This video shows you how to add some smoke and muzzle type flash effects to video footage of a gun being shot. The video says it's using After Effects, but the software is really Adobe Premiere Pro.
This music production software tutorial shows you how to create Glitch-type effects for use with your drum patterns in Reason 3.0. It is an advanced tutorial only because of the speed at which he has to cover the material. In this example Ace Pincter will be adding glitch effe ...more
The fill tool will allow you to alter the appearance of objects in your web design document and can be very useful for marketing purposes. The fill tool can be used to give objects one solid color for simple designs. The bitmap fill can be used to apply things like textures a ...more
As iOS 10 makes its worldwide debut, many users are noticing that the promised iMessage effects feature in Messages is not working properly. Instead of seeing the actual effects, messages will come through like normal, but with text describing the effect they were sent with. O ...more
In this video, we learn how to create a marbleized water look with icing. This is a colorful and eye catching way to put icing on a cake to make a memorable piece! First, spoon your icing into a small bowl and then make a rice cereal treat and shape it into a circle. To start ...more
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
The prerogative of most fancy, pricey lenses nowadays is ultimate sharpness. However, if you're partial to that soft, out of focus look, you can make your own lenses to achieve this type of effect. DIY Photography posts an in depth guide to making your own lenses (Part 1) and ...more
Polymer clay is a favorite material for many crafters because it's so versatile. Those interested in creating miniatures - like small version of Domo Kun or tiny, hamster-sized apple pies - can easily mold the clay into any shape they wish, while jewelers enjoy polymer clay be ...more
Like most living things, your plants in FarmVille will always enjoy a good meal. Understanding the types and effects of fertilizer will help you level up quicker! This video tutorial shows how to use fertilizer in FarmVille. From regular fertilizer to Super Grow, fertilizing ...more
This video lesson will show you how to easily make frames and borders in Photoshop. Yanik from Yanik’s photo school presents this video. It’s really easy and fun. Go to select -> all or ctrl+A. Then Go to select -> modify ->contract. Put in the amount of pixels you want your b ...more
Minecraft keeps moving on with new updates coming to the 1.9 release. The most notable of these are baby animals and a proposed system of potions and spells! Where do baby animals come from? Mama and papa animals of course. Notch dropped some hints recently that in the upcomi ...more
If you want your photos to look like they came straight out of a movie scene, the best method is to use split toning. Many Hollywood producers use this effect to recreate the cinematic look of cameras before the digital film era, which is why most people associate split toning ...more
Want to bring some light to your garden and make it look fabulous at night? You may want to consider installing garden lights. As for what sort of lights to install, that depends on your garden and the type of effect you wish to achieve. For detailed instructions on choosing t ...more
Making a simple Aphex Twin style glitch type timestretching effect with Propellerhead Reason 3.
In this video series, you will learn the basics of amp distortion, differences between kinds of amplifiers, various types of effects that can be produced as well as the essentials of amp maintenance. Part 1 of 14 - How to Get the best guitar sound from an amplifier. Get the be ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create masked text on a website in Flash 8. This type of effect allows you to hide part of an object or text and slowly reveal or "animate" it. Great for making spotlight kind of effects. Create masked text on a website using Flash 8. Click throu ...more