Start with a square and then use your perspective grid in Adobe Illustrator 5, part of the newest Adobe Creative Suite. Then you can transform this basic square into a 3-D box. You can even add logos or printing onto your box.
Using the Perspective Tool
In this clip, you'll learn how to use and work with the Perspective tool when doing design work in Adobe Illustrator CS4 or CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to draw shapes and scenes ...more
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
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
Eagle Lake Woodworking, hosted by John Nixon, offers great do-it-yourself guides for building your own furniture, especially in the American Arts and Crafts style, and turning your garage into an amateur woodshop. Search Eagle Lake on WonderHowTo for more carpentry tutorial vi ...more
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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to zoom in on the Windows screen. Users will need to download the program tool, Zoom It. The tool allows users to enlarge a section of the screen. It also has other features such as a timer, draw or annotate on screen and allows the us ...more
This clip presents an overview of how to use the C4D Extrude tool to model fins. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free vid ...more
This video will introduce you to the basics of creating vector art in GIMP by teaching you to draw using the path tool. Part 1 of 2 - How to Draw vector art using the path tool in GIMP. Part 2 of 2 - How to Draw vector art using the path tool in GIMP.
Make It Mine editor Linda Augsburg demonstrates how to set grommets using a plier setting tool.
This video tutorial belongs to the software category which is going to show you how to darken the background in Photoshop using the burn tool. This is an example of how to improve your dodging and burning using the adjustment layers. For this open a photo and go to 'layer', s ...more
How to distort photos in Photoshop to make a funny face using the liquify filter.
If you don't have the right expansion, or just don't want to use the basement tool, here's a different way for you to build a basement into your Sims house. You can use this alternate method instead of the basement tool.
This tutorial shows you how to use the deco tool available to users of Adobe Flash CS5. The deco tool can create both static and animated images, and this tutorial demonstrates how you can use the deco tool to quickly create a skyline picture in Adobe Flash.
In previous versions of Windows, trying to get a picture of your screen was a frightening experience, but now, in Windows Vista, they've designed a great feature called Snipping Tool which allows you to take screenshots with just a few clicks. If you're looking to take screen ...more
In this video, learn how to jailbreak your iPhone (Mac or Windows) with a Pwnage tool in order to not get a 1600 error. In order to complete this tutorial, you will need the following downloads: Blackra1n Pwnage Tool DrJailbreak Video (Use Pwnage Tool on Windows)
You can learn how to change hair color with Photoshop. You can turn a brunette into a redhead. You use the brush tool over the area you want to colorize.
In this demonstration video, learn how to make flash games using My Game Builder. This program will allow you to create your own games for yourself and your friends. The program is free to use at My Game Builder. Once you launch this web page, you will be able to do three thin ...more
Watch to learn how to remove complex objects or people from the foreground of a photo using the cone tool in Photoshop.
While there are tools online that let you turn photos into interesting emoji art, and mobile apps that let you create emoji mosaics, none do it better than an iPhone app by second verse, which makes it a super easy, highly customizable process. Fotomoji, introduced last Febru ...more
Listen, I'm not disparaging using really good knives—they can literally change your life, or at the very least, the way you work in the kitchen. However, there are many cutting and slicing tasks where you're better off using a sturdy pair of kitchen shears rather than a chef's ...more
Chances are you've got a bunch of wooden takeout chopsticks doing nothing but cluttering up your utensils drawer. That's a darned shame, considering that chopsticks aren't just for shoveling food into your mouth—they're actually the best cooking tools a cook can have (plus the ...more
Want to figure out that illustrious feature in Adobe Illustrator that everyone's talking about? The gradient mesh tool? This Illustrator tool can help create beautiful and photo-realistic vector images, like this example of a guava fruit. Learn how you can master the gradient ...more
3D modeling tool Mayafrom Autodesk is a monster of a program, able to do SO many things. One of the things you'll need to learn is how to use the CV Curve tool. This will allow you to create objects with curves of any shape or dimension you desire. Let's be honest, most of you ...more
EA has released a world builder tool which allows you to create your own neighborhoods, towns and worlds for your sims to live in. Make a mountain community, a beach settlement, a small town or a suburban paradise! It's up to you, and this tutorial shows you how. Part 1 of 2 - ...more
In this quick clip, you'll learn how to insert address blocks and merge fields when using Mail Merge within Microsoft Office Word 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application or a seasoned professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and ...more
The Chroma Key tool is a useful function in Adobe Photoshop which can let you select, group and otherwise work with colors when retourching a Photoshop image. This tutorial also shows you how to work with hair while trying to key out your background.
Do you worry that if your PC is stolen someone can copy all of your data? Then you should encrypt your hard drive and removable USB drives too. In this video tutorial, you'll see how Windows 7 has beefed up Bitlocker, its built-in encryption program, and learn how to use it. I ...more
There are a ton of cool features available on your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, but if you're a softModder, you can make your phone do just about anything. Therein lies the problem…what do you want from your Android device? When you first start tinkering around, it can be troubles ...more
Looking for a way to get a professional sounding drum track? The drum kit provided by the Reason 5 software will let you load, edit and record your own drum tracks on separate mix channels. This tutorial gives you several pre-made templates to use in your own work.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unzip a zipped file using the 7-Zip extraction tool. Begin by going to the website and click on the Download link. Wait for the screen to load and click on Save File. Once downloaded, double-click on the file ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 525th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to extract ...more
In this web design tutorial learn how to use web design clip tool to crop photos in Xara Web Designer. Also this web design tutorial will cover how to add photos to text panels as well. Video: .
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to deploy a web site using the Copy Web Site Tool in Visual Studio. First see how to connect to a remote web site and deploy an entire site to the target location. Next, learn how to synchronize an entire source and target web s ...more
These days you can get a car tailored with special gangster rims, headlights, and sound systems, but one of the features of a standard car we all take for granted is power windows. Before those, all we had were frustrating crank-up windows that always got stuck if we didn't ad ...more
With the Sims 3 World Builder toolset, you can create almost any kind of world imaginable. This tutorial focuses on bridges - how to build them, where to place them and how to make them go over rivers so your sims can drive across it!
Whether it's because you want to make a quick tutorial video or want to show off your gameplay skills, recording the screen your Nexus 7 tablet isn't an easy feat. At least, until now. Hidden inside Android 4.4 KitKat is a built-in screen capturing feature, but it takes a litt ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to add a new data source when using the Mail Merge tool within MS Word 2007. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application or a seasoned professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to bene ...more
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
Microsoft Paint has the capability to allow you to draw an awesome realistic car. This video will show the line and filling tools that someone uses to make a sporty car. You can make whatever alterations and adjustments to create your own unique dream car. Draw in wheels of th ...more
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
The Clone Stamp Tool has been a long time favorite for most Photoshop users. However, trying to remove something that is on an angle or a different perspective is often challenging. In this video, Terry White will show you that by using the Vanishing Point feature you can remo ...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
This tutorial from Drawing Now demonstrates how to draw a bridge, one of the most common items in landscape drawing and one for which proper use of perspective is crucial. Watching this is sure to improve you art skills. Step-by-step instructions from the artist: 1. Draw 2 pa ...more
Photoshop can be a confusing program, especially with all the different settings and effects you can tinker with. Learn to master the vanishing point filter in this fun, easy to follow tutorial with the Pixel Perfect team. Clean up your pictures and smooth over any unwanted im ...more
This tutorial shows you how to correct converging vertical lines (extreme perspective) or surface edges on photos using Photoshop tools.
If you're trying to give your images a 3-D feel when designing them using Adobe Illustrator, it's critical that you know how to use the perspective grid. This handy tool will also help you if you're working with images that have depth, like outdoor shots.
Most companies have services like employee login portals, internal-only subdomains, and test servers they would prefer to keep private. Red teams and white hat hackers can find these obscure and often vulnerable services using a tool designed to help protect users from fraudul ...more
How To : Hack 200 Online User Accounts in Less Than 2 Hours (From Sites Like Twitter, Reddit & Microsoft)
Leaked databases get passed around the internet and no one seems to notice. We've become desensitized to the data breaches that occur on a daily basis because it happens so frequently. Join me as I illustrate why reusing passwords across multiple websites is a truly awful prac ...more
Tossing an old Android smartphone with a decent battery into your hacking kit can let you quickly map hundreds of vulnerable networks in your area just by walking or driving by them. The practice of wardriving uses a Wi-Fi network card and GPS receiver to stealthily discover a ...more
The threat of an evil access point has been around for a long time, and with the rise of open public Wi-Fi, that threat is often overshadowed by how comfortable we are using third-party Wi-Fi hotspots at coffee shops and public spaces. While we've shown an evil twin attack usi ...more
Single sign-on (SSO) lets users login across different sites without having to manage multiple accounts. I'm sure most of us appreciate the convenience of seeing "Sign in with …" buttons that let us login with a single username. Hackers, however, see a possible avenue for expl ...more
At the end of June, Unity 2017.1, the newest version of the popular 3D development engine, went live. And with that release, it brought out some very cool new features like Timeline and Cinemachine, to name a few. Now, for those of us that develop with Unity and follow the bet ...more
When vanishing point perspective was first discovered in the early Renaissance, artists were astounded by how the draftsman tool was able to transform a flat, 2D space (that until then always looked like a flat, 2D space without perspective) into a believable 3D image. We've b ...more
Get creative with an old disposable camera by setting up an aerial photography rig using akite! Get a new perspective by taking pictures from a bird's eye view. You Will Need: • A rotary tool • A rotary tool cutoff wheel • A wooden clothespin • A pushpin • A disposable 3 ...more
Maybe you thought sitting behind a Mac gives you special protection when it comes to getting hacked. Thanks to a a new report from Check Point, you can kiss that theory goodbye. The cyber security company just uncovered the latest strain of malware — OSX/Dok — infecting all ve ...more
Another piece of Magic Leap's mysterious story has been uncovered thanks to a new patent application revealed on Thursday, March 15. The new patent application descriptions and drawings outline a method of using a head-mounted device to detect and translate sign language. Yet ...more
When it comes to applying augmented reality to various business functions, as the saying goes, there's more than one way to skin a cat. When it comes to using augmented reality to communicate to customers, carmaker Genesis is opting to inform customers with their Virtual Guid ...more
Start with a Polygon Plane Start by creating a Polygon Plane with 4 width and 5 height sections. Create the rough leaf shape Turn on "Reflection" in the Move Tool settings, hit 3 on the keyboard to smooth the plane and shape it into a rough leaf shape. The highlighted vert ...more