Perspective Boxes

How To : Create 3-D perspective boxes in Adobe Fireworks

This tutorial shows you a very basic process in Adobe Fireworks - how to make a 3-D perspective box. The steps to complete this simple procedure are clearly outlined in this tutorial. Once rendered, you can even animate your little box and have it dance across the screen!

How To : Create a one point perspective drawing

This video demonstrates how to create a one point perspective drawing. You begin by making a horizon line across your paper and adding diagonal lines from the corners which will all converge at a single point along your horizon line. You can then create boxes by creating squar ...more

How To : Draw a two point perspective concept

Miandza teaches you how to draw a two point perspective concept. You start with a horizontal line. Draw a vertical line in the middle and starting from that, create a rhombus. Add more vertical lines at equal distance from one another. Also create a smaller rhombus in the midd ...more

How To : Prank someone by putting a fake mouse in their cereal box

People who like cereal are fanatical about it, and aren't quite right if they don't get their fix in the morning. If you live with a cereal person, try using this prank to give them some perspective. All you need is a toy mouse, which you deposit in their cereal box. Then watc ...more

News : Book Review - The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

The Power of One is one of those books that I really should have read years ago. I’ve certainly meant to read it for a long time so this was a satisfying title to cross off my list. It’s stunning that this was Bryce Courtenay’s first novel. I look forward to reading his others ...more

How To : Begin drawing a sculpted form

Use everything you know about drawing with perspective and line efficiency to draw a sculpted form. This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to flesh out the map of a drawing into an almost mobile being. When drawing with this technique, line drawing becomes a way of ...more

How To : Draw perspective shadows using a light source

This video demonstrates the process for drawing prospective shadows using a light source. Start with the shadow vanishing point which is directly below the light source on the horizon line. Draw lines from the shadow vanishing point to the front three corners of your box. Next ...more

How To : Draw rooms using colored art markers

Free Drawing Lessons has this video on how to draw rooms using colored art markers. This is the process to draw rooms using imaginary box and art markers - interior perspective. Free Drawing Lessons has more great online drawing tutorials and tips.

How To : Create clouds in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial gives you some great tips on how to use the cloud filter correctly to add clouds to your image. One great tip included, is using the bounding box to add perspective to the clouds.

News : Real World Video Game Kart Racing!

This German video is amazing. A joyously analog interpretation and deconstruction of the digital gaming experience. Malte Jehmlich is as primitive and inspiring as the the Vanuatu natives who devoted themselves to cargo worship after World War II! Try to imagine. It's 2010 an ...more

News : Stop Doing "Right" and Start Doing Well

Creativity is a very important aspect of keeping a balanced mind. The more balanced your mind is, the more able it will be to perform the tasks you ask of it. And don’t think “creativity” has to be writing a novel or painting a masterpiece. The brain (and ‘spirit’) can benefit ...more

Facebook's new Timeline feature has been rolling out gradually since its unveiling in September, but yesterday it finally became available to Facebookers everywhere. It's even available on your mobile device, too. Those who want to upgrade to the radical new profile design can ...more

News : MyndPlay Gives Mindf*** Movies a New Meaning

Were you horrified when Gwyneth Paltrow's head ended up in a box in Se7en? Do you share Harrison Ford's opinion that Han Solo should have died in Return of the Jedi? Think Kurt Russell could have handled aliens better in The Thing? Well, sorry—you're out of luck. There's nothi ...more

How To : Create an explosive color swath in Photoshop

This video will help you learn how to create an Explosive rainbow color swath in Photoshop. First open a new file, keep the width 845, height 475, RGB color mode and white background. In the file select dark gray for the complete document. Go to filters, select distort in it a ...more

News : 8 Guidelines for Taking Self Portraits (+ 16 Inspiring Shots)

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

News : Kaplan University–Carol Baldwin-Moody of Wilmington Trust Discusses Issues Fac

Carol Baldwin-Moody of Wilmington Trust describes the challenges that are present in her line of work as senior vice president and chief risk officer. There is a strong legal backing to every major issue in today’s society. Baldwin-Moody has come across several scenarios that ...more

How To : Use Mould Tool for Adding Envelopes and Perspectives for Xara Web Designer

Use the Xara Web Designer 7 Premium Mould tool to mould, re-shape and change perspectives of objects. The Xara Web Designer Mould tool will allow you to create some very interesting effects to make your website stand-out and have depth. Even the thumbnail shown for this web de ...more

News : Bareburger's Recipe for Future Menus Includes a Heaping Portion of Augmented Reality via Snapchat

Fast-casual burger restaurant Bareburger expects to soon replace all of its paper menus with 3D models of its burgers and other items rendered in augmented reality, but for now, the company is preparing some rather interesting limited AR interactions. The up-and-coming restau ...more

How To : Unlock Your iPhone's Secret Camera Level

One interesting feature hiding inside Apple's stock Camera app is a level that helps you take photos of documents and nicely plated food from a top-down perspective. Unfortunately, you'd never know it was there since it's not enabled by default and there is no obvious setting ...more

News : Bizarre AR Experiment Serves Tweets for Everything Your iPhone Can See

A development duo has concocted an iPhone app that displays related tweets based on objects recognized by the device's camera. Or Fleisher and Anastasis Germanidis compiled the experiment, dubbed Twit.AR, using Apple's CoreML machine learning platform and Google's Inception v ...more

How To : 10 Tips for Using Samsung's Super Slow-Mo Camera Like a Pro

Thanks to its advanced cameras, the Galaxy S9 can capture videos at an astonishing 960 frames per second (fps). To put it in perspective, you now have you the ability to record the world around you in ways that previously required expensive professional camera equipment. And t ...more

News : Meet the Nokia 9 PureView — the Pixel 3 XL You Wanted

After months of waiting, it looks like HMD has finally answered the call. Nokia's parent company is finally releasing a true flagship phone — one that isn't just an enhanced version of a previous phone and actually brings something new to the table. That phone is the Nokia 9 P ...more

News : In a Major Hit to Apple, Rovio to Launch Angry Birds in AR for Magic Leap

Considering Rovio Entertainment quite literally owes its existence to Apple and the App Store, it may ruffle a few feathers that the company has opted to aim the augmented reality debut of its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise at Magic Leap instead. Developed in partnership w ...more

How To : It's Really No Contest — LastPass Is the Best Password Manager for iPhone & Android

When traversing the web, you'll regularly come across websites that require you to create an account. With the majority of these accounts, protection is limited to a simple password. Despite this, many people are still using weak passwords such "123456." For these reasons, you ...more

How To : Add More Context to Quote Retweets on Twitter by Attaching Images, Videos & GIFs

On Twitter, quote retweets are a great way to share someone else's tweet with your view of their message. Twitter has expanded on this idea by giving us the ability to attach images, video, and GIFs to quote retweets. With these extra options, you should have no problem adding ...more

Interview : Microsoft HoloLens 2 Team Speaks — Inside the Specs, Design, & Future of Enterprise Augmented Reality

As I've mentioned in recent days, it was refreshing to discover that Microsoft's HoloLens 2 stage production was every bit as accurate as presented (check out my hands-on test of the device for more on that). But beyond watching Microsoft's deft HoloLens 2 stagecraft, and try ...more

How To : Safely Browse the Web with Opera's Free VPN

Browsing the web can be dangerous. With all of the various threats out there, it isn't enough to just avoid bad links and visit only HTTPS websites. You need to take advantage of the tools available to you so you don't end up the victim of some scam. Fortunately, Opera is maki ...more

News : Turn the Sky into a Shared Canvas with This Fun Augmented Reality App

While we've seen Snapchat apply sky segmentation to AR content, the makers of the Blue Sky Paint app have applied similar capabilities to create and share airborne art. Published by AR developer Kevaid and available now on the App Store, Blue Sky Paint is similar to Similar t ...more

Google Photos 101 : How to Make Your Own GIFs Out of Pictures You've Taken

You really can't beat Google Photos. Not only does it give you free unlimited cloud storage and let you search for almost any object in one of your pictures, but it also packs a few powerful editing tools. Among these is a dead-simple way to create your own animated GIFs out o ...more

Dev Report : Verto Studio 3D for VR Is Done, Now You Can Build 3D Models in HoloLens or VR

Verto Studio 3D is a 3D modeling package that has been in the works for a while now by Michael Farrell, the owner of Verto Studio LLC. Farrell has been working toward bridging the gap between XR 3D modeling and what we have become accustomed to with desktop 3D modeling package ...more

How To : Improve Your Mood to Increase Brain Power

We've all heard the cliches: always look at the glass as half full; a smile can change your entire day; and there's always a silver lining. Whether you're someone who is constantly complimented on their rosy outlook or can't seem to stop frowning at everything around you, you ...more

How To : Donate Rice to Charity Simply by Answering Questions Correctly

The reasons for donating surpass much more than the direct and obvious benefits (ahem...taxes). Charitable donations are a direct reflection of your values and perspectives, not only improving your self worth, but can bring about unintended advantages. While at times it may n ...more

How To : The Best Phones for Rooting & Modding in 2020

According to a study done by Kaspersky, 7.6% of Android users root their phones. That may not sound like a lot, but with over 2 billion Android devices out there, the math works out to over 150 million rooted phones — more than the total population of Russia, Mexico, or Japan ...more

Market Reality : Magic Leap Dominated Investment & Innovation in 2018, While New York Times Maintains Its AR Media Lead

The augmented reality industry has a bright future built on innovation and growth, but that doesn't mean we can't look back at the close of the year to see what the industry has accomplished from a business perspective. Magic Leap and Niantic, the industry's startup unicorns, ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone XR

The iPhone XR has touched down alongside the XS and XS Max, and it utilizes tried and tested materials found on the iPhone 8, while being molded in the same vein as the iPhone X. The budget-friendlier flagship comes with its own set of design elements to set it apart from its ...more

How To : Reorder Profiles & Reset Matches in Tinder

The modern age of techno-dating has made an interesting landscape for social interactions when there is some modicum of romance (or lust). For those of us born before the internet evolved into the prolific monster it has become, we first met our love interests face to face. To ...more

How To : Buying a Used or Refurbished Phone? Here's Everything You Need to Know

You can feel it in your bones. You may die if you don't get this phone. There's just one problem — the price. Suddenly, you come across what seems like manna from heaven. That very device, at a deeply discounted rate, can be yours. The only thing that makes you pause is that ...more

How To : Record Video with Two Cameras at the Same Time on Your iPhone

The iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max introduced a new rear camera system to the iOS ecosystem. Each model has a new ultra-wide lens in addition to the wide one, and the Pros have a telephoto lens. Both have improved selfie cams too. With so many lenses, it can be challenging ...more

How To : Enumerate MySQL Databases with Metasploit

It's been said time and time again: reconnaissance is perhaps the most critical phase of an attack. It's especially important when preparing an attack against a database since one wrong move can destroy every last bit of data, which usually isn't the desired outcome. Metasploi ...more

Hands-On : Our Detailed Look at Osterhout Design Group's R-8 & R-9 Smartglasses

I had the opportunity to speak with the COO of Osterhout Design Group, Pete Jameson, shortly before the announcement of the company's R-8 and R-9 smartglasses models at CES in January. And while I sadly could not make it to CES to test the smart specs out right away, ODG invit ...more

Hack Like a Pro : Digital Forensics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 10 (Identifying Signatures of a Port Scan & DoS Attack)

Welcome back, my budding hackers! As I have mentioned many times throughout this series, knowing a bit of digital forensics might keep you out of a lot of trouble. In addition, digital forensics is a burgeoning and high paying career. Some knowledge and certifications in this ...more

How To : Stand Up a Rackspace Cloud Server (Edited)

Update My sincere apologies guys, but I just got a call from Rackspace to set up my "managed account". After a long discussion, there is no longer an "un-managed" option. This means that there is a minimum support fee of 50 dollars USD tacked on to every account. The instruct ...more

How To : The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Your iPhone

Cases and stickers are always great, but they aren't the only way to customize an iPhone. The software on your device is full of customization options, from a better-looking home screen and cooler lock screen wallpapers to app icon changes and a system-wide dark mode. There's ...more

How To : All the iPhone Accessories You'll Need for Back to School

Whether you're in high school or college, you no doubt will have your iPhone in your pocket all day long. To make your iPhone last the whole time and even help you out with your studies, these are the accessories you'll want to get your hands on. You might not think you need ...more

You're Doing It Wrong : 3 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Phone's Battery

I was in college, and my 15-inch Sony Vaio laptop was my prized possession. It was my first PC and probably the most important thing I brought with me to my dorm — it was both how I completed my assignments and my primary source of entertainment. How could it turn its back on ...more

Wish List : 21+ Features iOS 12 Should Definitely Have for iPhones

Apple's next big developer event happened on June 4, and it was the first glimpse of iOS 12 that anyone's seen. While there were lots of rumored features to be unveiled at WWDC 2018, Apple concentrated mostly on squashing bugs and making iOS work as seamless as it did years ag ...more

News : 14 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Try Out iOS 11.4 Beta on Your iPhone Just Yet

While there are at least five cool things coming in iOS 11.4, they may not be enough to get you to install the iOS 11.4 beta on your iPhone. Since its initial beta release at the start of April, there have been plenty of known issues and user-reported bugs to deal with. While ...more

How To : 33 Cool Little Android Features You Might Not Know About

One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. There's usually more than one way to perform the same task, which makes it easy to find an alternate method that works better for you. Android also has some hidden features that newer users might not be aware of, so we mad ...more

Cheap Phones Ranked : The 4 Most Durable Budget Phones for Clumsy People

Clumsiness is the great equalizer when it comes to smartphones — it makes no distinction between the most expensive flagship handset and cheaper mid-range models. A hard drop onto pavement will usually result in a shattered screen, regardless of how pricey your device is. And ...more

News : A Brief History of Hacking

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Hacking has a long and storied history in the U.S. and around the world. It did not begin yesterday, or even at the advent of the 21st century, but rather dates back at least 40 years. Of course, once the internet migrated to commercial use ...more

How To : The Ultimate Guide to Using the Duo Camera on Your HTC One M8

The camera situation on the all new HTC One is a little daunting. The M8 has not one, not two, but three camera lenses built in. First, there's the 5 megapixel selfie machine up front, then around back, there's the new Duo Camera with a refined UltraPixel sensor. HTC has done ...more

How To : The Complete Guide on How to Build a Crystal Radio—Plus How They Work

There's a lot that goes into making a nice crystal radio set, so this is going to have to be broken down into two parts. The first part is the actual making of a functional radio, and the second part is making the whole arrangement look nice. In this part, I'm actually going t ...more

How To : The 4 Most Durable Premium Smartphones for Clumsy People

Your smartphone stays with you everywhere you go, so it's only a matter of time before you spill coffee all over it or drop it on the ground. For some of you, it has already happened, perhaps even multiple times. That's why we thought it was important to find out which flagshi ...more

How To : The 5 Best Phones for Recording & Editing Video in 2019

While photography usually gets all the love, our phones have gotten really good at capturing video. Think about it — when was the last time you needed a camcorder for a vacation? With mobile cameras getting better each year, we're now at a point where smartphones can be used f ...more

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