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How To : Straight bow on the violin

Violin Lesson #11-12 -- Straight Bowing. Todd Ehle teaches how to bow straight on your violin in this 2-part lesson. Part 1 of 2 - How to Straight bow on the violin. Part 2 of 2 - How to Straight bow on the violin.

How To : Keep a straight bow on your violin

In this short how-to video, you'll learn a few key principles for proper bowing of your violin as well as a few quick and dirty cleaning tips. Watch this tutorial and learn to play your violin with the whole bow while maintaining a straight form!

How To : Play the staccato bow technique on violin

Staccato is Italian for articulated distinctly, with a separation between notes. In this tutorial you will learn how to play the staccato bowing technique on violin. Start slowly with a nice "pop" or collé sound at the beginning of each up bow stroke. Build up your speed faste ...more

How To : Play the detache bowing technique on the violin

Detache is French for separate bows, not to be confused with the English "detached", with space between the notes. With this tutorial you will learn to play the detache bowing technique on the violin. The detache technique helps build a consistent and confident sound, improves ...more

How To : Play the Martelle bowing technique on the violin

Martelé is French for hammered or with a hammer. You will learn how to play the Martelle bowing technique on the violin with this tutorial. This is played slow with no metronome and away from the bridge. Starting at the tip, using the upper half, throw the bow up bow going exa ...more

How To : Play the Collé bowing technique on the violin

Collé is French for glued or sticky. In this tutorial you can play the Collé bowing technique on the violin. Play slow with no metronome and away from the bridge. Play small but powerful "T" consonant at the tip. Start at the very tip and throw the bow up bow with the biceps ( ...more

How To : Hold the violin bow

Violin Lesson #1-3 -- Holding the Bow. Todd Ehle teaches how to use the bow and certain techniques to it in this 3-part lesson. Part 1 of 3 - How to Hold the violin bow. Part 2 of 3 - How to Hold the violin bow. Part 3 of 3 - How to Hold the violin bow.

How To : Apply rosin to a violin bow

As you'll learn in this video tutorial, rosin is used to create friction over the strings of your violin; without it, no sound would be produced. Watch this handy guide to rosin application for a new violin bow.

How To : Use your violin bow

This how to video is an introduction to using the bow on the violin. Bowing techniques are a very important to mastering the violin. Learn how to hold the bow and up and down strokes. With the techniques from this music tutorial you can learn how to play the violin.

How To : Rosin a violin bow for the first time

In this video, we learn how to rosin a violin bow for the first time. To start, you will want to tighten the hair on the bow by turning the bottom bow clockwise. Next, you will take your rosin and move the bow over it. Just do small sections at a time, then move onto the next ...more

How To : Play the Ricochét bow technique on violin

Ricochét is French for skipping a rock. Not to be confused with the English version of bouncing off things. This how to video teaches the Ricochét bow technique on the violin. This technique helps you feel the vibration of the stick that helps you get a bigger, freer sound. Yo ...more

How To : Make a DIY violin music themed party centerpiece

This do it yourself centerpiece is brought to you by A-Bnc parties and more. This starts of by making the bow, shown by painting a dowel and letting it dry. Then glue the 'frogs' at the ends of the dowel and glue fishing line to both frogs and trim to fit. Next take a polystyr ...more

How To : Learn détaché bowing for the violin

Violin Lesson #14 -- Détaché Bowing. Todd Ehle teaches how to détaché bowing, which is one bow per note, without changing any weight on the stick, in this lesson. Please note: I say in this video (2x) that the stroke is usually done in the upper half of the STRING, but of cou ...more

How To : Make a hair bow out of a maxi pad wrapper

IIDearDiaryII gives instructions on how to make a hair bow out of a feminine pad wrapper in this video. Start with an empty wrapper, making sure everything is pulled out even and straight. Fold the top horizontally, about one inch fold. Then the next fold will be in the opposi ...more

How To : Play a D major scale on the violin and exercises

In this two part how to video you will learn the notes on the A string, the D major scale, and begin to learn how to use the violin bow. This lesson gives you some helpful exercises to improve your technique. With this the tips from this tutorial you can learn how to play the ...more

How To : Use proper bowing techniques

This violin lesson covers actually using the bow. You will learn easy exercises that will improve your bowing. Practice these techniques and soon you will be able to play the violin smoothly and with ease.

How To : Tie a bow tie with Playboy

You've got style. You've got class. You've got... No reason to still be wearing a clip-on. Show off your suave side with a perfectly knotted tie. Watch this video to learn how to tie a bow tie. You Will Need * A bow tie * Patience Step 1. Getting to Know You Acquaint yours ...more

How To : Install a violin bridge

In this video, we learn how to install a violin bridge with Mike. First, loosen the tension of the strings, then take out the bridge from the violin. After this, pull the strings around so they are running straight. Tighten them, but not too much. You want a pinky worth of hei ...more

How To : Play advanced octave exercises on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave technique. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confi ...more

How To : Make a quick bow in the wilderness

John Campbell, from azbushman, demonstrates how to make a quick bow and arrow in the wilderness by collecting natural materials and constructing them with cord. He starts by finding seep willow (also called coyote willow) that grows in clumps near rivers. He cuts ten willow st ...more

How To : Make a mini crossbow out of K'nex

K'nex provides a short way of making a powerful cross bow. To make a cross bow, first collect the materials as shown in the video. Initially take the yellow connectors and arrange them straight. Arrange the arrow holder and fix at one corner of the yellow connectors. Now arran ...more

How To : Play "Good King Wenceslas" on the violin

This how to video covers the notes on the D string as well as the bow hold. You will also learn an exercise that is designed to help you shape your fingers and watch your angles so as to not mute other strings when playing. At the end of this lesson you learn how to play the h ...more

How To : Make your own big hair bow with fabric & thread

In order to make a large hair bow, you will need the following: a headband, fabric, thread, scissors, thread, and a needle. This can be sewn by hand or with a sewing machine. You will be using a straight stitch for this. Cut your fabric to the size that you would like at a 1 ...more

How To : Wear a scarf using different methods

In this tutorial, we learn how to wear a scarf different ways. The first way is to wrap a long scarf around your neck and let the ends hang on either side of your breasts. You can make the middle tight, or you can let it hang loosely around you. With a larger scarf, you can ti ...more

How To : Determine your hunting bow draw length

In this video, we learn how to determine your hunting bow draw length. The best way to do this is to use a 36 inch yard stick. Put the stick against your throat in the center, and hold it firmly holding your hand straight out in front of you. don't super stretch, just stand no ...more

How To : Tie a bow tie

Lucky Levinson of Brittons of Columbia demonstrates how to tie a bow tie. First drape the tie around the neck. Make one side shorter. Cross the longer side over the shorter side, then bring the longer side back through to make a basic knot. Take the short end (which emerges fr ...more

How To : Draw a rose within seconds step by step

Watch this video to learn how to draw a rose in just seconds. • To draw a rose, you need a paper and three sketch pens of light green, dark green and red colors. • First draw a “U” shape with the red color. • Mark the bottom peak point of the U shape with a thick dot. • Now f ...more

How To : Make a boutique style bow

Learn how to make a boutique style bow: Use 23 inches a ribbon to make a 4 inch bow. First, trim and heat seal the edges. Wrap it around your fingers and stretch it so the ends are not overlapping the bottom. Make sure the end is on the bottom and stick a pin through the cente ...more

How To : Make a bush bow

In this video from Forest Monkey, Tom Veshon demonstrates how to make a bush bow. All the materials you need can be found in the forest. The bow requires live branches, preferably from hard woods. Use a knife to cut off any smaller branches. For arrows, look for a sapling that ...more

How To : Play spiccato bowing technique on violin

If you want to improve your violin bowing technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your spiccato bowing technique. This exercise , based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all p ...more

How To : Do the Sautillé bowing technique on violin

Sautillé is french for jumping. This how to video teaches you the Sautillé bowing technique on the violin. You should repeat each note 8 times. Find the "sweet spot" where the bow bounces by itself. The stick bounces but the hair never leaves the string. Your hand has to be th ...more

How To : Play one finger arpeggios on the violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play one finger arpeggios. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all posi ...more

How To : Play an advanced arpeggio exercise on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play an arpeggio exercise. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all posi ...more

How To : Play 2 fingered scales on the violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play 2 fingered scales on the violin. This violin exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and ac ...more

How To : Play three octave arpeggio exercise on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play 3 octave arpeggios. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all positi ...more

How To : Play thirds in 1st and 3rd position on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you to play thirds in 1st and 3rd position. This exercise, based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence ...more

How To : Play thirds in the 2nd and 4th position on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you to play thirds in 2nd and 4th position. This exercise, based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence ...more

How To : Play an advanced thirds exercise on the violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this tutorial is for you. This violin lesson teaches you to play an advanced thirds exercise. This exercise, based on the Yost system, is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confidence an ...more

How To : Practice ear training with an octave exercise

If you want to improve your violin technique then this lesson is for you. This violin tutorial teaches you a way to improve ear training with octave exercises. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all ...more

How To : Play a scale in octaves on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave playing in scales. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, devel ...more

How To : Play an octave exercise on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave technique. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confi ...more

How To : Play tenths on the violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your tenths technique. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in all positions, develop confi ...more

How To : Play octaves in 1st and 3rd position on violin

Do you want to improve your violin playing technique? This violin lesson teaches you a great exercise to improve your octave technique in first and third position. This exercise is based on the Yost system. This exercise is designed to increase your familiarity and comfort in ...more

How To : Perform ricochet bowing for the violin

Violin Lesson #57 -- Ricochet Bowing. Todd Ehle continues on about ricochet bowing for the violin, using Wohlfahrt #40 as an example, continuing from part one, Wohlfahrt Op. 45, etude #40. In part three, with string crossings added, creating the springing arpeggio. Part 1 of 3 ...more

How To : Learn sautillé bowing for the violin

Violin Lesson #49-50 -- Sautillé Bowing. Todd Ehle talks about sautillé bowing, in this 2-part lesson. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn sautillé bowing for the violin. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn sautillé bowing for the violin.

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