In this DIY clothes making tutorial, learn how to make a Japanese Obi belt, perfect to add to any little black dress. Traditionally, Obi refers to various Japanese belts and sashes used for attire such as formal kimonos and martial arts uniforms. Obi’s are often worn with kimo ...more
Everyone knows how to make paper snowflakes, but the kind you learned to cut in kindergarten can get a little boring. However, they are free DIY holiday decorations, and they don't have to be a generic snowflake design. They can be anything you want, from nerdy math kirigami t ...more
Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang creates three-dimensional paper art by layering pieces of cut paper upon pieces, decoupage-style. The paper bird is fantastic, as well as her Obi Wan Kenobi & more. Scroll down for process photos. Process:
Bradley Lewis is a visual effects artist for BioWare by day, but in his spare time he runs Slothfurnace, a blog dedicated to showcasing his incredibly realistic lightsaber replicas. His latest, which took 18 months to build, is Obi-Wan Kenobi's Reveal Lightsaber from A New Hop ...more
Saw is no longer just a movie, it's a video game, and you can play it on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows. With this video walkthrough series from Committed Gamers, you can BEAT IT (for the Xbox 360). Saw: The Video Game is just like the films— horror-filled. In the g ...more
Nearly everyone of note in the Steampunk community has tried at one time or another to define what Steampunk is, myself included. Every time someone tries, it's met simultaneously with both backlash and support for either being too open or too closed. Half of the people seem ...more
WonderHowTo World LEGO People points us to an amazing chess set made with LEGO Star Wars characters. LEGO fanatic Brandon Griffith of Hollywood, CA, plans to build three different chess sets, one per each original episode. Pictured below is his first completed set, Star Wars: ...more
In this tutorial, Akemi Solloway Sensei teaches a young samurai audience how to tie an obi (belt) in a butterfly knot on a kimono. This is a great decorative version of the normal obi tie. Watch this how to video and you can tie an obi in a butterfly knot.
The video tutorial describes how to tie your belt (obi or sash) around your gi suit for aikido. This method is particularly good for aikido as the finished knot is fairly flat and the layers of the belt do not cross at the back. Step 1 - Start with the logo end of the belt ha ...more
Systm presents this detailed tutorial on how to make a custom Star Wars style light saber. Luke, Darth and Obi-Wan's Lightsabers were pieced out of junk piles. David shows you how to build exact replicas and an original design from The Custom Saber Shop. Then he picks a fight ...more
This tutorial comes just in time for Halloween, but you can use it for cosplay as well. This is a very easy costume to make - all you need is a basic black outfit, and then assemble the blue rectangles to make the mask, obi and tunic.
This is how you tie your belt for an aikido training. It is demonstrated by an aikido club member from Wimbledon, London, UK.
This video shows you how to tie a wide belt to accent many outfits.
Remember the future? It was supposed to be flying cars, 3D virtual worlds and pill-form meals. And the hologram. That Star Wars relic. Now look what happened! Holograms are commonly slapped on our drivers' licenses and credit cards. That's it. No magic. No Obi-Wan Kenobi! T ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper Japanese obi for a kimono. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper obi. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instruct ...more
Leearn to execute a Japanese Jiu Jitsu throw technique called Obi Otoshi (or belt drop)
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Obi-Wan from Star Wars. Begin by drawing a circle for the head and rectangular shape for the jaw. Then draw a line 1/3 way across the circle. Draw the eyes on the line and the nose just underneath the line. Now draw 2 lines fro ...more
Katie's Pinkachu (Pink Pikachu) Costume and Farmville Costume Contest entry! The ears are 2 wire hangers bent to that shape with envelope cutouts taped in then covered with fabric. The tail is cardboard cut to that shape and also covered with 2 tones of fabric. We used super ...more
While Magic Leap and ILMxLABs blew the internet's collective mind with a mixed reality Star Wars game demo last week, it'll likely be awhile before we see either the game or the hardware that'll run it. In the meantime, you can get one of the most famous Star Wars holographic ...more
Before you read further, you may want to make sure you're wearing brown pants if you scare easily. Developer Abhishek Singh conjured an augmented reality experience that recreates the spine-tingling scene from The Ring where (spoiler alert) the ghost of Samara (or Sadako, fro ...more
This artist shows how to quick paint/draw Obi-Wan Kenobi utilizing his mouse and pc. He starts out with a rough sketch of his character, making a black outline of his figure. He then goes back over his initial sketch with blue lines, cleaning up the lines, making them smoother ...more
So here's a quick updated list of the biggest stars who are injured and will be missing the World Cup. This list would be incredibly longer if we decided to include players who are missing because of not being called up or their respective countries not qualifying (Zlatan anyo ...more