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How To : Use the transform tool in modo

Developed by the same team of engineers responsible for LightWave 3D, modo, lowercase, delivers the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering in a single integrated and accelerated package for the Mac and PC. And now, modo is a true end-to-end solution that include ...more

How To : Use the Puppet Warp transform tool in Photoshop CS5

In every new version of Photoshop, there's one new feature that wows the crowd. In Adobe Photoshop CS5, that feature is Puppet Warp. In this video lesson from Lynda, you'll learn how to use the Puppet Warp tool to intelligently deform graphic and photographic objects.

How To : Rotate images with Photoshop's Free Transform tool

As powerful as Photoshop is, there is little about the program that is obvious. Case in point: How do you rotate a layer? Right-click on it and select Rotate? Choose Rotate from the Layer menu? Click on the Rotate tool? The answer is no, no, and no. Fortunately, there's the Fr ...more

How To : Use the transform tools in Photoshop CS2

In this video tutorial we will take a look at the transform tools in Adobe Photoshop CS2. Watch the video and quickly explore the tools! Do note that not all of the tools are found in older versions of Photoshop. Use the transform tools in Photoshop CS2. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Create a photo background in Photoshop

Have you ever wanted to create a background with one of your photos? This video shows you how to use one of your photos to create a photo background using Adobe Photoshop. It will show you how to use the free transform tool, overlay blend modes, hue and saturation, drop shadow ...more

How To : Draw a flower pot in Flash

In this video tutorial from CreativeCOW leader Tony Ross, learn to use Flash as a drawing tool, while making several pseudo-3D shapes, including a flower pot. Tools include the Rectangle Tool, Oval Tool, Paint Bucket Tool, and Free Transform Tool. Draw a flower pot in Flash. C ...more

How To : Animate a pencil drawing a straight line in Flash

Creative Cow contributing editor Tony Ross introduces drawing techniques in Flash, as well as how to use Masking, Motion and Shape Tweens to create an animated pencil drawing a line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. Animate a pencil draw ...more

How To : Animate a pencil drawing a curved line in Flash

Learn how to use Masking, Motion Tweens, and Motion Guide Layers to create an animated pencil drawing a curved line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. This is an intermediate level Flash tutorial. Animate a pencil drawing a curved line in ...more

How To : Create realistic perspective using Photoshop

This is a tutorial video from Sessions Online Schools of Art & Design's "Photoshop Basics" course. This video is part of Sessions' Graphic, Web, Multimedia Arts, Digital Arts, and Marketing Design certificate programs. You are distorting layers using the transform tool. Use th ...more

How To : Warp images with Adobe Photoshop CS5's Puppet Warp

The Puppet Warp transform tool is arguably the most fun of all of Adobe Photoshop CS5's new features. Learn how to use it with this 15-minute overview. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better ...more

How To : Create perspective text shadows in Photoshop

In this Two Minute Photoshop Podcast you will learn to create perspective shadows with your text. This effect makes it looks as if there's a bright light source behind your text. You will learn how to use the Transform tool.

How To : Create optical illusions in Flash CS3

Tony Ross demonstrates how to create optical illusions in Flash. In the first video he creates a spinning illusion of circles with cycling gradients using Motion Tweens and Rotation Options. In the second video, create a tunnel illusion using Motion Tweens and Masking. The las ...more

How To : Easily make a reflection in Photoshop

River City Graphix Tutorials demonstrates how to make a reflection in Photoshop. First, fill the background layer with black. Then, select the text tool and a color of your choosing. Type the words that you would like to reflect. Next, duplicate the layer to make a copy of the ...more

How To : Use the flex tool in modo 302

This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the flex tool in modo 302. The Flex tool combines the selection border action center with a selection falloff and the transform tool. This preset combination makes an incredibly efficient method for smoothly editing meshes. This t ...more

How To : Resize keyframes in Adobe Flash

You can resize keyframes in Adobe Flash and you can do this for anything like images, animation etc. So to do this first click on your first keyframe and hold down the shift key and then click on the last keyframe. Now select the free transform tool and resize that as showing ...more

How To : Mask text using gradient in Flash

Want to learn how to mask text using gradient in Flash? In this 3 minute video, the viewers will learn just that. First of all, create the text that you want to mask. Next, prepare the gradient that you will be masking your text with, remember to set alpha to zero. Select the ...more

How To : Stretch objects and text in Flash

In this video tutorial the author shows how to stretch objects and text in flash. To do this open the flash tool and select the radial gradient. Pressing shift key draws a shape. Go to frame 30 and create a key frame by pressing F6. Now similarly do it at frame 15. Now at fram ...more

How To : Create a cool image animation using mask in Flash

This tutorial will show you how to create a cool image animation using mask in Flash. First lets import image file and now lets create a new layer. Choose oval tools and now lets draw a shape just outside our scene. Then go to frame 30, and add the key frame and select transfo ...more

How To : Create a black & white mask animation in Flash

In this flash tutorial the instructor shows how to make a black and white mask animation. To do this, first start by importing your image into the flash tool and bring it on to the scene. The image should be wider than the scene. Now select and distribute the layers. Now conve ...more

How To : Create a simple text effect in Flash

In this video by Task Tutorial we learn how to create a simple text effect in Flash. The first step is to create the text you want to use. Then use CTRL-B to break apart and distribute to layers. Now, convert your letters into movie clips using the menu options. Then add key f ...more

How To : Change the pivot point position in Flash

This simple video tutorial teaches you how to change the pivot point position when using Flash. The tutorial handles drawing basic shapes, such as squares and rectangles and converting them to movie clips. Then, through the use of the free transform tool and by manually movi ...more

How To : Create a big to small text animation in Flash

A great free video training from tasktutorial on how to create a cool movie text effect in Flash. Start by creating the text; type in "cool", rename the layer and lock it. Now type "movie" and rename the layer. Type in "effect" and rename this layer as well. Now focus on the f ...more

How To : Create a Helix in Adobe Illustrator

This is a 3 part tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 & 3 to get the full tutorial. In Part 1 of this 3 part Adobe Illustrator tutorial series, Vincent Rosati explains how to use the free transform tool to take the first step in creating a helix with AI. In Part 2 of thi ...more

How To : Use the Path Falloff tool in Modo 201

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Create a glossy logo in Adobe Photoshop CS4

This video is a tutorial on creating an Icon Logo in Photoshop Cs4. Go to File and open a new document. In the Layer option, set up a new layer and give it a name. Using the pen tool, create a shape for your logo, it can be anything you like. When you have the shape you want, ...more

How To : Slide an object from left to right in Flash

This video is about sliding an object from left to right in Flash. We will be creating a simple, core animation in Flash. First, let's import an image to our scene. Place it here. Now, let's convert our image into a movie clip. Change the frames per second value. Now, go to th ...more

How To : 8 Free Must-Have Photo Apps for iPhone

The stock Camera and Photos apps are great for taking basic pictures and doing some quick edits, but if you're serious about making your iPhone photos the best they can be, you can't stop there. The iOS App Store is filled with tons of great third-party alternatives with adva ...more

How To : Make a CD cover in Photoshop

This video is about how to make a CD cover. First, open up the image that you have. Then, you need an action script. Click on the action's palette and pick which CD cover you want to do. Then you click step one which will run a template for you to set everything up and place y ...more

How To : Build a USB flashdrive eraser

Moujan, from PopSiren, transforms a boring USB drive into a master of disguise with the help of an eraser! Materials: * Two erasers * USB Flashdrives * Rotary tool (or any sort of good knife) Directions: 1. Tear apart the plastic case of your USB flash drive in order to ge ...more

How To : Transform text to speech to MP3 with DSpeech

his video is on Dspeech, a freeware tool that uses Microsoft's SAPI (Speech Application Programming Interface) to convert text to spoken word. What's special about it is it lets you make an MP3 of the text, so you can listen to it on your computer, in you car or on your MP3 pl ...more

How To : Create a soothing pastoral scene in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a dazzling mermaid Halloween makeup look

Unless you're an actual mermaid or a member of the Na'vi, this insane mermaid look probably won't get you any propositions on the street. Nevertheless, the mermaid look presented in this video is a unique and gorgeous Halloween dress-up that will stand out even amongst drag q ...more

How To : Perform a digital nose job in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial on performing a nose job using Photoshop contains detailed instructions on the use of Photoshop tools to, depending on taste, enhance the appearance of an individual. The person narrating the tutorial specifies the necessity of subtlety with the modific ...more

How To : Create a postage stamp in Photoshop

This video tutorial by photoshopuniverse shows you how to create a postage stamp in Photoshop. First take a suitable image and decide the shape of the stamp. Corp the image to suit the shape of the stamp by selecting the area and choosing corp and increase the canvas size as s ...more

How To : Simulate a photo tear in Photoshop

In this video we learn how to make it seem like your photo is torn in half using Adobe Photoshop. The first step is to decide how you would like to have your photo "torn" up. The second step is to select the lasso tool and draw the tear line through the photo. The third step i ...more

How To : Simulate a hand trace drawing in Photoshop

Most of us have probably seen excellently mastered or remastered photos and pictures and you can't help but wonder how someone can make a picture look so good! A computer software called Photoshop allows you to make vivid, realistic and creative images through a vast array of ...more

How To : Create realistic looking reflection in Photoshop

Tutorial on how to create realistic reflections on Photoshop with the objects. Take a base ball image then open layer pallet and duplicate the base ball layer its shortcut is Ctrl j. Go to image menu adjust the canvas size change height to 200 and anchor to the top then click ...more

How To : Make a shopping cart chair with MAKE magazine

Kick back with John Park as he demonstrates how to upcycle a no-longer-usable shopping cart into an easy chair. This Make: magazine-based project offers an introductory look at how to cut, bend, and shape metal using metal cutters, saws, vice grips, and other tools common to h ...more

How To : Create a 3D lettered sign in lights

In order to create 3D lettered signs in lights, you will need to first create an object. Open Illustrator. Type your letters on the page. Adjust the font to the style you would like. Click on "effect". Then, click on "3D". This will allow you to rotate the image for the angle ...more

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Transform a photo into a puzzle in Photoshop

This video from photoshopuniverse shows us how to make your picture look like it's a puzzle by using Photoshop! First you want to open up the layers palette and duplicate the layer. Now add a new layer and bring it down to the middle and fill it in with black. Now to get the p ...more

How To : Create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Use the Transform Jack in the Nuke 5 compositor

Learn how to work with the Transform Jack tool in Nuke 5. Whether you're new to the Foundry's popular node-based compositing application or a seasoned post-production professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with Nuke 5's new features, you're sure to be well serve ...more

How To : Use the 3D Object tool in Photoshop CS3 Extended

This video shows you how to use the 3D Object tool in Photoshop CS3 Extended. You'll learn how to import a 3D model, use the 3D tool to transform it, manage appearance settings such as render mode, and manage cross-section settings. Check out this video created by Photoshop ex ...more

How To : Use Photoshop to create forum signatures

In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to create one of those popular forum signature images seen at many places. Learn to use tool such as Transform to resize images. You will also see how to use Polygonal selection tool to select image areas.

How To : Transform images in Photoshop CS3

This image editing software tutorial gives a quick look at the transform functions in Photoshop CS3. This tutorial is for brand new Photoshop users who aren't familiar at all with the workspace. The tutorial covers the tools under the edit menu including flip, rotate, and othe ...more

How To : Use Content Aware Scaling tool in Photoshop CS4

Learn about this new seam carving technology, Content Aware Scaling, in Adobe Photoshop CS4, and you'll be tempted to never use the standard Transform tools again. Dr. Brown says, “Content Aware Scaling is down right amazing!”. Check it out in this Photoshop CS4 tutorial!

How To : Scale, skew, and rotate objects in Illustrator CS3

Like to draw in Illustrator? This video shows you how to use the Scale, Shear, and Free Transform tools in Illustrator CS3. You also learn how to use the options and modifiers for these tools. Scale, skew, and rotate objects in Illustrator CS3. Click through to watch this vide ...more

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