadori bonsai

This step-by-step tutorial will teach you the correct way make a Light-Saber effect using Paint.net.In this video, you will learn how to gather the Light-Saber image, paste the image into Paint.net, choose the preferred color for the Light-Saber, and other special effects such ...more

How To : Do forest fairy sprite/wood nymph Halloween makeup

This makeup palette is the Forest Fairy Sprite Wood Nymph created by MissChievious. Begin with regular foundation. Get a little dark gold and golden cream eyeshadow with a knife & mix it into foundation. Take a large makeup blush type brush & put green shadow around top & side ...more

How To : Choose wall paint colors

Looking to spruce up your living room or bedroom? Learn to combine a vivid imagination with good paint sense to choose the right colors for your walls and feel good about your surroundings. You Will Need: • Knowledge about each room • Paint • Poster board Step 1: Think about ...more

How To : Use the Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush

It's magical! The Magic Light Brush knows what color you are using and magically reveals the color of clear Color Wonder paint. This is a great mess free product to use for your child's next art project. This tutorial teaches you and your child how to use the Crayola Color Won ...more

How To : Speedpaint

How to Speedpaint using Digital Painting. IDrawGirls.com shows how to speed paint using best practices to improve your painting abilities. For this particular video he was inspired by a trailer on Youtube that showed a 3 point perspective. You can often use real world images ...more

How To : Apply a wolfman werewolf prosthetic

In this how to video, you will learn how to apply werewolf makeup. You will need the gelatin werewolf prosthetic grease paint. First, apply adhesive to the face. Next, place the prosthetic on. Push firmly on to the face to make sure it sticks properly. The lip area has to be a ...more

How To : Draw a simple boat

This video helps you to draw a boat. First draw the base with double lines. Then draw a cabin and a wheel. Next draw small circles on the base. Now paint the entire lines with black. Next draw spokes on the wheel. Shade the base of the boat with a lighter brown color and over- ...more

How To : Paint shadow lines on a model car

If you want to paint shadow lines on a model care you should first realize that you can pair this technique up with any other technique you want to for different effects. Shadow lines occur when the out lines get thick and it provides a contrast to make something pop out. Shad ...more

How To : Paint smiley face nails

For those who would like to have fun, interestingly designed nails, this video shows how to paint smiley face nails. After applying a base coat, mix a plain matte bright yellow and a plain matte white nail polish together on a piece of paper. This will create a lighter shade o ...more

Do-It-Yourself : Bookshelf Rafters

Apartment Therapy posts this neat, space-saving idea for bookshelf rafters. No explicit HowTo, but pretty self-evident. "These are just planks of painted plywood nailed to the supports for the loft above. They create perfect cubby spaces to store books, baskets and even small ...more

How To : Make a homemade menorah for Chanukah

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a homemade Menorah, shown in this how-to video. You will need self hardening clay, gold paint, a paint brush, a table covering, and a plastic plate. Follow along with this video holiday activity tutorial and learn how to make a menorah for ...more

How To : Spray paint graffiti

To spray paint graffiti, you will need the following: 2 cans of spray paint and a mask. You will need to have an idea of the design you want to paint, before you begin this project, because you will need to work quickly. Put on your safety/protective gear. Paint an outline of ...more

How To : Create cute polka dot acrylic nails

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to create cute polka dot acrylic nails. For this you will need acrylic paint and acrylic nails. First paint the lower part of the nail with black paint in a curved manner. Then you put three black polka dots in the unpai ...more

How To : Draw a outdoor rainbow scene

This video is all about how to draw a rainbow. The picture is drawn using a computer paint tool. In a blank white page they started drawing the outline for the trees, shrubs, house. After that using the light blue, dark blue and gray color they started painting the clouds. Af ...more

How To : Paint watermelon summer-inspired nails

BeautifulYou TV presents how a watermelon nail art design is painted. The nail painting starts off with a white line drawn between the base and the tip of the fingernail. Pink is used to cover the base and light green for the section from the white line moving towards the fing ...more

How To : Draw a moodily lit face

How to draw a face in MS Paint. The video is obviously made by a professional, it shows a sped up replay of a man using MS Paint to draw a very well done face. He starts with the basic outlines, then moves into coloration and shading. Notice all of the shading is done in uniso ...more

How To : Make a breakable baseball bat movie prop

There are plenty of films out there with baseball bats, but if you want your bat to explode on impact, you'll have to make it yourself. A smashable baseball bat is perfect for any gangster flick or sports movie. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a breakable baseba ...more

How To : Make a paper mache watermelon

These paper mache techniques are solid and will help you with other paper mache projects. (In case you don't want to make a paper mache watermelon). Materials needed: * Plenty of Newspapers * Flour, water and salt to make the paper mache and a bowl to mix it in * Two plastic ...more

How To : Create a computer mouse in Modo 201

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Paint a vintage French manicure

In order to create/paint a vintage French manicure, you will need several different nail polishes and a toothpick. You can use any combination of color that you want: e.g. neutral and purple and golden rose 10 and golden rose 31. Apply a base coat to clean/dry nails. When it ...more

How To : Paint nails with an aqua bohemian flower design

Love4Nails shows viewers how to paint nails with an aqua bohemian flower design. First, you want to apply a light blue nail polish as your background. Next, get a makeup sponge and brush green nail polish on this sponger. Place this green on the bottom part of your nail only. ...more

How To : Paint with oils

Looking to appease your creative side? Paint with oils! You Will Need: • A variety of colored oil paints • Sable brushes • A stretched canvas • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • An easel • A palette • Linseed oil • A palette knife • Mineral spirits • Turpentine • Lint-free ...more

How To : Make egg carton lights

Turn your home or patio into an incandescent flower garden with plain holiday lights and egg cartons. You Will Need * Scissors * Three to four cardboard egg cartons * A string of holiday lights * Watercolor paint (optional) * A pin (optional) Step 1 Cut out and discard the ro ...more

How To : Make invisible ink with baking soda and water

Now you see it, now you don't! Team up with the science sleuths of A-TV to make your own invisible ink. To follow along, you'll need these materials: baking soda paper water light bulb and light cotton swabs paint brush measuring cup grape juice concentrate The steps for th ...more

How To : Build a very inexpensvie grow light system

Jack takes you throught the steps of creating a plant light. Begin with a large sterolight container, all thread,bolts, nuts and washers, and a power strip with tie wraps to hold it togethers You'll use flourescent lights and two pieces of plywood. Two nuts are used to hold th ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 2: Painting

Whereas yesterday's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device focused on the technical elements of drawing from life, today we enter the painterly realm of David Hockney and Jorge Colombo. The apps below can be categorized under "painting"—or more accurately, the digital creat ...more

How To : Jump Start a Car

We've all been there before: We're in a hurry to get somewhere (often in bad weather), so we get in the car, turn the key in the ignition and.....WHUH! WHUH! WHUH! The darned battery is dead! After a stream of choice expletives (that is, if you're anything like me....;o)), we ...more

News : Vintage Nail Art

Tips This tutorial can be used for toenails too. Start with clean and clear nails. Make sure all nail polish is removed from the nail. Also, make sure the nail is free of dirt. Usually a manicure is given before nail art is done. If you do not know how to give a manicure, g ...more

How To : Use a Clay Bar When Detailing a Car

Using a clay bar will help produce a show-car paint finish. Watch the video for a complete demonstration, and check out the steps below. Wash Car It is very important to wash car before using the clay bar. This will remove dirt to prevent it from scratching the paint surface. ...more

News : Creating the Cosmos With Ink, Paint & Water

Artist Pery Burge uses water, paint and ink to create images that look like they might have been captured by the Hubble Telescope or under the super-zoom of a powerful microscope. "I use a Canon EOS 500D digital camera with EF100mm F2.8 macro lens and Speedlite 420EX flash, a ...more

News : Grafitti Dog Goes For a Stroll

Nowhere Near Here, by Pahnl, is made with the graffiti light writing technique (stop motion animation that uses a combination of light with stencils and long exposure photography). Over 300 hours in the making and more than 200 stencils later, the tale of a "dog running around ...more

How To : Paint a pomegranate

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a pomegranate. First, paint the circle for the pomegranate. After this, shade the right side with a dark red and the rest with a lighter shade of red. From here, add in a medium red all over the pomegranate and then add another shade ove ...more

HowTo : Pac-Man Pumpkins

David Adams' Pac Man themed pumpkins are so cute, you're definitely going to want to preserve them as long as you can! Specific instructions aren't included, but David has outlined his process and it's simple enough to emulate: "Pac Man, ghosts, pellets, and cherries. The Pa ...more

How To : Paint mountains, water, and clouds in Photoshop

Want to draw a quick scene in Photoshop that contains mountains, clouds and water. Just watch this video. You start with a rough sketch of the mountains and other elements of the scene using a round brushes of varying sizes. The presenter stresses on keeping in mind, the ligh ...more

How To : Draw manga in MS Paint

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw manga in MS Paint. Start by drawing false eyelashes to case the eyes inside of. Next, draw the false eyelashes underneath the eye, then draw the actual eyes in. Make sure to give them large pupils. Add in a bright color for the rest of th ...more

How To : Paint great lips in Adobe Photoshop CS3

If you are a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to digital painting in Adobe Photoshop CS3, making lips look great can be tough. In this great three-part video series, Neil Fontaine goes into great detail in each video, showing the amount of detail required to create great looking ...more

News : Paint a Mountain, Save the World

55-year-old Peruvian inventor, Eduardo Gold, was one of 26 winners of the "100 Ideas to Save the Planet" competition of 2009. His winning plan? To whitewash a mountain in order to restore it to a glacier. Some consider it a simple yet brilliant solution, others consider it fo ...more

How To : Create custom-shaped lights in modo

In this new tip tutorial, you'll see how you can use Luminous properties to create custom shaped lights. Devolped by the same team of engineers responsible for LightWave 3D, modo delivers the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering in a single integrated and acce ...more

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