How do you make a plastic bottle sit on top of a Rubik's Cube without a Rubik's Cube? It may seem like a brain teaser, but it's more like something you would see in an Escher drawing. An optical illusion. A three-dimensional world trapped in a two-dimensional image, which is exactly what's going on in this Rubik's Cube illusion.
Love taking photos with your smartphone, but don't have a zoom? This tutorial by Unitips will show you how to DIY one with a few simple parts. All you'll need is 1/4" bolts, washers, and wingnuts (two each), some sheet metal, and a pair of binoculars.
This video drawing tutorial demonstrates an original fanart of Defective Reaper (meaning not "eyeballed", "copied" ,"pose-jacked", or "traced" from another existing source). For devotees of anime or hentai style, or those looking to get inspired by the Japanese manga type technique, this video will offer some inspiration. Check out this video drawing tutorial and learn how to sketch a hentai style Defective Reaper from Soul Chasers.
Fan of anime? Illustrate a epic anime fight scene with help from this three-part drawing tutorial. Hosted by artist minicustom, learn the ins and outs of drawing a battling anime duo.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Naruto weaponry. First, draw the handle in a circle shape, then connect a cylinder shape to that. From here, draw in the point for the knife. After this, shade in the sides of the handle and the base. To draw another weapon, you will draw a circle that has lines pointing out of it. Then, draw diamonds around that and shade in the edges and corners around it. For scrolls, you can draw a cylinder shape with lines in it, then you will draw a wavy line for p...
This video illustrate us how to draw the incredible hulk. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take a sheet of paper, pencil and pencil color.Step 2: Now draw a square with round edges representing the face of the hulk. Within the face draw eyes and a big mouth and hairy eyebrows.Step 3: Now from the bottom of the circle draw an oval with wavy structure on it showing the six-pack abs of the hulk.Step 4: Now from the down side of the abdomen extend two legs with muscular legs and ...
Trying to perfect the manga anime body of a drawn character? Getting the muscle curvatures and details down can be difficult. Learn how to draw a manga anime body figure with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
Not many people use film cameras anymore, so it can be hard to find the materials to develop your own photos at home since most local camera stores are closing. But it's actually relatively easy to make homemade developer, and you can make it with a few relatively common ingredients.
Shooting a photo or video in a car can be rather difficult without a proper mount, and if you want to secure your camera outside the car, it can be just plain expensive. Luckily, there are tons of DIY camera mounts for both inside and outside your vehicle, and most of them are pretty cheap to make. Here are some of the best.
In photography, bokeh refers to the blurry or out-of-focus parts of a shot. Bokeh can be good or bad—it all depends on how you use it. There are tons of ways to create a bokeh effect, whether you go the traditional route with lens filters, digital with Photoshop, or even from your iPhone. With filters, you can use the blurred spaces to produce different shapes and colors. If you have a DSLR and want to experiment with bokeh, this tutorial by Chris Perez over on Apartment Therapy will show you...
This video shows us how to draw a spiral staircase in a very simple way. Firstly a horizontal line is drawn and upon that a rectangle is drawn. Then four lines are drawn from the four corners of the rectangle and all this four lines are meeting at the same point on the horizontal line which was drawn previously. Then another rectangle is drawn behind the rectangle intersecting the four lines drawn from the four corners of the rectangle. And at the rare end, numbers of lines are drawn in betwe...
Got an old pair of Nikes or other sneakers lying around? Learn how to customize your shoes and paint your own designs and graphics on them. You'll need acetone to treat the sneakers and water-based acrylic paint.
High speed photography is awesome. Who doesn't love looking at bullets smash through glass or annihilate a tomato? Or see a babe in a swimsuit do a strikingly slo-mo wet hair flip?
Simon Leach from Simon Leach Ceramics provides some great workshop footage on preparing to glaze Raku ceramic pots. This tutorial video provides answers on the beauty and function of Raku pots, as well as some great ideas for home decoration. Simon walks you through the process of glazing these pots, including important specifics about proper materials and methods, easy recipes for making your materials and tools at home, as well as common mistakes that you should avoid when glazing your cera...
Drawing human subjects can be tough if you're not an experienced artist. getting every detail just right it quite a task, because of the intricateness of the human body. But Merrill is going to show you how it's done.
You can take high resolution photos with just about any digital SLR, but whether these high resolution photos turn out impressive depends on setting, lighting, and the compliance of your subjects to pose. While photographing your friends and family in everyday life has these aforementioned conditions already set for you, if you take photos in the studio many factors can be adjusted to your liking.
Check out this video to see how to sketch a face and get the basic proportions correct.
Do you remember the Snorks? If not, they were a cheap knock-off of the Smurfs, but the setting took place in the ocean and they had long tubes at the top of their heads. Why is this important? Well in the tutorial above, you'll find out how to draw a character with graffiti bubble letters. That character happens to resemble that of a Snork. So good luck and have a snorky day. Enjoy!
In this video, we learn how to draw a cartoon figure of a little girl. Start out by drawing the head, then draw the rest of the body for the girl. Outline a dress on her and make sure one of her hands are touching her face. From here, draw in the details of her face and then her outfit. Erase any background lines from the outline to make it look more clean. Then, add in details to the outfit and color in the eyes. To finish this, add in the color to the outfit and the skin, then the hair. Sav...
Long exposure photography has long allowed photographers to do amazing things with light. Now you can do that! This video will show you how to use a long exposure, sparklers, and Photoshop to create amazing psychedelic art on your photographs. This new art form is called light painting or light writing, looks amazing, and is pretty easy to get started doing. Do it!
That's right! Take some coffee grounds from the trash, and make a dye for your favorite jeans. This DIY strategy ends with you having less caffeine in your life, and more neat looking pants. Awesome.
This video sculpting tutorial shows a high speed version of the process for building a pig out of clay. Beginning with an aluminum foil skeleton, pink polymer clay is slowly added on, molded, and finished to create a realistic looking pig. Watch this video sculpting tutorial and learn how to make a pig figurine out of polymer clay.
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In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon park ranger with Bob Ostrom. Start off by drawing two eyes touching each other, and a nose coming off of the second eye. Next, draw a large mouth for the smile, and now draw the head around the character. Draw ears on, then give her a park ranger hat and long hair. Next, draw a neck coming down from the head, then draw the chest and arms. Draw a park ranger shirt onto her and a badge as well. Keep drawing down until you make the legs and shoes....
Swirloflight teaches you how to draw a vase with flowers using a colored pencil. Start with a regular black pencil to sketch the flowers and base. You want to start off with basic shape and draw only what you need. You will now go to the next part, using the colored pencils. Don't go into great detail and don't be afraid of going outside of the lines while coloring in. The colored pencils are good for creating rich areas of color. After you're done with the vase and flowers, create a blended ...
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Or do you just love drawing clothes and dresses? In this Hawks Vs. Pigeon Production, learn everything you need to know about drawing a dress form. Get that career as a fashion designer started now with help from this tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M. Start out by drawing the outline of the vehicle. Make sure you draw in the areas for the tires and the windshield, as well as the other areas of the car. After this, add in shading around the car on all of the sides. Next, start to draw in the details around all of the car. Add in shading and additional lines to make it look more realistic. After this, you will need to use the eraser to erase any unwanted lines that don't b...
When it comes to the quality of a photo, lighting can make or break it. Too much light, and your subject looks washed out. Too little, and you can't even tell what your subject is.
Check out this instructional printmaking video that demonstrates how to output your positive film using Adobe Photoshop. This video goes over how to do a one color image and then a two color image. Create a black image on a clear, white background. Learn a few tips when using a toner enhancer on your film. Output your positive film using Photoshop with this printmaking tutorial video.
Okay, so the shutter shade trend sort of rode the wave of Kanye West's popularity after he wore it for his video for "Stronger," and then decreased in fan enthusiasm after the Taylor Swift music video incident (your ego is more than your "imaginary friend," Kanye).
Learn how to draw from a professional artist! This drawing video tutorial will teach you how to draw a front view of a nude woman. This drawing demonstration will help you in the art of sketching and drawing naked women for your art projects. This is the Reilly technique for a front nude pose.
A quick demo from my studio on how to paint a summery sky. Blue skies with clouds can be a problem for some, so watch this real-time demo to help learn how to do it.
Personification of the Infinite Consciousness. Lord of Hosts. Master of the Universe. These are just three of the hundred-odd titles of the Hindu god Ganesha. Luckily, drawing the Hindu deity Ganesha isn't so complicated.
Logan of Supernaturale has posted instructions how to make a pair of homemade undies out of your favorite old tees.
Drawing a person sitting down and other sittign positions can sometimes be really tricky. The next time you run into a problem, be sure to use this great video as a guide. In this video, black charcoal is used and three different sitting positions are gone over.
I hate having my picture taken. It's awkward, and I almost always end up thinking, "Is that what I look like all the time?" Most of us think we look awful in photos, probably because we all subconsciously act and carry ourselves a little differently when we know there's a camera on us.
Yay, you can now own the iconic Hermès bag for next to nothing! There's one catch—it's made of paper. Hermès is currently offering several free downloadable templates for the "Kelly Paper Bag" on the company's Facebook page. Not exactly usable in the traditional sense, but it still comes directly from the official Hermès design studio, and who doesn't love papercraft?
In this video, we learn how to make a ceramic slab plate. First, roll out the ceramic. After this, place the clay on butcher or newspaper and smooth it out with a plastic card. Repeat this on the other side. Next, use a paper template to help cut your design or use a circular object. Cut slits to help remove the surrounding clay. Use the excess clay to build support pieces then curve the edges of the plate up and place the support pieces underneath. Use a piece of leather to smooth the edges....
In this clip, learn how to take easy items and create very cool, big rabbit feet just in time for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland themed cosplay costumes. These feet are big and very realistic looking - you will turn a ton of heads at your next convention with this look! Have fun!
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an interior perspective of a room. First, draw a horizontal line, then start to draw squares around it, then add in the back doors and the shelves, counters, windows, and more. Add in details using vortex lines as your focal point. You can use this technique to draw several different perspectives of different rooms. You can draw kitchens, mudrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and more. You can also add in the little details, including couches, artwork, thing...