Most home interior painters, professional and ameteur alike, rely on painter's tape to get around edges without splattering paint everywhere. But painter's tape allows for little air bubbles to form, meaning paint can easily seep below and ruin your work. Painting a clean lin ...more
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Datong Xu currently teaches Chinese calligraphy and painting in Tucson, AZ. Watch this instructional painting video to paint the symbol of eternity in Chinese calligraphy. The eternity character also means, "flowing water". In Chinese art aesthetics, calligraphy and painting a ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hot red peony with watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beautiful p ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a dragon with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. Use negative space to create a ghostlike effect. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get ou ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a Boston terrier with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting the ...more
In this hilarious episode, Matt Busch continues the painting process as he pays tribute to the legendary Bob Ross in The Joy of STAR WARS Painting. See how Matt paints with thicker, opaque acrylics, with tips like using a toothbrush to create texture. Learn how to paint Star W ...more
This video shows the artist beginning an oil painting by blocking in the sky and foreground underpainting. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 2 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 3 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to revamp a junk table with paint. If you find a cheap junk table, buy it! Just grab some paint brushes and a nice white or cream colored paint. Then, use the brushes to brush a white undercoat onto the entire table. After this has dried fully, t ...more
Warhammer is a fantastic fantasy miniature war game that pits your army against your opponents army in bloody combat. When you buy the figurines for the first time, they will be unpainted, which leaves it up to you, the player, to give your own unique custom paint job to your ...more
Painting the console case of your XBox 360, or any other console for that matter, is a great way to customize you favorite toy. This video will show you how to paint a XBox 360 properly with spraypaint, including sanding, priming, and painting. Off-white is so boring, give you ...more
This three part tutorial shows you how to pait a EVH Kramer 5150. You'll paint and design, doing it all for less than $350.00. It covers all the steps from primer, taping, painting, clearing coating, and assembly. After watching this you'll have your very own Van Halen replica ...more
To save time and get a more uniform result when painting with a roller pour your paint in a five gallon bucket rather than a roller pan. Put a painters screen down into the bucket and hook it over the edges of the bucket. Dip the roller into the bucket and roll the excess off ...more
In this video series, the artist shows you from beginning to end all the steps for completing an oil painting, including blocking, underpainting, painting detail, trees and foliage, and finishing touches. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting 'White Barn' from start to finis ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose exterior paint schemes. Steps: 1. For small, simple Queen Anne home, choose a three-color scheme; large, elaborate Victorians can support up to seven different colors 2. Choose paint colors for three main areas: the ...more
When fancy kicks started making their way into the indie scene, the art of custom leather shoe painting exploded. If you want to custom paint some kicks to show you creativity in this high-visibility area, watch this video for an in-depth guide to prepping any leather (not pat ...more
Many people who go through the elaborate process of modding their XBox 360 decide to paint it while they have it in pieces anyway, giving it a much sexier look than the basic off-white it come in. This video will show you how to paint the case properly, including instructions ...more
Polish your watercolor painting skills with this tutorial, which features tips on how to create several watercolor painting effects. You'll learn how to do a wash, a glaze, dry brush detailing, dropping color, and bleeding. Combine the methods together for a watercolor paint ...more
This step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of deciding what type of paint to use for your custom Xbox 360 controller. By the end of this tutorial you should know about the different types of paint available and decide which one you would like to paint with. ...more
A fabulous mink wrapped notebook? Automotive paints, laser etching and water bubble finishes? It's one of our odder episodes of Systm. Learn how to customize your laptop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Pimp your laptop with paint, lasers and fur. Pimp your laptop with paint, lasers and ...more
This tutorial will cover various paint modifiers (paint fills, paint behind, etc.) as well as changing line styles and weight with the Ink Bottle. It will also demonstrate the fill modifiers (such as Close Large Gaps). These are helpful tips.
A small scrape or spot on your car where the paint has been removed can hurt the value of your car and lead to rust. This step-by-step video will walk you through touching up the paint on your car in a safe and easy way. Take a look at how they manage to repair the scrape in t ...more
If you don't have the patience or the tools to root hair, you can use paint instead! This tutorial is primarily for reborn doll artists who want to learn how to use Genesis heat set paints to replicate the look of real hair on their baby doll head. You will need: your doll hea ...more
If you need to paint the screw heads you can do it without making a mess. If you try to hold them in your fingers and paint them you will get paint all over your fingers. Now you don't have to do that. Take a plastic shopping bag and cut the bottom off of it. Take that bottom ...more
This 3D modeling software tutorial is all about UVs and using them in Zbrush. Learn how to paint on a model and why it's important to use proper UVs on a model not just in Zbrush but in any 3D modeling package. Learn how to poly paint in Zbrush and use UVs to keep the resoluti ...more
Get inspired from the smell of paint and, well, start painting. Check out these insider tips for interior paint jobs. Shabby interior paint may seem trivial in July, but by October, you realize you're going to be staring at those dings and divots through 8 months of indoor li ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to paint a cast iron radiator. Steps: 1 Have the old paint blasted off the radiator by a professional refinisher. 2 Wipe the radiator clean of all dust and dirt. 3 Spray an even coat of primer onto all surfaces of the radiator ...more
Part 1 of a three part video showing how to paint a tranquil harbourside scene in acrylics. Part 1 deals with the composition and tonal values. Part 2 continues by adding the base colours and developing aerial perspective. Part 3 concludes with the details and highlights. Part ...more
The importance of paint cannot be underestimated when it comes to correctly constructing a reborn baby doll. There are many tutorials showing you how to correctly replicate the hair on your baby doll's head, but what about the eyebrows? This tutorial shows you how to use a var ...more
Basketball shoes are expensive, so if you want to use something like Dunks (a big, beautiful white leather canvas) for a custom painted sneaker project you better know what you want to do before you start. Enter Photoshop. This video will teach you how to use Photoshop to plan ...more
Canvas shoes like Vans and Converse are the most popular casual shoes in the world, and have become high-style items over the years as well. They are easy to paint, cheap, and make perfect canvases for custom shoe art. Watch this video for three great tips that will improve yo ...more
Spring-loaded clothespins are used for more than just clothes. If you looked in anyone's home, you'll see these springy wooden clothespins used for things like chip clips, photo holders and even for attaching sports cards on bicycle spokes. They're even used in the film indust ...more
Adding a patina to brass stampings is what gives it an aged, beautifully vintage look. If you've never worked with patinas before, then check out this jewelry crafting video to learn about how to use different types of patinas - including resin and acrylic paint - to make a fl ...more
The Skrags/Gorgers are formidable opponents on the battle field in Warhammer, if you use them correctly. But half of having a good army is making sure they look good. In this video you will learn some techniques including glazes, layers, blends and more to pain a GREAT looking ...more
Painting a pattern on your hardwood floor can be a great way to give it some flair without ripping up the floor. This video will show you everything you need to know to measure out, mark, and paint a pretty diamond pattern on your hardwood floor yourself
Buy empty paint ball shells Fill the empty shells with sperm..From friends, or from a sperm bank. Tell the mark you are filming a skit where he is trying to hide from you, thus giving him no weapon to fire. Shoot friend with the semen filled paintballs and tell him after... ...more
Light painting (or light writing) is a relatively new art form combining flashlights and long camera exposures to create amazing still images with designs literally drawn on them in light. This video features an experienced light painter teaching you the basics of the at in on ...more
Detailing your car keeps it in top shape and looking like new. By washing and detailing regularly your vehicle will impress passerbys every day. In this two part series, The Smoking Tire shows you how to properly detail your car at home without accidentally ruining your paint ...more
This is a two-part step-by-step video that helps you learn how to paint a Gamer Style design Xbox 360 controller. This is a fairly simple task and would be a good first or second controller to attempt. If you've got a desire to customize your Xbox controller, what better way ...more
This is a step by step tutorial on how to prepare the different parts of an Xbox 360 Controller for painting. Make sure the controller is clean and dry. You need paint thinner and Q tips to make it clean. Painting the controller takes time and effort and if you prepare the c ...more
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to use color as value in the art of portrait painting.
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to do an underpainting for portrait painting.
Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates what is needed in preparation for portrait painting.
Watch this instructional painting video to paint the "Bird" in Chinese calligraphy with sumi-e ink on rice paper. This is actually a design based on four English letters, spelling b-i-r-d. The original mark was used during the Shang dynasty to mark bronzeware about 4,000 years ...more
draw a rooster India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these majestic roosters.
Manually stripping paint with a scraper is an intense, time-consuming project. But it doesn’t have to be if you use a pressure washer. A heavy-duty project like this requires a pressure washer with a rating of at least 2500 PSI. This Home & Gaden How-to video will show you how ...more
In the second part of creating the Style D One Sheet movie poster for REVENGE OF THE SITH, Artist Matt Busch begins painting and takes you through the complete process. Learn how to paint a light saber from Star Wars by watching this video art tutorial.
This video shows a different, unique way of wearing jewelry...and face paint! Combine the two ideas to create a painting on necklace.
This video is a demonstration of painting two horses in a modernist style using oil paints. Watch and learn the techniques the artist uses to create this work of art.
First, you have to prepare and clean the outside of your house. Then you can apply the primer, and then further layers of paint to seal off your house from the elements. Paint the exterior of your house. Click through to watch this video on homedepot.com
Learn how to paint lush summer trees in watercolor using just two colors and three brushes. Then look at a complete tree portrait in a landscape setting. Here you'll find out how to 'turn on the sunlight' with the contrast between sun and shadows and how to exploit those green ...more
Got an old pair of Nikes or other sneakers lying around? Learn how to customize your shoes and paint your own designs and graphics on them. You'll need acetone to treat the sneakers and water-based acrylic paint.
In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to paint custom shapes. Learn to use the brushes, Color Picker, and layer style. This example uses a flower shape downloaded from ActionFx.com, but feel free to experiment with other shapes too! Paint within a shape in Photos ...more
If you are an artist, this is for you. Amazing artist painting an eagle on a hand. Who needs puppets. Paint an eagle on a hand. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com
Do you wanna be that person who stands out in a crowd? Our society dictates our fashion sense. We believe we all must look like who ever is the "most popular" in the media (TV, film, magazines etc.). Our choice to express our self is very limited because of the stigma of what ...more
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
This is a super-fun and easy homemade gift idea, or you can use it to expand your own accessories collection! Supplies you'll need: Newspaper & scrap paper Wooden beads Spray paint & decorative embellishments Floral arranging foam half-sphere Floral wire Aluminum foil Ribbon ...more
Woof woof! Face painting sure can liven up an otherwise tedious children's party, and few things get get the kids howling more than turning their face into a wolf! This simple how to shows the steps to create the base and work your way up to the finished scary product. Werewol ...more
Want to play "Paint It Black" by the Rolling Stones on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only ...more
Merrill is quite the artist, but he, like everyone else, must "draw" from inspiration. And he has discovered a new technique from Igor Kazarin's YouTube channel Portrait Drawing. In this video, he'll cover this technique as he shows you how to create a Nelson Mandela portrait ...more
This tutorial will walk you through how to create a car paint shader from scratch utilizing materials inside of 3D Studio Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you' ...more