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How To : Use the Live Paint tool in Illustrator

Color your Illustrator objects in a whole new way with Live Paint. Learn to convert your art into a Live Paint group and apply colors to various parts of the object, even if there are gaps or complex areas in the paths. Use the Live Paint tool in Illustrator. Click through to ...more

How To : Paint a living room

In this video series, professional painter Grady Johnson teaches how to paint the living rrom in your house. Grady covers how to pick paint, what tools and materials are needed to paint a house, how to clear a room, how to lay drop cloth, how to cut in and roll walls and ceili ...more

How To : Use Live Paint in Illustrator CS3

This video shows you how to use the Live Paint feature in Illustrator. You learn how to create Live Paint groups, and how to use the options for painting faces and edges of overlapping objects in those groups. Check out this wonderful video by Matthew Richmond now! Use Live Pa ...more

How To : Use Live Paint in Illustrator

This tutorial will show you how to use live paint in Illustrator. Using live paint in CS2 recognizes empty spaces even those with gaps. Check out this tutorial video from Sessions Online Schools of Art & Design's "Illustrator Basics" course. This is part of Sessions' Graphic ...more

How To : Paint 3D objects with Maya's 3D Paint Tool

Want to learn how to quickly and easily paint directly on 3D objects? With Maya's 3D paint tool, it's a cinch. And this guide will show you how. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with app ...more

How To : Use the paint bucket tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional vidoe and learn how to use the paint bucket tool in Google SketchUp. Selecting the paint bucket tool will open the materials browser. The materials browser is different for windows and mac users. On windows, the browser has two main tabs to se ...more

How To : Use the live trace tool in Adobe Illustrator

This shows how to use live trace on Adobe Illustrator to make a vector image. First, you need to open up Adobe Illustrator. Then go to file and select New and adjust your size to letter. For orientation you can choose to have it landscape if you want. Once you have your blank ...more

How To : Use Reason as a live DJ mixing tool

Both Reason and Record's custom wiring capabilities make both programs well suited for the task of DJ mixing. Whether you're new to Propellerhead's virtual music studio application, Reason, or their newer DAW app, Record, you're sure to find much to take away from this brief, ...more

How To : Use color correction 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

News : The Latest and Greatest Kinect Hacks

Nobody could predict the success of Microsoft's Kinect, not even Microsoft themselves. So, it was quite a surprise when it ended up earning a Guinness World Record for fastest-selling consumer electronics device, and an even bigger surprise to see people buying one that didn't ...more

News : Virtual Reality Will Change How We Experience Music

Virtual reality, along with its siblings, has the opportunity to profoundly change the way we interact with all things digital. As a visual medium, we often don't think about the impact on audio, but it plays a significant role nevertheless. When it comes to music—and music vi ...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 : Make a CD cover in Photoshop

This video is about how to make a CD cover. First, open up the image that you have. Then, you need an action script. Click on the action's palette and pick which CD cover you want to do. Then you click step one which will run a template for you to set everything up and place y ...more

How To : Use Paint Effects in Maya 7

Paint Effects are a great tool that help us fill out scenes and do all sorts of things quickly and easily. Learn how to find the brushes and use them, as well as some of the up sides and down sides of using them. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a ...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 : Sharpen a knife with Gordon Ramsey

Don't cook with a blunt knife. It is dangerous. This is an important tool maintenance video. Here's another installment of Gordon Ramsay's How To Guides created to help you prepare for the Cookalong live event on Friday at 9pm on Channel4.

How To : Create Ke$ha's "Tik Tok" toe nails

This tutorial teaches you how to do the same nail design as Ke$ha from her video "Tik Tok" had her nails done. First you apply a base polish to protect your nails. Apply a gold polish all over the nail, about three solid coats and then let them dry. Paint on a rich wine color ...more

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Draw realistic hair in Photoshop

Stephanie Valentin will show you how to draw realistic hair in Photoshop. Add a new layer of paint to shape the hair, and do it with a round brush. Create hairs all around the shape with a smudge tool. Then add a new layer and draw a line with a soft round brush and smudge too ...more

How To : Hang small & large framed pictures on a wall

I bet you can't wait to hang that beautiful painting you just ran across. But before you try to hang it and damage your wall take a point from Barbara K. In this video she will demonstrate exactly how to hang small & large paintings on your wall. Hang a heavy framed picture o ...more

How To : Play "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones on guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Paint It Black" by Rolling Stones. If you want to learn how t ...more

How To : Understand artist tools for painting

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand artist tools for painting. The first tool is plastic, which can be use for great textures on the painting. Cheap brushes are great for painting in big spaces and fan brushes are great for painting wider widths. A badger hair brush w ...more

How To : Make a book cover in Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make a book cover in Photoshop. Go to file -> new. Give it a name, set width 900, height 1200 and resolution 300 and click OK. You can change these settings if you like. Go to your paint bucket tool and paint the background ...more

How To : Draw a flower pot in Flash

In this video tutorial from CreativeCOW leader Tony Ross, learn to use Flash as a drawing tool, while making several pseudo-3D shapes, including a flower pot. Tools include the Rectangle Tool, Oval Tool, Paint Bucket Tool, and Free Transform Tool. Draw a flower pot in Flash. C ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon bird

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a cartoon bird. Using the gray pencil tool, draw an oval shape for the body of the bird. Then create the lines for the wing and tail. Now add the details with black outlines. Then use transparent colors to fill the body, tail a ...more

How To : Create an ice text effect in Photoshop

It is a tutorial that how to make an ice text effect on Photoshop. First create a new layer select paint bucket tool switch black color and paint the layer now create an other layer, choose type tool then switch the white color and create a text "ice text" after go to layer pa ...more

How To : Create fog in your photos using Photoshop CS4

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create fog using Adobe Photoshop. Begin by importing the image into the program and duplicate the image. Now go to Filter, select Blur and select Radial Blur. Set the amount to 100, Blur Method to Zoom and Quality to Best. Now selec ...more

How To : Draw a flower using MS paint

Learn how to draw a flower in MS Paint in this video tutorial from Shannon. In the first step, you will need to draw a circle with the shape tool. To create the petals, you will need to draw additional circles surrounding the first circle. Use the paint brush tool in green to ...more

How To : Make a glossy Vista wallpaper in Photoshop

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to make a glossy Vista wallpaper in the program Photoshop. The first step is to open Photoshop. Photoshop is a very large program so it might take a few minutes to open fully. The second step is to go to file open and o ...more

How To : Draw a cute anime mermaid

This is a video tutorial showing its audience how to draw an anime mermaid. The first step in drawing an anime mermaid is to gather your supplies. For this drawing you will need a photoshop type of program. Next you can open up the program. First you will need to open a new wi ...more

How To : Draw an 8-bit Super Mario jumping

In this video, we learn how to draw an 8-bit Super Mario jumping. To start, you will use a square paint tool on your computer to create rectangles on the blank sheet. Use red, tan, brown, white, and blue to create the character. Use the square too to draw in the shape of Mario ...more

How To : Draw a scene from Star Wars

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a scene from Star Wars. Start off by coloring the background peach, then adding orange with the spray paint tool to the bottom. After this, color in clouds to the sky with a light tan. From here, add in a spaceship in the sky and then two ...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 : Live trace in Illustrator

The live trace tool enables you to change photos into vector-based drawings, allowing you to resize any image without losing quality. Learn how to use live trace in Adobe Illustrator.

How To : Draw an 8-bit Luigi in MS Paint

This simple tutorial teaches you how to create a classic 8-bit Luigi from the Nintendo franchise Super Mario Brothers in the Microsoft paint program. To start, open Paint. Select Image-> Attributes and change the image width to 12 pixels and the height to 16 pixels. Use the zo ...more

How To : Use Live Trace in Illustrator CS3

Morty Golding is back again to show us how to utilize Adobe Illustrator's live trace tool to convert bitmaps into vector drawings. Vector drawings guarantee that your graphics stay the same across multiple platforms and when printing. So learn how to use live trace and create ...more

How To : Change brush sizes in Flash

This video explains in 60 seconds a trick to change brush sizes in Flash using a combination of the paint brush tool, and zooming. For added stroke variance Tony is using a Wacom Graphire.

How To : Draw a house on Microsoft Paint

In this video, Lance Sisiolo draws a beautiful house using Microsoft Paint. He uses line tool to draw most part of the house. He uses different types of lines. He also uses curve tool to draw sky and the entrance of the house. The unwanted part of the picture is erased using e ...more

How To : Create a custom spray brush tool in Flash CS4

The custom spray brush tool in Flash CS4 is a powerful one indeed. It allows you to spray colors in shapes governed by movie clips, which is very handy for making your paint brush tool match areas that you have to color in frequently. This video will show you how to use the to ...more

How To : Draw manga eyes in Adobe Flash

This video is an extremely quick yet advanced tutorial of how to create Japanimation eyes in the Adobe Flash program. Otherwise known as "Manga", this style was created in the late 19th century Japan and is still commonly used in comics, books, media and cartoons. This is not ...more

How To : Digitally modify your eye color for free with GIMP

Stevmay09 will be teaching you how to digitally modify your eye color for free using GIMP. First you need to zoom in on the eyeball then click on the free select tool. Then start on the corner of the eye and make your way around the entire eye. Once you have the area around th ...more

How To : Create a glass text effect in Photoshop CS3/CS4

This Software video tutorial shows how to create a glass text effect in Photoshop CS3/CS4. Download a free trial version of Photoshop CS4 from Adobe. Open Photoshop, go to ‘file’ and click ‘open’. In the next box, give it a name, select width and height at 90 pixels, backgroun ...more

How To : Create a modern bokeh effect in GIMP

In this video, we learn how to create a modern bokeh effect in GIMP. First, start a new image and then change it to the size that you want. From here, click on the paint can and then fill your box up with a color. Then, create a new layer and name it "bokeh background". Click ...more

How To : Repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's. Drywall can be damaged in a number of ways, but can be fixed easily. If you have a medium size hole in the wall, first place caulking on it and then smooth it out. If you have a larger area, you ...more

How To : Draw a scary vampire face

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a vampire. Begin by using the paint bucket tool to fill the entire background in black. Then start drawing the vampire in transparent blue. Sketch the outlines of the face and draw curves for the guidelines of eyes, nose and mo ...more

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