This three part tutorial shows you how to use Photoshop to create Star Wars text and then make it scroll up like in the movie intro using After Effects. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create Star Wars scrolling text in After Effects. Part 2 of 3 - How to Create Star Wars scrolling text ...more
Star Wars Effect
This tutorial creates several authentic lightsaber effects. Kramer has created a simple technique to make sabers with a breeze. Create a Star Wars lightsaber in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net
Augmented reality is making many of our childhood dreams from Star Wars come true. A week after Lenovo gave us the ability to actually play Holochess, Apple has now made it possible to take live video of ourselves and layer on a (non-3D) hologram-like effect, closely resemblin ...more
The effects in this brickfilm (or brick trailer) are awesome! I haven't watched the new Star Wars movies, so I don't know who Sith is, but I don't have to know the movies to enjoy this. In fact, I'd probably like this better anyway. Short and sweet.
To promote Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney and Lucasfilm released virtual porgs into the wilds of Snapchat via a Sponsored Lens on Sunday. The Lens placed a porg in your personal space via the rear-facing camera. Using the front-facing camera, the Lens also equipped users wi ...more
This Blender 2.5 video tutorial tackles something that is on most people's "create -before-I-die" list, a Jedi light saber. This tutorial focuses in on the post-processing aspect by setting up a node network to create the effect of the glowing blade. Modeling is not covered in ...more
Earlier this week, we told you about the new Star Wars augmented reality collaboration with Nissan that will bring the famed science-fiction franchise to auto showrooms, and now we can show you what it looks like. The AR experience, called "See the Unseen," which is only avai ...more
The mysterious Magic Leap just partnered up with Lucasfilm's ILM xLAB to bring Star Wars to their mixed reality headsets. Based on the video demo making its way around the internet, it looks pretty impressive. Video: . We don't know much about Magic Leap and what form its head ...more
I loved the original Star Wars trilogy when I was a kid, but loathe all of the current DVD, Blu-ray, and streaming versions available today. Ever since 1997, every version of A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi has had horrendous CGI effects added in th ...more
Until Star Wars Jedi Challenges arrives in November, a forthcoming ARKit revision of HoloGrid: Monster Battle from Tippett Studios and Happy Giant, might be the closest most Star Wars fans can get to playing the HoloChess game from the movie. While it lacks the official Star ...more
"I'm Rey." That's what a lot of people will be saying again this Halloween, as Rey costumes are sure to be another favorite of trick-or-treaters and cosplayers. Yes, on Oct. 31 we all have a chance to be the scavenger of Jakku who just so happens to be the "new hope" for a Jed ...more
Kylo Ren, conflicted villain of the new Star Wars trilogy, will surely be a major presence again this Halloween, with The Last Jedi fast approaching. His costume, all black and layered, complete with dark-side helmet and crossguard lightsaber, seems quite perfect for Oct. 31 — ...more
Ok, we're about to enter some serious Star Wars geekdom. Today is officially Star Wars day. Get ready for this: May 4th is called Star Wars Day because of a pun on the similarity between "May the 4th be with you" and "May the Force be with you". Wow. Here at WonderHowTo, I s ...more
If you want your own lightsaber, you don't need to be a Jedi or have kyber crystals in your possession; now, thanks to augmented reality, all you need is an iPhone and a rolled up piece of paper. On Wednesday, app developer 2020CV released InstaSaber on the iOS App Store. The ...more
Hello and Welcome to In the Kitchen with Matt, first of all, I am a big fan of Star Wars, and I LOVE Peanut Butter Cups, so in this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups. These treats are super creative, easy to make, and are sure to impress your friend ...more
Hello, in this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, we will continue with the Star Wars theme, last episode we made Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups, this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Popsicles. So we are really getting great value out of our Death Star mo ...more
LEGOs are more than just a toy for young children— it's an emerging art form combining photography, stop-motion (i.e., brickfilms), and imitative models that portray today's pop culture as it is. It's something visual culture analysts are sure to be studying over the next deca ...more
Want to know how to play the Star Wars theme on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, Jedi pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more informat ...more
This is a video showing how to reseal, or "recard" a vintage Star Wars action figure to a reproduction cardback. When finished, it looks like an original unopenend figure mint on the card. This video shows all the tools you will need and explains exactly how to recard the figu ...more
Star Wars artist Matt Busch takes you though the steps to drawing elite Stormtroopers. Using basic shapes, Busch shows you how to construct three-dimensional trooper armor. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this video drawing tutorial. If you like drawing Star Wars, th ...more
Star Wars artist Matt Busch returns- this time giving tips on taking drawing skills to the next level: comic books! This episode focuses on how to illustrate through visual storytelling in panels through shots and angles. Learn how to draw Star Wars by watching this video art ...more
A TIE Fighter might not ever see the light of day outside of the television. Not a real starfighter, anyway. But you can model our very own Star Wars TIE Fighter with some simple paper. It might take a while, but folding this origami Star Wars TIE Fighter will be worth every s ...more
Whether you are dressing up for Halloween or just feel like having a really elaborate "Star Wars" viewing party on a Saturday night, check out this tutorial. In this two part video, you will learn how to create a cinema quality Yoda makeup look for any occasion. So, follow alo ...more
As artist Matt Busch completes drawing the 30th Anniversary STAR WARS poster, you'll see great tips on how to render color, texture, and details with colored pencils you can't otherwise get with a brush. Learn how to draw Star Wars with this instructional art technique video.
The scrolling, synopsis-giving titles of the sci-fi epic Star Wars might be the most famous set of titles in the history of cinema. All most people need to see is deep space and yellow letters to immediately think of Star Wars. This video will teach you how to make similar tit ...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
Artist Matt Busch shows how to render a full value monotone comp for his STAR WARS 30th Anniversary movie poster. In addition to getting into the nitty gritty of light and shadow in sketches, see Matt show you how to draw Stormtroopers, as well as busting out his killer happy ...more
This tutorial illustrates how to create a Star Wars Lightsaber using Inkscape v0.45. This version will show you how to make both the handle and the blade from scratch.
What more to say? It's a light saber! You will need need 1 1/4 inch PVC pipe, a dremel, a drill, a hot glue gun, a riveter, some rivets, a 12 inch metal pipe, a brass nut, a beveled rubber washer, a one inch thumb screw, a rubber door sealer and some hardware. Construct a real ...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.
In addition to going over sketchbooks, this video tutorial focuses on all things Wookiee, and shows tricks on how to render a drawing without even a photo reference to look at. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this how-to art video.
This video tutorial features all kinds of tips on drawing the human head; in this case you will learn how to draw Luke Skywalker and make starships out of simple shapes. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this drawing video.
For those who have no idea what a Millennium Falcon is, watch the Star Wars movie franchise. It is the name of the spacecraft piloted by Harrison Ford in the original movie. As shown in the video, all you need is a square piece of origami paper. The first few steps simply inv ...more
In this episode of the popular web series Systm, you'll learn how to make your very own lightsaber prop from the "Star Wars" movies. Many of the components are surprisingly simple - old flashlights, windshield wiper blades, etc. But when you them together, you can have an effe ...more
This is a great background for Christmas plays, holiday pageants or any other video you want to add a little twinkle! You can add a twinkling star quite easily in Adobe After Effects, and this tutorial shows you exactly how!
Returning the Favor is a very easy achievement to earn - just throw a grenade back at someone who tossed it at you. Sith Kicker is an achievement that you'll probably do even if it wasn't worth 10 gamerscore - drop kick ten Ewoks.
Thanks to the fact that Obsidian is filled with a ton of geeks and nerds (the right kind of people mind you!) there's all sorts of movie references scattered about the Mojave Wasteland in Fallout New Vegas just waiting for you to find them! In this video you will get the locat ...more
Did you know that Boba Fett was actually "the next major villain" after Darth Vader in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back? All the more reason to start your Boba Fett costume. Whether for fun or for film, this is a good thing to make for any Star Wars fan. Watch this ...more
This video walkthrough guides you through all of Boba Fett's bounty hunter missions on Lego Star Wars for the XBox 360 and PC. Part 1 of 10 - How to Beat the bounty hunter missions on Lego Star Wars. Part 2 of 10 - How to Beat the bounty hunter missions on Lego Star Wars. Pa ...more
Below are the original 3 Star Wars films cut to only feature moments where Chewbacca is present. First up: Star Wars - A New Hope Second Up: Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back Last Up: Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
This video will show you how to make some cheap Star Wars light saber movie props with a few hardware store items such as pvc pipe, pool cues, duct tape, electrical tape, and spray paint. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a cheap lightsaber prop from Star Wars. Part 2 of 3 - How to M ...more
An incredible LEGO feat: the Rebel vs. Empire Star Wars LEGO Foosball table. Built entirely, in and out, of LEGOs. LEGOs + Star Wars + Foosball = total Nerd-vana. Previously, Play Foosball With LEGOs. Man Spends 2 Years & 30,000 LEGOs Building Star Wars Ship. 16-Year-Old Bui ...more
Paul Yperman, you've got some competition (see previous entry, Star Wars LEGO Droid Ship). 15-year old Sven Junga's LEGO Stargate diorama (including a Daedalus from Stargate Atlantis) is nothing to shrug about. Incredibly impressive. See more of Sven's work in his Flickr gall ...more
There's a lot going on with this Star Wars LEGO fast food snack. Angus MacLane turned the Millennium Falcon into a Corellian Cheeseburger for the FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament. MacLane has attached the following motto to his creation: "The sandwich that eats like ...more
You're nearly there! Level 8 of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 finds you hauling butt through the Salvation on a platform, among other things. IF you're having trouble, watch this video for a walkthrough of the whole level that should answer your questions. Part 1 of 4 - How ...more
The epic Star Wars burlesque show has been a wide web favorite. Not to fear, it will now be forever remembered- as tattoo art. Via the LA Times blog, "Recently, Bryce Nadeau of L.A.'s Kustom Kulture Tattoo came across the photo of burlesque star Courtney Cruz's turn as a sto ...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 video games, like life, having enough money to do everything you want to do is nearly impossible. Well, unless you are playing Lego Star Wars that is! This video will teach you how to make as much money as you could possibly need in Lego Star Wars by playing Level 4-1 with ...more
Welcome to Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. If you're deciding about buying the game and want to see some unedited gameplay or you're on the first level and already having problems, watch this video for a complete playthrough of the game's first level: The Escape. Part 1 of 3 ...more
It's kind of funny that most games are now shown in their entirety on YouTube with no commentary. It's the perfect experience for those who like watching video games and hate social interaction. This video is a walkthrough for level 2: The Eastern Arch in Star Wars: The Force ...more
Dagobah is not a very inviting planet, and that's just why you'll find Yoda there! Yes, that staple of the Star Wars universe is back in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2/ Watch this video for a walkthrough of level 5: Dagobah in the game.
No Star Wars Lego battlefield depicting the events of the popular animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, is complete without Clone Trooper Captain Fordo. This video will help you to remedy any Fordo deficiencies in your battleground scene by teaching you how to construct a ...more
Video of cheats to unlock costumes in the action game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for XBOX 360! This video gives cheat codes that enable you to get all the costumes unlocked. Very cool for a Star Wars game. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a LucasArts video game and part ...more
General Grievous was by far the coolest new character introduced in Star Wars Episodes I- III. If you enjoy LEGO and Star Wars, watch this video to learn how to build an awesome custom General Grievous Magna Guard bodyguard out of LEGOs.
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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 is a mouthful of title and a handful of game. If you're having trouble with it, watch this and other videos here on Wonderhowto for walkthroughs of every level. This video gives you a walkthrough of level 4: The Tarko-se Arena. Part 1 of 2 - Ho ...more
The robes of the Jedi and Sith are great bases for all sorts of Star Wars costumes. If you have some DIY flair and want to make your own Star Wars costume for Halloween or cosplay watch this video to learn how to make your own Jedi or Sith robes, depending on your character.
Want to recreate the magic of Star Wars? With the help of a pencil, some paper, and this how-to video, you can sketch Yoda anywhere, anytime. Watch this video drawing tutorial and learn the simple steps of rendering Yoda, starting with basic shapes and ending up with a complet ...more
Artist Matt Busch goes over how to build graphic contrast with several inking techniques and styles on Han Solo. The episode also shows how to paint in the darkest darks with acrylic paint, as progress continues on the 30th Anniversary STAR WARS Poster. Learn how to sketch, in ...more