Make a Cake Look Like a Pro

How To : Decorate a cake to look like a professional job

Even if you're not a professional decorater, you can still decorate a birthday cake or other cake to look pretty and festive. This video also shows you how to make a few different flavors of frosting and how to make those pretty frosting flowers.

How To : Frost Your Cake Like a Pro

Cake decorating is one of those activities that used to leave my hands sticky and my spirits dampened. No matter what I seemed to do, the final result always ended up looking like a preschool art project. Thankfully, I've discovered a few tips that make the whole mess a bit m ...more

How To : Make cake frosting look lustrous

So you’ve made a fantastic cake and your ready to add the finishing touch by taking your frosting up a notch. You can get a glossy finish to your frosting by using a hairdryer to finish it off. Your friends will wonder how you got such a professional finish. Frosting a cake? S ...more

How To : Give you footage a tropical look in Premiere Pro

You might think that an idyllic shot like the one of the Bahamas in the thumbnail for this video doesn't need any modification to make it look tropical. You would be wrong! This video will teach you how to use Adobe Premiere Pro to give a tropical photo a more tropical look by ...more

How To : Photograph a cake like a pro

Photograph cakes like a professional by viewing this informative video. A visit to a professional food photographer's studio discusses briefly the basic philosophy behind cake photography, preparation, visual elements & props, establishing mood, framing the cake, lighting the ...more

How To : Give your video a dream look in Premiere Pro

Dreams are often very fun to shoot, as they allow the filmmaker a lot of freedom to include otherworldly content and visual styles. This video will help you make your dream scenes even more dreamy by teaching you how to add some dream effects (including blur and little bit of ...more

How To : Create a glass pane look in Final Cut Pro

There's nothing like glass panes moving randomly on a screen. Learn to create the stunning bars like the ones in the show open to CSI: Miami. Follow along with Stephen Smith, the Final Cut sleuth, to learn how easy this effect really is. Create a glass pane look in Final Cut P ...more

How To : Create an Apple reflection look in Final Cut Pro

For this Final Cut Studio video tutorial, Zach King will teach you how to create an Apple reflection look in Final Cut Pro. To create an Apple reflection look, just go to the Video Generators tab, go to Render, and then Gradient. Next, go to Controls, click Gradient Type, go t ...more

How To : Create a TV screen look in Final Cut Pro

In this three part tutorial, Ben Scott shows you how to create a TV screen look, with effects, motion properties and key framing. Part two goes over adding motion paths, window layouts and the Quickview tool. Part three covers more on keyframes with opacity and noise. The fina ...more

How To : Create that 'bad TV' look with Final Cut Pro

Creating that 'bad TV' look has never been easier with Final Cut Pro. Stephen Smith will show you how to create this spectacular effect using tools already provided by FCP. Learn how to make your video transition in from noise, animate a TV roll, and duplicate the "turning off ...more

How To : Create a fisheye look in Sony Vegas Pro 9

Creating a curved video look, also known as the fisheye look, is one of the easiest camera tricks possible, and can also be done with your editing software. It's commonly used in skateboarding videos, but be done for any low budget indie film. See how to create a fisheye look ...more

How To : Make iMovie look like Final Cut Pro X

Do you aspire to one day edit video on your Apple computer with Final Cut Pro X? Until then, while all you've got is iMovie, make the most of it! Watch this video to learn how to make iMovie look like FCP X.

How To : Achieve the Film Look Effect in Final Cut Pro

This Final Cut Studio software tutorial shows you a trick on how to achieve The Film Look on your videos. You will need the climatic glow plug-in from River Rock Studios to create this soft film look effect in Final Cut Pro. The final small addition to the film look effect wil ...more

How To : Apply the Film Look effect in Final Cut Pro

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to apply the Film Look effect in Final Cut Pro. This is an advanced technique. This essentially takes a video and makes it look like a film. Select the video clip that you want to work with. Then select the ‘color corrector 3 ...more

How To : Make iMovie look like Final Cut Studio Pro X

Looking to practice for Final Cut? Turn iMovie into Final Cut! Watch this video to learn how to configure iMovie so that it looks exactly like Final Cut Studio Pro X. Get professional looking video editing software on your computer today.

How To : Make video look more like film with Final Cut Pro

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a film look to your videos in Final Cut Pro. This effect will create a light and warm tone to the clip. First, take the original clip and copy and paste it. Grab it and place it on top of the original clip. Next, make sure tha ...more

How To : Awwwww look Iwata, Sony Sent A Cake! How Nice.

Sony was nice enough to send Square-Enix (Squenix?) this delicious-looking cake in honor of the Final Fantasy series reaching 100 million total sales. It features a proud frosting Chocobo and a congratulatory message. The only thing sweeter than selling a lot of good games is ...more

News : Could This Be Our First Look at the iPhone 7 Pro?

There's been a lot of speculation as to what Apple's next iPhone models will have in store for us. There's a lot of credible rumors about the iPhone 7, but is there also a Pro model in the works? We may actually have a legitimate sneak peek at what that device could look like. ...more

How To : Frost a cake properly

One of the nicest things you can do on someone's big day is to make them a homemade cake. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to frost that cake you just made so that it looks beautiful for someone's birthday. By frosting with the proper techniques, your cake will look like a ...more

How To : Create a coral, brown, and gold eye makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this make ...more

How To : Frost a cake like a professional

Ever wonder how the pros get their cakes to look so pretty? Here’s how. You will need: * A cooled-down cake * A serrated knife * A platter * Strips of wax paper * Frosting * An offset spatula or table knife * A spoon * A wooden skewer (optional) Step 1: Slice off the top of ...more

How To : Assemble and crumb coat a cake

There is nothing better than a homemade layer cake. Learn how to assemble one like a pro with the help of Bon Appetite Magazine. This how to video shows you how to get a professional look when assembling and frosting a layer cake. Assemble and crumb coat a cake. Click through ...more

How To : 5 Must-Know Tips for Better Home-Baked Cakes

It's very easy to get your hands on a good cake. These days, a store-bought cake or even one made from boxed cake mix will usually be pretty good. Heck, make the first simple recipe you find on the internet, and it's likely to taste fine. Don't Miss: The Secret to Making Del ...more

News : Save Big without Skimping

1. Extend your engagement. A longer planning period means a better chance of getting the best vendors in your price range. Plus, you can typically lock in rates that might increase by the time your wedding date arrives. 2. Imbibe wisely. Many sites offer consumption bars (you ...more

How To : The Best Video Recording Apps for Your iPhone

If you have a modern iPhone, you have an excellent video recorder at your disposal. Every iPhone since the 6S has the ability to shoot in 4K resolution, and each new iteration has brought new capabilities to the table. But even the best mobile shooter can use a little extra he ...more

How To : Make a purse cake with fondant

Candies, cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting are about all you need to create a fun purse cake. This can be the perfect birthday cake for your child's birthday themed party. Using fondant makes a cake look more glamorous and professional! Make a purse cake with fondant. Clic ...more

How To : Make a blue jeans shaped birthday cake

In this video, we learn how to make a pants shaped cake. You will just need to take a pre-made cake (any flavor) and cut it into a jeans shape using a cut out you can find on www.bettycrocker.com. Set this aside and make your favorite frosting colors that you want to use in th ...more

How To : Stencil cakes

If you have questions, Redbook Magazine has answers. "Love your life." Redbook is for the woman juggling family, career, and her own own needs. In this video tutorial, Redbook shows you a simple and creative method for stenciling cakes. A home-baked and decorated cake is a gr ...more

How To : Do the poker chip twirl trick with variations

Want to look like a pro at the poker table even if you have no idea how to play? Learn how to do the poker chip twirl with this tutorial. If you look comfortable with your poker chips you can intimidate your opponents. Watch this how to video and with a bit of practice you wil ...more

How To : Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling ...more

How To : Make adorable Valentine's Day fondant sheep

While fanciful store bought gifts like boxes of chocolate, roses, and spa certificates are great presents on Valentine's Day, when it comes to dinner and dessert homemade is usually best - and most appreciated. Take a look at this cake decorating tutorial to learn how to shap ...more

How To : Do a simple four aces trick with a deck of cards

If you ever find yourself surrounded with a bunch of bored people (jury duty anyone?) this trick may be a perfect way to break the ice. In this tutorial, you'll discover how to perform a simple four aces card trick using a simple deck of cards. It's easy to understand and with ...more

How To : Make salmon sushi

Love sushi but have no idea on how to make it? Watch this quick instructional video and learn how to make mouth watering salmon sushi. Its simple to make and takes a few ingredients with salmon and white rice being the main ingredients you will quickly be able to create this s ...more

How To : Decorate rubber ducky shaped cupcakes

Ernie from "Sesame Street" loved his rubber duckies. In fact, there was seldom a scene in his bathtub - or even outside of it - where he was seen without his beloved bright yellow rubber ducky. We think he may have even loved it more than he loved Bert (just kidding). We love ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Use compression with turbo in Final Cut Pro

In this Final Cut Pro tutorial, Richard Harrington take a look at the elgato turbo.264. This is a USB add on device that accelereates the h.264 encoding you can do on your Mac. The turbo.264 comes with its own compression software with presets for iPod, iPhone, Sony PSP, Apple ...more

How To : Use the gradient wipe transition in Final Cut Pro

In this Final Cut Pro tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the gradient wipe transition. The gradient wipe transition is a highly customizable transition using greyscale patterns to create your own custom wipes. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, v ...more

How To : Add titles in Premiere Pro CS4

Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 software is the start-to-finish video production solution ideal for editors, filmmakers, cable and network broadcasters, event and corporate videographers, rich media creative professionals, and hobbyists. In this Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 video tutorial, y ...more

How To : Use eBay Selling Manager Pro

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Make a chocolate Guinness cake with Irish Cream

Attention all Guinness lovers… did you know that Guinness doesn't have to be enjoyed merely by itself? You can do all sorts of things with this Irish beer, like mix specialty drinks, cook, and bake… A dessert that looks like a pint of Guinness? We were intrigued. Clare Garlan ...more

How To : Properly frost a beautiful cake with expert tips

In this clip, learn how to avoid a messy, crumby, goopy cake by following a few tips. Frosting a beautifully smooth cake is easy as long as you know what you are doing. You don't need to hire a professional to ice that little birthday cake, just use this helpful tips and your ...more

How To : Smoothen waterfall photos in Photoshop

Photoshop is a wonderful tool for photographers, from amateur to professional. If you have photos of waterfalls that you would like to tweak to make the water appear smoother, this video will walk you through the process step by step. If you are using a digital camera or don't ...more

How To : Frost a cake easily in two steps

Back in college, frosting a cake was pretty much a one-step process. You took the cake out of the oven, let it cool for a bit, then whipped out your Pillsbury Doughboy rainbow sprinkle frosting and slapped it onto the cake using a spatula. But, admittedly, the results didn't ...more

How To : Work with Photoshop's new HDR photography features

Whether you want to be subtle or brash, the greatly improved HDR features in Photoshop CS5 are worth a close look. This tutorial presents an overview of Photoshop's new HDR Pro and HDR Toning high dynamic range functionalities. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editi ...more

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